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Full Tilt Poker Deal Could Be Agreed Next Week

Full Tilt Poker Deal Could Be Agreed Next Week

The unnamed European group thought to be interested in investing in disaster-struck Full Tilt Poker could well have a deal “on the table by the end of next week”, according to reports from lawyers working for the poker site.

Eric Hollreiser Joins PokerStars as Head of Corporate Communications

Eric Hollreiser Joins PokerStars as Head of Corporate Communications

Former Microsoft and Disney executive Hollreiser has joined PokerStars and will lead the company’s integrated communications efforts.

American Gaming Association Won’t Back Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill

American Gaming Association Won’t Back Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA)’s president and chief executive officer has stated that the organisation will not give their support to Republican House of Representative Joe Barton’s bill that is aimed at creating laws and a licensing system that would assist poker players in being able to play online poker.

US Presidential Candidate Supports Online Poker Players

US Presidential Candidate Supports Online Poker Players

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might be reaching a climax in Las Vegas with the vast majority of gold bracelets already handed out, but every poker player – be they amateur or pro – will be facing an even tougher fight when it comes to their rights to play online poker.

Get your votes in for the Poker Hall of Fame 2011 Nominees

Get your votes in for the Poker Hall of Fame 2011 Nominees

It’s that time of year again, folks, when the Poker Hall of Fame wants your nominations for individuals deserving of a place among the most celebrated list of poker luminaries.

PartyPoker Offering Fabulous Rake-Free MTTs

PartyPoker Offering Fabulous Rake-Free MTTs

Online poker site PartyPoker.com is to give all their tournament players the opportunity to gain some great value for money after “an industry first” of withdrawing all entry charges to their MTTs (Multi-Table Tournaments) for the foreseeable future.

Europeans All Set to Buy Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker

Europeans All Set to Buy Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker

It appears online poker players may well have cause to celebrate today after reports emerged that European investors are preparing to buy disaster-hit online poker website Full Tilt Poker.

PokerStars Statement On Suspended Full Tilt Poker License

PokerStars Statement On Suspended Full Tilt Poker License

PokerStars did send us the following press release as a followup on the earlier provided news that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission has suspended Full Tilt Poker’s license.

Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker Shut Down

Online Poker Site Full Tilt Poker Shut Down

The aftershock from April’s ‘Black Friday’ continues to send tremors throughout the online poker industry with website Full Tilt Poker having their licences suspended by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) this morning.

Barton Bill on Online Poker Legislation is Praised and Criticized

Barton Bill on Online Poker Legislation is Praised and Criticized

With the unveiling of the Barton Bill, HR 2366 The Online Poker Act of 20111, many advocates of online gambling are asking the basic question, “Is it enough?”. The good news is that it does legalize online poker in the United States. But that’s it. No other forms of online gambling are addressed. There is an irony to the bill since technically online poker is not illegal but funding accounts using US financial institutions is.

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Sam Trickett, Roland de Wolfe, Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan, Barry Greenstein, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel already signed up for the Epic Poker League (EPL).

WSOP 2011 to Welcome Online Poker-Friendly Joe Barton

WSOP 2011 to Welcome Online Poker-Friendly Joe Barton

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will welcome a very special guest tomorrow morning as Texas Republican House of Representatives member Joe Barton lives the dream of any poker fan by making the “shuffle up and deal” announcement to begin play at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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