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Could UB Pay Back Players Before Full Tilt Poker?

Could UB Pay Back Players Before Full Tilt Poker?

At last some good news for players who may have written off their UB/AP bankrolls. Let´s hope this does not deteriorate into another Full Tilt Poker saga.

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson Join Poker Hall of Fame

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson Join Poker Hall of Fame

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson have been voted into the prestigious Poker Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday by the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

Indian Tribes Want Their Share of Online Poker Legalization

Indian Tribes Want Their Share of Online Poker Legalization

A tribal delegate from the NIGA told the subcommittee that current proposed legislation on internet poker is not acceptable to tribal interests.

Dan Cates Issues Heads-Up Challenge to Poker Players

Dan Cates Issues Heads-Up Challenge to Poker Players

Dan “Jungleman12” Cates, one of the biggest money winners in online poker’s history, has challenged any poker player to face him in a high stakes heads-up match to be played following the Prague Poker Festival scheduled for next month.

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Negotiations between Group Bernard Tapie (GBT) and Full Tilt Poker continue to progress with one of the biggest hurdles in finalizing the purchase being the amount of money seized by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and any fines that may be imposed on the beleaguered poker site for its previous misdeeds.

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico who is seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2012 election, is firmly supporting online poker.

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson emerged as chip leader on the penultimate day of the PokerStars sponsored EPT San Remo Main Event after an action-packed four levels of poker.

Internet Gambling Hearing Focuses on Protecting Customers

Internet Gambling Hearing Focuses on Protecting Customers

Consumer protection was the key issue in Tuesday’s hearing before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade that addressed the legalization of internet gambling and online poker.

Full Tilt Poker Canvass Players about Repaying Their Bankrolls

Full Tilt Poker Canvass Players about Repaying Their Bankrolls

In an extraordinary Europe-wide canvassing operation, media organisations associated with Groupe Bernard Tapie have been contacting ex-Full Tilt Poker players by telephone to ask them how they would like to be paid back.

Memo to James Bord: Americans Dominate Poker

Memo to James Bord: Americans Dominate Poker

Despite comments made recently by British poker pro James Bord that Americans are not as skilled at poker as Europeans, an analysis of the facts shows that nothing could be further from the truth. American poker players have dominated tournament poker since they invented it.

Full Tilt Fires 180 Employees

Full Tilt Fires 180 Employees

A Full Tilt Poker subsidiary with offices in Dublin, Ireland, laid off 180 employees last week, pounding yet another nail in the coffin of the shuttered poker site.

888 Poker Launches Celebrity Challenges

888 Poker Launches Celebrity Challenges

888 Poker has announced a Celebrity Challenges series of multi table poker tournaments, offering players the opportunity to win some fantastic guaranteed prize pools, plus an additional $100.00 bounty if players are able to knock out the featured celebrity – all for a buy-in of just 88 cents.