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....
PPA Takes Confusing Stance on Federal Gambling Bill Ban
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PPA Takes Confusing Stance on Federal Gambling Bill Ban

October 13th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Executive Director John Pappas says that it plans to fight any bill that seeks to ban online gambling that might be discussed during the upcoming lame duck session of Congress, even if that bill...
UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court
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UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court

October 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The UK Gambling Act will go into effect on November 1, despite a challenge to its legality from the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA).A High Court judge in London has rejected the GBGA legal challenge to the new UK...
Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London
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Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London

October 9th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Colman has won yet another high-roller poker tournament, continuing an amazing run that has seen him scoop over $22 million in tournament play so far in 2014. Colman’s latest victory came at the World Poker Tour...
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...