Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details
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Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details

November 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Defense attorneys in the Paul Phua sports betting case have submitted documents that reveal new details about the investigation that eventually brought down the alleged betting ring that was being run out of a Caesars Palace...
South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators
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South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators

November 2nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Officials in South Africa have introduced a sweeping set of proposals that would ban online poker and all other forms of Internet gambling in the country. Those rules have been suggested by the Department of Trade and Industry,...
Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed
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Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed

October 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mike Matusow, the man affectionately known as “The Mouth” for his often outspoken and frequently brash comments, is down for the count, but not for long. Matusow recently underwent major spinal surgery to correct a...
Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group
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Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group

October 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Some players waiting for Full Tilt Poker refunds may risk not receiving those funds at all if they do not fix errors or finish incomplete petitions by an upcoming deadline. More than 2,200 petitioners were recently contacted by...
Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham
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Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham

October 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Former Full Tilt poker pro Allen Cunningham has fired back at players who criticized the sentence received last year by the site’s ex-CEO Ray Bitar, saying that his former boss is in poor health and not enjoying the funds...
New Full Tilt Marketing Campaign Launches, Post Hansen and Blom
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New Full Tilt Marketing Campaign Launches, Post Hansen and Blom

October 24th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A new Full Tilt marketing campaign has been released, hot on the heels of the online poker site’s summary dismissal of iconic pros Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom earlier this week. The commercials have finally been released...
GBGA Targets Tax Hikes in Latest UK Gambling Act Challenge
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GBGA Targets Tax Hikes in Latest UK Gambling Act Challenge

October 23rd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) may have failed in its first attempt to challenge the UK’s Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act, but that doesn’t mean the group is done trying to undo the law...
Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title
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Scott Davies Captures WSOP APAC Main Event Title

October 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Scott Davies won the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) Main Event, beating a field of 329 players to win his first WSOP bracelet. Davies won a prize of A$850,136 ($748,000) after defeating England’s Jack Salter...
Sweden Sued by European Union Over Online Gambling Monopoly
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Sweden Sued by European Union Over Online Gambling Monopoly

October 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Sweden has become the first country to be sued by the European Union over its online gambling policy. In a case that could hold startling ramifications for all EU member states that monopolize online gaming within their borders,...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in France
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EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in France

October 15th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA recently filed for bankruptcy and will meet in court this week to discuss their insolvency. French gambling authority ARJEL (Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne) reported the matter....