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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...
Amaya Confident on Future of California Online Poker
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Amaya Confident on Future of California Online Poker

September 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
California online poker proponents could be forgiven for being a little disappointed after the state came nowhere near regulating Internet poker games during the 2015 legislative season. But one of the major forces behind efforts...
PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller
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PokerStars Opens Betting Line for $51,000 WCOOP Super High Roller

September 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars isn’t going to attract thousands or even hundreds of entries for its $51,000 Super High Roller buy-in at the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), but Internet poker’s foremost tournament series is...
Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Merging with ANZPT
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Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Merging with ANZPT

September 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Two poker tours that have defined the game across the Pacific Ocean are combining to become what will likely be the largest entity in Asian tournament play. The Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) will be absorbing the tournaments of...
MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative
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MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative

September 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The industry-wide trend currently helping to make online poker more appealing to the casual player and the masses, took another step forward recently thanks to Microgaming. Over the last few months the online poker...
Alexandre Dreyfus Continues Push to “Sportify” Poker
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Alexandre Dreyfus Continues Push to “Sportify” Poker

September 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Alexandre Dreyfus is the Elon Musk of the poker industry, an Internet entrepreneur whose company Mediarex is responsible for the Global Poker Index (GPI) and Hendon Mob databases, American and European Poker Awards, and several...