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Next Week is Rush Week at Full Tilt Poker

Next Week is Rush Week at Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt is to host a week-long promotion of its Rush Poker game, with players able to claim up to $250.00 each plus a seat in a $25,000 Rush Poker freeroll.

Doyle Brunson May Play 2 WSOP Events

Doyle Brunson May Play 2 WSOP Events

On Monday, Doyle Brunson tweeted that he may play two WSOP events. He is also the subject of an extensive HPT profile.

Phillip Gruissem Leads Global Poker Index

Phillip Gruissem Leads Global Poker Index

The latest Global Poker Index (GPI) listings have been released, and they show that poker great Daniel Negreanu has been knocked off the #2 spot.

PokerStars Sets New World Tourney Record

PokerStars Sets New World Tourney Record

PokerStars achieved its goal and set a new world record when 225,000 players entered a $1 buy-in tournament Sunday.

PokerStars Files Appeal in Atlantic Club Ruling

PokerStars Files Appeal in Atlantic Club Ruling

PokerStars has appealed a New Jersey judge’s decision that allowed the Atlantic Club casino to terminate the acquisition agreement between the parties.

David Diaz Banned From WSOP

David Diaz Banned From WSOP

David Diaz has been banned from this year’s WSOP for behaviour he displayed at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, which is playing host to this year’s event.

PokerStars Deals its 100 Billionth Hand

PokerStars Deals its 100 Billionth Hand

Greek micro stakes player Microulis69 parlays a $31.55 pot into $103.8k.

NJ Sets Deadline for November Launch Partnerships

NJ Sets Deadline for November Launch Partnerships

With an expected online gaming launch in New Jersey set for mid-November, state regulators told licensees that partnerships must be in place by June 29.

PokerStars Settles with U.S Government

PokerStars Settles with U.S Government

PokerStars Chairman of the Board Mark Scheinberg has agreed to pay the U.S Government $50 million dollars, bringing resolution to Black Friday case.

Massachusetts Lottery to Debut Jackpot Poker

Massachusetts Lottery to Debut Jackpot Poker

Although a recent attempt by Massachusetts lawmakers to legalize online poker fell short, the state lottery is convinced that poker’s popularity is on the rise.

Online Gambling in Ohio Faces Obstacle

Online Gambling in Ohio Faces Obstacle

With legislation to ban Internet cafes pending in Ohio and four land-based casinos fully operating, recent talk focused on the possibility of online gambling.

Online Gambling in Pennsylvania Stalls

Online Gambling in Pennsylvania Stalls

A proposal to legalize Internet gambling in Pennsylvania may remain in a holding pattern until the success of launches in other states can be determined.