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WSOP Won’t Budge on Player Tax Headache 
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WSOP Won’t Budge on Player Tax Headache 

May 11th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The WSOP has confirmed that it will not allow tax on winnings to be declared to the IRS via 5754 forms, creating a potential fiscal headache for players and their backers. 5754 forms are provided in instances in which there are...
Antonio Esfandiari Latest Poker Pro to Partner with Poker Central
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Antonio Esfandiari Latest Poker Pro to Partner with Poker Central

May 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker Central may not be on the air yet, but it is already building a stable of top, well-known professional players to help get it off the ground. Antonio Esfandiari was announced as the latest partner for Poker Central, just a...
WSOPE Berlin Bound for Bumper Bracelet Festival
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WSOPE Berlin Bound for Bumper Bracelet Festival

May 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Since upping anchor and setting sail for new horizons back in 2007, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) has handed out bracelets in the UK and France under the WSOPE(urope) banner. In 2015, however, the international tour will set...
France and Spain Could Share Poker Liquidity
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France and Spain Could Share Poker Liquidity

May 8th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Spanish online poker regulators say that they might be willing to share liquidity with French poker sites, a move that could generate increased traffic for poker players in both countries if it were to occur. The announcement...
Amendments to California Online Poker Bill Revealed
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Amendments to California Online Poker Bill Revealed

May 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The California online poker bill that historically passed through the state’s Assembly Governmental Organization Committee last week is merely a shell bill, one that will need to be filled in with many more details before it...
Neymar Jr Becomes Newest PokerStars Brand Ambassador
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Neymar Jr Becomes Newest PokerStars Brand Ambassador

May 7th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Neymar Jr is one of the premiere soccer players in the world, and he’s also one of the most celebrated stars in the world of social media. The Brazilian professional footballer who captains his national team and plays for...
CSIG Poll Suggests Pennsylvania Residents Aren’t Interested in Online Poker
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CSIG Poll Suggests Pennsylvania Residents Aren’t Interested in Online Poker

May 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) has published a poll suggesting that the residents of Pennsylvania aren’t all that interested in seeing online poker or other Internet gaming coming to their state. However, some...
Australian Study Suggests Online Poker Doesn’t Cause Gambling Problems
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Australian Study Suggests Online Poker Doesn’t Cause Gambling Problems

May 6th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Online poker and other Internet gambling games have come under assault in the United States, with many opponents suggesting that these games are more likely to lead to problem gambling than land-based forms of betting. However, a...
Amaya to Release Q1 Earnings Mid-May, Revenue Estimates Lowered
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Amaya to Release Q1 Earnings Mid-May, Revenue Estimates Lowered

May 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya will reveal to investors its first-quarter earnings for 2015 during a conference call on May 14th led by David Baazov, CEO of the gaming company and parent to PokerStars and Full Tilt. In a press release, the company says...
PokerStars to Restrict Affiliate Agreements to Two Years
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PokerStars to Restrict Affiliate Agreements to Two Years

May 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The poker affiliate world is set for a major shakeup on June 1 thanks to a recent announcement by PokerStars. In an effort to redistribute its marketing budget, PokerStars has informed its affiliates that the way it handles...