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William Hill or Amaya Bwin.party Takeover Still Rumored to Be Possibilities

William Hill or Amaya Bwin.party Takeover Still Rumored to Be Possibilities

Ed Scimia - February 17th, 2015

Consider bwin.party to be like that girl in high school who everybody talks about: lots of speculation, and who knows how much validity. Among the possible suitors rumored to be bedding bwin are gambling conglomerates William Hill and Amaya Gaming, and the gossip keeps on coming. In the latest round of speculation, it seems that […]

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Elbert Pruitt - February 1st, 2015

Boxing legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao can truthfully say that only a handful of people have gotten the best of him in the ring, but when it comes to high stakes no-limit holdem ring games, the 36 year old boxing sensation from the Philippines is somewhat more likely to meet his match. According to high stakes […]

Nevada Gambling Bill SB 40 Wouldn’t Affect Poker Tournament Staking, Control Board Says

Nevada Gambling Bill SB 40 Wouldn’t Affect Poker Tournament Staking, Control Board Says

Philip Conneller - January 29th, 2015

SB 40, the latest Nevada gambling bill that poker players feared could be used to attack tournament staking culture and do untold damage to the World Series of Poker (WSOP), relates only to sports betting, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has clarified. At first glance, the bill, which is essentially about reducing the possibility of […]

UK Challenging EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

UK Challenging EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Sean Gibson - January 25th, 2015

The United Kingdom (UK) is raising concerns over the new European Union (EU) Anti-Money Laundering Directive and may be considering a legal challenge against it. Last month the Council of Ministers and European Parliament came to a consensus on anti-money laundering issues and with it the new Directive is in the final stages of being […]

Daniel Negreanu Joins Las Vegas NHL Expansion Team Ownership Group

Daniel Negreanu Joins Las Vegas NHL Expansion Team Ownership Group

Elbert Pruitt - January 21st, 2015

Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu is betting that a new NHL franchise will one day arrive in Sin City, and he recently set social media ablaze with an enthusiastic tweet on the prospect of ice hockey making the Las Vegas Strip an even cooler place to be. “Very excited about tonight, meeting with the […]

Looking Ahead in the New Jersey Online Poker Market: Exclusive Skrill USA Interview, Part Two

Looking Ahead in the New Jersey Online Poker Market: Exclusive Skrill USA Interview, Part Two

Hannah Elisabeth - December 19th, 2014

Today, we bring you Part Two of our exclusive interview with Skrill USA Vice President Joseph Hall (JH). CardsChat News Editor-in-Chief Hannah Elisabeth (HE) spoke with Hall by phone in his Manhattan offices earlier this week. Skrill was recently approved as a digital wallet provider for the New Jersey online poker and gambling market, so […]

Paul Phua and Son to Plead Not Guilty in World Cup Betting Case; Feds to Seize Assets

Paul Phua and Son to Plead Not Guilty in World Cup Betting Case; Feds to Seize Assets

Philip Conneller - December 8th, 2014

Malaysian high-stakes poker player Paul Phua and his son Darren are pleading not guilty to charges of operating an illegal World Cup betting ring from a luxury villa inside Caesars Palace this past July. Meanwhile, five other members of the group are all pleading guilty and will stand trial and receive sentencing next week. Among […]

PokerStars Global Casino and Sports Betting Unfurled

PokerStars Global Casino and Sports Betting Unfurled

Devin O'Connor - November 21st, 2014

PokerStars global casino and sports betting options will be the latest offerings for the largest online poker brand on the planet. The Amaya Gaming-owned operator announced Friday that it’s launching sports betting and casino table games around the world through its PokerStars.com domain. The company says blackjack and roulette will be the first offerings, and […]

Paul Phua Caesars Villa Not Illegal Wire Room, Says Defense Counsel

Paul Phua Caesars Villa Not Illegal Wire Room, Says Defense Counsel

Philip Conneller - November 4th, 2014

Poker player Paul Phua’s dramatic court evidence in the alleged illegal Caesars sports betting case took another twist this week. Documents submitted to the court revealed that Phua’s luxury rented villa at the casino was not being used as a wire room to process illegal World Cup wagers, as was previously alleged by investigators. The […]

Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit to Hit Atlantic City

Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit to Hit Atlantic City

Elbert Pruitt - October 26th, 2014

The 2014 Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit (MTGS) is set to kick off on Monday, October 27th at Bally’s in Atlantic City, and offers online operators and land-based casino owners a chance to engage with iGaming industry leaders to discuss the challenges facing the rising mobile gambling industry. With global gaming revenue predicted to soar […]

New Jersey Devils Ken Daneyko New Team partypoker Pro

New Jersey Devils Ken Daneyko New Team partypoker Pro

Philip Conneller - September 16th, 2014

Ken Daneyko, the retired New Jersey Devils hockey legend, is the newest sponsored member of Team partypoker, joining current party faithfuls Mike Sexton, Kara Scott, Jamie Kerstetter and Scott Baumstein. Three-time Stanley Cup winner Daneyko is a natural fit for the company and its ambitions in New Jersey; he’s an avid poker player, who in […]