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WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada
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WSOP Main Event Final Table Odds Set by Bovada

October 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
WSOP Main Event fever is almost upon us once more, with just three weeks to go for the November Nine to reappear in all their gambling glory. With that in mind, online casino site Bovada has released its betting odds for the...
PokerStars Supernova Elite Rewards Program to Dip in 2015
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PokerStars Supernova Elite Rewards Program to Dip in 2015

October 20th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars Supernova Elite (SNE) players will receive a slightly reduced rewards package starting in 2015, but won’t have to deal with larger cuts that were feared by some high-volume players on the site. In total, SNE...
Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex
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Winklevoss Twins Launch Bitcoin Poker App Winkdex

October 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, possibly the world’s most infamously litigious IT twins, have joined the Bitcoin poker industry with the lawsuit-inviting app name of WinkDex. Bitcoin, of course, has become one of the...
Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey
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Poker Players Healthier than Most Gamblers, Says Survey

October 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker players are healthier than the average gambler, at least according to a recent survey of Internet gamblers that looked at a variety of health metrics for casino and poker players. The survey, which was taken by...
Sweden Sued by European Union Over Online Gambling Monopoly
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Sweden Sued by European Union Over Online Gambling Monopoly

October 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Sweden has become the first country to be sued by the European Union over its online gambling policy. In a case that could hold startling ramifications for all EU member states that monopolize online gaming within their borders,...
Breakout Gaming Uses Star Power for New Cryptocurrency Poker Site
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Breakout Gaming Uses Star Power for New Cryptocurrency Poker Site

October 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Breakout Gaming is launching a cryptocurrency gaming site that will run using its own dedicated currency, known as Breakout Coin (BRO), and the company has brought along some big names to help it promote the site. Plans are to...
Ireland Tax Laws Could Raise €25M from Online Poker
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Ireland Tax Laws Could Raise €25M from Online Poker

October 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in the Republic of Ireland will soon have to obtain a license and pay a new gambling tax, according to the Irish Examiner. Since online poker in Ireland became big business, politicians have been looking for a way to...
WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat
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WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged as Online Poker Cheat

October 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
UK poker player Darren Woods was in court this week, charged with cheating at online poker. As reported by the Grimsby Telegraph, a small northern English local newspaper, Woods appeared in Sheffield Crown Court to answer 12...
Phil Hellmuth Says No to ABC Wife Swap Offer
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Phil Hellmuth Says No to ABC Wife Swap Offer

October 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Hellmuth on Wife Swap? According to the Poker Brat, it’s a scenario that ABC viewers could very well have seen on their television sets this season, had the plan not been scuttled by another member of the Hellmuth...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations
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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations

October 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Cercle Cadet Poker club in Paris’ Rue Cadet was raided by French police on Tuesday morning, following a yearlong investigation into alleged extortion by organized gangs, embezzlement, money-laundering, and criminal...