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    Amaya Stock Downgraded by Moody’s as Insider Trading Allegations Linger
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    Amaya Stock Downgraded by Moody’s as Insider Trading Allegations Linger

    March 25th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    Amaya stock is currently listed at $11.71 on the Nasdaq stock exchange, 17.5 percent lower than it was earlier this week. Trading is closed Friday to honor the Christian holiday Good Friday, but when the market reopens on Monday,...
    Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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    Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

    March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
    Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
    5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds
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    5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds

    March 18th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
    5Dimes, a Costa Rican online gambling site and poker room, has been accused of offering unlicensed real money betting options to US residents through an elaborate scheme involving Amazon gift certificates. Although many members...
    Detroit Home Game Robbers Sentenced
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    Detroit Home Game Robbers Sentenced

    March 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
    Two Detroit poker robbers were sentenced this week for their part in an armed robbery on a home game in the area last summer. Toursean Carnail-Lavan Pressley and Jemantae Kayon Perkins, both 23, were part of a gang of five men...
    Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid
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    Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid

    March 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
    Amaya may not have received a formal takeover offer from its CEO David Baazov yet, but that hasn’t stopped the board from employing global independent investment bank Moelis & Company to value the company. News of a...
    Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please
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    Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please

    March 3rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
    Hosting Maryland poker home games isn’t very likely to lead to your arrest, but technically, the activity is indeed illegal. According to current law, playing a casual game among friends in your house is a criminal act that...
    PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March
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    PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March

    February 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
    PokerStars New Jersey will finally go live after months of uncertainty, but only if it successfully meets the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement’s (DGE) testing procedure. Following months of speculation, hope, and...
    California Online Poker Bill Wins Key Indian Tribe Endorsement
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    California Online Poker Bill Wins Key Indian Tribe Endorsement

    February 23rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
    The latest California online poker bill push from State Assemblymen Adam Gray (D-District 21) and Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-District 59) is mustering support from some key Indian tribes. AB 2863, introduced on Friday to the State...
    California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise
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    California Stakeholders Reach Shock Online Poker Compromise

    February 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
    California’s chances of legalizing online poker this year are spotty at best, according to experts, thanks to the inability of its various stakeholders to remotely agree on how a future market might take shape. Two coalitions,...
    Bwin.Party Gets New Jersey Thumbs Up as State Officials Investigate GVC
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    Bwin.Party Gets New Jersey Thumbs Up as State Officials Investigate GVC

    February 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
    Bwin.party and the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City are exhaling a collective sigh of relief this week after officials with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) issued an order allowing the interactive gaming...