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Lesniak: PokerStars Return to New Jersey “within Weeks”

Lesniak: PokerStars Return to New Jersey “within Weeks”

Senator Ray Lesniak – who was instrumental in regulating online poker in New Jersey – indicated yesterday that PokerStars could return in a matter of weeks.

Dan Heimiller Leads Borgata Open $1 Million Event #10

Dan Heimiller Leads Borgata Open $1 Million Event #10

The second big tournament of the Borgata Open Series has just finished its five opening flights, with Dan Heimiller leading a host of familiar faces into Day 2.

Regulation of Online Poker in Russia Takes a Step Forward

Regulation of Online Poker in Russia Takes a Step Forward

While the USA dithers with the regulation of online poker, the Russian Federation is considering proposals that could be in place as early as next year.

Alexander Lakhov Wins Incredible WPT Merit Classic

Alexander Lakhov Wins Incredible WPT Merit Classic

The climax of the PartyPoker WPT Merit Classic saw some incredible hands shape the outcome of the event in favour of Russian poker player Alexander Lakhov.

Sixty-Five Survive Day 1 of Tallinn Grand Live

Sixty-Five Survive Day 1 of Tallinn Grand Live

Tallinn´s own Andreas Kaju was the only player the break through the 100,000 chip barrier as 65 players survived Day 1 of the Tallinn Grand Live Main Event.

European Online Operators Wait on CJEU Ruling

European Online Operators Wait on CJEU Ruling

A significant court case is currently going through the Court of Justice of the European Union which could have implications for European online operators.

PokerStars Hosts “Open House” Luncheon with NJ Players

PokerStars Hosts “Open House” Luncheon with NJ Players

In anticipation of its entry into the New Jersey market, PokerStars is inviting players in the state out to lunch to get feedback on any concerns.

Nicolas Chouity Leads WPT Merit Classic Final Table

Nicolas Chouity Leads WPT Merit Classic Final Table

The six-handed final table of the PartyPoker WPT Merit Classic is set, with Nicolas Chouity the clear chip leader after a devastating performance on Day 4.

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

The ten nominees for this year´s World Series of Poker Hall of Fame were announced yesterday – causing quite a stir about those who had not been included.

Raffi Der Gregorian Wins HPT Agua Caliente Main Event

Raffi Der Gregorian Wins HPT Agua Caliente Main Event

After winning a $1,650 seat via a $200 qualifier, Raffi Der Gregorian parlayed that into a $74,276 score at a Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Main Event.

Singapore Introduces Legislation to Ban Online Gambling

Singapore Introduces Legislation to Ban Online Gambling

A draft bill has been introduced to the Parliament in Singapore that will ban all online gambling and impose heavy penalties on those who break the law.

Buonanno Still in Control as Bubble Bursts at WPT Merit Classic

Buonanno Still in Control as Bubble Bursts at WPT Merit Classic

Only 30 players remain in the PartyPoker WPT Merit Classic in Cyprus, with Antonio Buonanno ending Day 3 as he started it – at the head of the chip counts.