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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty

January 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit launched by the State of California via the Attorney General’s office, that seeks to pull a plug on its online gambling aspirations. The tribe,...
New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE
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New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE

January 5th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The New Jersey online poker market has plenty of room for improvement heading into 2015, according the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). In a letter posted to the department’s website, DGE Director David...
Feuds, Face-Offs and Factions: Best Poker Battles of 2014
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Feuds, Face-Offs and Factions: Best Poker Battles of 2014

December 24th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker feuds are nothing new. Wild Bill Hickock was murdered holding two aces and two eights, the namesake “dead man’s hand.” Although not quite as violent today, at least not most of the time, bad blood still...
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...