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    Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down
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    Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down

    May 16th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) believes striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) could be a chance for US states to embrace regulated online poker. Commenting on the US Supreme Court’s ruling...
    WSOP Changes the Game with UMG Esports Collaboration
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    WSOP Changes the Game with UMG Esports Collaboration

    May 11th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has unveiled one of its most unique innovations of the last few years by announcing a partnership with esports brand, UMG Media Corp. Moving with the times has been something WSOP bosses have...
    SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt
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    SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt

    May 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    Poker pro Gordon Vayo is suing PokerStars for what he sees fraud, deceit and false advertising following his 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) win. The 2016 WSOP Main Event runner-up made the headlines almost 12...
    Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale
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    Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale

    May 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    The Partypoker Live Millions festival in North America has come to a close after California’s Taylor Black took down the CAN$5,300 buy-in Main Event (US$4,100) on May 2. With the cashiers inside the Playground Poker Club,...
    Chinese Poker Ban Doesn’t Worry PokerStars
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    Chinese Poker Ban Doesn’t Worry PokerStars

    May 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    The recent Chinese poker ban might not hit some operators as hard as others according to comments from two industry insiders. A week after news broke that China would be implementing a ban on all poker app from June 1, 2018,...
    The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming
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    The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming

    April 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    Sky Poker is set to become a stablemate of PokerStars after The Stars Group agreed a $4.7 billion deal with CVC Capital Partners. Following an April 21 article from Reuters, mainstream media outlets in the UK have with run with...
    First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers
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    First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers

    April 20th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    The first French and Spanish Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has proved to be a hit after the 100+ tournaments attracted buy-ins worth more than $12 million. Running between March 25 and April 9, the online festival...
    Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers   
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    Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers  

    April 11th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    Partypoker has announced the launch of a new tournament currency designed to give players more flexibility when it comes to spending their satellite prizes. At a time when alternative cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are all the...
    Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees
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    Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

    April 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    Jennifer Tilly and 888Poker Ambassador Kara Scott are among the 11 famous and not so famous faces in the running for a place in the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame. Announced at the start of April, the latest crop of candidates...
    PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17
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    PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17

    March 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
    PokerStars India will go live in April and to celebrate the launch a special one-off freeroll worth $15,300 will welcome all new players. A little over a week since it announced plans to launch a new poker site in India,...