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Amaya Revenues Double in First Quarter as PokerStars Takes New Jersey  
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Amaya Revenues Double in First Quarter as PokerStars Takes New Jersey  

May 17th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya revealed on May 16 that revenues for the first quarter in 2016 have more than doubled compared to the same three months in 2015, and the key component to the Canadian gaming company’s rise is unsurprisingly...
PokerStars Moves in for the Kill in New Jersey, to Nobody’s Surprise
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PokerStars Moves in for the Kill in New Jersey, to Nobody’s Surprise

May 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStarsNJ has officially toppled Party-Borgata as leader in the regulated New Jersey online poker market, as many had predicted. According to figures released this week by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE),...
Will Liquidity Sharing Approval Lift Online Poker in France?
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Will Liquidity Sharing Approval Lift Online Poker in France?

May 6th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker in France looks set to receive a shot in the arm thanks to a new liquidity sharing bill, but it could be too little too late for the struggling economy. The French online poker scene is one that’s often in the...
California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues
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California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues

April 19th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker will have yet another day in Sacramento when the State Assembly’s Governmental Organization (GO) Committee hears a bill on April 27. First introduced in February by Assemblymen Adam Gray (D-District...
New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry
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New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry

April 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey online poker revenue is on the up, and much of the recent flurry of activity can be attributed to PokerStars, according to the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The latest round-up of stats from the...
PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week
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PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week

March 31st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey is the most popular online poker destination in the state. After just one full week of operation, the network is averaging more cash game players on its seven-day average than the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata...
New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement
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New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement

March 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker odds might have improved this week, following a deal reached between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports (DFS) market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel. On Monday, Schneiderman and...
Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike
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Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike

March 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars recently announced that it’s changing its rake pricing structure from March 28 and Daniel Negreanu appears to have taken the brunt of the criticism on Twitter this week. While New Jersey natives were celebrating...
Shane Warne Makes Final Charitable Donation
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Shane Warne Makes Final Charitable Donation

March 20th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Shane Warne has donated AUD$340,000 (USD$258,500) to a paralyzed teenager just over a month after he officially shut down his charitable foundation following accusations of fund mismanagement. The former cricketer was well known...