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Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch
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Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch

March 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Ever since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf put his signature to legal online casinos five months ago, players have wondered when they’ll be able to log on and play. A launch of online operations is on track for years end, while...
All Japan Poker Championship Tour Following Trends to China, with Stops Planned for Macau and Taiwan
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All Japan Poker Championship Tour Following Trends to China, with Stops Planned for Macau and Taiwan

January 29th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
While it won’t be the first time that the All Japan Poker Championship (AJPC) has ventured outside of the Land of the Rising Sun, it will be the tour’s biggest geographic leap yet. The fledgling organization revealed...
Portugal and Italy Inching Towards Poker Liquidity Sharing Reality
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Portugal and Italy Inching Towards Poker Liquidity Sharing Reality

January 26th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Poker liquidity sharing in Europe will move another step forward very soon according to politicians and industry insiders. Speaking to local media outlet GiocoNews, Italy’s Under Secretary of State at the Finance Ministry, Pier...
Hope on the Horizon Despite Drop in New Jersey’s Poker Performance
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Hope on the Horizon Despite Drop in New Jersey’s Poker Performance

December 15th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey’s online poker economy took a hit in November with year-on-year revenue dropping by 13.1 percent. The latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) have shown that online casino gaming is...
US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey   
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US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey  

December 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The US betting industry could be in for some major changes in 2018 and New Jersey is the state leading the way. When Garden State Governor Chris Christie appeared in front of the Supreme Court on December 4, he did so with the...
Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte
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Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte

December 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Video footage reportedly featuring Salomon Ponte being assaulted has surfaced online as York Regional Police appeal for information regarding a summer incident. The 51-second tape shows a man attacking another player at an...
David Baazov Facing More Woes as Kenyan Charity Sues for Embezzlement   
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David Baazov Facing More Woes as Kenyan Charity Sues for Embezzlement  

December 1st, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov could be in for more legal troubles after an African charity moved to sue his former company for allegedly embezzling aid funds. According to a report by Business Daily Africa, Kenyan charity Lion’s...
Mishandled Evidence Could Earn David Baazov a Reprieve in Amaya Case   
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Mishandled Evidence Could Earn David Baazov a Reprieve in Amaya Case  

November 27th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
David Baazov and his lawyers have criticized the sloppy work carried out by the prosecution team leading the insider trading case against him. Outlined in a recent report by The Globe and Mail, Baazov and his legal team are...
Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State
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Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State

October 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming the fourth US state to regulate online poker after a bill passed through the Senate and House. House Bill 271 was first referred to the Pennsylvania’s Gaming Oversight Committee on...
Judges Rule Against Phil Ivey in Final Round of Edge Sorting Case
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Judges Rule Against Phil Ivey in Final Round of Edge Sorting Case

October 25th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Ivey has lost his edge sorting case against Crockfords Casino at a recent hearing inside the UK’s Supreme Court. The October 25 ruling by the UK’s highest court marks the end of a case that stretches back to 2012 and two...