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Online Poker Legislation Reintroduced in California -- With Big Changes

California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer reintroduced his online poker bill, but with big changes this time.

Five Thoughts: PCA Wrap Up, Ronaldo Talks Poker, GSSS II Kicks Off, and More

Five Thoughts examines the 2015 PCA, Ronaldo's thoughts on poker, and more.

Europe in Pills: Russia Bans Bitcoins, Czech Republic to Tax Illegal Operators

While Russia decided to 'attack' bitcoin and Czech Republic discussed the possibility to tax illegal operators, 888poker launched a new promo that hints at an application to join Portugal’s legalized online poker market.

Will Online Poker Spread Through U.S. in 2015?

Will online poker spread through the U.S. in 2015? Matthew Kredell looks ahead at what could be a pivotal year.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Virginia to Wyoming

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

2014 Year in Review: Online Poker Legislation in the U.S.

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell takes a look back at the online poker legislation that took place in the U.S. in 2014.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #8, Ultimate Poker Closes in New Jersey and Nevada

Coming in at No. 8 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is the closure of Ultimate Poker in Nevada and New Jersey.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: South Dakota to Vermont

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Czech Republic Plans to Double the Taxes on Gambling

The Finance Minister believes that higher taxes could help the government to find extra revenues for 6 billion Czech Crowns, approximately $270 million Euros.

Ireland Postpones Adoption of a New Gambling Legislation to 2015

If adopted, the new legislation on online gambling will introduce a new 1 percent tax on all the best placed by Irish online gambler. In the case of online poker, this could translate into a 1 percent tax to be applied to all the pots.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Oklahoma to South Carolina

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Five Thoughts: Lame Ducks, OFC High Rollers, A Three-Time Winner, and More

Five Thoughts examines the lame-duck drama, an OFC high roller tournament, and more.

Adelson-Backed Internet Gambling Ban Fails During Lame-Duck Session

The Sheldon Adelson-backed Internet gambling failed during the lame-duck session, but Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says the battle is still on.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: New Mexico to Ohio

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Dutch Gambling Authority Opens to Pre-Applications; €200K Fine to TitanPoker

Operators interested to obtain a license to offer their services in the Netherlands can now formally 'express their interest' from the gambling authority's website.

Dutch Gambling Authority Signs Letter of Intent with Malta's Gaming Authority

According to the CEO of Kansspelautoriteit Marja Appelman, the agreement will create tangible benefits for "consumers and operators in both jurisdictions."

Five Thoughts: Adelson Receives Push Back, Somerville's Streaming, and More

Sheldon Adelson's latest attempt to federally ban online gaming has been met with opposition from the Republican Party.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Montana to New Jersey

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

A parliamentary motion asks the government to end the current gambling monopoly exactly while Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS attacks.

Players in Regulated Markets Can No Longer Enter Live Events Via PokerStars Account

The new policy will affect all PokerStars players from UK, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, and Estonia.

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