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U.S. Billionaires Banking on Online Poker Legislation

U.S. Billionaires Banking on Online Poker Legislation

Some of America’s wealthiest people are forging investment and partnership strategies in anticipation of the legalization of internet gaming, especially online poker.

Bwin.Party Teams Up With Land-based U.S. Casinos

Bwin.Party Teams Up With Land-based U.S. Casinos

In a partnership aimed at perhaps regaining position as the world’s premier online poker site, Bwin.party, which operates Party Poker, has teamed up with land-based casino companies MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming Corp. in preparation of offering online poker to the U.S. market if legislation is eventually enacted in the United States.

Noel O´Brien Leads Paddy Power Poker Irish Winter Festival

Noel O´Brien Leads Paddy Power Poker Irish Winter Festival

With just twelve players remaining in the Paddy Power Poker Irish Winter Festival Main Event, Dublin´s Noel O´Brien has a valuable 160,000 chip advantage (13 big blinds) over Finland´s Ville Salmi and compatriot Chris Dowling.

PokerStars Cracks Down on Players Concealing U.S. Location

PokerStars Cracks Down on Players Concealing U.S. Location

PokerStars has frozen the accounts of many U.S. poker players logging on to the site and playing from within U.S. borders while attempting to mask their true location by using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Poker Hall of Fame Stats and Facts

Poker Hall of Fame Stats and Facts

With the recent announcement of Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson being voted in as the newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame, we took a look at some statistics and facts about the prestigious club.

Could UB Pay Back Players Before Full Tilt Poker?

Could UB Pay Back Players Before Full Tilt Poker?

At last some good news for players who may have written off their UB/AP bankrolls. Let´s hope this does not deteriorate into another Full Tilt Poker saga.

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson Join Poker Hall of Fame

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson Join Poker Hall of Fame

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson have been voted into the prestigious Poker Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday by the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

Indian Tribes Want Their Share of Online Poker Legalization

Indian Tribes Want Their Share of Online Poker Legalization

A tribal delegate from the NIGA told the subcommittee that current proposed legislation on internet poker is not acceptable to tribal interests.

Dan Cates Issues Heads-Up Challenge to Poker Players

Dan Cates Issues Heads-Up Challenge to Poker Players

Dan “Jungleman12” Cates, one of the biggest money winners in online poker’s history, has challenged any poker player to face him in a high stakes heads-up match to be played following the Prague Poker Festival scheduled for next month.

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Negotiations between Group Bernard Tapie (GBT) and Full Tilt Poker continue to progress with one of the biggest hurdles in finalizing the purchase being the amount of money seized by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and any fines that may be imposed on the beleaguered poker site for its previous misdeeds.

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico who is seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2012 election, is firmly supporting online poker.

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson emerged as chip leader on the penultimate day of the PokerStars sponsored EPT San Remo Main Event after an action-packed four levels of poker.