WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule
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WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule

December 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) might still be fresh in the memories of those who made the final table, but the organizers are already planning next year’s event. With around five months to go until the world’s...
Nagaland Issues First Online Poker License in India
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Nagaland Issues First Online Poker License in India

December 19th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
India’s first regulated online poker site has just been announced thanks to the Nagaland State Lotteries office. Back in April, the state of Nagaland, located in the Northeast of India, announced the country’s first...
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick Threatens Online Poker with New Bill
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Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick Threatens Online Poker with New Bill

December 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) is the latest politician to join the anti-online poker movement. Unlike those before him, Pennsylvania’s Fitzpatrick isn’t supporting the Sheldon Adelson-backed Restoration of...
Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market
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Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market

December 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is looking to tap into China’s $17 billion gaming market with a new event. According to the South China Morning Post, China is the biggest gaming market in the world with around 400 million...
888poker Joins eSports World with FlowEsports Partnership
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888poker Joins eSports World with FlowEsports Partnership

December 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poker and eSports moved another step closer to each other recently thanks to 888poker. With insiders from both industries noting the similarities between the two disciplines for at least a year now, it comes as little surprise...
Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs
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Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs

December 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Don’t let ten Attorneys General make RAWA a reality, that’s the advice of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) and its latest pre-filled letter. The push to have the Wire Act used as a device to block online poker at a...
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,...