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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...
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...