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South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators
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South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators

November 2nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Officials in South Africa have introduced a sweeping set of proposals that would ban online poker and all other forms of Internet gambling in the country. Those rules have been suggested by the Department of Trade and Industry,...
PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3
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PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3

November 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK, after much ado, is finally launching its new platform this coming Monday, November 3rd. In accordance with its new gambling license, the delayed PokerStars.co.uk platform is being pushed out to customers...
Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana
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Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana

October 31st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
You may be able to call Phil Ivey the next time you need some medical marijuana: thanks to a recent Las Vegas City Council vote, the poker pro is one of 26 proud new pot distribution licensee applicants who’ve been...
PokerStars Rake Increase Ups the Ante in Player Wrath
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PokerStars Rake Increase Ups the Ante in Player Wrath

October 31st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars rake increases may be a penny-wise, pound-foolish move on the part of the online site, as the company has now announced sweeping changes to the rake structure of its cash games, tournaments and even Spin and Go’s....
Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”
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Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”

October 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has poked a bit of a political hornet’s nest with its rundown of US politicians running in the impending mid-term elections who are against legalized iGaming in general, and regulated iPoker...
Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed
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Mike Matusow Spinal Cord Surgery Could Have Left Him Paralyzed

October 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mike Matusow, the man affectionately known as “The Mouth” for his often outspoken and frequently brash comments, is down for the count, but not for long. Matusow recently underwent major spinal surgery to correct a...
PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players
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PokerStars Currency Exchange Fees Stir the Pot for Players

October 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars currency exchange fees are not sitting well with some players who withdraw their funds in a different currency than the one in which they carry their balance. The new exchange policy is drawing criticism from many...
Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues
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Partypoker Pokerfest Events Plagued by Connection Issues

October 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Two events in partypoker’s Pokerfest were cancelled on Sunday, as connectivity issues forced the company to eliminate some of the biggest events on the day’s schedule. Players had noticed issues on the site throughout...
Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham
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Former Full Tilt Head Ray Bitar Not Back in the High Life, Per Allen Cunningham

October 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Former Full Tilt poker pro Allen Cunningham has fired back at players who criticized the sentence received last year by the site’s ex-CEO Ray Bitar, saying that his former boss is in poor health and not enjoying the funds...
South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK
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South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK

October 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
South Point Casino’s Real Gaming has officially become Nevada’s third full-fledged online poker operator. After eight full months in the “soft-launch” phase, during which time it has been rigorously tested by...