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Greg Pierson Gets Easy Ride in UB Scandal Interview
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Greg Pierson Gets Easy Ride in UB Scandal Interview

February 27th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Greg Pierson, the former UltimateBet (UB) senior executive, whose cybersecurity company Iovation was granted a Class II gaming license by the Nevada Gaming Control Board last week, has spoken to Gaming Intelligence about the...
PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March
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PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March

February 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars New Jersey will finally go live after months of uncertainty, but only if it successfully meets the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement’s (DGE) testing procedure. Following months of speculation, hope, and...
Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby
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Internet Poker Wall of Fame Inducts Viktor Blom, Guy Laliberte, and Taylor Caby

February 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Internet Poker Wall of Fame (IPWOF) has just announced its latest round of inductees. Topping the bill this month is online poker pioneer Taylor Caby. The Cardrunners poker training site CEO and Hold’em Manager analytics...
2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps
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2016 WSOP Schedule Released, Controversy Abounds with Event Overlaps

February 24th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule is out, and this year, there are some good and some not-so-good tweaks to the overall format. Boasting a total of 69 events, the 2016 WSOP will be bigger and better than ever, but...
California Online Poker Bill Wins Key Indian Tribe Endorsement
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California Online Poker Bill Wins Key Indian Tribe Endorsement

February 23rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The latest California online poker bill push from State Assemblymen Adam Gray (D-District 21) and Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-District 59) is mustering support from some key Indian tribes. AB 2863, introduced on Friday to the State...
The Billionaire Hollywood Home Game with the $100 Million Poker Hand: Did It Really Happen? 
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The Billionaire Hollywood Home Game with the $100 Million Poker Hand: Did It Really Happen? 

February 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Here’s a riddle: if two billionaires meet in a Hollywood home game and nobody sees either of them win a $100 million pot, is that considered money laundering? And could the IRS nail them to the cross if they ever figure out who...
Dan Bilzerian Risks $1.2 Million on LA to Vegas Bike Bet
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Dan Bilzerian Risks $1.2 Million on LA to Vegas Bike Bet

February 20th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Dan Bilzerian captured the interest of the poker community once again this week after he announced that he will be cycling from LA to Las Vegas for on a $1.2 million prop bet. The poker playing playboy, who seemingly has more...
UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 
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UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 

February 19th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Controversial cybersecurity company Iovation has been granted a gaming license by the Nevada Gaming Commission to offer geolocation services to the online poker industry. Why so controversial? Well, Iovation was also once the...
Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States
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Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States

February 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is admitting publicly that it isn’t the online poker network it once was, but company executives have a plan to reverse their global standing and return the brand to the heights it achieved during the...
Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?
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Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?

February 17th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The iconic Full Tilt poker network will migrate to the PokerStars platform this spring and will share player pools in order to combine the Amaya properties into one worldwide poker product. Rational Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi...