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Problem Gambling Study Pins Nevada as “Most Addicted” State, Hawaii Comes in 27th
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Problem Gambling Study Pins Nevada as “Most Addicted” State, Hawaii Comes in 27th

April 27th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Problem gambling affects only about two percent of all adults in the United States, drastically less compared to alcoholism that is estimated to be more than 10 percent, but the consequences of those afflicted with excessive...
New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process
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New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process

April 26th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey online poker is experiencing its first-ever renaissance largely thanks to welcoming PokerStars to the confined Internet gambling territory. Revenues and profits soared in March, and the outlook is bright for the three...
Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title
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Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title

April 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s first ever Tournament of Champions came to a conclusion on Sunday and when the confetti had fallen it was Farid Yachou standing alone as the winner. Despite some mixed reactions to the inaugural...
Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China
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Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China

April 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League (GPL) will soon be exposed to more than 40 million Chinese sports fans thanks to a recent deal with Sina Sports. Currently ranked as the leading online sports platform in China, Sina Sports boasts a daily...
Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll
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Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll

April 23rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
A poker shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, between two retired pensioners has left one woman facing charges of attempted murder and one man with a hole in his leg. Ethal Barron of Tuscaloosa was arrested by local police earlier...
Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale
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Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale

April 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Chino Rheem won his third WPT title on Thursday night, joining a select group of just three other players who have achieved this milestone. Rheem defeated Aditya Prasetyo heads-up at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale...
NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training
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NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training

April 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
NFL star Sammy Watkins chose poker over training earlier this week but it’s unlikely he’ll face any disciplinary from the Buffalo Bills. Watkins, who plays as a wide receiver, has been with the Bills since 2014 after...
PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues
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PokerStars New Jersey Announces “Run It Up” Live Event as Marketing Push Continues

April 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
It took PokerStars New Jersey less than two weeks in operation to overtake the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata online card rooms in the Garden State, and the Amaya-owned property is only getting started with its marketing campaign to...
Could Michigan Become the Next US Online Poker State?
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Could Michigan Become the Next US Online Poker State?

April 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The US online poker scene could have a new player in the coming months if a new bill introduced to the Michigan senate is able to gain some traction. Senate Bill No. 889 was introduced on April 15 by State Senator Mike Kowall and...
World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India
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World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India

April 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced a multi-year deal with the largest poker website in India, Adda52.com. The site, which offers online poker games legally certified by iTech Labs, will become an official partner of the WPT...