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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...
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...