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Online Poker Bill To Be Considered In Illinois HouseJun 28, 2017
A bill regarding the online casino games bill that cleared the Senate by a 42-10 vote about three weeks ago was sponsored in the House by Rep. Michal Zalewski and in the legislative chamber by Senators Kwame Raoul, Dave Syverson, Steve Stadelman, Pat McGuire and Napoleon Harris.
Professional Poker Player Turns Out To Be Drug Kingpin On The RunJun 27, 2017
The New South Wales Police has arrested a drug kingpin who has been on a run from the law for more than two years. The drug kingpin, Darren Rispen, 42, was earning more than $5000 a week as a professional poker player.
President Of PokerStars Live, Edgar Stuchly TerminatedJun 24, 2017
Edgar Stuchly, the President of PokerStars Live, has been terminated from his position, following what was called the "unenthusiastic" performance of their rebranded tournament series.
Winford Hotel & Casino To Be the New Asian Poker Tour Venue After Resorts World Manila’s Casino Licence RevokedJun 23, 2017
The 2017 Asian Poker Tour which was scheduled to take place at the Resorts World Manila has been relocated to next location as the gaming licence of the casino has been suspended.
Online Poker Giant, Amaya Inc. To Hit The Indian MarketsJun 22, 2017
Amaya Inc., the parent company of PokerStars would see its operations start in India soon in 2017.The online poker giant would enter the fastest-growing smartphone market.
Players To Self-Deal, According To New Amendments In Oregon’s Anti-Poker Room BillJun 21, 2017
In nearly two dozen poker rooms in the state, players under the proposed amendments to Oregon’s anti-poker room bill would be required to self-deal as if it were a home game. Whoever has the button would be the dealer and no permanent dealers would be permitted.
Online Poker Bill In New York May Have to Wait For A YearJun 20, 2017
With New York State’s failed chances for approval, there still other two states that stand a chance to authorise regulated online poker this year.
Public Nomination Process Open Up For Poker Hall Of FameJun 19, 2017
The public nomination process for the Poker Hall of Fame has been opened up by The World Series of Poker and its parent company, Caesars Entertainment.
Jerry Bowskill Appointed as Chief Technology Officer By AmayaJun 19, 2017
Jerry Bowskill, former technology consultant for Partis Solutions was announced the Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately for the Leading provider of technology-based products and services, Amaya Inc.
New Jersey Sees Online Poker RevenuesJun 17, 2017
Poker market is lagging behind the online slots and other games. With the overall Casino revenues seeing a growth in online gaming, poker comes as a disappointment in Atlantic City.
Summer Poker Classic Series to Run From June 20-June 25Jun 16, 2017
Turning Stone Resort Casino is the next big place to be for the poker lovers this summer on the East Coast. Frankie Foti, Poker Room Manager keeps the energy levels raised up with constant promotions. Hot Seat Cash and bonuses for Royal Flushes are the inclusions of the Daily Poker Tournament Schedule.
Leyonhjelm Seeks Online Inquiry Into Online Poker BanJun 15, 2017
An online inquiry is being set up into Australia’s online poker market by Senator David Leyonhjelm. It comes around after a series of efforts to stop the implementation of the bill that bans the online poker operators from operating in Australia
Brabin Fined $10,000 For Breaking Australian Gambling LawsJun 14, 2017
A $10,000 fine handed down a few days back to former WSOP APAC event winner and Australian citizen Luke Brabin, owner and operator of Poker Asia Pacific as running an Aussie-facing site from within the confines of Australia is illegal under the country’s gambling law.
New York To Decide On Online PokerJun 13, 2017
New York is all set to try again at online poker. On Monday New York’s Senate voted on the online poker proposal sitting on the table.
Neymar Becomes Most Expensive Football Player, Owing it to PokerJun 13, 2017
Neymar Jr., the 25-year-old Brazilian footballer who plays for Barcelona FC is one of the ambassadors of PokerStars has been rated as the most expensive football player in the world.
Adrian Mateos’ Wins Third Bracelet in $10 K Heads-UpJun 12, 2017
Adrian Mateos, The youngest star in the glittery poker world hails from Spain and is just 22 years old.
PokerStars Paces Up With A Bolt!Jun 12, 2017
Usain Bolt, eight-time Olympics gold medalist has decided to enjoy some poker following his retirement. Reportedly PokerStars has signed Usain Bolt as the sponsored player for marketing campaigns and live appearances to woo new audiences to poker.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Approving Online GamingJun 9, 2017
A bill was passed again in Pennsylvania House that would regulate online gaming on Wednesday night. This was the second such attempt by the House where the bill was sent to Senate for review as the Senate had changed some language, which included raised tax rates. While the tax rates for online poker revenue were 16%, the house-banked internet games being charged at 54% raised issues and drew criticism.
Bad Actor Clause To Be Included in New York Online Poker BillJun 8, 2017
A bill put forward by State Senator John Bonacic that could lead to the legalisation of online poker in New York State has been revised to include bad actors clause. The bill has already been approved by the New York Senate Finance Committee and awaits full vote at the State Senate.
Poker Market Sees 27.8% Rise in MarylandJun 8, 2017
Maryland today is one of the top poker markets in the country, which it proved in a span of 4 years. 2013 saw a changed Maryland with live dealer games legalised and that the casinos also got the ability to stay open 24/7, which is very important for poker.
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