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California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition
Jennifer Newell - April 16th, 2014

At the beginning of 2014, the newly formed Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection went public as a lobbying organization established to fight Las Vegas Sands Chief Sheldon Adelson and his efforts to ban online gambling through Congress. Not long after the group’s inception, former California State Representative Mary Bono was introduced, along with former […]

NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute

NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute

Sean Gibson - April 16th, 2014

One has to wonder if the Department of Justice (DoJ) knew there would be so much backlash when they decided to reinterpret the 1961 Wire Act in 2011. Fifty years of precedent were thrown out the window as the ruling declared that the Wire Act only applied to sports betting and not online gambling – […]

Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event

Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event

Jennifer Newell - April 15th, 2014

Rafael Nadal is known well beyond his home of Spain for his tennis skills and is currently ranked the top tennis player in the world. His foray into poker hasn’t been as celebrated, but a sponsorship with PokerStars gives him the opportunity to learn the game and play with some of the greatest poker players […]

Big PokerStars Events on Tap

Big PokerStars Events on Tap

Jennifer Newell - April 15th, 2014

It might seem like PokerStars is always celebrating something or hosting an online poker tournament series. But you won’t hear players complaining, as there are constant incentives to play and take part in the bonuses, freerolls, large tournament guarantees, and immense number of satellites for everything. With its 900 millionth tournament on tap for April […]

Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata

Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata

Sean Gibson - April 14th, 2014

It can be hard to recover from a scandal: guilty or not, the accused will always have part of their reputation associated with whatever deed they were temporarily at the center of. For celebrities or anyone else in the public eye, scandals are par for the course. It’s one thing to screw up and then […]

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Japanese Mobile Gaming Popularity On the Rise Japanese Mobile Gaming Popularity On the Rise
Jennifer Newell April 8th, 2014
Japan has experienced the same rise in online gamers as other countries in Asia and Europe in the past decade. The most recent research from the mobile gam...
Massachusetts Pushes for Online Gaming Bill Massachusetts Pushes for Online Gaming Bill
Sean Gibson March 17th, 2014
Many states have been bandied about as being the potential fourth location in the United States to legalize and regulate online gaming. One of those is Mas...
Gambler Sues Downtown Grand for $500K Gambling Loss Gambler Sues Downtown Grand for $500K Gambling Loss
Jennifer Newell March 13th, 2014
Mark Johnston lives in Los Angeles and traveled to Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend. The 52-year-old former car dealership owner drank and gambled at the n...
“Kanu7” wins Player of the Year at British Poker Awards “Kanu7” wins Player of the Year at British Poker Awards
Philip Conneller March 5th, 2014
Just 12 hours after the Oscars had wrapped up across pond, the UK’s “pokerati” descended upon London’s Hippodrome Casino  on Monday night for thei...
FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
There’s a certain privilege that comes with being a high roller. You’re stuffed to the gills with enough cash that putting large chunks of it o...
Morgan Stanley Lowers Estimate for US Online Gambling Market Morgan Stanley Lowers Estimate for US Online Gambling Market
Sean Gibson April 2nd, 2014
Though only currently implemented in three states, the online gambling market was thought to be the next big cash cow for the US. As profitable as overseas...
Optimal Payments Partners with Borgata and PartyPoker Optimal Payments Partners with Borgata and PartyPoker
Sean Gibson April 1st, 2014
Getting regulated online gaming off the ground has not been an easy task in the United States. Even after all the legal and political hurdles were jumped, ...
888 Holdings Sees Rise in Pre-Tax Profits 888 Holdings Sees Rise in Pre-Tax Profits
Sean Gibson March 30th, 2014
Despite expectations being lowered across the board for the United States’ online gambling market, it hasn’t prevented some companies from turn...
California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition
Jennifer Newell April 16th, 2014
At the beginning of 2014, the newly formed Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection went public as a lobbying organization established to fight Las Veg...
NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute
Sean Gibson April 16th, 2014
One has to wonder if the Department of Justice (DoJ) knew there would be so much backlash when they decided to reinterpret the 1961 Wire Act in 2011. Fifty...
Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
It can be hard to recover from a scandal: guilty or not, the accused will always have part of their reputation associated with whatever deed they were temp...
FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
There’s a certain privilege that comes with being a high roller. You’re stuffed to the gills with enough cash that putting large chunks of it o...
California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition
Jennifer Newell April 16th, 2014
At the beginning of 2014, the newly formed Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection went public as a lobbying organization established to fight Las Veg...
NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute
Sean Gibson April 16th, 2014
One has to wonder if the Department of Justice (DoJ) knew there would be so much backlash when they decided to reinterpret the 1961 Wire Act in 2011. Fifty...
Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
Rafael Nadal is known well beyond his home of Spain for his tennis skills and is currently ranked the top tennis player in the world. His foray into poker ...
Big PokerStars Events on Tap Big PokerStars Events on Tap
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
It might seem like PokerStars is always celebrating something or hosting an online poker tournament series. But you won’t hear players complaining, a...
Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast” Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast”
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
In today’s online poker climate, players are looking to get any edge possible. While a player might be break-even, that same player is actually ̶...
Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
At Full Tilt Poker, waiting has never been the hardest part for players who want to get into the action as soon as possible. The online poker room’s ...
Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money
Jennifer Newell February 1st, 2014
Full Tilt Poker has offered numerous promotions since the beginning of 2014. With the launch of Adrenaline Rush fast-fold poker and the introduction of dou...
Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables
Sean Gibson January 24th, 2014
Full Tilt Poker’s Rush format was designed for players who wanted to game fast. Rush Poker brought high-speed stakes to those who wanted to quick challen...
California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition
Jennifer Newell April 16th, 2014
At the beginning of 2014, the newly formed Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection went public as a lobbying organization established to fight Las Veg...
Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
Rafael Nadal is known well beyond his home of Spain for his tennis skills and is currently ranked the top tennis player in the world. His foray into poker ...
Big PokerStars Events on Tap Big PokerStars Events on Tap
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
It might seem like PokerStars is always celebrating something or hosting an online poker tournament series. But you won’t hear players complaining, a...
Sam Holden Puts Poker on Hold to Pursue Philosophy Degree Sam Holden Puts Poker on Hold to Pursue Philosophy Degree
Sean Gibson April 13th, 2014
Several players have had their lives changed by poker. After all, it only takes that one big win to cash in an early retirement. But building a career dedi...
Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event Selbst Beats Nadal in Heads Up Monte Carlo Charity Event
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
Rafael Nadal is known well beyond his home of Spain for his tennis skills and is currently ranked the top tennis player in the world. His foray into poker ...
Big PokerStars Events on Tap Big PokerStars Events on Tap
Jennifer Newell April 15th, 2014
It might seem like PokerStars is always celebrating something or hosting an online poker tournament series. But you won’t hear players complaining, a...
Sam Holden Puts Poker on Hold to Pursue Philosophy Degree Sam Holden Puts Poker on Hold to Pursue Philosophy Degree
Sean Gibson April 13th, 2014
Several players have had their lives changed by poker. After all, it only takes that one big win to cash in an early retirement. But building a career dedi...
Borgata Anti-Cheating Poker Chips Follow Winter Open Scandal Borgata Anti-Cheating Poker Chips Follow Winter Open Scandal
Philip Conneller April 11th, 2014
The Borgata’s Spring Open Poker tournament swung into action this week with the addition of special new high-tech “anti-cheating” chips. ...
Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
It can be hard to recover from a scandal: guilty or not, the accused will always have part of their reputation associated with whatever deed they were temp...
Cyril “The Frenchman” Mouly Attacked in Paris Cyril “The Frenchman” Mouly Attacked in Paris
Philip Conneller April 12th, 2014
The possible attempted murder of high-stakes poker player and alleged fraudster Cyril “The Frenchman” Mouly has been reported in the French pre...
Borgata Anti-Cheating Poker Chips Follow Winter Open Scandal Borgata Anti-Cheating Poker Chips Follow Winter Open Scandal
Philip Conneller April 11th, 2014
The Borgata’s Spring Open Poker tournament swung into action this week with the addition of special new high-tech “anti-cheating” chips. ...
Three Charged in Mehmet Hassan Murder Case Three Charged in Mehmet Hassan Murder Case
Philip Conneller April 5th, 2014
Three people have appeared in court in London, charged with murder following the death of UK poker player Mehmet Hassan. The 56-year-old father of three wa...