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Frank Luntz Tells iGambling Advocates to Unify Message
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Frank Luntz Tells iGambling Advocates to Unify Message

April 26th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
  Frank Luntz is an expert when it comes to gathering political data, and this week he stressed that in order for the online gambling industry to gain support from elected leaders, proponents need to create a stronger, more...
Pennsylvania Anti-Online Gambling Bill Introduced
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Pennsylvania Anti-Online Gambling Bill Introduced

April 25th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
  Pennsylvania anti-online gambling advocates are finally having their voices heard as a new bill has been introduced that seeks to ban all online gambling including poker. House Bill 1013, primarily sponsored by State Rep....
Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General
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Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General

April 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Loretta Lynch waited a long time, but on Thursday, she was finally approved for her next job. Following a five month delay, the Senate confirmed Lynch as the next Attorney General of the United States, making her the first black...
bwin.party and Sportech Fully Licensed by NJ DGE
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bwin.party and Sportech Fully Licensed by NJ DGE

April 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
One of Europe’s largest online poker and casino operators, bwin.party, has just been granted a full gaming license by New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). Despite being operational within the Garden...
Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance
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Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance

April 21st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker Main Event 2010 champion, Jonathan Duhamel, has parted ways with his longtime sponsor, PokerStars. The reason for the split is as yet unknown. The lone statement given to PokerNews by PokerStars’...
New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker
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New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker

April 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Gaming merchant codes have long hindered the regulated Internet poker market, but that trend might soon change thanks to the issuing of three new processing codes. Since Nevada legalized online casinos back in 2013, financial...
Lock Poker Ceases Operations as Players Lose Millions 
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Lock Poker Ceases Operations as Players Lose Millions 

April 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Lock Poker has apparently thrown away its key, taking its software offline three days after the network disconnected and leaving millions of dollars in player account balances hanging in a perpetual state of unsettlement....
NYX Acquires Amaya Assets for $120 Million
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NYX Acquires Amaya Assets for $120 Million

April 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
NYX, the US-based gaming company with roots in the UK, Sweden and Australia, has just acquired two new assets from Amaya Inc. The deal, which is worth $120 million, will see NYX assume control of Chartwell, Cryptologic and...
Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out
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Harry Reid Supports RAWA Regardless of Poker Carve Out

April 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the man who once supported online poker in the US, is now in favor of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). The 75-year-old, who is stepping down from his political post, has...
China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site
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China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site

April 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars-sponsored APPT Nanjing Millions event has been summarily shut down by Chinese police on Friday, four days into the main event. Reports on the ground are thin, due to Chinese restrictions on live media and blogging...