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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...
Daniel Negreanu Documentary “Kid Poker” Hits Canadian TV, But America Has to Wait
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Daniel Negreanu Documentary “Kid Poker” Hits Canadian TV, But America Has to Wait

December 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu has always fascinated poker players. Now, those fans can learn more about their idol, at least if they’re in Canada. Negreanu’s documentary on his life,aptly named “KidPoker” after the...
Tony G Gets a “No Thank You, Mate” for Lithuanian Parliament Push
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Tony G Gets a “No Thank You, Mate” for Lithuanian Parliament Push

December 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Tony G, the player who once ran riot at the poker tables with his kamikaze moves and cutting jibes, has recently been dealt a blow by the Lithuanian government. Since largely leaving poker behind for a career in politics, G...
Felix Stephensen Wins Landmark Norwegian Poker Championship
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Felix Stephensen Wins Landmark Norwegian Poker Championship

December 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The headline “Felix Stephensen wins Norwegian Poker Championship in Norway” might not appear newsworthy on the surface, but it’s actually a significant event for both the player and the country. Earlier this...
PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes
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PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes

December 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The PokerStars strike is underway, the three-day boycott scheduled to last from today, December 1, through Wednesday. Championed by poker pro Dani Stern, the sit-out is in response to the changes to PokerStars’ rewards...
Phil Ivey Gets Chance to Overturn Crockfords Ruling
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Phil Ivey Gets Chance to Overturn Crockfords Ruling

November 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey, the master poker player and high stakes gambler, has been given another shot at £7.8 million ($11.7 million) in cash thanks to a London judge. Despite being case that stretches back to August 2012, Ivey could still...
California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches
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California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches

November 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California online poker appears positioned to once again be an important topic of discussion in Sacramento when the legislature reconvenes on January 4, 2016. Both the state senate and assembly have been on recess since the end...
Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?
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Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?

November 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The holidays are upon us. For poker players, that means a time to get away from the card room and spend some quality time with the ones you love, the ones that love you, and the ones you tolerate once a year. Or does it?...
Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene
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Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene

November 24th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
An Oklahoma poker home game shooting terrified neighbors in the tiny town of fewer than 5,000 residents over the weekend. The small town of Sulphur in the Sooner State is eponymously named for its sulpher springs, for which it...
Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions
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Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions

November 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Jacob, the former poker player turned trader, has just become the 2015 Jeopardy Champion of Champions. Following a successful run in the show in April, Jacob was invited back to compete in the Tournament of Champions last...