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GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong
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GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong

July 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC & Amaya have been interested in buying bwin.party for months, and now it looks like the deal may come together in the next few days, according to bwin’s board of directors. But the delays in the deal appear to have...
WSOP Main Event Draws 6,420 Players
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WSOP Main Event Draws 6,420 Players

July 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker Main Event rode a massive final opening day to draw a field of 6,420 players, a number that is down only slightly from the 2014 Main Event. On Tuesday’s Day 1C, a total of 3,963 players turned out to...
Cyber Attack Disrupts New Jersey Online Casinos, Hacker Demands Ransom
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Cyber Attack Disrupts New Jersey Online Casinos, Hacker Demands Ransom

July 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
A hacker performed a cyber attack on at least four online casinos in New Jersey the Thursday before the July 4th holiday resulting in the iGambling networks being sent offline. According to the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend
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WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend

July 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker’s Main Event began on Sunday, but there was plenty of poker action in the Rio and elsewhere in Las Vegas before the biggest tournament of the year kicked off. This past weekend not only saw the last of...
Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner
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Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner

July 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s relationship escalated while filming the 2003 superhero film “Daredevil,” a bit of foreshadowing perhaps that the now 42-year-old actor likes to take risks, especially when it...
Sen. Lindsey Graham Hosting Cybercrime Hearing July 8, RAWA Potential Topic  
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Sen. Lindsey Graham Hosting Cybercrime Hearing July 8, RAWA Potential Topic  

July 4th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) doesn’t want you playing poker online, and while the other 13 official candidates for the Republican ticket in 2016 are concentrating on pressing issues like the economy, ISIS, and...
Poker News Wrap: Mike Gatto Cancels Hearing On California Online Poker Bill
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Poker News Wrap: Mike Gatto Cancels Hearing On California Online Poker Bill

July 3rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker might still be coming to California, but one legislator is pushing his bill to the back burner for now. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has cancelled the first hearing on his bill, saying that the lack of...
Anthony Zinno Wins High Roller Pot Limit Omaha Event At WSOP
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Anthony Zinno Wins High Roller Pot Limit Omaha Event At WSOP

July 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
World Poker Tour Player of the Year Anthony Zinno dominated final table play to win the $25,000 High Roller Pot Limit Omaha tournament at the World Series of Poker. Zinno lead for virtually the entire final day to claim the...
Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Has Players Not Seeing Double
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Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Has Players Not Seeing Double

July 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The Aria Super High Roller Series has been stealing a tiny bit of thunder from the World Series of Poker this summer, and a recent incident during one of the event’s cash games has gotten some real buzz. After kicking off...
Jonathan Duhamel Wins High Roller For One Drop
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Jonathan Duhamel Wins High Roller For One Drop

June 30th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jonathan Duhamel survived one of the most challenging final tables of the 2015 World Series of Poker in order to win the 2015 High Roller for One Drop, earning the Montreal-based poker pro his second career bracelet and...