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Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event
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Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event

April 22nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Michelle Chin won the 2015 Horseshoe Council Bluffs $1,675 Main Event on Monday, becoming the first woman to win a World Series of Poker Circuit main event in the process. That ended a streak of 156 WSOP Circuit main events...
Nanjing Millions Shutdown is Now Criminal Investigation
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Nanjing Millions Shutdown is Now Criminal Investigation

April 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The shutdown of the Nanjing Millions poker tournament has become national news in China, and appears to be headed towards a criminal investigation after reports in Chinese media that hosting the tournament was a “criminal...
Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance
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Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance

April 21st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker Main Event 2010 champion, Jonathan Duhamel, has parted ways with his longtime sponsor, PokerStars. The reason for the split is as yet unknown. The lone statement given to PokerNews by PokerStars’...
New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker
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New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker

April 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Gaming merchant codes have long hindered the regulated Internet poker market, but that trend might soon change thanks to the issuing of three new processing codes. Since Nevada legalized online casinos back in 2013, financial...
Lock Poker Ceases Operations as Players Lose Millions 
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Lock Poker Ceases Operations as Players Lose Millions 

April 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Lock Poker has apparently thrown away its key, taking its software offline three days after the network disconnected and leaving millions of dollars in player account balances hanging in a perpetual state of unsettlement....
Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out
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Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out

April 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the man who once supported online poker in the US, is now in favor of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). The 75-year-old, who is stepping down from his political post, has...
China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site
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China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site

April 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars-sponsored APPT Nanjing Millions event has been summarily shut down by Chinese police on Friday, four days into the main event. Reports on the ground are thin, due to Chinese restrictions on live media and blogging...
PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages
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PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages

April 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars long-awaited return to the US igaming market is closer than ever before according to the owner of Resorts Hotel & Casino, Morris Bailey. Following a deal with PokerStars back in 2014, Resorts has been working with...
California Online Poker Joint House Hearings Planned 
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California Online Poker Joint House Hearings Planned 

April 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
California is to hold joint Senate and Assembly committee hearings to push forward its efforts to legalize and regulate online poker. While no date or agenda has been set, the hearings will have to be held before March 1st, the...
Daniel Negreanu Twitches Successfully with His Own Live Stream Channel
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Daniel Negreanu Twitches Successfully with His Own Live Stream Channel

April 16th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu has started Twitching, and the poker community seems to love it. The PokerStars pro jumped in earlier this week to the live streaming matrix with his own channel, and fans were happy to tune in. Negreanu Plays...