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Harvard Study Destroys Notion That Online Poker Causes Addiction

Throughout the year, Sheldon Adelson has been feeding the American public a substantial amount of garbage regarding the evils of online poker. Using hokey one-liners such as “click your mouse and lose your house” and buying politicians like Lindsey Graham, the Las Vegas Sands CEO is doing his best to halt online poker and casino […]

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Betfair New Jersey in Trouble if Trump Plaza Casino Closes

The future looks bleak for Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino after they laid off 1,000 workers and stated that they might close on September 16th. Trump Entertainment Resorts tried to sell the Atlantic City-based Plaza for $20 million in April, 2013, only to have the deal blocked by the mortgage holder, billionaire Carl Icahn, who […]

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Nevada Okays Linking System That Could Start Interstate Poker

InterState Poker has been working between two states recently; for the past few months, Delaware and Nevada have had an agreement in place that allows both states to share online poker player pools. Of course, these things take time so no major steps have been completed in the process of linking their players pools up […]

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Deadwood Casinos to Poker Players: “English Only”

The South Dakota Gaming Commission recently passed a rule that bans poker players from speaking anything other than English at Deadwood casino tables. This might sound discriminatory to foreign tourists or Native Americans, but according to the Gaming Commission’s lawyer, Gary Shaw, the state is justified in enacting the new legislation. “The reason we can […]

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PokerStars California Partners Bash Online Poker Proposal

At the beginning of June, 13 California tribes came to an agreement on a proposed online poker bill. This is a big step towards legal internet poker in the Golden State because, for the first time in five years, there’s a large consensus among tribal gaming interests. Who’s not a part of this consensus, though? […]

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Another Attempt to Legalize US Online Poker on a Federal Level

In what is becoming an annual event, another bill that seeks to legalize online poker on a federal level is floating around Congress. As reported by Nevada journalist John Ralston, this proposed legislation would legalize internet poker across the United States while banning online casino games and sports betting. Initial rumors credited the Las Vegas […]

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2014 WSOP Causes Huge Spike in Online Poker Traffic

Not long ago, we posted an article about how the 2014 WSOP was likely to provide a big boost to the struggling Nevada online poker market. And while we freely admit that this isn’t exactly the prediction of the century, the ‘WSOP Effect’ has driven to become the United States’ largest regulated poker site. […]

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Will Impending Online Poker Bill Pass In Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin Erickson recently announced plans to introduce a bill that would bring online poker to the Quaker State. Erickson hopes to unveil his legislation some time in late June as he wrote, “In the next few weeks I intend to introduce Senate Bill 1386, legislation that would authorize Interactive Gaming in the […]

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