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“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money
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“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money

January 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Faraz Jaka, WPT champion and winner of multiple big money online poker tournaments, recently appeared on CNN’s Money show as a nomadic millionaire. Sitting in stark contrast to the usual depictions of high stakes poker...
Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking
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Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking

January 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Hendon Mob database has announced its intention to sue the Polish Finance Ministry for allegedly hacking into its website. Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus, who acquired the database from the Hendon Mob in June 2013 for $3...
Nebraska Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Poker in State
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Nebraska Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Poker in State

January 20th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Nebraska prohibits most forms of gambling throughout the state, but at least one lawmaker wants to change that by allowing poker to be played there. State Senator Tyson Larson (R-O’Neill) has introduced a bill that would...
Darren Woods Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail For Cheating
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Darren Woods Sentenced to 15 Months in Jail For Cheating

January 19th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Darren Woods, a professional poker player who won a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2011, has been sentenced to 15 months in jail after having been found guilty of fraud against online poker rooms, payment processors and...
WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold
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WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold

January 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker site WSOP.com has taken over as the largest room in the New Jersey Internet market, following a dramatic week that saw a major shift in cash game traffic rankings overall. Within only a week of a liquidity sharing...
PokerStars Launches “Pay-by-Poker” Restaurant in London
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PokerStars Launches “Pay-by-Poker” Restaurant in London

January 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Poker players have been known to earn food through casino comps, and plenty of professionals use the game to pay for their meals. But a new venture from PokerStars is connecting the card game to diners in a more direct way. A...
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Still Fighting As He Amends Online Poker Bill
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California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Still Fighting As He Amends Online Poker Bill

January 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California State Representative Mike Gatto has amended his state’s online poker bill to remove a highly criticized clause where players were expected to register in person at land-based casinos. Bill AB 9, also known as The...
Gus Hansen Invest “Millions” in Bridge Invention
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Gus Hansen Invest “Millions” in Bridge Invention

January 16th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Gus Hansen, one of the online poker world’s biggest losers, might have had rough time at the virtual felt recently, but it seems as though years of turmoil haven’t decimated his bankroll. According to a recent article...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up

January 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The New Jersey online poker scene managed to avoid another loss and reverse its three-month downswing with a positive U-turn in the right direction for December, according to the State’s Division of Gaming Enforcement....
Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call
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Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call

January 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) reached its dramatic finale last night as American Kevin Schultz won the title with a $1.4 million hero call. When the dust cleared after six days of play on Paradise Island in the...