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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey
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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey

January 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Full Tilt iOS iPhone app sent numerous poker players in New Jersey into near-hysteria this week, after receiving a message announcing real-money gameplay was now being offered in their home state. “We are pleased to...
Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges
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Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges

January 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Dan Bilzerian may be the “King of Instagram,” but he’s now facing some pretty serious charges in court. Officials allege that Bilzerian and a friend illegally blew up the cab of a tractor-trailer using homemade...
Is Amaya’s Share Buy Back a Hint PokerStars’ US Return is Close?
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Is Amaya’s Share Buy Back a Hint PokerStars’ US Return is Close?

January 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Could Amaya Gaming’s recent pledge to buy back almost CA$165 million worth of its own shares be a sign that PokerStars and Full Tilt are set for big things in 2015? A recent statement by the company has outlined that over...
Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter
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Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter

January 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua, the millionaire businessman with a penchant for poker, can’t seem to decide how to play his hand at the moment; or at least, his legal defense team seems to be having second thoughts. In fact, after being...
Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions
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Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions

January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Dan Colman, poker player and part-time political commentator, might divided opinion when he’s away from the felt, but when it came to naming 2014’s Player of the Year he was the only pro in the running. Owing to his...
Bwin.party Looks to Sell Amid Disappointing Revenues
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Bwin.party Looks to Sell Amid Disappointing Revenues

January 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
UK-traded gambling operator Bwin.party announced this week its 2014 earnings will come in short of previous estimates, citing “exceptionally weak gross win margin in sports betting” as the primary culprit. While bet...
Craziest Poker Stories That Made Our Heads Turn in 2014
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Craziest Poker Stories That Made Our Heads Turn in 2014

December 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
2014 poker stories featured no shortage of controversy, cantankerousness, and craziness. But there’s crazy, and then there’s CRAZY. Let’s take a look at some of the most over-the-top moments from the year that...
Kentucky Senator Pre-Files Anti-Online Gambling Bill
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Kentucky Senator Pre-Files Anti-Online Gambling Bill

December 22nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Another anti-online poker activist has made a move to outlaw the practice of placing bets online with a new bill entitled “BR 229”. Devised and submitted by Kentucky Senator Mike Wilson (R-Bowling Green), BR 299 seeks...
Friends Say Dan Bilzerian is “Distressed” Following Arrest
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Friends Say Dan Bilzerian is “Distressed” Following Arrest

December 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Dan Bilzerian, the poker player and social media entertainer has spoken to People Magazine about his recent arrest at LAX airport. The son of millionaire corporate takeover specialist, Paul Bilzerian, was charged with possessing...
Donald Trump Eyeing Buy Back of New Jersey Casinos
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Donald Trump Eyeing Buy Back of New Jersey Casinos

September 20th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Is Donald Trump plotting to save the Atlantic City casinos that bear his name? Just days after the Trump Plaza closed its doors and it was announced that the Donald’s former company Trump Entertainment is facing bankruptcy,...