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Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) have been working on a proposal to legalize online poker at federal level, but lack support from GOP senators.

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Attempting to expand its reach beyond horse racing, Churchill Downs Inc. has applied for a license to provide online poker in Nevada.

California Voters Favor Sports Betting Over Online Poker

California Voters Favor Sports Betting Over Online Poker

A survey of registered voters in the Golden State found that Californians would prefer legalization of sports betting over online poker.

888 Poker Revenues up 88 Percent – More to Come!

888 Poker Revenues up 88 Percent – More to Come!

888 Poker has seen revenues increase 88 percent year-on-year as it takes a major slice of the Spanish market and looks forward to further growth in the States.

Nevada Nearing Poker License Approval For Shuffle Master

Nevada Nearing Poker License Approval For Shuffle Master

Nevada made progress in approving an additional online poker license, as Shuffle Master cleared the suitability phase.

Divorce Case for Phil Ivey in Nevada Supreme Court

Divorce Case for Phil Ivey in Nevada Supreme Court

Ivey’s divorce went to the Nevada Supreme Court. Ivey’s ex-wife, Luciaetta, brought suit claiming a judge was influenced by a $5,000 donation.

PokerStars Deny Full Tilt Poker Talks Breakdown

PokerStars Deny Full Tilt Poker Talks Breakdown

PokerStars Communications Chief yesterday failed to quash rumors that talks between the DoJ and PokerStars over the future of Full Tilt Poker had stalled.

Zoom Poker Causes Decrease in Revenue for Bwin.Party

Zoom Poker Causes Decrease in Revenue for Bwin.Party

A recently released Bwin.Party trading update focuses attention on PokerStars’ Zoom Poker as the reason for a decline in revenue.

Online Poker Banned in Cyprus amid Violence and Controversy

Online Poker Banned in Cyprus amid Violence and Controversy

Cypriot legislators have voted to ban online poker as a knee-jerk reaction to illegal street gambling at the expense of bona fide i-gaming business.

Full Tilt Execs File Papers To Dismiss Black Friday Allegations

Full Tilt Execs File Papers To Dismiss Black Friday Allegations

Howard Lederer, Rafe Furst and Chris Ferguson each filed motions to dismiss the Black Friday charges against them.

Full Tilt’s Ray Bitar Posts Bond To Be Released From Jail

Full Tilt’s Ray Bitar Posts Bond To Be Released From Jail

Ray Bitar has posted bail and was granted his release from jail after spending the past week behind bars.

PokerStars Releases Mobile For Android In Spanish Market

PokerStars Releases Mobile For Android In Spanish Market

The world’s top online poker site has rolled out another mobile offering, this time releasing an Android app for players in Spain.