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California Card Rooms Support Online Poker Legislation
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California Card Rooms Support Online Poker Legislation

July 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
One of the biggest challenges in making online poker work in California is getting everyone on the same page. Given the size of the state and its gaming industry, there are a lot of different factions that need to get on board...
Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study
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Online Poker Not Creating Addicts, Says Harvard Study

July 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Click your mouse, lose your house. That’s the mantra that has been repeated for years by anti-online gambling advocates like Sheldon Adelson as they oppose online poker and other Internet casino games. But some new studies...
Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots
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Brown, Negreanu Could Land Poker Hall of Fame Spots

July 21st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s the most prestigious club in the poker world and over the next three weeks the general public is being given the chance to vote for the next Poker Hall of Fame inductee. Having welcomed some of the game’s finest...
Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions
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Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions

July 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Neteller, traditionally the Internet poker player’s preferred e-wallet, has banned the use of Bitcoin in all its customer transactions. The payment processing service revised its terms and conditions this week to state that...
Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System
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Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System

July 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The recent news of Johannes Strassmann‘s death caused a wave of questions to flow out across the poker community. Why such a seemingly healthy young man would meet such an untimely end in a foreign country was a mystery...
Ex Utah AGs Arrested In Black Friday Bribery Scheme
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Ex Utah AGs Arrested In Black Friday Bribery Scheme

July 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The dark tapestry of illegal money processing, shady dealings and bribery that once shrouded the US online poker scene in shame came to the fore once again this week. Following an ongoing investigation by Federal agents,...
Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud
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Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud

July 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
A long-suspected poker cheat has finally received his comeuppance. Former WPT “Champion” Ali Tekintamgac was jailed for three years and five months by a German court last week after pleading guilty to being the head...
Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas
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Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas

July 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to online gambling in Nevada, it’s going to be hard for any one casino or brand to overtake Caesars’ World Series of Poker (WSOP.com) site. So to go up against such a giant in the poker world, one...
Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive
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Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive

July 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Just weeks ago, poker playing CEO Bart Tichelman was busy cashing in another World Series of Poker event. Now, he’s watching as his daughter is facing charges related to the death of a senior executive at Google. Alix...
Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine
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Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine

July 16th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
These days, the World Series of Poker Main Event regularly attracts over 6,000 players. That has led many players to simultaneously regard it as a great value (thanks to all of the weaker players who participate just to...