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WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win
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WSOP Main Event Winner Peter Eastgate Comes Clean About Gambling and Life After His 2008 Win

March 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Peter Eastgate is still only 30 years old, but the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion has been retired for roughly six years. Two years after pocketing over $9.1 million during his WSOP triumph, Eastgate...
Dutch Poker a Game of Luck According to Judge
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Dutch Poker a Game of Luck According to Judge

March 8th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Dutch poker analysts and government officials have refuted claims that the game is one of skill and officially ruled that anyone organizing tournaments could be prosecuted for breaking the law. Officially ruling on a case that...
888poker Revolutionizes Rewards Program
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888poker Revolutionizes Rewards Program

March 6th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
888poker will introduce a completely remodeled rewards program, effective from March 28. The new scheme, designed to tip the balance in favor of the recreational player, is to be branded “888 Poker Club,” and will eschew the...
Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid
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Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid

March 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya may not have received a formal takeover offer from its CEO David Baazov yet, but that hasn’t stopped the board from employing global independent investment bank Moelis & Company to value the company. News of a...
Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please
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Maryland Poker Home Games Looking More Legal After Bill Passes State House, But No High Rollers, Please

March 3rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Hosting Maryland poker home games isn’t very likely to lead to your arrest, but technically, the activity is indeed illegal. According to current law, playing a casual game among friends in your house is a criminal act that...
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Win Big on Super Tuesday
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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Win Big on Super Tuesday

March 2nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have each moved one step closer to a heads-up no-holds barred 2016 general election clash of the titans to assume the Oval Office and become the 45th president of the United States. Whether...
Cool Hand Luke Star George Kennedy Dies at 91
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Cool Hand Luke Star George Kennedy Dies at 91

March 1st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
George Kennedy, the Oscar-winning actor who starred in one of the most iconic poker scenes of all time, has passed away at the age of 91. Kennedy, who will be best known to poker fans as Dragline from the movie Cool Hand Luke,...
Stars Poker Room Cancels Poker Series After Police Raid
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Stars Poker Room Cancels Poker Series After Police Raid

February 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Stars Poker Room in India was dealt a blow by local authorities in Indiranagar earlier this month after its inaugural poker series was shut down by police officers. The poker room, which is located in the East Bangalore...
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...