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Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case
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Phil Ivey Loses Advantage Over Crockfords in Court Case

October 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey suffered a major loss in court on Tuesday, as a London judge ruled that his use of edge sorting techniques to win at baccarat constituted cheating. The case involved whether Ivey, who sought to force Crockfords Casino...
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...
Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock”
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Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock”

October 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
It’s Phil Ivey versus Crockfords Casino, Round One. The long-awaited lawsuit brought by Phil Ivey against Crockfords got underway on Friday in the High Court in London. Ivey is suing the upmarket casino after it withheld...
Steve Wynn at G2E Shares Concerns About Online Poker
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Steve Wynn at G2E Shares Concerns About Online Poker

October 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Steve Wynn used the keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) this week to reiterate his position against online gambling, including online poker. In the Tuesday address, Wynn once again shared an opinion that, while not as...
Phil Ivey to Talk Edge Sorting on 60 Minutes Sports
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Phil Ivey to Talk Edge Sorting on 60 Minutes Sports

October 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey will appear on the Tuesday, October 7 edition of 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime to talk about his life and the recent lawsuits that surround his edge sorting techniques in high-stakes baccarat games. The interview marks...
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...
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,...
Idaho Coeur d’Alene Casino Stops Poker Per Federal Judge
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Idaho Coeur d’Alene Casino Stops Poker Per Federal Judge

September 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The Idaho Coeur d’Alene casino poker room has been something of a long shot draw since it was opened earlier this year. The tribe has said that poker is permitted at their casino under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act,...
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Has $2.5 Million Overlay
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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Has $2.5 Million Overlay

September 2nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) has been known for guaranteeing and awarding some massive prize pools. In the 2013 version of their main event, the SHRPO guaranteed a total prize pool of $10 million, and through the use...