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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo
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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo

November 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The prospects for California online poker were bolstered this week, following the defection of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from a coalition of tribal gaming operators fighting to prevent online poker giant PokerStars...
Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets
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Ray Lesniak Warpath Rages On with More Anti-Christie Tweets

November 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has turned Twitter into his own personal grenade launcher, with his target none other than Governor Chris Christie and his weapon of choice being PokerStars’ projected return to the...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...
PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak
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PokerStars New Jersey Delay Christie’s Fault, Says Lesniak

November 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has announced on Twitter that PokerStars’ entrance into the New Jersey market is now in the hands of the state’s Governor Chris Christie, which suggests that it may have already been...
South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK
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South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK

October 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
South Point Casino’s Real Gaming has officially become Nevada’s third full-fledged online poker operator. After eight full months in the “soft-launch” phase, during which time it has been rigorously tested by...
New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts
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New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts

October 14th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker may still seem like a pipe dream, but with MGM Resorts backing the plan, it’s a dream that could yet materialize. That’s because MGM wants online poker in New York, and is the source behind a...
PokerStars New Jersey Tournaments Discussed with Players
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PokerStars New Jersey Tournaments Discussed with Players

September 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When PokerStars returns to New Jersey, which seems virtually assured at this point, there’s a good chance that they’ll immediately compete for the top spot in the state’s online poker market. It feels like...
partypoker GSSS Events Cancelled After Technical Snafus
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partypoker GSSS Events Cancelled After Technical Snafus

September 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The partypoker GSSS, aka the Garden State Super Series, was a chance for partypoker and the Borgata to show off their online poker room to the New Jersey market. With large guaranteed prize pools, it promised to be the most...
Ray Lesniak Says PokerStars Return Close at Hand
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Ray Lesniak Says PokerStars Return Close at Hand

September 16th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars appears to be on the fast track towards returning to the New Jersey market. Regulators have reacted positively to the company’s takeover by Amaya Gaming, and recent actions by PokerStars suggest a New Jersey...
California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry
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California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry

September 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in California is being hailed as the next big development in the iGaming world, but could the state’s hardball tactics hamper its chances of success? Over the past five years, California legislators have been...