Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet
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Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet

August 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Kid Poker, Daniel Negreanu, recently set out to prove he’s a man by putting up $1 million to prove he can beat the toughest online cash games in the world. By now we all know that Daniel Negreanu is one of game’s...
Smelling PokerStars Return, New Jersey Online Rebounds
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Smelling PokerStars Return, New Jersey Online Rebounds

August 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey’s online poker market enjoyed an upswing in July, thanks in part to rumors that PokerStars could be set to join the action. Following a sustained period of decline stretching back over the last three months,...
Ryan Reiss Joins McLovin in Charity B’Ball Match
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Ryan Reiss Joins McLovin in Charity B’Ball Match

August 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Ryan Reiss, who took down the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2013 Main Event, recently donned his sneakers and shot some hoops to help out charity outfit Straight But Not Narrow (SBNN). As part of Nike’s Basketball 3ON3...
Latvia Blacklists Leading Poker Sites
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Latvia Blacklists Leading Poker Sites

August 12th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Latvian gambling regulator (IAUI) has drawn up a blacklist of unlicensed gambling sites that includes high-profile poker sites like PokerStars, Full Tilt, Bet365, Unibet and 888.com, and will demand Internet Service Providers...
California Online Poker Back on the Shelf Until 2015
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California Online Poker Back on the Shelf Until 2015

August 8th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker players received a setback this week after it was announced that legalized Internet poker won’t be written into law this year. The news that State Senator Lou Correa’s Internet Poker...
Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group
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Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group

August 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Full Tilt Poker account reimbursement process from Garden City Group (GCG) has been painfully slow for American players. After nearly three years of waiting, the first players who submitted applications to recover their...
WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades
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WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades

August 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com has become the most popular online poker site in the state of Nevada, holding onto that lead even after the World Series of Poker ended for the summer. But that doesn’t mean the site is ready to rest on its...
Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star
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Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star

August 4th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A new feature on the PokerStars blog, The Social Power Table, rates poker players on their social media “value,” with Daniel Negreanu, perhaps somewhat predictably, coming out on top, while Phil Ivey is snapping at...
Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone
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Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone

August 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
“The next lot is 5,076 Full Tilt Poker-branded ‘cat stress relievers.’ Shall we start the bidding at $100?” Yes, folks, you, too, have the chance to get your hands on some of the slightly more bonkers...
Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case
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Paul Phua Among Eight Indictments in Sports Betting Case

July 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
High-stakes poker player Paul Phua and his son Darren have had quite a roller coaster week: first they were set to be released from federal custody after millions were put up in bail for them by friends Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl,...