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...
California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise
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California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise

February 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
California’s chances of legalizing online poker this year are spotty at best, according to experts, thanks to the inability of its various stakeholders to remotely agree on how a future market might take shape. Two coalitions,...
PokerStars.EU Client Applauds Withdrawal of Dutch Tax Appeal on Players’ Online Poker Winnings
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PokerStars.EU Client Applauds Withdrawal of Dutch Tax Appeal on Players’ Online Poker Winnings

February 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars players on the EU client in the Netherlands are breathing a sigh of relief this week after the leading tax agency in Holland withdrew its appeal with the high court in Amsterdam, challenging the notion that winnings on...
Barclays Appointed to Evaluate Amaya Takeover Bid
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Barclays Appointed to Evaluate Amaya Takeover Bid

February 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The proposed Amaya takeover bid by current CEO David Baazov and his group of investors will be formally assessed and evaluated by Barclays Capital Canada Inc. In a note sent out to the media on Monday, Amaya announced that...
Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking
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Joe Reddick Learned Game While Serving Time for Drug Trafficking

February 8th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The WPT Borgata Winter Open has a new millionaire event winner, but this one has a unique story to tell when it comes to how he learned to play poker. Ex-con Joe Reddick says he mastered the subtleties of poker while doing time...