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“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof
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“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof

June 21st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Laurence H. Tribe, a renowned Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard, and Barack Obama’s mentor when he was a Law undergraduate there, has branded “bad actor” clauses in two California poker bills flaky and...
Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware
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Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware

June 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Regulated online gambling is something that most poker players in the United States welcome, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a few downsides to it, at least in the short-term. While having the state license...
Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill
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Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill

June 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania has long been rumored to be one of the next states that could take up some form of online gambling. For a while now, the word has been that they were studying what was happening in New Jersey and other states before...
Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week
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Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week

June 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The global casino industry has its eyes firmly focused on the Japanese parliament this week, eager to know whether the Asian country is ready to open up one of the biggest potential casino markets in the world. Signs are looking...
Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming
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Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming

June 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The fate of online poker in Portugal should be decided in the coming weeks, unless the game’s opposition throw up any significant political hurdles. Following mounting pressure from the forces responsible for the...
Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine
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Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine

June 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson, the casino impresario whose stance against the online poker world has made him a veritable villain among many Internet gambling fans, has recently been fined for allowing underage gambling in one of his casinos,...
Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail
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Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail

June 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Despite once facing the threat of 76 years in jail for fraud, money-laundering and the illegal possession of over $1 billion, Daniel Tzvetkoff, the Australian former businessman and playboy whose testimony brought down three of...
Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses
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Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses

June 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A millionaire banker is suing swanky London casino Les Ambassadeurs over claims that the high-stakes games he played there were corrupt. Iraj Parvizi, 48, believes he was the subject of an elaborate sting at the casino in the...
Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments
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Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments

May 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Full Tilt Poker will be engaging in a third round of repayments, according to the Full Tilt Poker Claims website that will include about 3,500 transactions which will total approximately $15 million. The Garden City Group (GCG),...
Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament
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Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament

May 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
While an alienated electorate showed its rejection of mainstream politicians by largely embracing far-right parties at this week’s European elections, the people of Lithuania showed their leanings by voting in the brash and...