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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.

Esfandiari Produces the Magic to Win WSOPE Event 2

Esfandiari Produces the Magic to Win WSOPE Event 2

Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari´s victory in the €1,100 buy-in WSOPE Event #2 enabled him to take the lead in the race to be WSOP Player of the Year.

PokerStars Announces Full Tilt Players’ Repayment Plan

PokerStars Announces Full Tilt Players’ Repayment Plan

With the relaunch of Full Tilt Poker set to commence by Nov. 6, PokerStars announced its plan to repay non-U.S. players per its agreement with the DoJ.

Full Tilt Hardware Arrives In Isle Of Man

Full Tilt Hardware Arrives In Isle Of Man

The relaunch of Full Tilt Poker is seemingly on schedule as the online poker site’s physical assets were flown to new Isle of Man offices.

Mickey Peterson Beats UK´s Best to Win English Poker Open

Mickey Peterson Beats UK´s Best to Win English Poker Open

For the second time in a row, the EPO Main Event winner has come from “overseas” after Mickey Petersen beat Chris Bjorin to become English Poker Open Champion.

Nevada Grants Two More Online Poker Licenses

Nevada Grants Two More Online Poker Licenses

Online poker in Nevada continues to progress as gaming officials approved licenses for two more companies to provide intrastate Internet poker.

Yorane Kerignard Wins Astonishing WPT Malta

Yorane Kerignard Wins Astonishing WPT Malta

There may not have been many runners in the WPT Malta Main Event but a sensational climax saw Yorane Kerignard snatch victory in a dramatic fashion.

Djen Says ISPT Will Definitely Take Place

Djen Says ISPT Will Definitely Take Place

ISPT marketing boss, Georges Djen, has claimed that his comments about the ISPT needing 15,000 players before it would go ahead were mis-translated.

Genovesi Still on Top after WPT Malta Day 3

Genovesi Still on Top after WPT Malta Day 3

Italian poker player Jackson Genovesi makes it three-in-a-row as he leads the World Poker Tour Main Event in Malta for the third successive day.

Full Tilt Payment Processor Pleads Guilty

Full Tilt Payment Processor Pleads Guilty

Nelson Burtnick entered a guilty plea in federal court for his role as payment processor of Full Tilt and admitted to deceiving banks into accepting payments.

Jackson Genovesi Leads WPT Malta after Day 2

Jackson Genovesi Leads WPT Malta after Day 2

Italian poker player Jackson Genovesi leads one of the smallest ever World Poker Tour Main Events after two days of competition.

Nevada Gaming Regulator Steps Down

Nevada Gaming Regulator Steps Down

The Nevada Gaming Control Board will lose its current chairman as Mark Lipparelli has announced his resignation effective at the end of September.