Ten Attorneys General Ask Trump to Support Anti-Online Poker Push
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Ten Attorneys General Ask Trump to Support Anti-Online Poker Push

December 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The anti-online poker movement has reared its ugly had once again, this time thanks to a group of ten Attorneys General. Although President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence are yet to officially take office,...
China’s Alibaba Group Behind Major New Poker Tour
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China’s Alibaba Group Behind Major New Poker Tour

December 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
China’s Alibaba Sports Group has announced the formation of a new poker tour with more than $7 million in prize money up for grabs. The sports group, which is part of China’s largest e-commerce business Alibaba, will...
Brian Hastings Leaves High Stakes Behind for Tea Business
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Brian Hastings Leaves High Stakes Behind for Tea Business

November 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
High stakes online pro Brian Hastings is hanging up his mouse and entering the world of paid employment according to a recent blog post. Hastings, who is better known to many as Stinger88, is one of the biggest winners in the...
David Baazov Adjusts His Bet for Amaya After Backers Back Out
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David Baazov Adjusts His Bet for Amaya After Backers Back Out

November 28th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
David Baazov has been forced to amend his bid for Amaya after it emerged that a proposed backer hasn’t actually put their chips on the table. Following reports that KBC Aldini Capital, a Dubai-based investment firm,...
New Rules Could Crush Australian Online Poker Economy
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New Rules Could Crush Australian Online Poker Economy

November 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Australian online poker industry might be about to change for the worse if an amendment to the country’s Interactive Gambling Act 2001 comes into effect. Despite being something of a grey area for online poker since the...
WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events
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WSOP Increases Its Global Footprint with Six New Events

November 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is living up to its brand name with an international Circuit schedule that now encompasses 13 locations. With the opening tournament at the recent WSOP Circuit event in Brazil welcoming 2,981...
Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat
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Borgata Could Hand Phil Ivey a $16 Million Bad Beat

November 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey might have thought his battle with the Borgata was over, but it seems the Atlantic City casino has other ideas. At the end of October, Ivey was given the disappointing news that his lawsuit against the Borgata had been...
Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker
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Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker

November 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Donald Trump is the new president of the United States and the poker community isn’t sure what to make of it. As it is in society as a whole, politics often divides opinion. Throughout the latest presidential campaign,...
Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords
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Phil Ivey Loses Another $9.6 Million After Court Rules in Favor of Crockfords

November 4th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey may want to forget his last few weeks in court as he’s seen more than $18 million slip from his grasp. Ivey has been battling London’s Crockfords Casino since 2012, but following a ruling by Lady Justice...
WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left
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WSOP Main Event Update: Qui Nguyen in Control with Three Players Left

November 1st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
On Day Two at the WSOP Main Event final table Monday night, Qui Nguyen went from chip leader to overwhelming favorite. With the tournament down to its final three players, the Las Vegas resident is in a commanding position to win...