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PartyPoker New Jersey Servers Crash: Super Series Cancelled

PartyPoker New Jersey recently held their Garden State Super Series (GSSS) – a $1 million guaranteed tournament series that was set to run from September 7th to September 21st. This was the biggest online poker event in United States regulated iGaming history, however, technical difficulties brought it to a screeching halt.

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Nevada
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New Jersey & Nevada Shared Online Poker Pool

Back in February, Delaware and Nevada formed a pact to share their online poker pools. This was a landmark deal because Delaware and Nevada became the first two states to agree on sharing player liquidity. But while this was definitely a joyous time in US online gaming history, one thing was noticeably missing from the agreement: New Jersey.

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California
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California Wants Interstate Online Poker On Their Terms

While there are plenty of large states in America that could offer lucrative online poker markets, none are more appealing than California. With a population of over 38 million people and laying claim to the world’s eighth-largest economy, California could have a pretty good iPoker player pool all on their own. Unfortunately, this looks like the proposed plan for many gaming interests in the state.

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Betfair Casino Safe Following Trump Plaza Closure

Ever since Trump Plaza announced that they were closing on September 16th, there’s been plenty of speculation on what will happen to the Betfair Casino site – betfaircasino.com. Seeing as how iGaming operators need a land-based casino partner in the state, some wondered if Betfair might even be forced to stop operating in New Jersey.

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Will PokerStars’ Chess Interest Boost its Popularity in the US?

PokerStars chess!? “What’s this all about!!?” we hear you cry. Up to this point, PokerStars has failed to gain a foothold in the United States. But that looks to change in the near future since rumors have New Jersey accepting Stars into their online gaming market as early as October. When/if this happens, Stars is sure to increase the quality of online poker in the US and expand player interest.

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West Virginia
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West Virginia Online Poker Explored Amid Falling Casino Revenue

West Virginia online poker may soon be a reality as the state considers online gaming. And the primary motivation behind doing so is that West Virginia’s casino revenue has been falling due to intense out-of-state competition. Additionally, lottery revenue is dropping because many people pay for gas outside, rather than inside gas stations, where they might buy lottery tickets.

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Barry Greenstein Talks Bad Actor Clause and PokerStars

Ever since Nevada became the first US state to launch online gaming, the “bad actor” clause has been a major source of controversy. Many see this as a rule designed to prevent competition and keep PokerStars out of the US gaming market, at least for the time being. Others, such as 888 CEO Brian Mattingley, […]

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