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Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!
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Mars Callahan: Alleged Death Threats, Extortion, and Fraud, Oh My!

November 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mars Callahan, actor, TV producer, and former WSOP Main Event contender,  is facing more drama in real life these days than he’s ever portrayed on the screen or at the poker tables: Callahan is being sued by his former...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...
Santa Ysabel Tribe Puts Online Poker on Hold, Launches Real Money Bingo
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Santa Ysabel Tribe Puts Online Poker on Hold, Launches Real Money Bingo

November 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
California’s  Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel made waves this summer by announcing it would launch real money online poker in the Golden State, despite the fact that the state had not put a regulatory framework into place...
Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details
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Paul Phua Court Case Reveals Surprising New Details

November 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Defense attorneys in the Paul Phua sports betting case have submitted documents that reveal new details about the investigation that eventually brought down the alleged betting ring that was being run out of a Caesars Palace...
Daniel Negreanu Comes to Defense of PokerStars Rake Bump
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Daniel Negreanu Comes to Defense of PokerStars Rake Bump

November 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu took to the forums at his poker site to defend the recent changes at PokerStars that have riled up many in the online poker community. Negreanu’s post on Full Contact Poker discussed many of the changes that...
PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak

November 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has announced on Twitter that PokerStars’ entrance into the New Jersey market is now in the hands of the state’s Governor Chris Christie, which suggests that it may have already been...
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....