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Amaya Receives DGE Backing in New Jersey Despite Baazov Charges
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Amaya Receives DGE Backing in New Jersey Despite Baazov Charges

April 4th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Despite recent issues Amaya has been granted an extension on its New Jersey iGaming license by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). On September 15, 2015, Amaya was finally granted a transactional waiver by New...
Global Poker League Finale to Light Up Iconic Wembley Venue
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Global Poker League Finale to Light Up Iconic Wembley Venue

April 3rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is set to get underway on April 5 and after 19 weeks of action the inaugural tournament series will conclude with a finale inside London’s SSE Arena, Wembley. Announcing the latest details of...
Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade
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Joe McKeehen Blames Media for WSOP Changes in Twitter Tirade

April 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Joe McKeehen, the 2015 WSOP Main Event champion, isn’t happy with the WSOP or the poker media over the decision to alter the start time of many events this summer. Despite having 7.6 million reasons to be happy (he won $...
Dan Bilzerian Wins $600,000 Bike Bet but Pammy’s Ex Cries Foul 
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Dan Bilzerian Wins $600,000 Bike Bet but Pammy’s Ex Cries Foul 

April 1st, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian has completed his grueling 300-mile cycling ride from Las Vegas to the Hollywood Hills in just 33 hours, winning a $600,000 bet with poker player and natural gas tycoon Bill Perkins in the process. Everyone’s...
PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week
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PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week

March 31st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey is the most popular online poker destination in the state. After just one full week of operation, the network is averaging more cash game players on its seven-day average than the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata...
Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila
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Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila

March 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Terrance Chan recently took part in his sixth mixed martial arts (MMA) bout and came through the experience without a single cut. Competing at 125 pounds under the Underground Battle MMA banner (which is part of World...
Amaya CEO David Baazov Takes Voluntary Leave of Absence Amid Insider Trading Allegations
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Amaya CEO David Baazov Takes Voluntary Leave of Absence Amid Insider Trading Allegations

March 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya CEO David Baazov is taking an indefinite paid leave of absence from the company he founded in 2004 as a financial investigation into his possible role in an alleged insider trading scheme lingers. “Mr. Baazov is...
Daniel Negreanu Responds to Online Critics of PokerStars Rake Increase
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Daniel Negreanu Responds to Online Critics of PokerStars Rake Increase

March 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu has been between a rock and a hard place for several months as sentiment among online poker players and their beloved PokerStars platform has reached nearly a tipping point of confrontation. Following changes to...
SportAccord to Accept Poker as a Sport
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SportAccord to Accept Poker as a Sport

March 27th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
SportAccord, the international body tasked with uniting Olympic and non-Olympic sports, looks set to accept the International Federation of Poker’s (IFP) Match Poker variant as a sport. While some players may still argue...
New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement
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New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement

March 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker odds might have improved this week, following a deal reached between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports (DFS) market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel. On Monday, Schneiderman and...