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World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released
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World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released

December 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
World Series of Poker (WSOP) is always the most anticipated tournament series of any year. Now the folks at WSOP have released next year’s preview schedule (the full schedule should hit by no later than February 2016), and...
RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill
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RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill

December 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The threat of US online poker being shutdown in 2015 has finally come to an end thanks to a political veto on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). Disseminated to the online poker community via a Facebook post from...
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Heads Offline for 2015, Shelved Until Spring
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Heads Offline for 2015, Shelved Until Spring

December 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Keystone State had a July 1 deadline to approve a fiscal year operating budget, but the two sides have been locked in a stalemate now for six months and critical consequences have ensued including school districts being...
New Jersey Online Poker on a High Heading into 2016
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New Jersey Online Poker on a High Heading into 2016

December 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker sites received an early Christmas present this week after the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released its latest iGaming revenue report. Outlining the vital stats of each online casino and poker site...
Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes
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Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes

December 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Disgruntled PokerStars players recently made a public protest during EPT Prague’s €50,000 ($55,000) Super High Roller in response to the news that VIP rewards will be cut dramatically at the start of 2015. Just over week...
Boycott Proved Our Point, Says PokerStars
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Boycott Proved Our Point, Says PokerStars

December 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars boycotters, it appears, may have shot themselves in the foot. Two and a half thousand high-volume and high-stakes players staged a three-day sit-out last week in protest at the forthcoming changes to the Poker Stars...
San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links
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San Diego Casino Raids: Money Laundering, Prostitution, and Mafia Links

December 11th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Two San Diego card rooms and 25 players are under investigation by the FBI following a surprise raid earlier this week. The Seven Mile Casino on Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista and the Black Jack Palomar Casino, both in San Diego...
Tenth Amendment Overshadows Gambling Concerns During RAWA Testimony
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Tenth Amendment Overshadows Gambling Concerns During RAWA Testimony

December 10th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Tenth Amendment delegates powers not identified by the US Constitution to the States. On Wednesday, numerous members of the House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee conveyed concerns they had in regards to how...
Pennsylvania Online Poker Included in House Budget, Senate Unlikely to Approve
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Included in House Budget, Senate Unlikely to Approve

December 9th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania online poker and the expansion of Internet gambling has been included in the most recent version of a $30.3 billion budget bill presented by the state’s House of Representatives. On Monday, the House...
PPA Joins Lawsuit Against PokerStars to Help Kentucky Grinders
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PPA Joins Lawsuit Against PokerStars to Help Kentucky Grinders

December 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is joining a lawsuit filed against PokerStars in a bid to support the online poker community and, surprisingly, the operator itself. Announced late last week, the PPA’s decision to join the...