GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...
PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak

November 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has announced on Twitter that PokerStars’ entrance into the New Jersey market is now in the hands of the state’s Governor Chris Christie, which suggests that it may have already been...
PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3
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PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3

November 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK, after much ado, is finally launching its new platform this coming Monday, November 3rd. In accordance with its new gambling license, the delayed PokerStars.co.uk platform is being pushed out to customers...
PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players
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PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players

October 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars currency exchange fees are not sitting well with some players who withdraw their funds in a different currency than the one in which they carry their balance. The new exchange policy is drawing criticism from many...
South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK
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South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK

October 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
South Point Casino’s Real Gaming has officially become Nevada’s third full-fledged online poker operator. After eight full months in the “soft-launch” phase, during which time it has been rigorously tested by...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class
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Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Are 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class

October 23rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the inductees for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame, making the two men the 47th and 48th members of the exclusive club. They will be officially inducted into the...
PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints
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PokerStars Responds to Spin & Go Tournament Complaints

October 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars Spin & Go tournaments, a sit-and-go tournament format that uses lottery elements that have previously appeared on other poker sites, have quickly proven popular among poker players. But some players are crying...
Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex
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Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex

October 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, possibly the world’s most infamously litigious IT twins, have joined the Bitcoin poker industry with the lawsuit-inviting app name of WinkDex. Bitcoin, of course, has become one of the...
WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat
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WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat

October 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
UK poker player Darren Woods was in court this week, charged with cheating at online poker. As reported by the Grimsby Telegraph, a small northern English local newspaper, Woods appeared in Sheffield Crown Court to answer 12...
New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts
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New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts

October 14th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker may still seem like a pipe dream, but with MGM Resorts backing the plan, it’s a dream that could yet materialize. That’s because MGM wants online poker in New York, and is the source behind a...