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Full Tilt Online Poker Series to Return in December

Full Tilt Online Poker Series to Return in December

FTOPS XXI will be hosted on the new Full Tilt Poker web site from December 2nd – 16th according to Full Tilt Poker´s Poker Room Manager – Shyam Markus.

Phil Ivey Wants $11.5 Million in Casino Winnings

Phil Ivey Wants $11.5 Million in Casino Winnings

Phil Ivey, known as world-class poker player, won 7.3 million euros ($11.5 million) at Crockfords Casino in August. But Crockfords is withholding Ivey’s cash.

PokerStars Hopes To Secure Rights To Fast-Fold Poker

PokerStars Hopes To Secure Rights To Fast-Fold Poker

PokerStars’ purchase of the Full Tilt assets included Rush Poker, the fast-fold creation that PokerStars copied with Zoom Poker, but now is hoping to protect.

Payment Processor Chad Elie Sentenced To Five Months In Jail

Payment Processor Chad Elie Sentenced To Five Months In Jail

A judge gave a five-month sentence to Chad Elie, an online poker payment processor who pled guilty to deceiving banks to process transactions from poker sites.

Full Tilt Signs Gus Hansen As Ambassador

Full Tilt Signs Gus Hansen As Ambassador

With Full Tilt’s relaunching scheduled for one month from now, the site has named Danish pro Gus Hansen as its first ambassador.

Nevada To Scrutinize Suitability Of Three More Internet Poker License Applicants

Nevada To Scrutinize Suitability Of Three More Internet Poker License Applicants

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has scheduled the hearings of a trio of online poker license applicants this week, with recommendations expected for all three.

State Lotteries Wary Of Federal Online Poker Bill

State Lotteries Wary Of Federal Online Poker Bill

The online poker bill proposed by Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) has lottery officials of several states concerned about the proposal’s effect on lottery revenues.

The Russians are Coming as WSOPE ME Approaches the Money

The Russians are Coming as WSOPE ME Approaches the Money

Sergii Baranov surged into the lead after Day 2 of the WSOPE Main Event with compatriot Vladimir Troyanovskiy also in the top three as the bubble approaches.

Amaya Gaming Purchases Ongame Network

Amaya Gaming Purchases Ongame Network

In a deal reported to be in the works for quite some time, Canada-based Amaya Gaming has acquired the Ongame Network from Bwin.party for €25 million.

Voting Opens in the Second Irish Poker Awards

Voting Opens in the Second Irish Poker Awards

Following the success of last year´s inaugural event, the second Irish Poker Awards are being hosted at the Regency Hotel in Dublin on Sunday October 21st.

Heller Predicts Passage Of Online Poker Bill After Election

Heller Predicts Passage Of Online Poker Bill After Election

Sen. Dean Heller is ready to move on after his public feud with Sen. Harry Reid regarding garnering enough Republican support for a federal online poker bill.

Federal Online Poker Bill Facing Resistance

Federal Online Poker Bill Facing Resistance

Opposition to the Reid-Kyl federal Internet poker bill that was leaked to the press about two weeks ago has recently been vocalized by several parties.