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888 to Expand as CEO Mattingley Steps Down
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888 to Expand as CEO Mattingley Steps Down

August 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
888 Holdings PLC made two big announcements this week ahead of the company’s push for dominance in the American market. The first snippet of news was confirmation that Brian Mattingley will be stepping down as...
NCSL Continues to Voice Opposition to Anti-Gambling Laws
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NCSL Continues to Voice Opposition to Anti-Gambling Laws

August 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is formally opposed to the federal legislation of online poker in the US if it adversely impacts on the state-by-state model that’s currently evolving. During a recent...
Revised California Poker Bill to Modify “Bad Actor” Language
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Revised California Poker Bill to Modify “Bad Actor” Language

August 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, whose California online poker draft bill was shelved this year due to a lack of time to prepare for a vote, has said that the submission of a new bill at the beginning of the 2015/16 legislative...
PokerTracker and Holdem Manager to Merge
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PokerTracker and Holdem Manager to Merge

August 27th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerTracker and Holdem Manager, the two market-leading poker tracking software providers, have announced that they are joining forces. While the two companies will merge to form one business, their respective products will, for...
Busquet and Colman Spark Controversy with T-Shirts at EPT
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Busquet and Colman Spark Controversy with T-Shirts at EPT

August 26th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Poker players Olivier Busquet and Daniel Colman shared their political views at the recent European Poker Tour (EPT), but not without stirring some controversy, to no one’s surprise. The ongoing conflict between Israel and...
New Jersey Assemblyman Caputo Attacks PokerStars
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New Jersey Assemblyman Caputo Attacks PokerStars

August 25th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph R Caputo (D-Essex) has launched a stinging attack on PokerStars, labeling it a “disgraced” company with a “history of bad behavior.” Writing in a guest opinion piece for...
US Stream Set for the $10 Million Seminole Poker Open
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US Stream Set for the $10 Million Seminole Poker Open

August 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The forthcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open will received a much needed media boost recently after PokerStars.TV confirmed that it will be covering the $10 million Main Event. Not only that, but internet viewers will also be...
Reddit Says that Poker Not A Sport
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Reddit Says that Poker Not A Sport

August 24th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Is poker a sport? It’s a question that poker players have wrestled with for a number of years, but one that doesn’t appear to have a clear answer. However, thanks to Reddit, we may now have more of an idea of where...
Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments
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Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments

August 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Quantum reload tournaments are a relatively new innovation in the world of tournament poker, allowing players to buy in at a high level to enter the tournament at a later level with more chips. But while such entries may give...
Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase
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Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase

August 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Bitcoin seems ideal for online poker in many ways: it’s a virtual currency that usually comes with a high degree of anonymity, while also giving American players a way around financial institutions that can’t legally...