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Former Sands Junket Operator Charged for Money Laundering

Former Sands Junket Operator Charged for Money Laundering

A former junket operator for Sheldon Adelson´s Sands Macau Casino has been charged with laundering approximately HK$1.8 billion ($232 million) in Hong Kong. Up until 2008, Cheung Chi Tai was a significant stak...

CA Supreme Court Closes Online Sweepstakes Loophole

CA Supreme Court Closes Online Sweepstakes Loophole

The ruling of the Californian Supreme Court to outlaw Sweepstakes Cafes could have implications for the future of online gambling in the Golden State. For almost a decade Internet cafes in California have been ...

Bitcoin Poker Boss to Plead Guilty

Bitcoin Poker Boss to Plead Guilty

Bryan Micon appeared yesterday in a Las Vegas court and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor related to operating an unlicensed poker site. Originally charged with a felony that carried the maximum punishmen...

2nd Chad Brown Memorial Tournament Set for July 2

2nd Chad Brown Memorial Tournament Set for July 2

Popular poker pro and Hollywood actor Chad Brown will be remembered at a charitable poker tournament held in his honor at Planet Hollywood next month. The 2nd Annual Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament is sche...

SWC Boss to Appear in Nevada on Online Poker Charge

SWC Boss to Appear in Nevada on Online Poker Charge

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon is expected to return to the U.S. to answer the charge of operating an unlicensed poker site. Bryan Micon’s Nevada home was raided by law enforcement in February for ...

Full Flush Poker Joins the 3D Slots Revolution

Full Flush Poker Joins the 3D Slots Revolution

Full Flush Poker has completely revamped its online casino and is offering players a 100% casino bonus up to $1,000 to test its new games out. Full Flush Poker is well-known among the poker community as a popu...

Italians Ready to Share Liquidity, But With Who?

Italians Ready to Share Liquidity, But With Who?

Legislation is being prepared in Italy that would allow the country´s online poker regulator to form compacts with other European regulated markets. According to reports in the Italian poker press, this year...

No Help for French i-Gaming Industry until 2017

No Help for French i-Gaming Industry until 2017

Despite calling for changes to the existing i-gaming structure in France, major online operators do not expect any help from the Government until 2017. The French i-gaming industry is in crisis. Although online...

Alleged Triad Connection Could Sink Las Vegas Sands

Alleged Triad Connection Could Sink Las Vegas Sands

The wrongful termination case, relating to one of Sheldon Adelson´s former employees in Macau, could result in the Las Vegas Sands losing its license. Next week, arguments will be heard in a Las Vegas court to...

PokerStars Guarantees $10 Million for 2015 WCOOP Main Event

PokerStars Guarantees $10 Million for 2015 WCOOP Main Event

The first news about the PokerStars 2015 WCOOP was announced yesterday – that the $5,200 buy-in Main Event will have a guaranteed prize pool of $10 million. The PokerStars WCOOP Main Event is the most valuabl...

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