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Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate
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Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate

February 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Bwin.party hasn’t had any luck finding a buyer just yet, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a sale at some point. While reports last week suggested that such talks were off, new rumors are now circulating that there...
Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan
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Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan

February 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Mehmet Hassan murder trial commenced in London this week, as two men and one woman appeared in court accused of luring the poker player into a deadly honey trap before robbing him of his poker winnings. Hassan, a popular...
Caesars and PokerStars Form Partnership to Promote Online Poker in America
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Caesars and PokerStars Form Partnership to Promote Online Poker in America

February 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Caesars and PokerStars haven’t always seen eye-to-eye on the issues. After all, when it comes to online poker, the two are competitors: PokerStars is the world’s largest online poker brand, while Caesars controls the World...
World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement
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World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement

February 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Poker Tour has announced that it will partner with Europe-Bet.com, allowing the company to host three WPT events in the Eastern European nation over the course of 2015. It will also give Europe-Bet.com the exclusive...
Caesars May Drop Opposition to PokerStars in California
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Caesars May Drop Opposition to PokerStars in California

February 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in California would be a big money maker for anyone who can get into the market. That, unfortunately, is part of the problem: everyone has a different idea of exactly who should be able to offer Internet poker there,...
Global Poker Masters Will Stream Live on Twitch
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Global Poker Masters Will Stream Live on Twitch

February 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Global Poker Masters is, as Global Poker Index (GPI) owner Alex Dreyfus has said many times, an attempt to help “sportify” poker. In other words, Dreyfus wants to make poker into a sport that fans can enjoy just as they...
Hollywood Cares Poker Event Lands “Breaking Bad,” “Sons of Anarchy” Stars
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Hollywood Cares Poker Event Lands “Breaking Bad,” “Sons of Anarchy” Stars

February 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Hollywood Cares Charity Poker Invitational just scored two actors from two of the most celebrated shows in recent years. Dean Norris, more commonly known as DEA agent Hank Schrader from the hit AMC series “Breaking...
Fallsview Poker Classic Chipleader Arrested, Empty Seat Finishes Third
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Fallsview Poker Classic Chipleader Arrested, Empty Seat Finishes Third

February 13th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Harnam Matharu was on a heater at the Fallsview Poker Classic in Niagara Falls, Ontario, this week. Going into dinner break, with five players left in the $1,100 buy-in event, the 21-year-old from Edmonton was sitting pretty with...
Is Gov. Chris Christie Blocking PokerStars’ NJ Launch?
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Is Gov. Chris Christie Blocking PokerStars’ NJ Launch?

February 13th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the man that brought online poker to the Garden State back in 2013, is allegedly behind a plot to keep the world’s largest gaming operator out of the US. According to a recent report by...
Dan Fleyshman Confirms that Ivey League Isn’t Looking for $20 Million
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Dan Fleyshman Confirms that Ivey League Isn’t Looking for $20 Million

February 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey doesn’t need your money. Chances are that you already knew that: after all, Ivey is perhaps the world’s most successful poker player ever, and isn’t exactly hiding his wealth. And yet there was recently a listing...