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Seals With Clubs Relaunches As SwC Poker
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Seals With Clubs Relaunches As SwC Poker

March 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bitcoin poker suffered a big loss when Seals with Clubs, the most popular Bitcoin poker site in the world, shut down on February 11. But players who enjoyed wagering at the virtual tables using crypto-currency didn’t have to...
PokerStars and Amazon Set To Bet The Farm On New Twitch Deal
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PokerStars and Amazon Set To Bet The Farm On New Twitch Deal

March 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Twitch wants the help of the poker world and the poker world appears to want the help of Twitch. Following two separate but seemingly connected announcements in the last 24 hours, players have been given a glimpse into the future...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Sweeps the Board at British Poker Awards
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Victoria Coren Mitchell Sweeps the Board at British Poker Awards

February 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Victoria Coren Mitchell cleaned up at the British Poker Awards this week, taking home awards in three categories: Performance of the Year, Poker Personality of the Year, and Social Media User of the Year. Victoria Coren Mitchell...
Seals with Clubs Founder Talks About Raid on Home
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Seals with Clubs Founder Talks About Raid on Home

February 26th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Seals with Clubs (SwC) was the most popular Bitcoin poker site on the Internet. That was true right up until February 11, when the site went offline due to what was originally described as a technical issue. That was expected to...
Nevada and Delaware Online Poker Pools Could Be Combined in Weeks
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Nevada and Delaware Online Poker Pools Could Be Combined in Weeks

February 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker players from Nevada and Delaware could be facing off against each other in just a matter of weeks. According to Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, the agreement between the two states that was signed last year to share...
Aviation Club de France Sent Into Judicial Liquidation
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Aviation Club de France Sent Into Judicial Liquidation

February 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Aviation Club de France (ACF) has been one of the most iconic gambling halls in France, if not all of Europe, over the past century. But following a raid and closure five months ago, French authorities have now placed the...
RAWA Finds New Life through Its Own Restoration in the House
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RAWA Finds New Life through Its Own Restoration in the House

February 22nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
RAWA, or the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, is once again making its way to Congress. First introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on March 26, 2014, the legislation seeks to amend the federal criminal code in...
Paul Phua FBI Evidence Necessary for Successful Prosecution
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Paul Phua FBI Evidence Necessary for Successful Prosecution

February 20th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua is set to go to trial in Nevada on April 13th for charges of operating an illegal sports betting ring during the 2014 World Cup, but for prosecutors to properly present its case they are asking for evidence collected in...
Poker Players Alliance Applauds Andrew Lichtenberger Support
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Poker Players Alliance Applauds Andrew Lichtenberger Support

February 19th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has just recruited an influential new figure to help support its push for legalized iGaming across the US. Andrew Lichtenberger, known online as LuckyChewy, was one of the early high-stakes stars...
Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan
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Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan

February 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Mehmet Hassan murder trial commenced in London this week, as two men and one woman appeared in court accused of luring the poker player into a deadly honey trap before robbing him of his poker winnings. Hassan, a popular...