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UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines
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UKGC Improves Player Protections with New Guidelines

November 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) efforts to make all regulated sites in the UK as player-friendly as possible took another step forward recently after it published new guidelines on fund segregation. Published on the...
Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament
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Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament

November 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Jose Canseco might be a good poker player, or he may be a total fish; we’re not really sure. But one thing is certain: you’ll never want to lose a hand in the same way he has. Canseco told the world that he lost a...
Mark Newhouse Makes His Peace with Back-to-Back WSOP Ninth Place Finishes
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Mark Newhouse Makes His Peace with Back-to-Back WSOP Ninth Place Finishes

November 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Pity poor Mark Newhouse: not once, but twice, he’s gotten so close but yet so far to winning the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, only to be pushed out in ninth place both times. To be honest, finishing ninth would...
Peeved PokerStars Players Push Back Against Rake Increases
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Peeved PokerStars Players Push Back Against Rake Increases

November 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Players protested PokerStars’ recent rake increases on multiple occasions early this month, hoping to show that customers were dissatisfied with the new policies. However, it seems as though those efforts varied in their...
Daniel Colman Rails on Phil Hellmuth, Calls Him “Cancer”
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Daniel Colman Rails on Phil Hellmuth, Calls Him “Cancer”

November 14th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Daniel Colman might not like talking to the media, but put him in front of a forum audience and he doesn’t hold back. The 2014 winningest tournament pro in the world is grumpy and he knows it, but that...
Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations
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Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations

November 14th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Ultimate Poker was the first poker room to make a home in the regulated Nevada online poker market, getting its product out to gamblers months before the competition. Now, Ultimate is also the first company to call it quits in...
California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo
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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo

November 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The prospects for California online poker were bolstered this week, following the defection of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from a coalition of tribal gaming operators fighting to prevent online poker giant PokerStars...
Amaya Could Purchase bwin.party as Rumors Swirl
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Amaya Could Purchase bwin.party as Rumors Swirl

November 13th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Bwin.party, the popular online poker and casino provider, may be taken over soon by an as-yet-unnamed company, according to a recent statement by the board of directors. Following mounting speculation that the head honchos at...
Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker
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Martin Jacobson, WSOP Champion 2014: He’s No Chris Moneymaker

November 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Martin Jacobson of Sweden didn’t wear sunglasses or a hoody at any point during this year’s 2014 World Series of PokerMain Event. Instead, Martin preferred to make direct eye contact, seemingly peering into the souls...
Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event
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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

November 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Martin Jacobson of Sweden built a commanding chip lead before putting away Norway’s Felix Stephensen to win the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title. Jacobson, who became the first-ever Swede to win poker’s...