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GVC Holdings Gets Important Approval Status in New Jersey
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GVC Holdings Gets Important Approval Status in New Jersey

June 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
GVC Holdings, the gaming company that took control of bwin.party back in February, has been given the OK to continue operating in the Garden State by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). Prior to the GVC...
Reporter Exposes Mafia-Style Chinese Poker Den
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Reporter Exposes Mafia-Style Chinese Poker Den

June 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
A Chinese poker den reportedly taking thousands of dollars in illegal bets has been exposed by an undercover reporter. According to local newspaper The Beijing News, a reporter was able to infiltrate an unlicensed high stakes...
Poland Online Poker Legislation Drafted by Country’s Ministry of Finance
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Poland Online Poker Legislation Drafted by Country’s Ministry of Finance

May 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poland online poker could soon become free of exclusion after the Polish Ministry of Finance (MF) revealed numerous amendments to the country’s current Gambling Act, one of which would liberalize interactive poker in the...
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...