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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...
PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages
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PokerStars New Jersey License in Closing Stages

April 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars long-awaited return to the US igaming market is closer than ever before according to the owner of Resorts Hotel & Casino, Morris Bailey. Following a deal with PokerStars back in 2014, Resorts has been working with...
California Online Poker Joint House Hearings Planned 
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California Online Poker Joint House Hearings Planned 

April 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
California is to hold joint Senate and Assembly committee hearings to push forward its efforts to legalize and regulate online poker. While no date or agenda has been set, the hearings will have to be held before March 1st, the...
PokerStars Struck By Massive Server Issues
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PokerStars Struck By Massive Server Issues

April 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars might be the largest online poker site in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s immune to server difficulties. Despite investing millions of dollars in the latest computing technology, many players were...
Would a Hillary Clinton Administration Be Good For Online Poker? 
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Would a Hillary Clinton Administration Be Good For Online Poker? 

April 13th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she will be making a second run for the White House has put an end to two years of speculation and denial. But it still leaves us here at PokerSites.com wondering whether a Clinton...