Scandals

PA Court Overturns Fine for Poker Dealer Who Stole Chips
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PA Court Overturns Fine for Poker Dealer Who Stole Chips

August 22nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The theft of poker chips deserves punishment, but it seems there’s a limit to just how much you can do to a dealer who swipes a couple betting disks off the felt. And apparently, that limit is well below 375 times the...
Newsweek Attacks Online Poker, Industry Punches Back
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Newsweek Attacks Online Poker, Industry Punches Back

August 15th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The online gaming industry was united in criticism of the Newsweek cover story that launched a stinging attack on both Internet gambling in general, and online poker in particular, with commentators claiming its arguments are...
Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case Given 2015 Deadline
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Phil Ivey Edge-Sorting Case Given 2015 Deadline

August 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Phil Ivey edge-sorting case won’t reach a conclusion until July 31, 2015, according a recent ruling by a court in New Jersey. After filing a $9.6 million lawsuit against Ivey for what it believes to be cheating, the...
PayPal May Come Back to US Online Poker Markets
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PayPal May Come Back to US Online Poker Markets

August 14th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PayPal is the dominant force in online payment processing. That’s true in almost all spheres except for one: the world of Internet gambling, where they’ve lagged behind some of their competitors because they stick to...
Phil Ivey Associate Fights for Edge-Sorting Wins at Foxwoods
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Phil Ivey Associate Fights for Edge-Sorting Wins at Foxwoods

August 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When Phil Ivey was accused of using edge-sorting techniques to win at baccarat in London and Atlantic City, he wasn’t alone in his efforts. In the Borgata edge-sorting case, he was accompanied by an accomplice identified as...
Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest
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Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest

August 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Everleaf Poker Network customers in the US who had their bankrolls frozen remain in a frustrating state of limbo, the un-championed victims of a far less-publicized scandal than their more newsworthy colleagues at sites like Full...
Ex-Tasmanian Premier Paul Lennon Not Royalty at Crown
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Ex-Tasmanian Premier Paul Lennon Not Royalty at Crown

August 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Former Premier of Tasmania Paul Lennon was recently ejected from Melbourne’s Crown Casino after allegedly licking his finger during a game of poker. The bizarre incident took place at the end of July, and hit the...
Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty to Gambling Charges
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Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty to Gambling Charges

August 7th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua has plenty of friends in the poker community, as proven by the fact that Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl posted $2 million in bail for him (along with another $500,000 for his son, Darren). But that money won’t stop...
Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire
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Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire

August 3rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
There’s a charity poker war going on Michigan. Aces Gaming, the largest supplier of poker equipment to charity the state’s poker tournaments, is the latest company to have its license suspended under a state gaming...
Phil Ivey, Daniel Cates Post Another $2 Million Bail for Friends
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Phil Ivey, Daniel Cates Post Another $2 Million Bail for Friends

August 2nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey no doubt has many virtues, but being a generous friend in need must be at the top of the list based on a recent string of events involving fellow poker pro Paul Phua, his son Darren Phua, and now a few more poker...