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World Poker Tour Champions Event to offer $100K Overlay
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World Poker Tour Champions Event to offer $100K Overlay

March 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Poker Tour’s inaugural Tournament of Champions (TOC) is set to get underway on April 22 with more than $100,000 in added value for the returning champs. When the WPT TOC at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...
Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike
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Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike

March 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars recently announced that it’s changing its rake pricing structure from March 28 and Daniel Negreanu appears to have taken the brunt of the criticism on Twitter this week. While New Jersey natives were celebrating...
PokerStars New Jersey Goes Live without a Bang
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PokerStars New Jersey Goes Live without a Bang

March 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey is finally live and poker players in the state couldn’t be happier according to the latest reactions on Twitter. Following more than 12 months of speculation, tribulations and legal wrangling,...
5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds
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5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds

March 18th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
5Dimes, a Costa Rican online gambling site and poker room, has been accused of offering unlicensed real money betting options to US residents through an elaborate scheme involving Amazon gift certificates. Although many members...
German Soccer Star Max Kruse Drops $83,200 on Cab Ride
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German Soccer Star Max Kruse Drops $83,200 on Cab Ride

March 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Max Kruse, the German soccer star who enjoys a game or two of poker in his spare time, has suffered not one but two bad beats after leaving part of his bankroll in the back of a taxi cab. The striker, who currently plays in...
Sheldon Adelson Hints at Backing Fellow Billionaire Donald Trump for President
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Sheldon Adelson Hints at Backing Fellow Billionaire Donald Trump for President

March 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Sheldon Adelson is slowly exiting his self-imposed exile from the political arena and finally commenting on the current 2016 race for the White House. During an event last month honoring former New York City mayor and past...
Amaya CEO David Baazov Reconfirms Buyback Plans, Quarterly Profits Strong
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Amaya CEO David Baazov Reconfirms Buyback Plans, Quarterly Profits Strong

March 15th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya CEO David Baazov reported stronger-than-expected company profits for the three months ending December 31 during a conference call with investors on Monday. He also reported to investors that his planned buyback of the...
Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K
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Samantha Abernathy Shows Dan Bilzerian How It’s Done and Wins Her Cycling Prop Bet for $10K

March 14th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian could be onto a winner in his $1.2 million prop cycling bet with Bill Perkins, if the exploits of Samantha Abernathy are anything to go by. Back in February, Bilzerian and Perkins each committed $600K towards a prop...
Poker in Russia Booming with 28 Million Supporters Despite Legal Uncertainty
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Poker in Russia Booming with 28 Million Supporters Despite Legal Uncertainty

March 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker in Russia is big business, but it could be really big business if the government decides to regulate the industry according to a recent report. Following the news that Russian officials are considering regulating the poker...