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Poker Central Reveals Programming for October 1st Network Launch
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Poker Central Reveals Programming for October 1st Network Launch

September 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Poker Central, the game’s first 24/7 cable television network, is set to launch on October 1st. The highly anticipated channel has been keeping fans in the dark on many details, but this week Poker Central revealed its...
Sheldon Adelson Changes Course in Pursuit of RAWA Passage
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Sheldon Adelson Changes Course in Pursuit of RAWA Passage

September 29th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Sheldon Adelson doesn’t think you should be allowed to gamble online, and he’s on a mission to make sure lawmakers in Washington, DC, adhere to his point of view by pressuring politicians through the threat of...
Partypoker Postpones PokerFest in Wake of Technical Issues
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Partypoker Postpones PokerFest in Wake of Technical Issues

September 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
It was supposed to be the jewel in partypoker’s annual tournament calendar for players outside of the US, but Pokerfest Online 2015 has had to be postponed due to technical issues. Following a series of technical glitches...
Restoration of America’s Wire Act Opposed by Coalition of 12 Organizations
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Restoration of America’s Wire Act Opposed by Coalition of 12 Organizations

September 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) has been introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives by Republican lawmakers largely thought to have been pressured by GOP mega donor Sheldon...
Binion’s Sparks Outrage by Removing Festival Guarantees
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Binion’s Sparks Outrage by Removing Festival Guarantees

September 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The birthplace of the World Series of Poker, Binion’s Gambling Hall, received a wave of criticism this week after it unexpectedly removed the guarantees from its Poker Open midway through the festival. For a number of weeks...
PokerStars New Jersey Delay Due to Amaya Probe, DGE Director Says
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Due to Amaya Probe, DGE Director Says

September 24th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The PokerStars New Jersey dramatic entrance has been heralded and then delayed numerous time throughout the past year. Blame for the delay has been placed on a variety of people, including Governor Chris Christie. But this week,...
Maria Ho to Host Twitch Show for Poker Central
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Maria Ho to Host Twitch Show for Poker Central

September 23rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Poker Central is set to hit the airwaves in October, making it the first television network devoted 24/7 to the game of poker. But the network doesn’t plan to limit itself to TV, and their latest announcement shows how they...
Ben Tollerene Triumphs in Most Expensive Online MTT Ever
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Ben Tollerene Triumphs in Most Expensive Online MTT Ever

September 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The most expensive online poker tournament, PokerStars, came to a conclusion this week and when the betting was over it was Ben Tollerene standing victorious. A week before its $10 million World Championship of Online Poker...
New York Online Poker Discussion Continues After Senate Committee Hearing
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New York Online Poker Discussion Continues After Senate Committee Hearing

September 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
New York online poker is without a doubt going to be on the docket come January when lawmakers resume politicking in Albany, and with the fall season commencing on Wednesday, the 2016 legislative year is quickly approaching....
Tobey Maguire Talks Poker Ahead of Bobby Fischer Chess Movie “Pawn Sacrifice”
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Tobey Maguire Talks Poker Ahead of Bobby Fischer Chess Movie “Pawn Sacrifice”

September 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Tobey Maguire’s latest role in the biopic Pawn Sacrifice sees him playing Bobby Fischer, the American chess champion who famously defeated Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky to become World Chess Champion in 1972. Tobey, on the...