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Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out
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Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out

April 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the man who once supported online poker in the US, is now in favor of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). The 75-year-old, who is stepping down from his political post, has...
PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages
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PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages

April 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars long-awaited return to the US igaming market is closer than ever before according to the owner of Resorts Hotel & Casino, Morris Bailey. Following a deal with PokerStars back in 2014, Resorts has been working with...
Open-Face Pineapple Texas Hold’em? UK Students Invent New Poker Game
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Open-Face Pineapple Texas Hold’em? UK Students Invent New Poker Game

April 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Poker has no shortage of different variants to choose from. Texas Hold’em and Omaha are the standards today, while the classics like Seven-Card Stud and Five-Card Draw are still quite popular as well. Those looking to be a bit...
Pennsylvania Legislator Introduces Latest Online Poker Bill to State
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Pennsylvania Legislator Introduces Latest Online Poker Bill to State

April 8th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania online poker is a hot topic these days, and it seems like there is some real momentum in the state that isn’t seen in most of the other jurisdictions where Internet poker bills show up and quickly fade away. And if...
Nevada Poker Revenues Down In February
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Nevada Poker Revenues Down In February

April 2nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Nevada poker revenues were down about 8 percent year over year in February, continuing a trend of diminishing take from poker tables in Las Vegas and throughout the state. Last February, the state brought in about $9.27 million...
RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor
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RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor

March 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) hearing last Wednesday by a Judiciary House Subcommittee to debate whether the Wire Act needs to be restored to effectively outlaw online gambling could soon be opposed by a pro...
Bwin.party Pennsylvania Partner Mystery Deepens 
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Bwin.party Pennsylvania Partner Mystery Deepens 

March 23rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The announcement that bwin.party has struck a deal with a land-based licensee in Pennsylvania in preparation for the state’s possible regulation on online poker has caused some industry observers to turn into sleuths....
Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Author Optimistic About Chances
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Author Optimistic About Chances

March 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne (R-Hummelstown) has expressed optimism about the chances that his bill to regulate online poker and gambling in the state, saying that most of his colleagues have remained open-minded...
Full Tilt Black Friday Victims To Receive $2.8 Million
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Full Tilt Black Friday Victims To Receive $2.8 Million

March 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Full Tilt Poker announced this week a new round of restitution payments have been approved for some 3,500 petitioners who claim they lost money as a result of poker’s Black Friday in 2011. The Garden City Group (GCG), the...
MGM Ditches Cash At Poker Tables
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MGM Ditches Cash At Poker Tables

March 16th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
MGM Resorts has announced that it will no longer allow players to sit with cash at its poker tables. The casino giant will go chips-only from April 1 across all its major properties, including those that are known for hosting...