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Full Tilt to Increase Rewards to Recreational Players

The Managing Director of Full Tilt has announced that the site will be offering more rewards to recreational players in a forthcoming series of changes.

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Macau Revenues to Go Up In Smoke with New Ban

Casino revenues in Macau – already down 58% on last year´s figures – could go up in smoke if a proposed blanket ban on smoking in casinos is enacted.

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Win a Package to the GUKPT Goliath with Everest Poker

Everest Poker is offering non-UK players the opportunity to win a package to the £250,000 guaranteed GUKPT Goliath in August for as little as €1.10.

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Poker Sites Announce Departure from Portugal

The regulation of online poker has resulted in an exodus of online poker sites from Portugal, with even PokerStars putting a temporary hold on registrations.

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Former Sands Junket Operator Charged for Money Laundering

A former junket operator for Sheldon Adelson´s Sands Macau Casino has been charged with laundering approximately HK$1.8 billion ($232 million) in Hong Kong.

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CA Supreme Court Closes Online Sweepstakes Loophole

The ruling of the Californian Supreme Court to outlaw Sweepstakes Cafes could have implications for the future of online gambling in the Golden State.

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Bitcoin Poker Boss to Plead Guilty

Bryan Micon appeared yesterday in a Las Vegas court and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor related to operating an unlicensed poker site.

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2nd Chad Brown Memorial Tournament Set for July 2

Popular poker pro and Hollywood actor Chad Brown will be remembered at a charitable poker tournament held in his honor at Planet Hollywood next month.

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SWC Boss to Appear in Nevada on Online Poker Charge

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon is expected to return to the U.S. to answer the charge of operating an unlicensed poker site.

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Italians Ready to Share Liquidity, But With Who?

Legislation is being prepared in Italy that would allow the country´s online poker regulator to form compacts with other European regulated markets.

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No Help for French i-Gaming Industry until 2017

Despite calling for changes to the existing i-gaming structure in France, major online operators do not expect any help from the Government until 2017.

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Alleged Triad Connection Could Sink Las Vegas Sands

The wrongful termination case, relating to one of Sheldon Adelson´s former employees in Macau, could result in the Las Vegas Sands losing its license.