Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG
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Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG

July 13th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Despite being a game based on manipulation, deception and, ultimately, taking other people’s money, poker and its inner circle have always had a strong tradition of generosity towards worthy causes. From charity tournaments...
$10M for First as WSOP Main Event Kicks Off
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$10M for First as WSOP Main Event Kicks Off

July 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
There’s been another Big One for One Drop and a thrilling Poker Players Championship. Phil Ivey, Vanessa Selbst and many other big names have added to their bracelet collections, and Daniel Negreanu vaulted to the top of...
PokerStars and Amaya Up for Possible Stock Exchange Listings
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PokerStars and Amaya Up for Possible Stock Exchange Listings

July 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars could experience another round of financial growth in the coming months if the poker site’s parent company, Amaya Gaming, goes ahead with plans to obtain a dual stock market listing. At present, Amaya is...
Delaware Online Poker on a Downswing
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Delaware Online Poker on a Downswing

July 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Delaware’s online poker decline showed no signs of stopping in May, despite an increase in player spending across the state. A recent report released by the Delaware Lottery showed that during May 2014, the combined...
Poker Pro Chad Brown Dead at 52
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Poker Pro Chad Brown Dead at 52

July 2nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s been a tough stretch for the poker world this past week: just days after the shocking news of Johannes Strassmann’s death in Slovenia, we’re saddened to report the passing of Chad Brown early in the morning...
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...