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Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval
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Nevada Online Poker Would See Boost with New Jersey Player Pool Sharing, Says Governor Brian Sandoval

May 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Combining Nevada online poker with its counterpart in New Jersey would be like creating a super-franchise between “the Yankees and the Dodgers,” according to Silver State Governor Brian Sandoval. Speaking at the recent Gaming...
PokerStars Moves in for the Kill in New Jersey, to Nobody’s Surprise
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PokerStars Moves in for the Kill in New Jersey, to Nobody’s Surprise

May 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStarsNJ has officially toppled Party-Borgata as leader in the regulated New Jersey online poker market, as many had predicted. According to figures released this week by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE),...
RAWA Language Seeking to Ban Online Gambling Slipped into Senate Appropriations Bill
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RAWA Language Seeking to Ban Online Gambling Slipped into Senate Appropriations Bill

May 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
RAWA, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, has been shuffling around the halls of Congress for more than two years, but the anti-online gambling and poker legislation has found little patronage or support during its...
Could Adelson Support Sway Donald Trump on Poker Issue?
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Could Adelson Support Sway Donald Trump on Poker Issue?

May 9th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Donald Trump has a new friend in the form of billionaire Republican Party supporter and online poker hater, Sheldon Adelson. Although Adelson has been reluctant to show his support for Trump until now, the withdrawal of his final...
Michigan Online Gambling Hearing Today at State Capitol Bears a Solid “Maybe”
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Michigan Online Gambling Hearing Today at State Capitol Bears a Solid “Maybe”

May 4th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
A Michigan online gambling bill was heard by the State Senate’s Regulatory Reform Committee today at the State Capitol Building in Lansing. Authored by State Senator Mike Kowall (R-District 15), Senate Bill 889 would allow...
New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process
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New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process

April 26th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey online poker is experiencing its first-ever renaissance largely thanks to welcoming PokerStars to the confined Internet gambling territory. Revenues and profits soared in March, and the outlook is bright for the three...
Could Michigan Become the Next US Online Poker State?
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Could Michigan Become the Next US Online Poker State?

April 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The US online poker scene could have a new player in the coming months if a new bill introduced to the Michigan senate is able to gain some traction. Senate Bill No. 889 was introduced on April 15 by State Senator Mike Kowall and...
New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry
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New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry

April 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey online poker revenue is on the up, and much of the recent flurry of activity can be attributed to PokerStars, according to the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The latest round-up of stats from the...
New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement
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New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement

March 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker odds might have improved this week, following a deal reached between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports (DFS) market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel. On Monday, Schneiderman and...
Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...