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Pennsylvania Online Poker Legislation Gets Another Shot, But Gets Shot Down
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Legislation Gets Another Shot, But Gets Shot Down

May 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania online poker is once again off the table, after lawmakers in the State House voted against two separate bills that sought to expand gambling and legalize Internet wagering this week. On May 24, an amendment to HB...
Pennsylvania Budget Shortfall Considers Online Poker as a Possible Solution
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Pennsylvania Budget Shortfall Considers Online Poker as a Possible Solution

May 19th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The Pennsylvania budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal operating year proposed by Governor Tom Wolf (D) comes in at $33.3 billion, which is $3.3 billion, or 11 percent higher, than the current allocation. To make up for the gap, Wolf...
Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval
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Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval

May 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Combining Nevada online poker with its counterpart in New Jersey would be like creating a super-franchise between “the Yankees and the Dodgers,” according to Silver State Governor Brian Sandoval. Speaking at the recent Gaming...
Will Liquidity Sharing Approval Lift Online Poker in France?
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Will Liquidity Sharing Approval Lift Online Poker in France?

May 6th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker in France looks set to receive a shot in the arm thanks to a new liquidity sharing bill, but it could be too little too late for the struggling economy. The French online poker scene is one that’s often in the...
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Denies Guilt Regarding Insider Trading Allegations
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Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Denies Guilt Regarding Insider Trading Allegations

May 5th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya founder David Baazov has pleaded not guilty to charges levied against him by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Quebec’s financial and securities regulator. Baazov is accused of five charges by AMF officials...
Michigan Online Gambling Hearing Today at State Capitol Bears a Solid “Maybe”
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Michigan Online Gambling Hearing Today at State Capitol Bears a Solid “Maybe”

May 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
A Michigan online gambling bill was heard by the State Senate’s Regulatory Reform Committee today at the State Capitol Building in Lansing. Authored by State Senator Mike Kowall (R-District 15), Senate Bill 889 would allow...
Larry Flynt has his Eyes Set on Troubled California Card Club?
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Larry Flynt has his Eyes Set on Troubled California Card Club?

May 1st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Larry Flynt has made his mark on the gambling and pornography industries during his 73-year life. But, according to sources, he has another big project in store. This time, the adult industry mogul allegedly has plans to overtake...
New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process
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New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process

April 26th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey online poker is experiencing its first-ever renaissance largely thanks to welcoming PokerStars to the confined Internet gambling territory. Revenues and profits soared in March, and the outlook is bright for the three...
Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll
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Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll

April 23rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
A poker shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, between two retired pensioners has left one woman facing charges of attempted murder and one man with a hole in his leg. Ethal Barron of Tuscaloosa was arrested by local police earlier...
California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues
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California Online Poker Hearing Slated for April 27, Delaware Records Strong March Revenues

April 19th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker will have yet another day in Sacramento when the State Assembly’s Governmental Organization (GO) Committee hears a bill on April 27. First introduced in February by Assemblymen Adam Gray (D-District...