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$10 Million in WSOP 2015 Taxes Goes to IRS and State and Local Outfits
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$10 Million in WSOP 2015 Taxes Goes to IRS and State and Local Outfits

November 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The IRS, also known as the Internal Revenue Service to every tax-paying American citizen, is watching you. Especially if you just took down millions in the recently wrapped up 2015 World Series of Poker. Sadly for this...
Attorney Generals Distribute Letter to Colleagues Advocating RAWA
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Attorney Generals Distribute Letter to Colleagues Advocating RAWA

November 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The attorney generals from Missouri and South Carolina have come together in support of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), the anti-online gambling measure that has been introduced in both the Senate and House of...
Sheldon Adelson Targeted by Political Watchdog “Campaign for Accountability”
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Sheldon Adelson Targeted by Political Watchdog “Campaign for Accountability”

November 4th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Sheldon Adelson isn’t your average businessman. In fact, when you’re worth around $30 billion, it’s hard to do anything run-of-the-mill. With casinos spread across the world and countless millions being...
Sheldon Adelson Continues Quest to Take Freedoms Away from Online Poker Players
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Sheldon Adelson Continues Quest to Take Freedoms Away from Online Poker Players

November 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
One thing is certain about Sheldon Adelson. He sticks to his guns. The man that has irritated the poker community for years is continuing his valiant effort to ensure citizens aren’t given the right to play poker online, in a...
Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Supports Online Poker Carve-Out from iGaming Ban
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Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Supports Online Poker Carve-Out from iGaming Ban

October 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is opposed to Internet gambling, and has said he will push to make sure it remains illegal. However, he isn’t opposed to the legalization of online poker. As Rubio continues his...
High Roller Dan Bilzerian Continues DraftKings Partnership, Despite DFS Operator’s Move Away From Poker
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High Roller Dan Bilzerian Continues DraftKings Partnership, Despite DFS Operator’s Move Away From Poker

October 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian and DraftKings teamed up earlier this month for a contest titled “Beat Blitz,” a special fantasy football game that came with 10 VIP prizes for the top finishers, featuring a weekend in Cabo San Lucas...
French Online Gambling Boss Explains Complicated ARJEL Environment
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French Online Gambling Boss Explains Complicated ARJEL Environment

October 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
French online gambling is overseen by the Regulatory Authority for Online Gaming (ARJEL), the ruling organization responsible for imposing a series of strict and sometimes puzzling regulations that often limit the market’s...
partypoker Ends Deal with NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers
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partypoker Ends Deal with NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers

October 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
partypoker’s corporate relationships in the US took a knock this week after the online poker operator announced that it had cut ties with the Philadelphia 76ers. According to a press statement given to the Philadelphia...
Ethan Haskell Exonerated in DFS “Insider Trading” Scandal
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Ethan Haskell Exonerated in DFS “Insider Trading” Scandal

October 23rd, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Ethan Haskell, the DraftKings employee who found himself at the center of the daily fantasy sports “insider trading” debacle has been exonerated of any wrongdoing by an independent investigation. Haskell was the mid-level...
Macau Government Fires Back at Steve Wynn and Casino Industry
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Macau Government Fires Back at Steve Wynn and Casino Industry

October 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Macau government officials robustly responded to Steve Wynn this week following critical comments the casino billionaire made about the Chinese territory’s gambling regulations. During a recent conference call with...