Betfair Signs with Caesars to Stay in New Jersey for Now
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Betfair Signs with Caesars to Stay in New Jersey for Now

October 7th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Betfair and Caesars Entertainment have reached an agreement that will keep the online gambling company in New Jersey for at least another six months. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has signed off on the...
Dan Shak Faces Lifetime Trading Ban
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Dan Shak Faces Lifetime Trading Ban

October 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Dan Shak, the poker player, hedge fund manager and commodities trader, is facing a lifetime trading ban from the commodities regulator (CTFC). Shak, 55, from Las Vegas, landed himself in hot water after ignoring a previous ban...
Jilli Dog Plays Her Last Poker Hand at 17
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Jilli Dog Plays Her Last Poker Hand at 17

October 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Jilli Dog, billed as the world’s only poker-playing dog, has passed away of natural causes in her owner’s home at the age of 17. Jilli Dog became famous for performing a variety of feats, including dunking basketballs...
World Series of Poker Asia Pacific Coming to Crown Melbourne
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World Series of Poker Asia Pacific Coming to Crown Melbourne

September 29th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) will begin at the Crown Casino in Melbourne on October 2 this week, with ten bracelet events in a variety of different poker disciplines. And while these tournaments may be...
Ladbrokes Bails from Canadian Market as Bad Bet
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Ladbrokes Bails from Canadian Market as Bad Bet

September 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ladbrokes is best known for its sports book, but the UK-based bookmaker also runs a fairly large poker room that’s a part of the iPoker Network. That site has been available in a number of countries around the world, even...
Ultimate Poker Folds Its Hand in New Jersey
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Ultimate Poker Folds Its Hand in New Jersey

September 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ultimate Poker has decided not to see the river with its land-based casino partner, the Trump Taj Mahal, in New Jersey. Of course, this isn’t a huge claim to fame in 2014 in the Garden State: Atlantic City casinos have had...
Donald Trump Eyeing Buy Back of New Jersey Casinos
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Donald Trump Eyeing Buy Back of New Jersey Casinos

September 20th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Is Donald Trump plotting to save the Atlantic City casinos that bear his name? Just days after the Trump Plaza closed its doors and it was announced that the Donald’s former company Trump Entertainment is facing bankruptcy,...
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Battle Over Prop Bet Payout
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Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Battle Over Prop Bet Payout

September 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and other top-tier poker pros are considered big name players, for sure: perhaps not on the level of a Daniel Negreanu or a Phil Ivey, but certainly in the public eye nonetheless. Even many casual fans...
Ray Lesniak Says PokerStars Return Close at Hand
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Ray Lesniak Says PokerStars Return Close at Hand

September 16th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars appears to be on the fast track towards returning to the New Jersey market. Regulators have reacted positively to the company’s takeover by Amaya Gaming, and recent actions by PokerStars suggest a New Jersey...
Daniel Negreanu Stands Out Among 2014 PHOF Finalists
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Daniel Negreanu Stands Out Among 2014 PHOF Finalists

September 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Negreanu has accomplished just about everything a poker player could hope for over the course of his career. Now, he’ll have the opportunity to earn the one accolade that arguably stands above all others: entry into...