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Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 2)

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 2)

In the second of PokerNewsReport´s two-part preview of the GPI American Poker Awards, we reveal our choice for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 1)

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 1)

The shortlist for the Global Poker Index´s American Poker Awards has just been released containing some interesting contenders for the prestigious awards.

UK ISPs Block “Too Sexy” Online Gambling Sites

UK ISPs Block “Too Sexy” Online Gambling Sites

Default anti-porn filters, recently introduced by some UK ISPs, are blocking access to online gambling sites due to their “too sexy” adult content.

Russians to Block Online Gambling Payment Processors

Russians to Block Online Gambling Payment Processors

A new online gambling payment portal is being established in Russia which will make it impossible for players to fund accounts with illegal operators.

At Last! Adelson in Victory against Online Gambling

At Last! Adelson in Victory against Online Gambling

Sheldon Adelson´s Las Vegas Sands Corporation has won a court case against online gambling sites – although it is unlikely that they will ever collect.

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting in First Quarter of 2015

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting in First Quarter of 2015

According to a press release from Amaya Gaming, a sports betting platform will be launched on the PokerStars client during the first quarter of 2015.

Quelle Surprise! PokerStars´ New Promo Gets Mixed Reaction

Quelle Surprise! PokerStars´ New Promo Gets Mixed Reaction

PokerStars´ new “Surprise Bonuses” promotion was launched in France this week, but not everybody has been pleasantly surprised with the clearing requirements.

Legislators Try Again to Regulate Online Poker in South Africa

Legislators Try Again to Regulate Online Poker in South Africa

Another attempt is being made to clear the muddy waters of online poker legislation in South Africa with the introduction of a Remote Gambling Bill.

Lesniak: PokerStars Will Return to New Jersey in March

Lesniak: PokerStars Will Return to New Jersey in March

According to comments made on his Twitter feed, New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak is confident that PokerStars will return to New Jersey in March 2015.

Scientists Claim to have Developed Perfect Poker Program

Scientists Claim to have Developed Perfect Poker Program

Scientists from the University of Alberta claim to have developed a computer program that has a perfect strategy for playing heads-up limit Texas Hold´em.

Court Fines German Resident for Online Gambling

Court Fines German Resident for Online Gambling

The District Court in Munich has fined an online gambler €2,100 and confiscated €63,490 of his winnings for playing on a site not licensed in Germany.

Ladbrokes Joins the Exodus from Russia

Ladbrokes Joins the Exodus from Russia

Ladbrokes has joined a growing number of online gambling companies to withdraw from the online gambling market in Russia following an operational review.

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