Financial

California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry
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California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry

September 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in California is being hailed as the next big development in the iGaming world, but could the state’s hardball tactics hamper its chances of success? Over the past five years, California legislators have been...
Poker Player Cary Katz Tops Adelson for Political Donations 
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Poker Player Cary Katz Tops Adelson for Political Donations 

September 9th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker enthusiast Cary Katz’s political donations in 2014 have eclipsed those of Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, according to a recent round-up of public contributors. Despite being online poker’s anti-hero, Adelson,...
Scott Seiver Argues With SHRPO Payout Structure
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Scott Seiver Argues With SHRPO Payout Structure

September 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker pro Scott Seiver and the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) found themselves at loggerheads this week after the former discovered an issue with the payout structure in the $100,000 Super High Roller. Although the...
Delaware Online Poker Sees Small Gains in July
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Delaware Online Poker Sees Small Gains in July

September 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Delaware’s online poker system certainly isn’t the most glamorous Internet gambling marketplace in the world. Even in the United States, it’s clearly the smallest of the three states that have legalized Internet...
$300K in Prop Bets: PLO Grinder Bets on 100x Buy In Profit
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$300K in Prop Bets: PLO Grinder Bets on 100x Buy In Profit

September 1st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
News of a $300,000 Pot Limit Omaha prop bet recently piqued the interests of Isaac Haxton and a slew of community members. Looking for some side action and something to help refocus his mind, Bren ‘YaAaRnY’ Lenton...
PokerStars Allows Users to Donate FPP to Charity
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PokerStars Allows Users to Donate FPP to Charity

September 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars (and other poker sites) have had great success in getting their players to donate to charities in times of need, particularly after some of the worst natural disasters in recent memory. And in general, poker players...
Nevada Online Poker Revenues Dip in July
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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Dip in July

August 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada’s online poker sites had a record-breaking month in June. It was the first time they had ever surpassed the $1 million mark in revenues, and was fueled mostly by the presence of tens of thousands of poker players in...
bwin.party Restructures for Brand New Image
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bwin.party Restructures for Brand New Image

August 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin.party will be undertaking a series of major changes in the coming months: that’s the message emanating from the company’s HQ following another set of disappointing financial results. After publishing a...
Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase
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Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase

August 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Bitcoin seems ideal for online poker in many ways: it’s a virtual currency that usually comes with a high degree of anonymity, while also giving American players a way around financial institutions that can’t legally...
Smelling PokerStars Return, New Jersey Online Rebounds
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Smelling PokerStars Return, New Jersey Online Rebounds

August 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey’s online poker market enjoyed an upswing in July, thanks in part to rumors that PokerStars could be set to join the action. Following a sustained period of decline stretching back over the last three months,...