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David Baazov Adjusts His Bet for Amaya After Backers Back Out
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David Baazov Adjusts His Bet for Amaya After Backers Back Out

November 28th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
David Baazov has been forced to amend his bid for Amaya after it emerged that a proposed backer hasn’t actually put their chips on the table. Following reports that KBC Aldini Capital, a Dubai-based investment firm,...
New Rules Could Crush Australian Online Poker Economy
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New Rules Could Crush Australian Online Poker Economy

November 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Australian online poker industry might be about to change for the worse if an amendment to the country’s Interactive Gambling Act 2001 comes into effect. Despite being something of a grey area for online poker since the...
David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya
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David Baazov is Back with a $6.7 Billion Takeover Bid for Amaya

November 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov may be under investigation for potential financial crimes, but that hasn’t stopped him from putting together a $6.7 billion bid for the company. Back in March, Baazov was one of five...
Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker
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Expert Suggests that Donald Trump Might Help US Online Poker

November 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Donald Trump is the new president of the United States and the poker community isn’t sure what to make of it. As it is in society as a whole, politics often divides opinion. Throughout the latest presidential campaign,...
Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling
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Research Shows Internet Gaming Not as Addictive as Gambling

November 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Internet gaming isn’t as addictive as gambling, that’s the tentative conclusion from a team of researchers at the University of Oxford. The issue of Internet Gaming Disorder, as defined by the American Psychiatric...
partypoker Opens Up Platform to 100 Million Twitch Users
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partypoker Opens Up Platform to 100 Million Twitch Users

October 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is bidding to increase its following and make up some ground in the online poker rankings with the help of a dedicated Twitch channel. Over the last 12 months there’s been a wave of new poker streams featuring...
William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot
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William Hill and Amaya in Merger Talks but Analysts Say it Could be a Long Shot

October 10th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
William Hill and PokerStars could be set to merge if the former can agree a deal with Canada’s Amaya Gaming. William Hill is one of the largest sports betting companies in Europe and in the last few days it’s emerged...
Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines
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Get Ready for the WSOP With the Latest Betting Lines

October 7th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) final table is glinting in the distance like a bracelet in the sun, and before the chips start to fly, you can speculate on who will clinch the top prize. Just as casinos in Vegas have started to...
Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down
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Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down

October 4th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Has Full Flush Poker closed its virtual doors? Or is it all just a temporary shutdown? These are the questions on many online poker players’ minds this week, when the site became inaccessible to customers. According to...
Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?
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Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?

September 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya’s former CEO David Baazov may have been receiving financial rewards in return for passing on sensitive company information to his friends, family and traders. The allegations made by the L’Autorite des marches...