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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...
World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music
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World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music

January 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Haden Ware, one of the founders of the pioneering World Sports Exchange (WSEX) website, appeared in a federal court this week to plead guilty to violating the Wire Act. Ware, an American citizen, has been a fugitive from the...
French Online Poker Economy in Danger With International Liquidity Sharing Rejected
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French Online Poker Economy in Danger With International Liquidity Sharing Rejected

January 26th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The latest efforts by French online poker advocates to revive the country’s flailing Internet industry have been thwarted by the government’s opposition to liquidity sharing. Ever since France regulated online poker...