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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 […]

New Jersey Devils Hire Sunny Mehta as Analytics Expert

New Jersey Devils Hire Sunny Mehta as Analytics Expert

Philip Conneller - August 6th, 2014

The New Jersey Devils hockey team has announced the appointment of former professional poker player Sunny Mehta as head of their new analytics department. The appointment represents a growing trend in professional ice hockey as an increasing number of teams turn to the statisticians for help. Ever since the likes of Bill James and Billy […]

New Owner of NBA Milwaukee Bucks Marc Lasry Has Ties to Poker

New Owner of NBA Milwaukee Bucks Marc Lasry Has Ties to Poker

Sean Gibson - May 8th, 2014

For many years, professional sports franchises in the United States have tried to keep a wide separation between themselves and the world of gambling and online gaming. While many teams have poker fundraisers at local casinos, like the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks, most sports leagues have frowned on owners that have ties […]

Paddy Power in Trouble for Oscar Pistorius Ad

Paddy Power in Trouble for Oscar Pistorius Ad

Jennifer Newell - March 29th, 2014

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is known to push the limits with betting and advertising. Customers can place bets on a wide variety of events and happenings around the world, and the company even initially sponsored some of Dennis Rodman‘s trips to North Korea to visit Kim Jong Un. Paddy Power is no stranger to criticisms […]

Full Tilt to Add Sportsbetting In Addition to Casino Game Options

Full Tilt to Add Sportsbetting In Addition to Casino Game Options

Jennifer Newell - February 24th, 2014

  When the Rational Group took Full Tilt Poker under its wing in July 2012, it was part of a settlement to help reimburse Full Tilt’s victims under previous management and make nice with the U.S. government. Gaining a sister online poker site for PokerStars with a built-in database was one benefit of the deal, […]

Nevada Sportsbooks Win Big on Seattle’s Big Win

Nevada Sportsbooks Win Big on Seattle’s Big Win

Tom Somach - February 8th, 2014

Those fancy sportsbooks located in even fancier Las Vegas casinos don’t thrive because sports bettors know what they’re doing. That was proved once again this week when books throughout Sin City and the rest of the Silver State cleaned up like never before, winning a record profit from bettors wagering on the Super Bowl. Record-Breaking […]