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Illinois Gov. Quinn not Sold on Online Gambling

Illinois Gov. Quinn not Sold on Online Gambling

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s recent budget address alluded to gambling expansion, but such an initiative may not include online gambling.

Fernando Cimaglia Leaves All in his Wake at WPT Venice

Fernando Cimaglia Leaves All in his Wake at WPT Venice

Veteran Italian poker player, Fernando Cimaglia, made waves at the Casino di Venezia yesterday while taking the Day 1B chip lead in the WPT Venice Main Event.

Symeou Soars Ahead in GukPT Student Championship

Symeou Soars Ahead in GukPT Student Championship

Tomorrows stars of the poker world gathered yesterday at the G Casino in Coventry for the start of the GukPT-sponsored UK Students Poker Championships.

Behm Leads WPT Venice – Thanks to the River

Behm Leads WPT Venice – Thanks to the River

US player Stephen Behm has the chip lead after Day 1A of the WPT Venice Main Event due to a fortunate Ace on the river in one of the last hands of the night.

Everything Goes Lybaert´s Way in Eureka Success

Everything Goes Lybaert´s Way in Eureka Success

Young Belgian poker player Bart Lybaert admitted that “everything went my way” after capturing the Eureka Poker Tour Czech Main Event and €115,000 prize money.

Seal with Clubs gets Battered in DDoS Attack

Seal with Clubs gets Battered in DDoS Attack

Bitcoin poker site, Seals with Clubs, was twice targeted by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack this weekend – forcing it offline for three days.

Nevada OKs Licenses for 888 Holdings and Treasure Island

Nevada OKs Licenses for 888 Holdings and Treasure Island

888 Holdings and Treasure Island were granted interactive gaming licenses Thursday from the Nevada Gaming Commission.

Leib Leads after Day 1 of Eureka Czech Main Event

Leib Leads after Day 1 of Eureka Czech Main Event

When the two Day 1 fields combine for the resumption of the Eureka Poker Tour Main Event at the King’s Casino in Rozvodov, Fabian Leib will be the chip leader.

PokerStars Tops List of 14 Applicants in Delaware

PokerStars Tops List of 14 Applicants in Delaware

Delaware has received 14 bids from companies seeking to participate in the state’s online gambling scheme, including PokerStars.

Reece Fleeces Elior to Win WPT National London Main Event

Reece Fleeces Elior to Win WPT National London Main Event

Reece Lewis pulled off a great smash and grab to win the WPT National Main Event in London and deny long-time leader Elior Sion his first major poker title.

Neteller Returning to U.S. Online Gambling Market

Neteller Returning to U.S. Online Gambling Market

Six years after being forced to exit the U.S. market following passage of the UIGEA, the favorite e-wallet of U.S. poker players looks to make its return.

Louisiana to Consider Online Gambling

Louisiana to Consider Online Gambling

A Louisiana lawmaker has asked a joint committee to conduct a study on the practicality of online gambling in time for the 2014 legislative session.