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Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking
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Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking

January 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Hendon Mob database has announced its intention to sue the Polish Finance Ministry for allegedly hacking into its website. Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus, who acquired the database from the Hendon Mob in June 2013 for $3...
Daniel Negreanu Backs Effort for Las Vegas NHL Franchise
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Daniel Negreanu Backs Effort for Las Vegas NHL Franchise

January 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu is one of the world’s most successful poker players, but he’s also a Canadian. That should mean that it’s no surprise that he’s also a huge hockey fan, often posting about the sport on...
Darren Woods Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail For Cheating
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Darren Woods Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail For Cheating

January 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Darren Woods, a professional poker player who won a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2011, has been sentenced to 15 months in jail after having been found guilty of fraud against online poker rooms, payment processors and...
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Still Fighting As He Amends Online Poker Bill
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California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Still Fighting As He Amends Online Poker Bill

January 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California State Representative Mike Gatto has amended his state’s online poker bill to remove a highly criticized clause where players were expected to register in person at land-based casinos. Bill AB 9, also known as The...
Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges
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Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges

January 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Dan Bilzerian may be the “King of Instagram,” but he’s now facing some pretty serious charges in court. Officials allege that Bilzerian and a friend illegally blew up the cab of a tractor-trailer using homemade...
Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites
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Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites

January 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
A Mississippi online gambling bill has been presented for the new legislative session by Assemblyman Bobby Moak (D-District 53), as he renews his efforts to legalize online poker and online casino games in the state. This is...
Winning Poker Network Now Accepting Bitcoins
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Winning Poker Network Now Accepting Bitcoins

January 13th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bitcoins are now available for both deposits and withdrawals on the Winning Poker Network (WPN), one of the larger US-facing online poker networks in operation today. The move followed the acceptance of Bitcoins for deposits at...
Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround
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Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround

January 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Washington State poker players have, perhaps surprisingly to many, faced some of the strictest laws in the country against the online form of their favorite game. In most of America, it’s often explained that while...
New Romanian Regulations Lower Taxes for Poker Players
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New Romanian Regulations Lower Taxes for Poker Players

January 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Romanian poker players may be in for an unusual treat, as new amendments in the country will regulate online poker but also lower the rate of taxation poker players and other gamblers will face on their winnings. As the new...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty

January 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit launched by the State of California via the Attorney General’s office, that seeks to pull a plug on its online gambling aspirations. The tribe,...