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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills
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Doug Polk Turns $100 into $10,000 Using His Mad Poker Skills

August 26th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Doug Polk has finally completed his $100 to $10,000 bankroll challenge, two years after starting his microstakes journey. Despite playing some of the highest stakes games around, Polk committed to showing his social media...
Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry
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Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry

August 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online gaming operators engage in “predatory practices” and are a greater threat than terrorism according to a former US Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln. Airing her opinion in on op-ed for the Financial Times, Lincoln...
Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later
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Bad Beat: Poker Player Has to Repay First Place Winnings Six Months Later

August 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Credit Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs with the slow roll of the year so far. The British tax authority told Adam Lulat that he must repay all £68,930 ($95,404) he took home after winning the Main Event of the second leg...
New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win
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New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win

August 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey sportsbooks were busy during July – the first full month of legal sports betting in the state following a United States Supreme Court decision in May that opened the door for states to regulate their own markets. It...
Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars
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Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars

August 13th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania poker players soon won’t have to leave the couch to play a hand thanks to a partnership between Mount Airy Casino Resort and The Stars Group. The Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, will team up with the...
Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018
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Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018

August 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has suffered another DDoS attacked just five months after hackers brought down the site’s KO Series. In a tweet sent out on August 9, the operator apologized for the disruption and promised that players would be able...
DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site
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DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site

August 8th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online sports betting is now available in New Jersey thanks to DraftKings and Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel. According to DraftKings’ co-founder Matt Kalish, plans to offer sports betting have been in the pipeline for...
Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking
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Don’t Stare at Tom Dwan: Pros Complain About Excessive Tanking

August 6th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker icon Tom Dwan has sparked a debate among pros who feel as though some live players are taking too long over their decisions. Airing his grievances during a video interview with Pokernews, Dwan said that he prefers to...
Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois
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Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois

August 6th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in Illinois could become a reality thanks to the recent repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and state representative Robert Rita. Continuing what’s become a five-year push for...
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event
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Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event

August 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin formed an unlikely alliance recently as they all featured in the first annual If Only charity poker tournament. Taking place inside the Forum in LA, the event was designed to raise money...