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PokerStars Partners with Olympique Lyonnais

PokerStars Partners with Olympique Lyonnais

PokerStars announced a deal to act as official partner to Olympique Lyonnaise, the premier league French football club.

IveyPoker.com Adds Three More Pros

IveyPoker.com Adds Three More Pros

Phil Ivey has added three more professional players to his poker training website, making it two dozen hand-picked pros who will help players better their game.

Nevada Gaming Officials Visit Macau

Nevada Gaming Officials Visit Macau

All three members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) traveled to Macau on a fact-finding endeavor to meet with gaming officials from that locale.

Rafi Ashkenazi Joins PokerStars and Full Tilt as COO

Rafi Ashkenazi Joins PokerStars and Full Tilt as COO

The Rational Group, parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt, announced that Rafi Ashkenazi has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Nevada Gov. Sandoval Pledges to Lead Interstate Online Poker

Nevada Gov. Sandoval Pledges to Lead Interstate Online Poker

In his annual State of the State address, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged state lawmakers to act quickly to approve interstate online poker agreements.

PokerStars TCOOP Starts Today

PokerStars TCOOP Starts Today

The PokerStars ‘Turbo Championship of Online Poker’ gets into gear today with fifty turbo tournaments scheduled to take place over the next eleven days.

PokerStars Pro Aims to Turn $100 into $100,000

PokerStars Pro Aims to Turn $100 into $100,000

Team PokerStars Online pro Andre “acoimbra” Coimbra is embarking on a unique challenge for 2013 that promises to benefit a worthwhile charity.

PokerStars Makes Deal to Purchase New Jersey Casino

PokerStars Makes Deal to Purchase New Jersey Casino

Hoping to establish a presence in the U.S., PokerStars has reached an agreement to acquire the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

PKR Launches Free iPad Poker App

PKR Launches Free iPad Poker App

Mobile poker gaming steps up a level with the release of 3D poker room, PKR’s new real money poker app for iPad.

PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker has announced a revision to its loyalty program, removing the highest VIP tier and cutting rakeback in an effort to attract recreational players.

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish poker players who enjoyed big wins over the past few years may want to come clean with the country’s tax authorities.

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

Another dismal year at Atlantic City casinos that saw revenue fall 8% from last year may persuade Gov. Chris Christie to approve online gambling legislation.