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Amaya And GVC Look To Trump 888 Holdings With Bwin.party Acquisition Bid
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Amaya And GVC Look To Trump 888 Holdings With Bwin.party Acquisition Bid

May 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin.party’s future today became the subject of a high-powered bidding war between two giants of online gaming. In one corner is 888 Holdings, which announced on Monday morning that it had submitted a proposal to acquire...
Jason Mercier Picks Up Two Scoop Titles In Two Nights
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Jason Mercier Picks Up Two Scoop Titles In Two Nights

May 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Jason Mercier is no stranger to winning poker tournaments. But even for an accomplished player like Mercier, it is rare to pick up two major titles on back-to-back days. But that’s just what Mercier accomplished this week in...
GVC Holdings Making Bid for Bwin.party
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GVC Holdings Making Bid for Bwin.party

May 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
GVC Holdings announced Friday that it had made a proposal to take over bwin.party Digital Entertainment, making them the latest company to declare their interest in buying the worldwide Internet gaming company. Bwin.party has...
New York State Dems Tell Congress to Shut Down RAWA Approval
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New York State Dems Tell Congress to Shut Down RAWA Approval

May 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
RAWA, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, is a polarizing bill that is seeking to restore the Wire Act to its pre-2011 interpretation and effectively ban all forms of Internet wagering. The measure has largely divided...
Tiger Woods Charity Event to Star Big-Name Poker Celebs
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Tiger Woods Charity Event to Star Big-Name Poker Celebs

May 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Tiger Woods, one of golf’s all-time greats, is sitting down with poker’s all-time greats to raise money for the Tiger Woods Foundation, an organization that helps children disrupt the cycle of poverty through...
Poker Fight Breaks Out In Casino After $40,000 Pot
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Poker Fight Breaks Out In Casino After $40,000 Pot

May 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Just over a week ago boxing fans paid thousands of dollars to watch Floyd Mayweather hug Manny Pacquiao for 36 minutes; however, if they had waited and traveled to New Orleans, they could have seen more action for free. Earlier...
Sen. Harry Reid Reconfirms his Willingness to Outlaw Online Poker
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Sen. Harry Reid Reconfirms his Willingness to Outlaw Online Poker

May 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Senator Harry Reid, the man who was once fought for online poker in the US, is now in favor of repealing current legislation and bringing an end to all iGaming activities across the country. Although his comments, as reported by...
PokerStars Releasing Documentary on Daniel Negreanu
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PokerStars Releasing Documentary on Daniel Negreanu

May 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Daniel Negreanu is arguably the most successful poker player of all time. He has won more money in tournament play than anyone else in history, and he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame last year. What better subject for a...
World Series of Poker 2015 Hopes to Cater to Mainstream Poker Audience
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World Series of Poker 2015 Hopes to Cater to Mainstream Poker Audience

May 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker 2015 is out to outdo itself this year. Obviously, WSOP is always the biggest poker event of the year, but this year, organizers are hoping to bring more players than ever into the fold. According to WSOP...
Betclic Players Targeted by Belgian Gaming Commission
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Betclic Players Targeted by Belgian Gaming Commission

May 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Online gambling operator Betclic is being accused by the Belgian Public Prosecution Office of running an illegal iPoker and gambling network, with the country’s gaming commission also seizing player account balances and...