Poland Online Poker Legislation Drafted by Country’s Ministry of Finance
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Poland Online Poker Legislation Drafted by Country’s Ministry of Finance

May 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poland online poker could soon become free of exclusion after the Polish Ministry of Finance (MF) revealed numerous amendments to the country’s current Gambling Act, one of which would liberalize interactive poker in the...
47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer
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47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer

May 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 47th WSOP starts on June 1 with the $565 casino employees event. Only those working in a casino are eligible to enroll in that tournament. But, for the rest of you, Colossus II, also a $565 buy-in, will be your first...
Treasure Island to Launch New Online Poker Room in Vegas
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Treasure Island to Launch New Online Poker Room in Vegas

May 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Las Vegas casino Treasure Island is set to launch a self-branded subscription poker site, but it won’t be using 888’s software. Back in 2013 Treasure Island and 888 formed a partnership that was eventually deemed...
Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament
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Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament

May 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Has the poker industry has gone Hearthstone crazy? In the same week that PokerStars announced its sponsorship of pro eSports outfit Team Liquid, Poker Central, the world’s only 24-7 poker TV channel, revealed that it would be...
Why is Howard Lederer Saying Sorry for Full Tilt Fumble?
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Why is Howard Lederer Saying Sorry for Full Tilt Fumble?

May 20th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Howard Lederer has broken his four-year silence and issued a public statement on the Full Tilt saga that cost the community millions. Despite being one man among a group of former Full Tilt executives responsible for the...
Mike Matusow Taking Applications for WSOP Backing
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Mike Matusow Taking Applications for WSOP Backing

May 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Mike Matusow, a four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner and one of the most entertaining players on the circuit, is looking for a backer. Despite having just over $9 million in live tournament earnings and a...
Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval
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Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval

May 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Combining Nevada online poker with its counterpart in New Jersey would be like creating a super-franchise between “the Yankees and the Dodgers,” according to Silver State Governor Brian Sandoval. Speaking at the recent Gaming...
PokerStars NJ to Host Americas Cup of Poker at Resorts AC
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PokerStars NJ to Host Americas Cup of Poker at Resorts AC

May 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars NJ’s mission to establish itself as the leading poker provider in New Jersey took another step forward recently after the operator announced details of the next Americas Cup of Poker. Since returning to the US...
RAWA Language Seeking to Ban Online Gambling Slipped into Senate Appropriations Bill
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RAWA Language Seeking to Ban Online Gambling Slipped into Senate Appropriations Bill

May 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
RAWA, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, has been shuffling around the halls of Congress for more than two years, but the anti-online gambling and poker legislation has found little patronage or support during its...
Poker Player Arnaud Mimran Goes on Trial for €300 million Fraud
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Poker Player Arnaud Mimran Goes on Trial for €300 million Fraud

May 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
French poker player Arnaud Mirman stood in the dock of a Parisian court this week accused of orchestrating a scheme that defrauded the French government out of a “minimum” €284 million ($323 million) in taxes. He is also...