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Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed
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Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed

June 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A New Jersey judge has dismissed a private lawsuit brought against the Borgata by six of the players at the controversial Borgata Winter Poker Open, held earlier in the year. The $500 + 60 NLH Big Stack event, which had a...
Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation
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Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation

June 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Keystone Progress, a left-leaning “political action” group in Pennsylvania, has filed a complaint against Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Chairman Sheldon Adelson with the state’s Gaming Control Board, asserting that his...
Idaho Tribe’s Poker Battle Heading to Arbitration
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Idaho Tribe’s Poker Battle Heading to Arbitration

June 27th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Idaho isn’t usually a battleground over gambling issues, and it isn’t known as a hotbed of poker talent, either. But for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, a fight over whether their rights outweigh the state’s ban...
PokerStars Inches Towards Licensing in New Jersey, Quebec
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PokerStars Inches Towards Licensing in New Jersey, Quebec

June 25th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The ink hasn’t even dried on the announcement that PokerStars and the Rational Group will be bought by Amaya Gaming Group, and it will still be months before the deal is finalized. But PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are...
Singapore Could Adopt French Online Poker Model
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Singapore Could Adopt French Online Poker Model

June 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Singapore’s online poker landscape could have a distinctly French feel to it when legislation is finalized, thanks to a recent meeting between its Second Minister for Home Affairs and ARJEL. Despite criticism of...
Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act
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Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act

June 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has written to the UK government, claiming that imminent changes to the country’s gambling laws not only threaten UK consumers, but are illegal under European law. The...
888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets
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888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets

June 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
In the fight over online poker in the United States, one of the major battlegrounds has been deciding just who gets to participate in this very lucrative market. In most cases, some sort of “bad actor” clause has been...
“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...