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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
PokerStars New Jersey Goes Live without a Bang
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PokerStars New Jersey Goes Live without a Bang

March 21st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey is finally live and poker players in the state couldn’t be happier according to the latest reactions on Twitter. Following more than 12 months of speculation, tribulations and legal wrangling,...
5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds
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5Dimes Allegedly Using Amazon Gift Certificates to Launder US iGaming Funds

March 18th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
5Dimes, a Costa Rican online gambling site and poker room, has been accused of offering unlicensed real money betting options to US residents through an elaborate scheme involving Amazon gift certificates. Although many members...
Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid
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Amaya Seeks Independent Valuation Ahead of Baazov’s $3 Billion Bid

March 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya may not have received a formal takeover offer from its CEO David Baazov yet, but that hasn’t stopped the board from employing global independent investment bank Moelis & Company to value the company. News of a...
PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March
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PokerStars New Jersey Set to Go Online in March

February 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars New Jersey will finally go live after months of uncertainty, but only if it successfully meets the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement’s (DGE) testing procedure. Following months of speculation, hope, and...
UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 
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UltimateBet Software Arm Granted Nevada Gaming Commission License 

February 19th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Controversial cybersecurity company Iovation has been granted a gaming license by the Nevada Gaming Commission to offer geolocation services to the online poker industry. Why so controversial? Well, Iovation was also once the...
Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States
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Partypoker Enters “Brand Resurrection” Mode Ahead of PokerStars Return to United States

February 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is admitting publicly that it isn’t the online poker network it once was, but company executives have a plan to reverse their global standing and return the brand to the heights it achieved during the...
Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?
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Full Tilt to Merge With PokerStars, Is the End Pending for Once Hardy Brand?

February 17th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
The iconic Full Tilt poker network will migrate to the PokerStars platform this spring and will share player pools in order to combine the Amaya properties into one worldwide poker product. Rational Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi...
New Jersey iGaming Revenue Report: Poker Down, Overall Gambling Up
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New Jersey iGaming Revenue Report: Poker Down, Overall Gambling Up

February 15th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker revenue might have dropped in January, but online casino gaming continues to burgeon, according to the latest financial reports Late last week, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released...
PokerStars.EU Client Applauds Withdrawal of Dutch Tax Appeal on Players’ Online Poker Winnings
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PokerStars.EU Client Applauds Withdrawal of Dutch Tax Appeal on Players’ Online Poker Winnings

February 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars players on the EU client in the Netherlands are breathing a sigh of relief this week after the leading tax agency in Holland withdrew its appeal with the high court in Amsterdam, challenging the notion that winnings on...