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PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch
Daniel Smyth - April 18th, 2015

The world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars, took another step towards reintegration into the US last night after the owner of Resorts Hotel & Casino, AC, Morris Bailey suggest a deal was close to be finalized. After months of speculation and anticipation, the man in charge of Resorts, PokerStars live casino partner in New Jersey, […]

Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing

Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing

Philip Conneller - April 17th, 2015

Pennsylvania’s committee hearing on Thursday was perhaps everything that last month’s RAWA hearing in Washington DC should have been: an opportunity for industry analysts and tech experts to offer a clearer picture of the economic potential and technological safeguards of regulated igaming. The House Gaming Oversight Committee met to discuss Representative John Payne’s bill B649, which […]

APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities

APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities

Ed Scimia - April 17th, 2015

The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tournaments on the Chinese mainland. The tournament, part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), was scheduled to run from April 14-19 in the Jiangsu Wutaishan Sports Center. According to a […]

Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection

Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection

Ed Scimia - April 16th, 2015

Full Tilt has always been among the leaders in offering variety when it comes to the number of different forms of cash games players could choose from in online poker. That has been a selling point for some over the years, but it may also come with a cost: new players can be overwhelmed by […]

California Tribes and State Senate to Get Online Poker Hearings in Late April

California Tribes and State Senate to Get Online Poker Hearings in Late April

Philip Conneller - April 16th, 2015

California’s efforts to regulate online poker in 2015 have received a much-needed boost with the news that the issue is likely to be heard by Senate and Assembly committees before the end of April. Senate GO (Government Organization) Committee Director Art Terkazis said this week that, while nothing has yet been finalized or approved, the […]

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Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing
Philip Conneller April 17th, 2015
Pennsylvania’s committee hearing on Thursday was perhaps everything that last month’s RAWA hearing in Washington DC should have been: an opportunity fo...
Eighty Percent Of All Full Tilt Claimants Paid, Says GCG  Eighty Percent Of All Full Tilt Claimants Paid, Says GCG 
Philip Conneller April 13th, 2015
The Full Tilt Remissions process is now 80 percent complete, according to the Garden City Group (GCG), the claims administrator appointed by the US governm...
New Online Gambling Bill In Pennsylvania Ahead of Hearings New Online Gambling Bill In Pennsylvania Ahead of Hearings
Ed Scimia April 8th, 2015
The Pennsylvania online poker field has just become a little more crowded, as a third bill to regulate iGaming in the state has been introduced. HB920, pro...
Rand Paul Launches Presidential Campaign Rand Paul Launches Presidential Campaign
Ed Scimia April 7th, 2015
The Republican fight for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination promises to be an interesting one for pundits, as there may be a dozen or more serious ...
Pennsylvania Passes Anti-RAWA Resolution   Pennsylvania Passes Anti-RAWA Resolution  
Philip Conneller April 15th, 2015
As Pennsylvania prepares to hold its own hearing tomorrow (Thursday) to explore the potential of regulating online poker and casino games within its border...
Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games
Philip Conneller April 14th, 2015
How do you fund a Staten Island illegal poker game infiltration? Apparently, with hard-earned tax payer revenues. And we’re not talking about a small...
PokerStars’ Server Issues Sparks Criticism from Players PokerStars’ Server Issues Sparks Criticism from Players
Daniel Smyth April 13th, 2015
The tech wizards at PokerStars have been forced to work some serious magic this weekend after a series of server issues forced the site to suspend many of ...
Phil Ivey Stars in New Chrysler Ad Phil Ivey Stars in New Chrysler Ad
Daniel Smyth April 12th, 2015
If anyone was in doubt as to whether or not Phil Ivey is a celebrity in the true sense of the word then they need look no further than the new TV ad for th...
APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities
Ed Scimia April 17th, 2015
The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tou...
California Tribes and State Senate to Get Online Poker Hearings in Late April California Tribes and State Senate to Get Online Poker Hearings in Late April
Philip Conneller April 16th, 2015
California’s efforts to regulate online poker in 2015 have received a much-needed boost with the news that the issue is likely to be heard by Senate and ...
Pennsylvania Passes Anti-RAWA Resolution   Pennsylvania Passes Anti-RAWA Resolution  
Philip Conneller April 15th, 2015
As Pennsylvania prepares to hold its own hearing tomorrow (Thursday) to explore the potential of regulating online poker and casino games within its border...
Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games
Philip Conneller April 14th, 2015
How do you fund a Staten Island illegal poker game infiltration? Apparently, with hard-earned tax payer revenues. And we’re not talking about a small...
PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch
Daniel Smyth April 18th, 2015
The world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars, took another step towards reintegration into the US last night after the owner of Resorts Hotel &a...
Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing Sheldon Adelson Rep Drowned Out at Pennsylvania Online Gaming Committee Hearing
Philip Conneller April 17th, 2015
Pennsylvania’s committee hearing on Thursday was perhaps everything that last month’s RAWA hearing in Washington DC should have been: an opportunity fo...
APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities
Ed Scimia April 17th, 2015
The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tou...
Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection
Ed Scimia April 16th, 2015
Full Tilt has always been among the leaders in offering variety when it comes to the number of different forms of cash games players could choose from in o...
Dan Bilzerian to Host Poker Event Featuring Giraffes  Dan Bilzerian to Host Poker Event Featuring Giraffes 
Daniel Smyth April 10th, 2015
Poker bad boy Dan Bilzerian who’s recent BLM public service announcement effort seemed to come across as underwhelming for audiences everywhere is ...
Phil Hellmuth’s Sweet Gig At SugarHouse Casino Phil Hellmuth’s Sweet Gig At SugarHouse Casino
Daniel Smyth April 8th, 2015
Phil Hellmuth may be somewhat sour at the poker table when things don’t go his way, but the Poker Brat will be enjoying a little bit of sweetness at ...
Community Pressure Forces TDA Summit Shift To Aria Community Pressure Forces TDA Summit Shift To Aria
Daniel Smyth April 6th, 2015
Following a wave of discontent from the poker community, the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) summit has been moved from the Venetian to the Aria. At...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Turns Down PokerStars Deal Zlatan Ibrahimovic Turns Down PokerStars Deal
Ed Scimia April 4th, 2015
PokerStars has significantly reduced their roster of sponsored pros over the past year, slimming their roster and focusing more on players with appear in e...
PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch
Daniel Smyth April 18th, 2015
The world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars, took another step towards reintegration into the US last night after the owner of Resorts Hotel &a...
Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection Full Tilt Makes Major Changes to Game Selection
Ed Scimia April 16th, 2015
Full Tilt has always been among the leaders in offering variety when it comes to the number of different forms of cash games players could choose from in o...
Borgata Chip Counterfeiter Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years in Prison Borgata Chip Counterfeiter Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Daniel Smyth April 8th, 2015
Christian Lusardi, the man caught trying to stuff counterfeit casino chips down the toilet at a New Jersey casino, will now be flushing commodes somewhere ...
Morgan Stanley Drastically Downgrades Value of US Online Gaming Market, as Nevada Land-Based Poker Also Slides Morgan Stanley Drastically Downgrades Value of US Online Gaming Market, as Nevada Land-Based Poker Also Slides
Philip Conneller April 1st, 2015
We wish it was an April Fools joke, but alas, no such luck. Financial services analysts at Morgan Stanley have cut their valuation of the potential of the...
APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities
Ed Scimia April 17th, 2015
The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tou...
Angela Jordison Speaks to CardsChat After Entering Poker Folklore with Trio of Wins: Exclusive Interview Angela Jordison Speaks to CardsChat After Entering Poker Folklore with Trio of Wins: Exclusive Interview
Daniel Smyth April 15th, 2015
Like all poker players, Angela Jordison knows that winning a tournament, especially one in the live arena, isn’t easy, so when she scored three wins ...
Alex Dreyfus Shares Global Poker League Info Alex Dreyfus Shares Global Poker League Info
Ed Scimia April 11th, 2015
Global Poker Index (GPI) CEO Alex Dreyfus has made it his mission to “sportify” poker by offering the kinds of events that fans of other sports expect ...
$565 WPT500 at the Aria to Boast $2 Million Prizepool $565 WPT500 at the Aria to Boast $2 Million Prizepool
Daniel Smyth April 9th, 2015
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has just announced that it will be following up its 2014 WPT500 at the Aria with another, even more impressive, event this year....
APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities APPT Nanjing Millions Raided and Shutdown by Chinese National Police Claiming Illegal Activities
Ed Scimia April 17th, 2015
The Nanjing Millions poker tournament was abruptly shut down by Chinese National Police on Friday, placing doubt on the short-term future of live poker tou...
Honey Trap Gang Found Guilty in Murder of Mehmet Hassan Honey Trap Gang Found Guilty in Murder of Mehmet Hassan
Ed Scimia April 15th, 2015
Mehmet Hassan was murdered last March in his London home after returning there with a woman he had been spending time with in a nearby casino. On Wednesday...
Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games Undercover Staten Island Cop Loses $50K in NYC Taxpayer Money Infiltrating Illegal Poker Games
Philip Conneller April 14th, 2015
How do you fund a Staten Island illegal poker game infiltration? Apparently, with hard-earned tax payer revenues. And we’re not talking about a small...
Eighty Percent Of All Full Tilt Claimants Paid, Says GCG  Eighty Percent Of All Full Tilt Claimants Paid, Says GCG 
Philip Conneller April 13th, 2015
The Full Tilt Remissions process is now 80 percent complete, according to the Garden City Group (GCG), the claims administrator appointed by the US governm...