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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...
Possible Online Poker Vote in Pennsylvania
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Possible Online Poker Vote in Pennsylvania

October 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in Pennsylvania could become a reality this week if a meeting between the House Gaming Oversight Committee is a success. It’s been suggested that the meeting, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday,...
PokerStars’ Diversification in Preparation for US Launch
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PokerStars’ Diversification in Preparation for US Launch

October 16th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
A recent press release by PokerStars has outlined a new direction for the online gaming operator. Once the largest online poker site in the world, PokerStars has gradually evolved into a multi-vertical platform in recent months...
French Online Poker Liquidity Absent From Digital Bill Draft
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French Online Poker Liquidity Absent From Digital Bill Draft

October 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
French online poker has largely underachieved since the country approved the Gambling Act in 2010, the 20th most populous country quickly realizing that adequate player participation is vital to the game’s success not only...
Amaya Ousts Four Executives to Satisfy New Jersey Licensing Demands
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Amaya Ousts Four Executives to Satisfy New Jersey Licensing Demands

October 13th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya desperately wanted to return PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the United States online gambling market, and to achieve such a goal, the Canadian-based company went to drastic measures to alleviate any concerns gaming...
Phil Ivey v Borgata Legal Tennis Match Continues as Casino Files (Yet Another) Motion
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Phil Ivey v Borgata Legal Tennis Match Continues as Casino Files (Yet Another) Motion

October 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey’s ongoing baccarat battle with the Borgata took another turn this week after yet another motion was filed by the Atlantic City casino. The latest move in a war that’s been raging since 2014 sees the Borgata...
Here Comes the Bloom: PokerStars Licensed in New Jersey
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Here Comes the Bloom: PokerStars Licensed in New Jersey

October 1st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ highly anticipated move into the New Jersey online poker market is now a reality thanks to a recent decision by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The Garden State’s iGaming regulator...
Sheldon Adelson Changes Course in Pursuit of RAWA Passage
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Sheldon Adelson Changes Course in Pursuit of RAWA Passage

September 29th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Sheldon Adelson doesn’t think you should be allowed to gamble online, and he’s on a mission to make sure lawmakers in Washington, DC, adhere to his point of view by pressuring politicians through the threat of...
Restoration of America’s Wire Act Opposed by Coalition of 12 Organizations
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Restoration of America’s Wire Act Opposed by Coalition of 12 Organizations

September 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) has been introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives by Republican lawmakers largely thought to have been pressured by GOP mega donor Sheldon...