Detroit Home Game Robbers Sentenced
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Detroit Home Game Robbers Sentenced

March 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Two Detroit poker robbers were sentenced this week for their part in an armed robbery on a home game in the area last summer. Toursean Carnail-Lavan Pressley and Jemantae Kayon Perkins, both 23, were part of a gang of five men...
WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win
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WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win

March 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Peter Eastgate is still only 30 years old, but the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion has been retired for roughly six years. Two years after pocketing over $9.1 million during his WSOP triumph, Eastgate...
Will Donald Trump Turn on Poker After Negreanu’s Lewd Request?
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Will Donald Trump Turn on Poker After Negreanu’s Lewd Request?

March 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Donald Trump is one of the most liberal Republicans when it comes to online poker, but could Daniel Negreanu’s recent challenge cause him to change his mind? With the mainstream media literally being handed headlines, and...
Record Tribal Gaming Revenue Could Hinder California iGaming
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Record Tribal Gaming Revenue Could Hinder California iGaming

March 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Tribal gaming revenue hit record levels in 2014 which may help to explain why California’s online poker bills are having a hard time getting passed. According to the annual report published by Casino City, US Indian casinos...
Greg Pierson Gets Easy Ride in UB Scandal Interview
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Greg Pierson Gets Easy Ride in UB Scandal Interview

February 27th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Greg Pierson, the former UltimateBet (UB) senior executive, whose cybersecurity company Iovation was granted a Class II gaming license by the Nevada Gaming Control Board last week, has spoken to Gaming Intelligence about the...
Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby
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Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby

February 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Internet Poker Wall of Fame (IPWOF) has just announced its latest round of inductees. Topping the bill this month is online poker pioneer Taylor Caby. The Cardrunners poker training site CEO and Hold’em Manager analytics...
2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps
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2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps

February 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule is out, and this year, there are some good and some not-so-good tweaks to the overall format. Boasting a total of 69 events, the 2016 WSOP will be bigger and better than ever, but...
UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 
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UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 

February 19th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Controversial cybersecurity company Iovation has been granted a gaming license by the Nevada Gaming Commission to offer geolocation services to the online poker industry. Why so controversial? Well, Iovation was also once the...
Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States
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Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States

February 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is admitting publicly that it isn’t the online poker network it once was, but company executives have a plan to reverse their global standing and return the brand to the heights it achieved during the...
Dan Bilzerian Shocks His Own Instagram Followers With Latest Social Media Post
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Dan Bilzerian Shocks His Own Instagram Followers With Latest Social Media Post

February 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Dan Bilzerian is the self-labeled “King of Instagram” and regularly posts outlandish images featuring scantily clad women, guns, stacks of money, private jets, and more scantily clad women. But on Tuesday, the...