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Online Poker Left Out of UKGC Gambling Trends Study
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Online Poker Left Out of UKGC Gambling Trends Study

May 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) breakdown of gambling trends across the country has just been released and online poker didn’t even score a mention. Despite making up around 19 percent of the UK’s £2.83 billion...
Viktor Blom To Stream 10-Hour Session On Twitch
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Viktor Blom To Stream 10-Hour Session On Twitch

May 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Viktor Blom (better known to many as “Isildur1”) has a reputation as one of poker’s greatest gamblers, a man who is willing to take on anyone at any stakes and doesn’t shy away at the prospect of losing a million dollars...
Mississippi Unlikely To See Online Poker Anytime Soon
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Mississippi Unlikely To See Online Poker Anytime Soon

May 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Mississippi online poker was never something that supporters had really hoped to push through the state legislature this year, so it wasn’t much of a surprise when a bill to regulate the game died quickly earlier this year....
PokerStars to Push California Regulators this Week
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PokerStars to Push California Regulators this Week

May 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The push for regulated online poker in California received a boost this week thanks to PokerStars and two of its leading pros, Daniel Negreanu and Jason Somerville. Intent on contributing to the recent wave of positive momentum...
New York Online Poker Bill Omits Bad Actor Language 
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New York Online Poker Bill Omits Bad Actor Language 

May 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New York online poker, previously thought to be a longshot for passage in 2015, just received a much-needed boost by way of a new bill. Authored by State Senator John Bonacic (R-District 42), bill S05302 would allow certain...
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...