Scandals

PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe
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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe

December 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PrivateTable.com, brought to you by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, appears to be pressing ahead with its launch, despite facing an imminent legal challenge from the State of California, which wants to pull...
Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud
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Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud

December 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
An unnamed Danish poker player has been accused of online fraud by Denmark’s Economic Crimes Department, which says that the player may have cheated in high-stakes games by planting a Trojan horse program on the computers...
Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust
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Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust

December 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua and his son Darren will plead not guilty to charges that they operated an illegal sports betting ring out of a Caesars Palace villa this summer, a decision that will send the case to trial. The two Phuas are the only...
Daniel Negreanu Strikes Back at Victoria Coren PokerStars Exit
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Daniel Negreanu Strikes Back at Victoria Coren PokerStars Exit

December 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu took to his blog at Full Contact Poker to talk about his feelings on poker and gambling in a message that seemed like a direct response to Victoria Coren Mitchell‘s recent decision to leave PokerStars....
Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament
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Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament

December 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Albert Riera, a winger for Italian soccer club Udinese, has reportedly had his contract with the club terminated because of his decision to attend a poker tournament in Slovenia rather than attend the team’s match against...
Poker Player Receives $340,000 over Facebook Defamation
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Poker Player Receives $340,000 over Facebook Defamation

December 1st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
An Australian poker player wrongly accused on Facebook of stealing from his roommate during a trip to the WSOP has won AU$340,000 in damages from four of his fellow players. Nicholas Polias sued his former friends after they...
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Admiral Linked to Counterfeit Poker Chips

November 25th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina has been linked to the counterfeit poker chips he use in a casino last year, with new evidence suggesting that he may have actually created the chips himself. According to a Naval Criminal...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order

November 21st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing the first legal challenge to its new online bingo platform, which could impact its impending online poker site as well. The tribal operator went live with DesertRoseBingo.com earlier...
90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game
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90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game

November 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A 90-year-old Georgia woman was charged this week with running an illegal poker game in her hometown of Albany. Police swooped in on the home of nonagenarian Mary Morgan on Saturday night at around 8.30 pm, breaking up the game...
Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament
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Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament

November 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Jose Canseco might be a good poker player, or he may be a total fish; we’re not really sure. But one thing is certain: you’ll never want to lose a hand in the same way he has. Canseco told the world that he lost a...