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Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC
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Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC

October 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Jeff Lisandro capped a busy week at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) by taking down his sixth WSOP bracelet. Lisandro, one of the legends of Australian poker, earned his latest triumph by taking down the A$1,650...
UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court
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UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court

October 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The UK Gambling Act will go into effect on November 1, despite a challenge to its legality from the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA).A High Court judge in London has rejected the GBGA legal challenge to the new UK...
Bodog Exec Calvin Ayre Wanted on Wire Act Charges
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Bodog Exec Calvin Ayre Wanted on Wire Act Charges

October 10th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Bodog exec Calvin Ayre is a wanted man, it seems. And so are some of Ayre’s colleagues, according to the feds. Federal prosecutors in Maryland are renewing their ambitions to have the owners of Bodog (Bovada) extradited to...
Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders
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Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders

October 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
If you’re a poker tax evader in Sweden, listen up: you could be on a Wanted List in the Skandie country. The Swedish tax authority, known as Skatteverket, is searching for information on poker players who have collected big...
WSOP Player of the Year Down to Shack-Harris, Danzer
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WSOP Player of the Year Down to Shack-Harris, Danzer

October 9th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The 2014 World Series of Poker Player of the Year race could produce some high drama at the WSOP Asia-Pacific, as the top two players, Brandon Shack-Harris and George Danzer, have gone back and forth in their efforts to secure...
Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London
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Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London

October 9th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Colman has won yet another high-roller poker tournament, continuing an amazing run that has seen him scoop over $22 million in tournament play so far in 2014. Colman’s latest victory came at the World Poker Tour...
Spanish PokerStars Launches Online Casino Games
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Spanish PokerStars Launches Online Casino Games

October 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Spanish PokerStars has launched online casino games in their Spain-based client, marking the first time that a PokerStars product has included games other than poker. Both blackjack and roulette are now available in the...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Up in August; Nevada Down
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Up in August; Nevada Down

October 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Delaware online poker revenues were up 23 percent in August, showing strong growth for a market that seemed nearly dead earlier in the summer. While the raw numbers are still very low, even considering the size of...
Poker Prosecutor Preet Bharara Now US AG Contender
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Poker Prosecutor Preet Bharara Now US AG Contender

October 2nd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Preet Bharara, the incumbent Attorney for the Southern District of New York, may be looking at a shot at the top law post in the land: US Attorney General. Reports suggest that Bharara, who initiated the Black Friday indictments...
PokerStars and Full Tilt Retreat from Gray Market Countries
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PokerStars and Full Tilt Retreat from Gray Market Countries

October 1st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars and Full Tilt have announced that they will no longer be offering real money poker games in a number of gray market jurisdictions, including many countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The move comes at a time...