Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed
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Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed

June 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A New Jersey judge has dismissed a private lawsuit brought against the Borgata by six of the players at the controversial Borgata Winter Poker Open, held earlier in the year. The $500 + 60 NLH Big Stack event, which had a...
Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation
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Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation

June 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Keystone Progress, a left-leaning “political action” group in Pennsylvania, has filed a complaint against Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Chairman Sheldon Adelson with the state’s Gaming Control Board, asserting that his...
Microgaming Poker Network Ditches English Only Rule
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Microgaming Poker Network Ditches English Only Rule

June 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The “English only at the table” rule in poker has always been a sacrosanct law; a ruling tenet of poker etiquette, etched in stone perhaps by the poker gods themselves.”Thou shalt not collude against me in a...
888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets
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888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets

June 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
In the fight over online poker in the United States, one of the major battlegrounds has been deciding just who gets to participate in this very lucrative market. In most cases, some sort of “bad actor” clause has been...
PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase
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PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase

June 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
When the Rational Group was purchased by Amaya Gaming for $4.9 billion, there was no doubt that it would rock the online gambling landscape in any number of ways. But with only a quick reference to uninterrupted service for...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend

June 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Online poker revenues in New Jersey have fallen for the second consecutive month, according to figures released this week by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in its May report. Numbers in May dipped by...
Shulman and Giardina Inducted to Poker Hall of Fame
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Shulman and Giardina Inducted to Poker Hall of Fame

May 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Man or woman, the poker world has a tendency to celebrate its most accomplished players and professionals. At the felt, these people have become renowned for their talents and card prowess, and have been rewarded with stacks of...
Phil Ivey Accused of Edge Sorting, Sued by Borgata
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Phil Ivey Accused of Edge Sorting, Sued by Borgata

May 3rd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Most people are in agreement that Phil Ivey is likely the world’s best all-around poker player. Still, you wouldn’t expect that talent to carry over into baccarat: a game of luck in which players can only choose what...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Becomes First Two-Time EPT Champion
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Victoria Coren Mitchell Becomes First Two-Time EPT Champion

May 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Despite spanning 10 seasons and more than 100 main events, with a list of winners that includes the very best in the world, it was always a statistical curiosity that no one had ever won an EPT twice – until now. Victoria...