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PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA
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PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA

April 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
We went in with fear, but came out with hope: that was the sentiment of the Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas. Reflecting on last week’s hearing of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act...
666Bet Director Arrested in Fraud Investigation
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666Bet Director Arrested in Fraud Investigation

March 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
666Bet Director Paul Bell was arrested at Heathrow airport last week, one of seven individuals arrested as part of a fraud investigation. The probe was carried out by the UK National Crime Agency and HM Revenue & Customs, and...
RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor
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RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor

March 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) hearing last Wednesday by a Judiciary House Subcommittee to debate whether the Wire Act needs to be restored to effectively outlaw online gambling could soon be opposed by a pro...
TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit
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TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit

March 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Tournament Directors Association has provoked anger and incredulity by announcing its forthcoming bi-annual summit will be held at the Venetian, the flagship property of Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. The TDA have...
Possible Tax Ramifications from UK Poker Study That Says It’s Game of Skill
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Possible Tax Ramifications from UK Poker Study That Says It’s Game of Skill

March 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A UK poker study says that poker is a game of skill, but that may prove to be an unlucky finding for professional British players currently used to walking away scot-free from the taxman. Poker players have long been waging a...
888poker Will Be Leading Sponsor of 2015 World Series of Poker
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888poker Will Be Leading Sponsor of 2015 World Series of Poker

March 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
888 Holdings and the World Series of Poker have increasingly gone hand-in-hand over the past two years. That relationship has become apparent in the United States since the introduction of regulated online poker, as 888 powers...
Nevada and Delaware Online Poker Player Pool Sharing Officially Launches
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Nevada and Delaware Online Poker Player Pool Sharing Officially Launches

March 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker players in Nevada and Delaware are officially able to play against each other through what is being called a Multi-State Poker Network (MSPN), the first such agreement in the United States. The official launch of the...
PokerStars Granted Dismissal Of Illinois Loss Recovery Case
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PokerStars Granted Dismissal Of Illinois Loss Recovery Case

March 27th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars may not have much of a presence in the United States anymore, but they’re still finding ways to win in the USA. Judge David R. Herndon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois granted...
RAWA House Subcommittee Hearing Pits Fiction and Fear Against Facts in Online Gambling Battle
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RAWA House Subcommittee Hearing Pits Fiction and Fear Against Facts in Online Gambling Battle

March 26th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The latest outing for the Sheldon Adelson-backed Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) took place on Wednesday in a House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations pow wow. In a...
Online Poker Pools Now Sharing Between Nevada and Delaware
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Online Poker Pools Now Sharing Between Nevada and Delaware

March 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Internet poker pools in Nevada and Delaware began sharing liquidity on Tuesday, a result of an interstate agreement signed by the states’ governors in February of 2014. The soft launch of the pact will bring Nevada’s...