PokerStars New Jersey Delay Due to Amaya Probe, DGE Director Says
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Due to Amaya Probe, DGE Director Says

September 24th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The PokerStars New Jersey dramatic entrance has been heralded and then delayed numerous time throughout the past year. Blame for the delay has been placed on a variety of people, including Governor Chris Christie. But this week,...
Tobey Maguire Talks Poker Ahead of Bobby Fischer Chess Movie “Pawn Sacrifice”
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Tobey Maguire Talks Poker Ahead of Bobby Fischer Chess Movie “Pawn Sacrifice”

September 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Tobey Maguire’s latest role in the biopic Pawn Sacrifice sees him playing Bobby Fischer, the American chess champion who famously defeated Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky to become World Chess Champion in 1972. Tobey, on the...
888 Holdings Improves Its Hand in the Poker Battle That’s Become Bwin.party Bidding War
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888 Holdings Improves Its Hand in the Poker Battle That’s Become Bwin.party Bidding War

September 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
888 Holdings has raised rival GVC Holdings with a new bid for bwin.party in the seemingly never-ending battle for control of bwin, which took another turn on Tuesday. Following last week’s breaking news that GVC had made a...
Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal
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Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal

August 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The bwin.party takeover fight between GVC and 888 has been ongoing since last spring, but the online gaming company being targeted is tired of the games, this week asking GVC to present its best and final offer. Since last May,...
New York State iPoker Hearing Could Up Odds of Landing Legal Operations in 2016
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New York State iPoker Hearing Could Up Odds of Landing Legal Operations in 2016

August 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
New York State iPoker will get its day in Albany on September 9th. A hearing has been scheduled by the Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee to discuss State Senator John Bonacic‘s (R-District 42) iPoker legislation, and...
Wisconsin Poker Ban Upheld as Judge Cites 1964 Case in Ruling
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Wisconsin Poker Ban Upheld as Judge Cites 1964 Case in Ruling

August 13th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Wisconsin poker will have to wait another day to finally be permitted to exit the Native American tribal casinos and enter recreational centers and taverns in the Badger State. This after Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess...
Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media  and TV Spots, But Will They Work?
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Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar Jr Star in New PokerStars Social Media and TV Spots, But Will They Work?

August 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Say “Cristiano Ronaldo” and “Neymar Jr” to their multimillions of fans, and you will probably get an adoring response. That’s what PokerStars, for whom both soccer superstars are now brand...
GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer
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GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer

July 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has dropped Amaya and found new creditors to increase its bid to $1.55 billion for rival bwin.party, even though the latter gambling company had already agreed to a $1.4 billion offer from 888 Holdings. GVC’s...
November Nine Headlined by Joseph McKeehen, Max Steinberg, Pierre Neuville
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November Nine Headlined by Joseph McKeehen, Max Steinberg, Pierre Neuville

July 15th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The November Nine are set in stone, and now have four months to get their poker game to its zenith. The World Series of Poker Main Event has played down to its final nine players, setting up a final table that should provide...
PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software
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PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software

July 12th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars players will soon need to say goodbye to certain third-party software programs that provide data and advice, as the network has determined they give an unfair advantage. After announcing the world’s largest...