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Washington D.C.’s Sports Betting Push Could Lead to Online Poker Regulation
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Washington D.C.’s Sports Betting Push Could Lead to Online Poker Regulation

October 19th, 2018 | by Dan Smyth
Online poker could find its way into the Washington D.C. if ongoing discussions around sports betting prove productive. Following a public hearing between city council members and lawmakers, local news outlet WTOP has reported on...
Liquidity Sharing Inspires New PokerStars $11 Million ‘COOP Festival
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Liquidity Sharing Inspires New PokerStars $11 Million ‘COOP Festival

October 17th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars has launched its latest ‘COOP and this time the online tournament festival will bring together players from France, Spain and Portugal. Following the liquidity sharing pact that came into effect in July 2017,...
Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics
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Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics

October 15th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Partypoker has been accused of unfair practices after a forum poster provided third-hand evidence about the way the operator mitigates overlays. Posting under the handle pp-whistle, the unknown player said that Partypoker is...
PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup
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PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup

October 12th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is making more inroads into the world of chess with the help of team pros Daniel Negreanu, Liv Boeree and a unique tournament. The event is set to place on October 14 and will see the poker pair join forces with chess...
WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal
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WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal

October 10th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The convergence between online poker and blockchain-based technology continued recently after the World Poker Tour (WPT) joined forces with FansUnite Entertainment Inc. Announced on October 9, the a multi-faceted-deal that will...
Cryptocurrencies Overtake Fiats on Winning Poker Network
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Cryptocurrencies Overtake Fiats on Winning Poker Network

October 8th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Up to 60 percent of payments on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) are now carried out in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin according to Michael Harris. Discussing the network’s commitment to innovation in a recent press release,...
PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk
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PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk

October 5th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars pro Liv Boeree has given her second Ted Talk, using the six-minute speech to outline the three things poker has taught her about life. Released on October 1, the presentation examines the interplay between skill and...
Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu
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Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu

October 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Arlie Shaban has been given a poker masterclass by PokerStars pro Daniel Negreanu after completing the third of his 12 labors. After being challenged to take part in a Hercules-inspired journey, the former Big Brother Canada...
Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding
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Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding

October 1st, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The evolution of India’s online poker industry continues as fledgling site 9stacks becomes the first operator to raise money through a Series A funding model. Announced on October 1, the initiative will see 9Stacks receive 28...
PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs
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PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs

September 28th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) might have opened the door to some unexpected problems for the online poker industry. When the US Supreme Court repealed the 1992 act outlawing sports...