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Conservative Backlash to Sheldon Adelson and RAWA
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Conservative Backlash to Sheldon Adelson and RAWA

November 23rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson’s RAWA (Restoration of America’s Wire Act) push hit an unexpected snag this week after it emerged there is growing concern among Republicans regarding the purpose of the anti-online gambling bill. A...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order

November 21st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing the first legal challenge to its new online bingo platform, which could impact its impending online poker site as well. The tribal operator went live with DesertRoseBingo.com earlier...
90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game
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90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game

November 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A 90-year-old Georgia woman was charged this week with running an illegal poker game in her hometown of Albany. Police swooped in on the home of nonagenarian Mary Morgan on Saturday night at around 8.30 pm, breaking up the game...
Ron Paul Decries Adelson Online Poker Ban
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Ron Paul Decries Adelson Online Poker Ban

November 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Ron Paul has come out strongly against a federal online poker ban, saying that the legislation is only being considered because it would please prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson. Paul, a former Republican Representative...
UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines
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UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines

November 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) efforts to make all regulated sites in the UK as player-friendly as possible took another step forward recently after it published new guidelines on fund segregation. Published on the...
Delaware Online Poker Year One: Tepid Results, Future Lies in Liquidity
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Delaware Online Poker Year One: Tepid Results, Future Lies in Liquidity

November 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The Delaware online poker industry hit its first anniversary marker last week, and while the market might not be everything it had hoped for when it took the precarious step of becoming the second US state to legalize the game,...
Archie Karas Dodges More Jail Time on Blackjack Cheating Charges
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Archie Karas Dodges More Jail Time on Blackjack Cheating Charges

November 17th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Archie Karas, the legendary gambler and poker player, who in the 1990s went on the most famous winning and losing streak in gambling history, has avoided jail after being found guilty of cheating at a San Diego casino, a charge...
California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo
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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo

November 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The prospects for California online poker were bolstered this week, following the defection of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from a coalition of tribal gaming operators fighting to prevent online poker giant PokerStars...
Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets
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Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets

November 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has turned Twitter into his own personal grenade launcher, with his target none other than Governor Chris Christie and his weapon of choice being PokerStars’ projected return to the...
At Silk Road 2.0, the FBI Finds the Worm
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At Silk Road 2.0, the FBI Finds the Worm

November 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Silk Road 2.0 could be a cautionary tale in every sense of the word: what not to do and how not to do it, with a satisfying morality wrap up at the end. The Dark Net site’s somewhat mythic ride seems to have gotten too...