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Microgaming Poker Network Ditches English Only Rule
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Microgaming Poker Network Ditches English Only Rule

June 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The “English only at the table” rule in poker has always been a sacrosanct law; a ruling tenet of poker etiquette, etched in stone perhaps by the poker gods themselves.”Thou shalt not collude against me in a...
888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets
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888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets

June 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
In the fight over online poker in the United States, one of the major battlegrounds has been deciding just who gets to participate in this very lucrative market. In most cases, some sort of “bad actor” clause has been...
Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware
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Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware

June 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Regulated online gambling is something that most poker players in the United States welcome, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a few downsides to it, at least in the short-term. While having the state license...
PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase
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PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase

June 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
When the Rational Group was purchased by Amaya Gaming for $4.9 billion, there was no doubt that it would rock the online gambling landscape in any number of ways. But with only a quick reference to uninterrupted service for...
PokerStars Snapped Up By Amaya for $4.9 Billion
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PokerStars Snapped Up By Amaya for $4.9 Billion

June 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Just two years ago, PokerStars struck a deal with the United States government in order to take control of Full Tilt Poker, in what was the most significant online poker acquisition in the industry’s history. This week,...
Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments
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Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments

May 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Full Tilt Poker will be engaging in a third round of repayments, according to the Full Tilt Poker Claims website that will include about 3,500 transactions which will total approximately $15 million. The Garden City Group (GCG),...
Full Tilt Poker to Expand Casino Gaming Selection
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Full Tilt Poker to Expand Casino Gaming Selection

May 27th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When PokerStars took control of Full Tilt Poker as part of their Black Friday settlement, one of the major questions was how the Rational Group would differentiate between the two brands. That problem appears to be resolving...
Libertarian Groups Fight Online Gambling Ban
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Libertarian Groups Fight Online Gambling Ban

May 25th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While there are plenty of political issues in which battles take place largely along partisan lines, gambling has rarely been one of them. Some regions are heavily pro-gaming, while others are likely never to consider it....
PokerStars Carnival of Tournaments Offers $2M Prizepool
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PokerStars Carnival of Tournaments Offers $2M Prizepool

May 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars recently found another reason to celebrate – although it often has multiple reasons to throw a party – when it announced the countdown to its 900-millionth online tournament. We all know PokerStars as an...
PokerStars 2014 Spring Championship Schedule Revealed
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PokerStars 2014 Spring Championship Schedule Revealed

May 10th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The weather is warming up (at least if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere), and that can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for the 2014 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). One of the biggest online poker...