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Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch
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Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch

December 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions will be broadcast to an international audience thanks to Jason Somerville and live streaming platform Twitch. When Crown Casino Tournament Director Joel Williams announced the line-up for the 2018 incarnation...
GVC Holdings Ups the Ante with Third Play for Ladbrokes Coral   
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GVC Holdings Ups the Ante with Third Play for Ladbrokes Coral  

December 8th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has signaled its intention to takeover Ladbrokes Coral in a deal that could be worth as much as £3.9 billion/$5.2 billion. Announced on December 7, the statement regarding a possible acquisition was published by GVC...
Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte
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Attack Video Reportedly Features Controversial Pro Salomon Ponte

December 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Video footage reportedly featuring Salomon Ponte being assaulted has surfaced online as York Regional Police appeal for information regarding a summer incident. The 51-second tape shows a man attacking another player at an...
Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter
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Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter

November 29th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Anti-online poker senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Dianne Feinstein (D-California) have resumed their fight to have the Wire Act (1961) restored. In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, the...
Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal
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Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal

November 22nd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Floyd Mayweather has jumped on the poker bandwagon with a new social gaming app known as Wild Poker. Following his latest high-profile boxing bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, Mayweather has found a way to fill the void in his...
Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event   
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Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event  

November 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros and Twitch gamers came together recently in a bid to raise $100,000 for charity and provide some crossover entertainment for fans from both communities. Thanks to the ever-increasing number of links between gaming and...
Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct
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Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct

November 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Senator Al Franken, D-Minn, has been condemned by President Donald Trump following allegations that he forcibly kissed former Poker After Dark presenter Leeann Tweeden. Following a myriad of reports alleging sexual misconduct by...
Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing   
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Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing  

November 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in France enjoyed an upswing in the third-quarter of 2017 with cash game revenue seeing its biggest gains since 2011 ahead of the country’s liquidity sharing deal. According to latest report from French regulator...
Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle
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Rob Yong Breaks Silence Over Leon Tsoukernik Loan Debacle

November 14th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Leon Tsoukernik loan debacle featuring Aussie poker pro Matt Kirk took another turn recently after Rob Yong gave his version of events. Following Tsoukernik’s claims that he was pressured into playing while intoxicated,...
The Stars Group Poised for Pennsylvania Push Following Positive Q3
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The Stars Group Poised for Pennsylvania Push Following Positive Q3

November 10th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Stars Group is eyeing up a place in the recently regulated Pennsylvania market after reporting a strong third quarter. According to the November 9 financial report, the parent company of PokerStars raked in $329 million...