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Chris Moneymaker to Help Launch Global Poker League’s First Franchise
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Chris Moneymaker to Help Launch Global Poker League’s First Franchise

January 6th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Chris Moneymaker, the man who sparked the poker boom when he won the 2003 WSOP Main Event, will be hoping his profile has the same effect on the soon-to-be-launched Global Poker League. For much of 2015, Global Poker Index (GPI)...
Isaac Haxton Leaves PokerStars, Brands VIP Changes Unethical
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Isaac Haxton Leaves PokerStars, Brands VIP Changes Unethical

January 4th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The debris from PokerStars’ decision to overhaul its loyalty reward program continued to fall at the start of January after Isaac Haxton announced his departure from the company. A long serving member of Team PokerStars...
2015: The Year Veterans Finally Represented in Poker
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2015: The Year Veterans Finally Represented in Poker

January 3rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
There’s a saying that “age is nothing but a number” and in 2015 that fact was proved beyond any doubt thanks to four well travelled poker pros. Between Neil Blumenfield, Pierre Neuville, Jon Andlovec and Doyle...
Cash Out: Top Five Biggest Moneymakers in Poker for 2015
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Cash Out: Top Five Biggest Moneymakers in Poker for 2015

December 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
2015 was full of big money winners and demonstrations of poker excellence, but only a few could make it onto our list of Moneymaker-style CHAMPIONS. Although none of the players on our list can be classified as amateurs, they...
Best Women in Poker 2015
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Best Women in Poker 2015

December 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
James Brown might have been right when he said that this world is (unfairly) dominated by men, but he was also right when he suggested that this “man’s world” wouldn’t be “nothing” without...
Italy Amends Online Poker Tax Structure and Gambling Advertisement Laws
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Italy Amends Online Poker Tax Structure and Gambling Advertisement Laws

December 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Italy is amending its 2015 Stability Law that was introduced in October in order to more properly profit from online gambling, Internet poker, and sports betting. Last June, the Italian government voted to eradicate Article 14 of...
Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars
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Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars

December 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya Inc. has branded a $290 million lawsuit brought against its subsidiary PokerStars by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as “frivolous” and “without merit,” and vowed that it will “vigorously dispute” any liability...
World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released
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World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released

December 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
World Series of Poker (WSOP) is always the most anticipated tournament series of any year. Now the folks at WSOP have released next year’s preview schedule (the full schedule should hit by no later than February 2016), and...
Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes
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Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes

December 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Disgruntled PokerStars players recently made a public protest during EPT Prague’s €50,000 ($55,000) Super High Roller in response to the news that VIP rewards will be cut dramatically at the start of 2015. Just over week...
San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links
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San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links

December 11th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Two San Diego card rooms and 25 players are under investigation by the FBI following a surprise raid earlier this week. The Seven Mile Casino on Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista and the Black Jack Palomar Casino, both in San Diego...