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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe
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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe

December 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PrivateTable.com, brought to you by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, appears to be pressing ahead with its launch, despite facing an imminent legal challenge from the State of California, which wants to pull...
Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling
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Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling

December 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo’s bill would impose much stricter regulatory requirements on Internet gaming companies, and it has already passed through the State Assembly’s Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee,...
Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill
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Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill

December 5th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has criticized the new Mike Gatto-generated California online poker bill, branding it as a “misguided” piece of legislation that is too exclusive and will prevent a regulated market from...
Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations
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Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations

December 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Betfair Poker has finally decided to bag up its chips for good in New Jersey. The site shut down on December 1, becoming the second operation, after Ultimate Gaming, to withdraw from the market, citing poor performance. The real...
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Pushing Online Poker Bill for 2015
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California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Pushing Online Poker Bill for 2015

December 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
If Assemblyman Mike Gatto has any say in the matter, California online poker will be a hot topic again in 2015, as a bill to regulate the industry in the state has already been introduced to the State Assembly. Gatto (D-Glendale)...
Delaware Online Poker Year One: Tepid Results, Future Lies in Liquidity
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Delaware Online Poker Year One: Tepid Results, Future Lies in Liquidity

November 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The Delaware online poker industry hit its first anniversary marker last week, and while the market might not be everything it had hoped for when it took the precarious step of becoming the second US state to legalize the game,...
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...