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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...
Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan Raises Eyebrows and Questions in Borgata Team Up
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Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan Raises Eyebrows and Questions in Borgata Team Up

November 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Pala Interactive, in tandem with new partner Borgata, is set to become New Jersey’s first tribal gaming operator, and will offer online poker and gambling in the Garden State. The company, which was founded by the Pala Band of...
Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!
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Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!

November 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mars Callahan, actor, TV producer, and former WSOP Main Event contender,  is facing more drama in real life these days than he’s ever portrayed on the screen or at the poker tables: Callahan is being sued by his former...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...
Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal
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Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal

November 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey is to appeal against the judgment of the High Court in London in the Crockfords Casino edge-sorting case. According to his lawyer, Matthew Dowd of Archerfield Partners LLP, Ivey has formally filed papers to challenge...
South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators
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South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators

November 2nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Officials in South Africa have introduced a sweeping set of proposals that would ban online poker and all other forms of Internet gambling in the country. Those rules have been suggested by the Department of Trade and Industry,...
PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3
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PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3

November 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK, after much ado, is finally launching its new platform this coming Monday, November 3rd. In accordance with its new gambling license, the delayed PokerStars.co.uk platform is being pushed out to customers...
Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana
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Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana

October 31st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
You may be able to call Phil Ivey the next time you need some medical marijuana: thanks to a recent Las Vegas City Council vote, the poker pro is one of 26 proud new pot distribution licensee applicants who’ve been...
Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”
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Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”

October 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has poked a bit of a political hornet’s nest with its rundown of US politicians running in the impending mid-term elections who are against legalized iGaming in general, and regulated iPoker...
Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say
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Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say

October 29th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Lawyers for several defendants in the Paul Phua sports betting case say that FBI agents used illegal tactics to obtain evidence against their clients. That accusation came from legal counsel representing four of the eight...