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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...
US Judge Rules Leon Tsoukernik’s Alleged $2 Million Debt Isn’t Enforceable
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US Judge Rules Leon Tsoukernik’s Alleged $2 Million Debt Isn’t Enforceable

October 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Kings Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik has won part of his recent legal battle against Australian poker pro Matthew Kirk, but he may still have to payout $2 million. Following a lawsuit brought against him by Kirk back in June 2017,...
Harvey Weinstein Creates Twitter Beef Between Matusow and Selbst
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Harvey Weinstein Creates Twitter Beef Between Matusow and Selbst

October 13th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Controversial Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has caused a stir in poker world after Mike Matusow decided to comment on his alleged crimes. As more actresses and Hollywood insiders come forward with claims pertaining to the...
Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail
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Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail

October 11th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom has been released from jail and taken a one-way trip back to the US after spending just one week behind bars. Tom was initially charged with operating an illegal online betting site back in 2011....
Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers
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Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers

October 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
As stories about Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock emerge, the first bits of information available about the semi-reclusive man who killed 58 innocent concertgoers and injured nearly 500 revolve around his life as a regular...
Las Vegas Shooter’s High-Stakes Gambling Surged Prior to Mass Killing
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Las Vegas Shooter’s High-Stakes Gambling Surged Prior to Mass Killing

October 5th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was gambling up to $30,000 a day in the weeks leading up to Sunday night’s deadly massacre, according to police. An anonymous source told the Associated Press the gunman got the two-room suite...
Las Vegas Killer Identified as Public Grapples with Worst Mass Shooting in US History
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Las Vegas Killer Identified as Public Grapples with Worst Mass Shooting in US History

October 3rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
It was the deadliest shooting in US history. So far, 59 people have been confirmed dead and 527 injured at Sunday night’s Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, across the street from the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas. According...
PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil
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PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil

October 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
More than 100,000 players from 130 countries competed in PokerStars’ 2017 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), which wrapped up last week. The large turnout resulted in a record $90.6 million in prize money, far...