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Rumors Swirl Around Daniel Cates Hitman Allegations
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Rumors Swirl Around Daniel Cates Hitman Allegations

August 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Did Daniel Cates, long considered one of the best online and heads-up poker pros in history, hire a hitman to enforce an outstanding debt? That’s the question the poker community is currently asking after the American...
PokerStars Confiscating Funds of Americans Playing for Real Money
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PokerStars Confiscating Funds of Americans Playing for Real Money

August 21st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When PokerStars was forced out of the American market by the US Department of Justice after Black Friday, many poker players in the United States looked for ways around this restriction. PokerStars itself was willing to keep...
Ulimate Poker Culls Sponsored Pros
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Ulimate Poker Culls Sponsored Pros

August 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
It’s night of the long knives at down at Ultimate Poker; the site culled over half of its Team U of sponsored pros this week, representing a change in marketing strategy, perhaps, for America’s first ever legal online...
Could PokerStars Come to New Jersey This Year?
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Could PokerStars Come to New Jersey This Year?

August 14th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When Amaya purchased PokerStars as a part of their takeover of Rational Gaming, it was clear that the plan was to bring the poker giant back to the United States. After all, PokerStars was once a major player in the American...
WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater
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WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater

July 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Following suspicions that he was multi-accounting on WSOP.com, 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson has come clean about his latest sponsorship deal. Last week the former champion’s reputation came...
Bwin.Party Says No Sale Imminent
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Bwin.Party Says No Sale Imminent

June 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of the imminent sale of bwin.party have been greatly exaggerated. That’s the word from the company board itself, which has moved to quash rumors that it has hired Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) to...
Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act
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Jose “Girah” Macedo Cleans up His Act

May 20th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Whatever happened to Jose “Girah” Macedo, we at Pokersites.com used to wonder during our idler moments. Well, now we know: “the Portuguese Prodigy”, once feted by 2+2 as the next big thing in online poker...
Ben Affleck Banned From Hard Rock Blackjack
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Ben Affleck Banned From Hard Rock Blackjack

May 16th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
We’re avid followers of Ben Affleck’s gambling adventures here at Pokersites.com, the latest of which has seen him banned from the blackjack tables of the Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas, for apparently less-than-expert card...