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RAWA Could Be on Adelson Republican Jewish Coalition Agenda for 2016 GOP Hopefuls
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RAWA Could Be on Adelson Republican Jewish Coalition Agenda for 2016 GOP Hopefuls

March 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
RAWA, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, may not be at the top of Sheldon Adelson’s talking points when he meets with Republican presidential hopefuls, but it’s likely the topic will come up. And it will...
Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Author Optimistic About Chances
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Author Optimistic About Chances

March 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne (R-Hummelstown) has expressed optimism about the chances that his bill to regulate online poker and gambling in the state, saying that most of his colleagues have remained open-minded...
Amaya Tapping Growing Asian Poker Market
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Amaya Tapping Growing Asian Poker Market

March 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya Inc., owner of Rational Group subsidiaries PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, has announced a series of initiatives to grow the game in Asia. While the company’s US fate is still uncertain, the world’s largest...
WSOP Officials Warn Players To Pre-Register For Colossus Tournament
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WSOP Officials Warn Players To Pre-Register For Colossus Tournament

March 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker Colossus tournament may very well end up being the largest live poker tournament in history in terms of field size. In fact, the tournament is expected to be so large that even WSOP officials aren’t...
Pam Anderson Claims Rick Salomon Has Won $40 Million Playing Poker
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Pam Anderson Claims Rick Salomon Has Won $40 Million Playing Poker

March 17th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The estranged husband of Pamela Anderson, Rick Salomon, reportedly won $40 million playing poker in 2014. The startling revelation hit the headlines this week after celebrity gossip site, TMZ, obtained court documents filed by...
Sunday Million 9th Anniversary Tops $10 Million
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Sunday Million 9th Anniversary Tops $10 Million

March 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars’ Sunday Million, the most popular weekly online poker tournament in the world, celebrated its 9th anniversary with a bang over the weekend by creating a prize pool of $10,086,400. The original $9 million...
New Jersey Revenue Report: Poker Performing “OK” But Could Do Better
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New Jersey Revenue Report: Poker Performing “OK” But Could Do Better

March 15th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey’s latest round of revenue reports were released on Thursday night and while casino games continued to thrive, the state’s online poker economy appeared to stall. Although the figures were far from...
RAWA Congressional Hearing to be Held March 24
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RAWA Congressional Hearing to be Held March 24

March 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act’s Congressional hearing is now scheduled for March 24. The Sheldon Adelson-backed bill, which was reintroduced to the House by Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) in January, will be...
Dominican Republic Bill Would Legalize Online Poker
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Dominican Republic Bill Would Legalize Online Poker

March 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Dominican Republic Standing Committee on Finance is focusing its attention on regulating all forms of gambling and legalizing Internet gaming. Committee members are discussing a new bill that would create a national...
PokerStars Enjoys Major Upswing In Italy
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PokerStars Enjoys Major Upswing In Italy

March 13th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
This week has proved to be one of contrasting fortune for PokerStars’ Italian platform. Earlier this week news broke that the operator’s Italian business brand, Halfords Media Italy, is currently being investigated...