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Harvard Report shows Online Poker does not Promote Gambling Addiction

Harvard Report shows Online Poker does not Promote Gambling Addiction

Conclusions drawn from a report compiled by Harvard Medical School´s Division on Addiction show that online poker does not promote gambling addiction.

Go-Alone Tribe Launches Californian Online Poker Site

Go-Alone Tribe Launches Californian Online Poker Site

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has launched “PrivateTable.com”, claiming the site will soon be operational to provide real money online poker in California.

PokerStars MicroMillions 8 Starts Next Week

PokerStars MicroMillions 8 Starts Next Week

The 8th Series of PokerStars´ MicroMillions gets underway next Thursday (17th July), with one hundred events guaranteeing more than $5 million in prize money

PokerStars Launches Spin & Gos in Spain

PokerStars Launches Spin & Gos in Spain

Just 10 days after sister site Full Tilt rolled out Lottery SitnGos, PokerStars has launched a version available on its ring-fenced offering in Spain.

Chad Brown Dies at 52

Chad Brown Dies at 52

Chad Brown lost his battle with a rare form of cancer, passing away at the too-young age of 52.

Honorary WSOP Bracelet Awarded to Chad Brown

Honorary WSOP Bracelet Awarded to Chad Brown

Chad Brown, a well-respected poker pro with more than $3.5 million in career earnings, was awarded an honorary WSOP bracelet over the weekend.

No Truth in Bwin.Party Sell-Off Claim Board

No Truth in Bwin.Party Sell-Off Claim Board

The board of Bwin.party stepped in quickly today to scotch rumours that the company was about to sell its online casino business to revive its ailing fortunes.

NJ PokerStars Talks to Start Later Today

NJ PokerStars Talks to Start Later Today

Accordingly to an Associated Press report, a licensing application for PokerStars could be submitted in New Jersey next week, with approval granted by the fall.

Full Tilt Poker/PokerStars Sold to Amaya Gaming Group (Almost)

Full Tilt Poker/PokerStars Sold to Amaya Gaming Group (Almost)

Rumors that Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars were being sold to the Amaya Group were realized last night, when a statement was released confirming the deal.

GPI Cashes in on World Cup Fever with Global Poker Masters

GPI Cashes in on World Cup Fever with Global Poker Masters

On Friday the Global Poker Index took advantage of the growing World Cup 2014 fever to announce its Global Poker Masters – a World Cup for the Sport of Poker.

Traffic on WSOP.com Nevada Reaches New High Point

Traffic on WSOP.com Nevada Reaches New High Point

Since the onset of this year’s WSOP at the Rio, cash-game volume on WSOP.com Nevada has soared.

Black Friday Daniel Tzvetkoff Gets Off with Time Served

Black Friday Daniel Tzvetkoff Gets Off with Time Served

The payment processor who provided the data which led to Black Friday has been told he will not have to serve any further prison time by a US Federal judge.