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Quebec Lawmakers Push for ISP Blocking Mandate for Unauthorized Online Gambling Sites
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Quebec Lawmakers Push for ISP Blocking Mandate for Unauthorized Online Gambling Sites

November 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao in Canada is calling on the province’s National Assembly to enact his proposed legislation that would force Internet service providers (ISP) into blocking customers from accessing...
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee

November 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Pennsylvania online gambling appears destined to reach its way to the state’s nearly 13 million residents. After months of delays and setbacks, Pennsylvania’s House Gaming Oversight Committee moved legislation forward...
Alex Jacob Goes All-In for Jeopardy Tournament of Champions
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Alex Jacob Goes All-In for Jeopardy Tournament of Champions

November 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Former high stakes poker player turned currency trader Alex Jacob has stepped into the spotlight once again as part of Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions show. Following a successful run on the show back in April, Jacob not...
James Corden Swaps Late Late Show for Poker Career
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James Corden Swaps Late Late Show for Poker Career

November 16th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
James Corden, the British comedian and the presenter of CBS’s Late Late Show, recently tried his hand at being a poker dealer. Taking on the thankless task for the “Take a Break” segment of his show, Corden may...
GPI Continues Mission to Sportify Poker with USA Today
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GPI Continues Mission to Sportify Poker with USA Today

November 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Global Poker Index (GPI), the tournament ranking system owned by Alex Dreyfus, has just secured a media partnership with USA TODAY. A major media outlet in the US, USA TODAY Sports covers every major sport from around the...
$10 Million in WSOP 2015 Taxes Goes to IRS and State and Local Outfits
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$10 Million in WSOP 2015 Taxes Goes to IRS and State and Local Outfits

November 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The IRS, also known as the Internal Revenue Service to every tax-paying American citizen, is watching you. Especially if you just took down millions in the recently wrapped up 2015 World Series of Poker. Sadly for this...
Amaya Revenue Forecast Has Good News, Bad News for Shareholders, US Dollar Will Impact Profits
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Amaya Revenue Forecast Has Good News, Bad News for Shareholders, US Dollar Will Impact Profits

November 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
While Canadian poker operator Amaya will definitely feel the impact of the strengthening US dollar, the company’s Q3 report has resulted in at least some positive news for its shareholders, after it reported an 8 percent...
Joe McKeehen Proves Talent and Luck Are a Winning Combo At WSOP 2015 Main Event, Wins $7.6M and Championship Bracelet
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Joe McKeehen Proves Talent and Luck Are a Winning Combo At WSOP 2015 Main Event, Wins $7.6M and Championship Bracelet

November 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Joe McKeehen combined enormous talent with extraordinary good luck to take down the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event on Tues night after three days of play against his fellow November Niners. And he continued what had...
WSOP November Nine Day Two and It’s All About Joe McKeehen Yet Again
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WSOP November Nine Day Two and It’s All About Joe McKeehen Yet Again

November 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Two days into the WSOP November Nine final table and one thing is certain: Joe McKeehen is the main attraction. That’s not to say the other players at the table aren’t worth recognition, but it’s clear McKeehen has...
November Nine Day One of the World Series of Poker Is The Joe McKeehen Show
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November Nine Day One of the World Series of Poker Is The Joe McKeehen Show

November 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Day One of the 2015 November Nine WSOP final table has concluded. The Sunday evening nearly live telecast saw the rich get richer and the poor go completely broke. Joe McKeehen started the session with more than 61,000,000 chips,...