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47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer
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47th WSOP Preview:  Getting You Ready for an Exciting Summer

May 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 47th WSOP starts on June 1 with the $565 casino employees event. Only those working in a casino are eligible to enroll in that tournament. But, for the rest of you, Colossus II, also a $565 buy-in, will be your first...
Online Poker Exposing Secrets of the Machiavellian Mind
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Online Poker Exposing Secrets of the Machiavellian Mind

May 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker players could provide the answers to how and why we deceive people according to university researchers. The human trait of being deceptive is one that’s intrigued psychologists, writers and artists ever since...
No More Poker for Professional Skier Petter Northug
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No More Poker for Professional Skier Petter Northug

May 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Petter Northug, one of Norway’s top professional skiers, has revealed that he’s not allowed to play poker anymore because of his sponsor. Known to some as the “bad boy of skiing,” Northug has long been a...
RAWA Defeated as UIGEA Author Attempts Backdoor Maneuver 
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RAWA Defeated as UIGEA Author Attempts Backdoor Maneuver 

May 27th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), the bill that seeks to prohibit online gambling in the US at a federal level, and would trammel individual states’ rights to regulate online poker if they chose to do so, has once...
Pennsylvania Online Poker Legislation Gets Another Shot, But Gets Shot Down
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Legislation Gets Another Shot, But Gets Shot Down

May 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania online poker is once again off the table, after lawmakers in the State House voted against two separate bills that sought to expand gambling and legalize Internet wagering this week. On May 24, an amendment to HB...
Treasure Island to Launch New Online Poker Room in Vegas
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Treasure Island to Launch New Online Poker Room in Vegas

May 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Las Vegas casino Treasure Island is set to launch a self-branded subscription poker site, but it won’t be using 888’s software. Back in 2013 Treasure Island and 888 formed a partnership that was eventually deemed...
Normandie Casino Card Club Closing After 69 Iconic Years Due to Money Laundering
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Normandie Casino Card Club Closing After 69 Iconic Years Due to Money Laundering

May 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Normandie Casino in Gardena, California, will close its doors in the coming months almost 70 years after it first opened. On April 24, 2016, the California Gambling Control Commission (CGCC) ordered the revocation of...
Soulja Boy’s $400 Million Bluff
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Soulja Boy’s $400 Million Bluff

May 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Soulja Boy and World Poker Fund Holdings (WPFH) recently cut a deal worth $400 million: or did they? According to an article posted by Billboard.com on May 20, hip-hop artist and entrepreneur Soulja Boy recently signed a...
Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament
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Poker Central Announces Poker-Hearthstone Hybrid Tournament

May 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Has the poker industry has gone Hearthstone crazy? In the same week that PokerStars announced its sponsorship of pro eSports outfit Team Liquid, Poker Central, the world’s only 24-7 poker TV channel, revealed that it would be...
PokerStars Hoping to Break New Ground with Sponsorship Deals
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PokerStars Hoping to Break New Ground with Sponsorship Deals

May 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ venture in new and potentially untapped markets continued recently with the announcement of two new sponsorship deals. First up on the roster of promotional acts was the news that PokerStars will now be...