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California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise
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California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise

February 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
California’s chances of legalizing online poker this year are spotty at best, according to experts, thanks to the inability of its various stakeholders to remotely agree on how a future market might take shape. Two coalitions,...
Bwin.Party Gets New Jersey Thumbs Up as State Officials Investigate GVC
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Bwin.Party Gets New Jersey Thumbs Up as State Officials Investigate GVC

February 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Bwin.party and the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City are exhaling a collective sigh of relief this week after officials with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) issued an order allowing the interactive gaming...
World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music
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World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music

January 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Haden Ware, one of the founders of the pioneering World Sports Exchange (WSEX) website, appeared in a federal court this week to plead guilty to violating the Wire Act. Ware, an American citizen, has been a fugitive from the...
French Online Poker Economy in Danger With International Liquidity Sharing Rejected
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French Online Poker Economy in Danger With International Liquidity Sharing Rejected

January 26th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The latest efforts by French online poker advocates to revive the country’s flailing Internet industry have been thwarted by the government’s opposition to liquidity sharing. Ever since France regulated online poker...
Amaya Vindicated by Federal Court in Illinois “Loss Recovery” Case
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Amaya Vindicated by Federal Court in Illinois “Loss Recovery” Case

January 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya has dodged a bullet in Illinois, where a federal appeals court ruled last week that the company will not have to repay money lost by state residents at PokerStars and Full Tilt. And crucially, the court made the important...
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July
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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July

January 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania lawmaker John Payne believes the odds for online gambling coming to the state are in his favor. State Rep. Payne (R-District 106) recently announced he will retire at the end of his seventh two-year term in November...
World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music
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World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music

January 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Haden Ware, one of the founders of the pioneering World Sports Exchange (WSEX) website, appeared in a federal court this week to plead guilty to violating the Wire Act. Ware, an American citizen, has been a fugitive from the...
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Still Possible, as Proponent John Payne Announces Retirement
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Still Possible, as Proponent John Payne Announces Retirement

January 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Pennsylvania online gambling is still up for consideration, as Governor Tom Wolf (D) makes his way through the submitted state budget and line-item vetoes for the Commonwealth. Writing in an opinion piece this week for...
California Online Poker Bill Overlooked in Favor of DFS
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California Online Poker Bill Overlooked in Favor of DFS

January 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
California online poker remains a distant dream for millions, after a scheduled hearing was unexpectedly canceled earlier this week. After months of hoping and lobbying, AB 167 (an online poker bill sponsored by Assemblyman...
Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine
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Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine

January 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya is mad as hell and it’s not going to take it anymore. That’s the company’s feedback on the latest in a dramatic case in Kentucky that’s been more riveting to watch than a telenovela. The most recent...