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05/31/2019 The Master Is Here To Teach Us Some Poker
The poker world often turns to some of its most successful stars when seeking advice for how to play the game well. At this point most of the public knows that poker is a game of skill rather than luck. The more that you bu... Read more

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04/26/2019 Online Gambling Legal in Florida in 2019?
When it comes to live poker offerings, Florida stands out as one of the most energetic and fun states to play in. You have poker rooms across the state that offer you plenty of live action. Unfortunately, the realm of the o... Read more

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04/03/2019 Kentucky Delays the Legalization of Online Poker and Sports Betting
It appears that residents of Kentucky will have to wait until 2020 to play poker and bet sports online for real money. The Blue Grass State was poised to become the fifth state to fully legalize multiple forms of online gam... Read more

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03/13/2019 Michigan Is Taking Another Stab At Online Poker
The states are coming to their senses one at a time and allowing for online poker to finally be available to their residents. It is sad that it has taken as long as it has to reach this point, but we should at least be than... Read more

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02/13/2019 Kentucky Moves to Legalize Online Poker and Sports Betting
A US state with a long history of gambling opposition has taken steps to legalize online poker and sports betting. Legislators in Kentucky have introduced HB 175. The bill would make it legal for Kentucky residents that are... Read more

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02/04/2019 Online Poker Legislation Introduced in New York
New York is set to take up the discussion of legalized online poker in 2019. A recent bill introduced by Senator Joseph Addabbo calls for the licensing of online poker. This would make playing poker online for real money le... Read more

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01/15/2019 Online Poker could soon become legal in New York in 2019
Some people get enthusiastic at the thought of online poker becoming legalized in the state of New York. In fact, they recently introduced a new bill at the state Senate level where they will try to pass this again. Senator... Read more

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12/27/2018 Michigan Becomes Latest State to Approve Online Gambling
Online gambling in the United States continues to make an evolutionary leap. Lawmakers in Michigan worked late into the night on December 20 to deliver a bill that will legalize online poker for Michigan residents that are ... Read more

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12/04/2018 The First Online Poker Legalization Opportunity Of 2019?
We are not quite done with 2018 just yet, but online poker advocates are already looking forward to the new year. They are primarily concerned with trying to figure out which states may be in play for poker legalization in ... Read more

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11/17/2018 New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Continues To Struggle
There are signs of continued struggle when it comes to the amount of revenue that New Jersey has been able to generate from online poker. There was such hope and optimism when the state finally permitted legal online poker ... Read more

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11/13/2018 Delaware Celebrating Five Years Of Legal Poker
It is hard to believe that there is a state that has had online poker long enough to be able to be celebrating five years of the game. That is in the case in Delaware. Delaware is a small state and the amount of tax rev... Read more

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10/22/2018 Illinois Is Probably Getting Online Poker In 2019
The state of Illinois is the most likely to be the next to join the four others that have legalized online poker. However, citizens of that state will very likely have to wait until at least 2019 before they are able to enj... Read more

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09/29/2018 Las Vegas Is Seeing A Slump In The Amount Of Profits From Gambling Wins
Regulators in the state of Nevada claim that the only reason why gambling winnings for the major casinos on the Las Vegas strip are down is because of a lack of major events. In a city where there is literally always someth... Read more

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09/22/2018 States With The Best Opportunities To Legalize Online Poker
The uphill fight to legalize online poker throughout the United States has taken on a state-by-state approach. Advocates know that a federal overturn of financial regulations that currently prohibit online poker websites to... Read more

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09/05/2018 Massachusetts Gets First Poker Room: Could Online Poker Be The Next Hurdle They Cross?
Buzz in the poker community has started up again as Massachusetts opens it first land-based poker room. The MGM Springfield has opened up the poker room as part of its casino establishment. It is a twenty-three table poker ... Read more

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08/26/2018 Online Poker Is Gearing Up In Pennsylvania
The state of Pennsylvania is about to have the WSOP.com website offering legal online poker in its borders within the next few days. News reports have confirmed that WSOP.com is teaming up with the brick and mortar Harrah's... Read more

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08/20/2018 Cryptocurrencies Coming To Online Poker?
The cryptocurrency craze may be finally ready to reach into the realms of online poker. It just so happens that one poker website by the name of EvenBet is looking to make this happen. Their vision for how this would work i... Read more

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08/06/2018 Illinois May Still Move Towards Poker Legalization In 2018
There is not a lot of time left in 2018 for various states to make their moves towards poker legalization, but some are more likely to do so than others. Illinois is one state where we could indeed see some movement on the ... Read more

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07/02/2018 Poker Alliance Rises From The Ashes
There was once an organization called the Poker Players Alliance. This alliance of like-minded players was interested in advocating for their interests in playing poker over the Internet. They banded together to come up wit... Read more

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06/25/2018 New York Wraps Up Session Without Passing Poker Legislation
It is another year gone by in the New York state legislature without any major changes made to the legalization of gambling. It appears that legislators are simply unwilling to move the legislation forward. There was ac... Read more

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06/16/2018 Michigan House Passes Online Gambling Bill
All eyes were on the Michigan House of Representatives as they considered legislation that would allow for online gambling within its state borders. Many wondered if it would be possible to get such a bill through the legis... Read more

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06/11/2018 Connecticut Will Not Advance Poker Bill During Special Session
It seems that there is not much of an appetite for a pro-online poker bill coming out of the Connecticut special session for the Senate this year. It looks like those in the state government are simply not willing to move f... Read more

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05/28/2018 Chris Ferguson Releases Public Apology About Full Tilt
There has been a lot of controversy and drama related to Full Tilt Poker and the way in which it got shut down along with so many other poker websites on what became known as Black Friday on April 20, 2011. The difference w... Read more

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05/21/2018 Michigan Looks To Possibly Speed Along Passage Of Online Poker Legislation
It is entirely possible that online poker could be legalized in the state of Michigan much sooner than some might have previously expected. This is because one particular lawmaker has been persistent on this issue and conti... Read more

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05/07/2018 Three Poker-Friendly States Finally Get Connected
A major issue for legal online poker in the United States is that it has been taken up in such a piecemeal way. States have individually had to decide that they wanted to have legal poker available to them. When one state o... Read more

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03/24/2018 Poker Player's Alliance Is Not Paying Its Staff
The financial situation over at the Poker Player's Alliance has grown dire. It has been the leading advocacy organization when it comes to legalizing online poker in the United States. However, the organization is having tr... Read more

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03/18/2018 New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Decline But Remain Important
The state of New Jersey probably wishes that it was bringing a little more revenue from its legalized online poker operations. At the same time, officials there are just happy that they have this stream of revenue to fall b... Read more

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03/09/2018 International Women's Day And Poker
The state of New Jersey probably wishes that it was bringing a little more revenue from its legalized online poker operations. At the same time, officials there are just happy that they have this stream of revenue to fall b... Read more

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02/24/2018 Nevada Poker Players Win A Bad Beat Jackpot
There was a case before the Nevada Gaming Commission that had a lot of people interested in the outcome. It involved players who played at the local Las Vegas casinos known as the "Station" casinos. These are casinos that c... Read more

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02/18/2018 California Says "No" To Online Poker In 2018
There is not going to be any online poker coming down the pipe for California in 2018. The legislation that possibly could have brought it to the forefront is now dead according to many observers. They have been paying atte... Read more

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01/21/2018 Online Poker Continues To Struggle In Delaware
It is hard to get a lot of people excited for the prospect of online poker when it is a game that seems to be in decline almost everywhere that you look. The reality is that online poker may have already had its moment in t... Read more

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01/14/2018 New York To Join The Poker Party
The game of online poker in the United States hangs in the balance in certain ways based on what New York State decides to do. People in the United States have been playing online poker legal or otherwise since the Internet... Read more

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01/07/2018 Bad Beat Jackpot Hangs In Limbo
There is a lot of debate and discussion at the moment about a potential bad beat jackpot that may or may not be distributed as planned. The Nevada Gaming Commission has to issue a final decision on this particular issue. ... Read more

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12/17/2017 Online Gambling On The Rise, But Online Poker Not Enjoying Those Spoils
Has the magic left the building when it comes to online poker? It seems like in a lot of ways it has. There are new numbers out from New Jersey indicating that the overall numbers for online gambling are up, but that the on... Read more

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12/09/2017 States That Are Long Shots To Legalize Online Poker
There are some states which seem poised and eager to legalize online poker, and then there are the states where it seems incredibly unlikely. It is pretty easy to categorize any state that has strong Republican influence as... Read more

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12/01/2017 States To Watch For Poker Legalization
There are a handful of states to keep an eye on when it comes to poker legalization in the next few years. Since New Jersey, Nevada, and others have legalized online poker, many states have begun to review the issue themsel... Read more

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11/18/2017 Illinois Wavers On Online Poker, Says No For Now
Illinois has been a state that has been a little under the radar of poker advocates to some extent. It has not necessarily been the most promising candidate for the next state to make a move towards legalization. However, j... Read more

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11/12/2017 New Hampshire Nixes Legalization Of Online Poker
If the actions of its neighbors were to be taken as a sign of what New Hampshire might do, then one could easily have expected New Hampshire to legalize online poker for its citizens. However, that is not at all what happen... Read more

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10/18/2017 New Jersey has announced they will enter a new agreement with Delaware and Nevada
New Jersey has announced they will enter a new agreement with Delaware and Nevada. What does the deal entail? The patrons of internet gaming from New Jersey can play against the players from the other two states. Why will t... Read more

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06/01/2017 Pennsylvania Senate Approves Online Gambling Bill
Facing continuing budget shortfalls, the Pennsylvania State Senate has finally passed legislation that would legalize some forms of online gambling for residents of the state. After several futile attempts to bring online g... Read more

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07/08/2016 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Approves Bill to Legalize Online Poker, DFS
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Approves Bill to Legalize Online Poker, Daily Fantasy Sports; No Video Gaming Terminals Last week, prospects improved for online poker legalization in Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, the... Read more

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06/20/2016 California Bill Legalizing Online Poker Gains Further Support
Opponents Look to be Outgunned More and more, 2016 is looking to be the year that California legalizes online poker. As the bill that would detail its regulation, AB 2863, continues to be amended, it has roped in many... Read more

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06/20/2016 New York Senate Votes in Favor of Bill that would Legalize Online Poker, Passes 53 to 5
Last Tuesday, June 14, the New York State Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor for Bill S05302D, at 53 for, 5 against. The bill would allow some variations of online poker to circumvent New York laws prohibiting gambling,... Read more

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06/13/2016 California Amends Online Poker Bill AB 2863: Still Faces Tribal Coalition Opposition
California Amends Online Poker Bill AB 2863: Adds "Bad Actor" Clause, Still Faces Tribal Coalition Opposition In January, Democrat assemblyman Adam Gray first introduced bill AB 2863, which sought to explicitly legaliz... Read more

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06/11/2016 Regulated Online Poker One Step Closer To Reality In New York
Online poker players are currently abuzz with news and information about an online poker regulation bill working it's way through the New York State Senate at the moment. It is a measure that has been attempted before, but ... Read more

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05/31/2016 Pennsylvania could pass online gambling bill
The expectations that Pennsylvania's online gambling bill can see the light next year are still high. The House Bill 649 could bring the online gambling legislation to Pennsylvania once and for all. HB 649 was introduced... Read more

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05/12/2016 California online poker bill closer than ever
A few months ago, State Senator Isadore Hall and State Assemblyman Adam Gray introduced several bills (SB 278 and AB 431 respectively), bringing online poker closer than ever. However, it was not until two weeks ago when... Read more

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04/07/2016 Panama Papers establish possible link to Amaya Gaming insider trading scandal
The ' Panama Papers ', which reveal the use of shell companies by many politicians and rich people, include possible links to the insider trading investigation involving Amaya Gaming and it's CEO David Bazoov. The last... Read more

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03/03/2016 California Bureau of Gambling Control Stops Accepting Card Room Applications
California Bureau of Gambling Control Stops Accepting Card Room Applications After California Tribes Claim Illegal Operating of House Backed Games On Friday, February 19, California Indian tribes won a small legal vic... Read more

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03/03/2016 Maryland Votes Unanimously on Bill that Would Decriminalize Informal House Poker Games
Maryland Votes Unanimously on Bill that Would Decriminalize Informal House Poker Games, but Still Prohibits Electronic Money Transfers Maryland currently upholds a suite of harsh poker gambling laws regarding informa... Read more

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02/26/2016 Iovation Recommended by the Nevada Gaming Control Board for Gaming License
Scandal Ridden Cyber Security Firm Iovation Recommended by the Nevada Gaming Control Board for Gaming License The Nevada Gaming Commission is considering granting a Nevada Gaming license to one of the least savory na... Read more

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02/22/2016 Amaya Merges its Two Gaming Brands, PokerStars and Full Tilt, Into One Platform
On Tuesday, February 16, game magnate Amaya Inc. announced its decision to combine its two leading online poker sites onto one platform. PokerStars and Full Tilt will be merged into the same liquidity pool some time wi... Read more

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02/19/2016 California Online Poker Bill Edit Seeks Tribal Racetrack Support
California Online Poker Bill Edit Seeks Tribal Racetrack Support with Generous $60 Million In Concessions and Other Boons In May of 2015, California Assemblyman Adam Gray introduced bill AB 431, which sought to author... Read more

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02/10/2016 PokerStars, Largest Poker Site in the World, Registers 100 Millionth User
On January 25, the largest poker site in the world, PokerStars.com, registered its 100 millionth user. It was a user in PokerStars France called "ArtiB73"--who became PokerStars' record-breaking player. Since ArtiB73'... Read more

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02/07/2016 GVC Holdings/bwin.party: Future of New Jersey's Largest Online Gambling Site at Stake
Corporate Takeover Brings New Licensing Hurdles, Future of New Jersey's Largest Online Gambling Site at Stake On February 1, UK-listed GVC Holdings finalized its acquisition of fellow gaming network and software provi... Read more

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02/05/2016 Three "Mouse Pad" Chain Internet Cafes Raided in Utah for Illegal Internet Gambling
On Thursday, January 14, three Utah internet cafes were raided by police on the charges of hosting online gambling on the premises. The chain of "Mouse Pad" cafes were each raided by 15 officers on the morning of the ... Read more

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02/03/2016 PokerStars Investigation Decides Tournament Runner Up Did Not Use A Bot
PokerStars Investigation Decides Tournament Runner Up Did Not Use A Bot, But Suspicions Persist PokerStars has concluded an investigation into the strange behavior of a player in its Turbo Championship of Online Poke... Read more

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02/02/2016 PokerStars Winter Boycotts Fail to Elicit Change in Poker Giant's 2016 Rewards Program
PokerStars, the world's largest online poker website, drew massive amounts of community ire this winter. But this does not seem to have significantly threatened the company's bottom line. The cause: the poker giant sud... Read more

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01/25/2016 The Last Three Team Managers of the Global Poker League 2016
The Last Three: Profiling The Russian, Hong Kong, and Brazilian Team Managers of the Global Poker League 2016 Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelve managers for the Global... Read more

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01/25/2016 The Four European Managers of the Global Poker League 2016
Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelve managers for the Global Poker Index's international teams to participate in the upcoming Global Poker League. The League is split into t... Read more

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01/25/2016 The Five North American Managers of the Global Poker League 2016
Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelve managers for the Global Poker Index's international teams to participate in the upcoming Global Poker League. Here are the five North A... Read more

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01/25/2016 Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Opens Doors to Regional Partnerships
Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Opens Doors to Regional Partnerships, and Potentially $100 Million in Revenue A Pennsylvanian online gambling bill looks to make the New England the next legal place in the US for citizen... Read more

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01/25/2016 Alex Dreyfus Brings Competitive Poker into the Digital Age
Alex Dreyfus is a huge name in poker at the moment. Dreyfus is the CEO of Mediarex Sports & Entertainment--he is a sport poker business mogul and European social media star who seems to make waves in the poker world with... Read more

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01/17/2016 Washington State May Revise Heavy Online Poker Restrictions in 2016
Washington State has some of the harshest laws against online poker in the entire United States. On the national stage, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed in 2006. At the time, it was a... Read more

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01/15/2016 California Assembly Bill 167 removed from hearing
Californian online gambling supporters experienced a setback in their quest to legalize online poker early this month as a critical bill, Assembly Bill 167, was removed from a scheduled hearing on Wednesday, January 11... Read more

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12/27/2015 Amaya will appeal Kentucky penalty
The number 1 online poker provider, Amaya, is being forced to deal with Kentucky's law. The company is now facing the penalty that Kentucky has brought up once again, a consequence from the Black Friday case that use P... Read more

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10/09/2015 Judge from Florida continues his battle to introduce online poker
The US online gambling industry continues to growth in just a few of the states that went for online gambling legislation, such as Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Some others, like Pennsylvania, are still suffering f... Read more

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10/01/2015 Pennsylvania still waiting for online poker legislation
Pennsylvania continues with being the second largest gambling market in the United States, right behind the Silver State of Nevada. The online market could put Pennsylvania in the online poker market map, turning it in... Read more

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09/18/2015 California gives up on Online Poker Legislation
California has finally decided not to go for 2015's online poker legislation. The last attempt from the Golden State for online gambling brought the discord among several Native American Tribes, owners of casinos and c... Read more

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09/08/2015 California Online Poker bill, more difficult than ever
Californians are still wondering why Many American Indian tribes are against any form of online poker within the Golden State, as many other US states seem to be increasing revenues, expanding a segment of the gambling... Read more

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07/13/2015 California will not go for Online Poker Bill
Senator Isadore Hall III (Chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee), and Adam Gray (Member of California State Assembly and Chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee) have been try... Read more

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07/10/2015 Not strong line of reasoning to bring online poker bill to California
The Pechanga's Online Poker Olive Branch does not seem enough to put some common sense into California Senate's minds. California State Legislature for 2015 is no going to take in consideration any online poker bill ev... Read more

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06/27/2015 Bwin Party reaches agreement to sell the World Poker Tour to OurGame.com
Beijing-based social gaming developer, Ourgame, has recently purchased the World Poker Tour. The negotiations began on 2006, when the WPT went to China. The World Poker Tour became the official sponsor of the event Tra... Read more

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06/27/2015 A coalition of poker groups launches campaign in support of online poker bill
California: A coalition of poker groups launches campaign in support of online poker bill Some of the most powerful names in the industry have joined forces to fight for the regulation of the online poker market in the... Read more

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06/22/2015 California State Senator fighting hard for state online poker legislation
California State Senate has received another proposition for online poker legislation. The Golden State does not seem to have online gambling in mind for this year, most likely not for next one neither. But several onl... Read more

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06/22/2015 PokerStars receives the attack from California tribe
PokerStars has received the attack of one of the California tribes that really is trying to stop poker in the Golden State. But PokerStars, online poker room from international gambling firm Amaya, has its own strategy... Read more

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06/16/2015 New Jersey Gambling Regulator warning illegal affiliate websites
The gambling regulator of New Jersey, the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), has had to make a decision on online gambling affiliates who are offering unlicensed sites to residents of the state of New Jersey. Last ... Read more

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06/01/2015 Online poker bill in California on its second step
California seems to be having a difficult time to understand the online gambling market. While some US states are already on the track, the Golden State still cannot see the advantages of one of the most profitable marke... Read more

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05/31/2015 Pennsylvania's fourth online poker proposal
This is the fourth online poker proposal for the state of Pennsylvania, but the only one in Pennsylvania's Senate, as the previous three bills are still in the House. The bill, redacted by Senator Sean Wiley is becomin... Read more

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05/25/2015 New York might bring online poker to the table
The state of New York seems to be the next US state trying to regulate online poker. This is the second time for the Empire State in the last three years to receive a bill from New York State Senator John Bonacic (R-42... Read more

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05/15/2015 GPI to power the WSOP Player of the Year Award
The Global Poker Index (GPI) announced an agreement with the World Series of Poker (WSOP), which will see GPI tabulate, power and sponsor the WSOP Player of the Year Award that will be called from now on the GPI WSOP Play... Read more

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05/08/2015 California Passes Online Poker Bill
California continues being a mystery for lawmakers. One of the most flourishing states in the US cannot seem to put 1 and 2 together. The several attempts, civil rights, liberties, economic boosts, are just part of the... Read more

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04/19/2015 Pennsylvania continues supporting online poker
Chairman of the Gaming Oversight Committee, Representative John Payne, has been one of the main supporters for the online gaming industry in the state of Pennsylvania. For over a year, the representative has been pushi... Read more

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04/09/2015 Nevada-Delaware shared poker network increasing little by little
The online poker industry in the United States seems to be working just fine. Legislations, bills, state vs federal regulations, are just the top of the iceberg. Several states have been able to manage themselves to avoi... Read more

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04/06/2015 Texas Rep Joe Barton pushing for federal online poker bill
Representative Joe Barton has become the new image for online poker regulation. Texas Representative is pushing for federal online poker legislation although he is going to work hard as Utah Representative, Jason Chaff... Read more

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04/05/2015 North Carolina will hold 2015 WSOP National Championship
Caesars and WSOP have officially announced the schedule for the 2015 WSOP National Championship, which will be held during July (from the 29th to the 31st) at North Carolina's Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort. After the... Read more

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03/26/2015 888 launches shared poker network for both Delaware and Nevada
Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey, the three main states that have been fighting for legalizing online poker for the whole country, might be seeing results soon. Two of them, Delaware and Nevada, have already taken the f... Read more

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03/26/2015 Pala Interactive will not join New Jersey poker market yet
Pala Interactive has decided not to launch its poker platform for New Jersey yet. So far, PokerStars seems to be the only one that will finally make it to New Jersey's online market. A recent interview with Pala Interact... Read more

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03/07/2015 Pennsylvania receives a second bill for online gaming
The US state of Pennsylvania has received a new bill. State Representative Nick Miccarelli has introduced another bill for online gaming, it is just that this time the bill only covers online poker. Last week, another on... Read more

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03/04/2015 Caesars Palace and PokerStars will work together for an online poker federal regulation
Two of the biggest gambling operators in the world, poker room PokerStars and casino-resorts' firm Caesars Entertainment Corp, are joining forces against the US federal government. The two operators do not think that the... Read more

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02/26/2015 Delaware and Nevada soon to share online poker liquidity
Two of the main gambling states in the US, Delaware and Nevada, are soon offering shared online poker pools. The two US states have officially signed the Multi-State Internet Agreement, allowing both states to create a... Read more

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02/16/2015 Mississippi and Washington could not see online poker regulated
Both US states, Mississippi and Washington, seemed to be interested in getting on board but it seems now that, online poker regulation is more of a dream that will never come true. The two states have discarded the ide... Read more

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02/03/2015 Nebraska State Senator introduces poker legislation
The US state of Nebraska is approaching a new attitude towards poker. The online poker market is struggling to create a nation-wide network, only due to some states that prefer live games rather online poker rooms. Some ... Read more

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02/03/2015 Malaysian high stakes poker player involved in illegal gambling operations
Paul Phua Wei-seng does not seem to be the millionaire who made his fortune by playing poker as the unpleasant events from 2004 are coming back to the light with the US Court delaying the trials. The 50 years old poker p... Read more

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01/28/2015 Nevada will prosecute any unlicensed site and their affiliates
The US gambling states are trying to reduce the traffic of unlicensed gambling sites by creating framework for one of the most conflictive markets, the online gambling industry. Nevada has introduced a new amendment to p... Read more

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01/21/2015 California first set of amendments for the online poker bill
California's Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced yesterday the first amendments for California's online poker bill. Gatto has proposed in several occasions to make some modifications on California's online gaming industry, ... Read more

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01/19/2015 The state of Washington might decriminalize online poker this year
The state of Washington and its legislation against online poker made the game punishable by prison sentences and fines up to $10,000. These are radical and drastic measures have not brought any peace to gamblers as they... Read more

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01/18/2015 888 and WSOP will be sharing online pools in New Jersey
We received Monday 12th of January one of the greatest news in the last months. New Jersey is going to begin sharing online gaming prize pools with two of the most important online gambling operators in the world: WSOP ... Read more

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01/15/2015 Bwin Party selling off its social gaming business
One of the major sports bets operator from Europe, Bwin Party Digital Entertainment, is not having a great success in the US market. The company based in the British colony in Spain, Gibraltar, has been one of the most r... Read more

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12/29/2014 Kentucky receives anti online gambling bill from its State Senator
KY State Senator Mike Wilson does not seem to be very happy with the idea of legalizing the online gambling market although, this time, the State Senator seems to have different reasons to propose an online gambling ban.... Read more

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12/06/2014 California receives online poker bill
California seemed to be online with the poker rooms as per Assemblyman Mike Gatto's bill that was introduced a few days ago as a measure to, finally, open the doors to the online poker industry in the US Golden State of ... Read more

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11/22/2014 Politicians trying to keep Poker Stars away from New Jersey
Poker Stars' launch is mysteriously being delayed for reasons that many of us cannot even imagine. The main cause for the delays can be found on the software development as the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (... Read more

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11/13/2014 California's online poker rooms getting ready
The Golden State seems to have brought the attention of the largest poker rooms in the market. San Diego's Native American groups have been the first ones to start up the online gambling industry in California but now, a... Read more

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11/09/2014 Online gambling industry fears Republican's victory
US mid-term elections with the GOP victory, has the online gambling industry down in the dumps. The US Republican party is very well known for its conservatism and strong ideals, a concept that the party cannot still exp... Read more

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11/08/2014 California's Native American tribe offering real-money online Bingo
The Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation, the Iipay Nation of San Diego County, is another of the Native American tribes in California that has pushed the envelope as far as onlin... Read more

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11/07/2014 California's Native American tribe joins New Jersey online gambling market
The online gaming market in the US is seeing practically anybody has seen before. When it comes to money, of course, most of the organizations in the country will turn their backs around and even condemn any other ways o... Read more

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10/20/2014 Delaware's revenue remains the same while Nevada's drops
August has not been a very successful month for the gaming industry in Nevada. Nevada, in fact Las Vegas, the world's gambling center, held the World Series of Poker (WSOP), one of the biggest events in the history of po... Read more

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10/16/2014 Rumors about PPA's positions about banning online gambling
The online casino gaming's market is probably one of the industries with the highest number of enemies. On one side, the brick and mortar casino moguls are doing any possible thing they can to ban the online gaming indus... Read more

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10/03/2014 Pennsylvania could see online poker in 2017
The study released on September 10th by the investment firm Morgan Stanley Research has stunned the gambling industry in the United States. The researches were mainly focused on the poker bill that could be approved by 2... Read more

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09/28/2014 NJ online market says goodbye to Ultimate
One of the most fructuous gambling markets, New Jersey's, is going through a rough patch as its online gambling industry is still fighting for the stability any market should have. In this case, one of the most important... Read more

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09/22/2014 Ultimate Gaming to withdraw from New Jersey online gaming market
Ultimate Gaming announced last Friday that it will withdraw from the New Jersey online gaming market following the termination of its online gaming agreement with Trump Taj Mahal Associates LLC, which filed for Chapter 1... Read more

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09/17/2014 NCSL against Federal Poker Legislation
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has not changed its mind about introducing the federal legislation for the online gambling market as the group's mainly goals is only the state-by-state online poker r... Read more

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09/02/2014 PokerStars blames lack of cohesion between Native American tribes
PokerStars blames lack of cohesion between Native American tribes for online poker regulation's failure PokerStars, which teamed up with tribal casino Morongo in the Golden State, is declining any responsibility in the ... Read more

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08/26/2014 Santa Ysabel should be launching its real-money online poker service this week
According to various sources, the Santa Maria Ysabel Tribal Development Corporation should be launching its real-money online poker service in the US State of California at some point this week, probably between Augus... Read more

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08/26/2014 Online poker on hold in California
The SB 1366 bill to legalize online poker in the US State of California has been withdrawn ealier this month by State Senator Lou Correa, ending hopes to see online poker regulated in California this year. "Internet p... Read more

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08/20/2014 PokerStars and Full Tilt back in the United States in October?
According to anonymous sources in New Jersey, online poker websites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker will soon receive approval to launch in the online gaming market and could start offering online poker in New Jersey in ... Read more

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07/15/2014 888 and Nevada develop the intrastate network of online poker rooms
It was just a few days when gaming's analyst Adam Krejcik commented the problems on the online poker network in the United States: "Many will argue that we are only in the early innings of regulated online poker in the U... Read more

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07/09/2014 Nevada's online poker revenue increases in May
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has given good news that is coming from increases in revenues during the month of May. This has been very revealing for the online gambling industry as the market had been starting the yea... Read more

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07/02/2014 Bovada will not take more players from Delaware and Nevada
Residents of the US states of Delaware and Nevada will not be accepted anymore in the game rooms of Bovada after a decision that the company made a few days ago. The news has traveled all around the country as this is cl... Read more

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06/27/2014 New Jersey and Amaya Gaming negotiating Poker Stars online gambling license
The gaming software firm from Canada is teaming up with the New Jersey's gambling regulators to grant a state online gambling license to one of the most relevant poker rooms in the world, Poker Star. Amaya Gaming is tryi... Read more

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06/19/2014 Bill to regulate online gaming introduced in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin B. Erickson has formally introduced a bill to regulate online gaming in the Keystone State and has announced his intention to push for interactive gaming late last month. The SB 1386,... Read more

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06/13/2014 Amaya Gaming Group acquires Rational Group for $4.9 bn
Amaya Gaming Group has agreed to acquire PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker's parent company Rational Group, the world's largest poker business for an agrregate purchase price of $4.9 billion, including certain deferred paym... Read more

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06/05/2014 California could see online poker rooms soon
Thirteen out of the fourteen Native American tribes of California have finally made up their minds in regards to a bill that would regulate the online poker card rooms in the Golden state. Californian Native American t... Read more

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06/02/2014 Pennsylvania taking online poker into consideration
Pennsylvania could be soon the next of the US states to introduce a new legislation that would regulate the online gambling industry. That has been the conclusion from Pennsylvania State Senator, Edwin Erickson, earlie... Read more

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05/30/2014 Bovada blocks registrations for its online poker service in New Jersey
Online gambling and betting company Bovada, which offers online poker in the US through its Bovada.lv website, announced that it will no longer accept new registrations for its online poker service in New Jersey. Sportsbo... Read more

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05/28/2014 US online poker market sees Poker Networks leaving
Equity Poker Network has decided to exit the gambling industry, an industry that has been legislated and regulated in only three of the US states. Full Flush Poker made a public announcement last week asserting the compa... Read more

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05/26/2014 Online Poker in Massachusetts could be legal soon
The US state of Massachusetts, one of the nation's founders, is now considering opening the state's doors to the online poker industry, but only, to those online poker rooms that can comply with Massachusetts new bill th... Read more

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05/26/2014 US online poker ban finding more obstacles
The different groups and coalitions against the online gambling industry are trying to force the US government to introduce bills to ban this lucrative market in the United States. However, these factions are recently fi... Read more

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05/26/2014 Native Californian tribes considering online poker
California's Native American tribes have been in opposition to online poker immediately after the online gambling marker opened in the US states of Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey, also known as the best US states in t... Read more

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05/21/2014 New Jersey's online poker affiliates asked to stop promoting illegal gaming websites
In a letter sent to six of the major affiliates websites in the industry, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement informed them that they would be restricted from directly targeting New Jersey's residents or visitors u... Read more

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05/08/2014 New poker bill introduced in the state of New York
New York State Assemblyman J Gary Pretlow, Chairman or the Committee on Racing and Wagering has introduced a bill that would regulate online poker in the state of New York, which is a virtual replica of the bill introduce... Read more

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05/02/2014 Pennsylvania makes a move towards regulation of online poker
Members of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Commitee held a hearing yesterday to discuss the concept of online gaming in the state. According to the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, on... Read more

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05/02/2014 California voters in favor of online poker regulation
According to polling and strategic consulting firm Tulchin Research, the majority of voters in California would back online poker regulation. A good news for the industry as two new bills seeking to legalize online poker ... Read more

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04/30/2014 PokerStars working on California's online gambling market
PokerStars has laid its eyes on the Golden State, California. The poker room has started the negotiations two of the most powerful gaming organizations in the US state of California. On one side, PokerStars has the Mor... Read more

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04/29/2014 More groups oppose the Restoration of America's Wire Act
Ten conservatives organizations recently joined forces to send a letter opposing the proposed legislation to ban online gambling to top leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees. According to The Hill, th... Read more

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04/15/2014 Ultimate Poker and WSOP Nevada to adopt NETELLER solution
WSOP Nevada and Ultimate Poker will be offering payments cards to help solve problems players have in depositing and withdrawing money from regulated online gaming websites in the state. WSOP.com already introduce... Read more

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04/14/2014 Nevada online gambling industry grows slowly
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has come out with the numbers for the first online poker reports, and, the online poker market in Nevada has not presented the expected profits although the figures that the Silver State... Read more

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04/04/2014 Nevada's online poker rooms bring nearly $9M to the state
Nevada, the Silver State, one of the gaming states in the US, has reached $8.5M from the online poker industry. The first 10 months of operation has become a reference to other states near Nevada after confirming that ... Read more

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04/04/2014 California's Native American tribes against online poker
Poker Stars, one of the most popular online gaming operators in the world, has had to confront the most powerful casino's owners in California, the Native American tribes. Poker Starts received very bad reviews from th... Read more

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04/01/2014 Bill S6913 could legalize online poker in New York
New York State Senator John J. Bonacic introduced last week the S6913 bill that could legalize online poker in the state, with a proposed tax rate of 15% on gross gaming revenues. The ratification of the bill would ... Read more

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03/25/2014 Nevada and Delaware might share their poker liquidity by symmer
US states of Nevada and Delaware, which signed last month an interstate compact agreement to share their Internet poker liquidity, might be able to merge their liquidities sooner than initially planned. When they sign... Read more

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03/24/2014 CTBA pledges to block legislation that would allow PokerStars to go live in California
Medias recently suggested that online poker giant PokerStars had entered negotiations with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three large Southern California card clubs to go live in the Sunshine State and to oppose... Read more

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03/20/2014 Real Gaming opens its online poker room in Nevada
Las Vegas casino South Point Poker has launched the new online platform RealGaming.com in the Silver State, Nevada. Nevada has been pushing the state to develop an online poker network as one of the US states that has ... Read more

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03/19/2014 Nevada and Delaware pushing online poker harder than ever
Nevada and Delaware have both agreed on the terms for an online poker liquidity sharing agreement as part of the new Multi State Internet Gaming Association. Governments from both states Nevada and Delaware are pushing... Read more

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03/18/2014 Class action complaint filed against PokerStars' parent company dimissed in Illinois
Class action complaint filed by Kelly Sonnenberg against PokerStars' parent company Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (REEL) has been dismissed by Chief Judge David R. Herndon of the United States Discrict Court for... Read more

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03/18/2014 Florida will not see its online gambling legislation soon
The US state of Florida might not see an online gaming legislation any soon as the Senate Gaming Committee has refused to pass the online poker bill that could have open the doors to this great industry. The country is... Read more

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03/17/2014 California moves forward on online poker
Two new online poker bills have been introduced in California bringing online poker back on the golden state's agenda. California could be the next US state to regulate online gaming as both, New Jersey and Nevada, hav... Read more

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03/11/2014 Ultimate Gaming stucks deal with Pepermill Resort Spa Casino in Nevada
Online gambling operator Ultimate Gaming has signed a deal to provide online poker service Reno's Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in the State of Nevada. Under the terms of the agreement, UltimatePoker.com's players tha... Read more

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03/07/2014 Locaid to provide multi-state geolocalisation compliance API to Delaware and Nevada
Locaid, the world's largest "location-as-a-service" company, has been chosen to provide a multi-state geolocalisation compliance API for the states of Delaware and Nevada, which allows gaming operators to comply with the ... Read more

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02/20/2014 Party Poker of Bwin Party raises Borgata's online gaming revenue
The land-based hotels and casinos from New Jersey are starting to experience the upsurge of the online gaming industry in the garden state. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, one of the main Atlantic City's casino resort owne... Read more

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02/15/2014 Sheldon Adelson's anti-online campaign gain associates
US online gambling ban could be back in business, even when a majority is trying its best to create regulated online gambling markets in several of the US states. The online gambling ban that froze the market for sever... Read more

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02/12/2014 Wynn Resorts approved in New Jersey but does not plan to go live for the moment
Wynn Resorts Limited has been approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and is now authorized to provide online gambling services in the Garden State. Wynn Resorts Limited has teamed up with Caesars ... Read more

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02/11/2014 Attempts to legalize online poker in Mississippi fail for third consecutive year
Attempts to legalize online poker in Mississippi failed for the third consecutive year as a new bill that would have regulated online gaming in the state died in committee earlier this week. The Mississippi Lawful Int... Read more

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02/07/2014 Wynn Interactive has been granted with a transactional waiver in New Jersey
After overcoming several technical issues, the US state of New Jersey has come out smelling roses; the numbers for these past two months have been nothing out of this world as location and payments were the main concerns... Read more

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01/31/2014 The state of Delaware has made a quarter of million in the first two months
Delaware, the second state of the United States that made online gambling lawful and brought up an online gambling regulation last year, keeps increasing its revenue; the US state and its regulator, Delaware State Lott... Read more

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01/24/2014 California's online poker market keeps growing up
The golden state has new revenue, the online poker market. The last studies have shown that California's online poker marker has a value of 384 millions of dollars. Academicon, research institution and consultancy agen... Read more

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01/17/2014 New online poker legislation expected to be resubmitted in California
The californian online poker bills SB51 and SB678 are going to reach their two-year session, but new legislation is expected to be resubmitted in February, with the support of the state's tribal leaders. The two bills, ... Read more

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01/10/2014 PartyPoker partners with the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils
PartyPoker has been named the official online gaming partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center. This multi-year deal in the online gaming category is the first of its kind for US-based sp... Read more

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12/21/2013 New Jersey gaming regulator puts on hold PokerStars license
New Jersey is one of the gambling states in the US that has recently launched its online gaming market. However, state and federal laws in the US are being one of the main problems in the country, as the states tend to... Read more

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12/01/2013 Nevada Online Gambling
Nevada is one of the gambling states in the USA. Its most famous boulevard, Las Vegas strips, has been the center of gambling for decades already, bringing to its prodigious Casinos, millions of tourists every year. Ne... Read more

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