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Urban Justice Center Poker Tournament Headlined by Vanessa Selbst and Daniel Negreanu 
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Urban Justice Center Poker Tournament Headlined by Vanessa Selbst and Daniel Negreanu 

August 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Urban Justice Center will hold its “Blinds & Justice 2015” poker tournament on September 29th with Vanessa Selbst, the only woman to ever reach #1 on the Global Poker Index serving as host, but the future hall...
Italian Online Poker Revenues Sliding in 2015
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Italian Online Poker Revenues Sliding in 2015

August 29th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Italian online poker figures have been hard to come by in recent years. The national regulatory body (AAMS) had stopped releasing statistics for two years, with numbers only now available on a section of the AAMS website that is...
Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR
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Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR

August 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
3D online poker site, PKR, recently underwent another change of senior personnel after Neil Alexander stepped down from his position as CEO. Despite only being in the role for two months, Alexander decided to release the PKR...
Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal
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Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal

August 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The bwin.party takeover fight between GVC and 888 has been ongoing since last spring, but the online gaming company being targeted is tired of the games, this week asking GVC to present its best and final offer. Since last May,...
Winamax Takes Evasive Action to Save Weekly Major
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Winamax Takes Evasive Action to Save Weekly Major

August 25th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The continued decline of the online poker economy in France was on display for all to see last night after the country’s leading operator, Winamax, was forced to offer discounts for its flagship tournament. Online poker has...
Jason Somerville Inks Deal with DraftKings, Run it UP Satellites Planned 
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Jason Somerville Inks Deal with DraftKings, Run it UP Satellites Planned 

August 24th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Jason Somerville and his Run it UP (RIU) brand is joining forces with DraftKings, the second largest daily fantasy sports (DFS) network that is currently in a battle for player liquidity and overall popularity with frontrunner...
Indian Supreme Court Ruling Won’t Impact Poker
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Indian Supreme Court Ruling Won’t Impact Poker

August 23rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Indian Supreme Court was expected to make a ruling this month that would have wide reaching impact on the playing of rummy for real money in the country, something that would likely also impact poker players in the nation....
Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35
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Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35

August 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Chad Batista aka ‘lilholdem954’, the man who terrorized the online tournament world for a number of year’s back in the game’s heyday has sadly passed away. The 35-year-old was once one of the most...
Conservative Foundation Judicial Watch Seeks DoJ to Make Public Records for 2011 Wire Act Reinterpretation
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Conservative Foundation Judicial Watch Seeks DoJ to Make Public Records for 2011 Wire Act Reinterpretation

August 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, is pushing all-in on its quest to make records public from the Department of Justice’s 2011 reinterpretation of the Wire Act that essentially allowed states to legalize online...
New York State iPoker Hearing Could Up Odds of Landing Legal Operations in 2016
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New York State iPoker Hearing Could Up Odds of Landing Legal Operations in 2016

August 20th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
New York State iPoker will get its day in Albany on September 9th. A hearing has been scheduled by the Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee to discuss State Senator John Bonacic‘s (R-District 42) iPoker legislation, and...