Ron Paul Decries Adelson Online Poker Ban
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Ron Paul Decries Adelson Online Poker Ban

November 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ron Paul has come out strongly against a federal online poker ban, saying that the legislation is only being considered because it would please prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson. Paul, a former Republican Representative...
Archie Karas Dodges More Jail Time on Blackjack Cheating Charges
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Archie Karas Dodges More Jail Time on Blackjack Cheating Charges

November 17th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Archie Karas, the legendary gambler and poker player, who in the 1990s went on the most famous winning and losing streak in gambling history, has avoided jail after being found guilty of cheating at a San Diego casino, a charge...
Daniel Colman Rails on Phil Hellmuth, Calls Him “Cancer”
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Daniel Colman Rails on Phil Hellmuth, Calls Him “Cancer”

November 14th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Daniel Colman might not like talking to the media, but put him in front of a forum audience and he doesn’t hold back. The 2014 winningest tournament pro in the world is grumpy and he knows it, but that...
Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker
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Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker

November 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Martin Jacobson of Sweden didn’t wear sunglasses or a hoody at any point during this year’s 2014 World Series of PokerMain Event. Instead, Martin preferred to make direct eye contact, seemingly peering into the souls...
Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets
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Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets

November 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has turned Twitter into his own personal grenade launcher, with his target none other than Governor Chris Christie and his weapon of choice being PokerStars’ projected return to the...
At Silk Road 2.0, the FBI Finds the Worm
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At Silk Road 2.0, the FBI Finds the Worm

November 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Silk Road 2.0 could be a cautionary tale in every sense of the word: what not to do and how not to do it, with a satisfying morality wrap up at the end. The Dark Net site’s somewhat mythic ride seems to have gotten too...
Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!
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Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!

November 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mars Callahan, actor, TV producer, and former WSOP Main Event contender,  is facing more drama in real life these days than he’s ever portrayed on the screen or at the poker tables: Callahan is being sued by his former...
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...