Financial

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,...
PayPal May Come Back to US Online Poker Markets
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PayPal May Come Back to US Online Poker Markets

August 14th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PayPal is the dominant force in online payment processing. That’s true in almost all spheres except for one: the world of Internet gambling, where they’ve lagged behind some of their competitors because they stick to...
Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest
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Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest

August 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Everleaf Poker Network customers in the US who had their bankrolls frozen remain in a frustrating state of limbo, the un-championed victims of a far less-publicized scandal than their more newsworthy colleagues at sites like Full...
One Drop Foundation Benefits from WSOP $5M Donation
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One Drop Foundation Benefits from WSOP $5M Donation

August 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Guy Laliberté’s ONE DROP foundation received a substantial donation of more than $5 million from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and its patrons, thanks to another busy summer of tournament action in Las...
Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group
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Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group

August 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Full Tilt Poker account reimbursement process from Garden City Group (GCG) has been painfully slow for American players. After nearly three years of waiting, the first players who submitted applications to recover their...
Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone
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Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone

August 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
“The next lot is 5,076 Full Tilt Poker-branded ‘cat stress relievers.’ Shall we start the bidding at $100?” Yes, folks, you, too, have the chance to get your hands on some of the slightly more bonkers...
Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High
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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High

July 31st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker is the undisputed king of poker events. It draws more players, and awards bigger prizes, than any other festival, and makes the winners into household names in the poker community. It’s also a boon...
Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson
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Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson

July 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While Sheldon Adelson’s noisy saber-rattling in support of the Restoration of the Wire Act has become increasingly strident over the past year, it seems that his opponents who support online gambling in America are quietly...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June

July 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s not surprising that Delaware has struggled to create a viable online poker framework. Unlike other forms of gambling, poker really requires a solid player base, and given Delaware’s small population, it was never...