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Tag: Online Poker

Sofia Lovgren Leaves Team PKR Pro After Four Years

The 23-year-old Swedish player leaves PKR to embrace a new poker project that will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Albert Agustinoy: "Online Poker Shared Liquidity Is Not a Priority in Europe"

What should have been Europe’s answer to Macau thanks to Shaldon Adelson’s "EuroVegas", is today a country with a complex fiscal system and a business environment that does not seem to favor the entrance of new international gambling companies.

PokerStars To Continue Partnership Negotiations with California Card Rooms

Attorney Keith Sharp said California partnership negotiations with PokerStars will continue.

Online Poker Bill Introduced in New York State

Online poker is back in the New York Senate with the introduction of S 6913, a bill introduced Friday by Republican State Sen. John Bonacic.

PokerStars Releases Statement Addressing California Opponents

PokerStars’ Head of Corporate Communications Eric Hollreiser released a statement addressing those in California who are “misrepresenting” company’s past.

888 Believes the New UK POC Tax May Lead to an Increase in Marketshare

Gibraltar-based 888 plans to work with the GBGA and its more than 20 members to fight this bill in the higher courts

Spring Cleaning Time: William Hill Pulls Out of 55 Countries

William Hill will no longer be available in countries as South Africa, Uruguay, Morocco and Thailand for what the operator calls "regulatory reasons."

Graham, Chaffetz Introduce Bills to Ban Online Poker in U.S.

A Sheldon Adelson-backed bill to ban online gambling the U.S. has been introduced by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

Democratic Battle Lines Form as Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Bill Nears

Eleven state governors in the Democratic Governors Association have expressed opposition to the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill that could be introduced on Wednesday.

Hendon Mobsters Now Known as Pokermob; Launch New Online League

Joe Beevers, and brothers Ross and Barny Boatman launch Pokermob.com and relaunch their popular forum and online poker league.

Is Russia Declaring War Against Online Poker?

Russian authorities blocked access to PokerStars.com, partypoker and many other sites in what could be the first step of a real crackdown on online gambling.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier: "It Took Me Three Months to Build My Bankroll"

Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier joined his fans for a Q&A session and shared bits of his private life, thoughts about how to become a better poker player and secrets to handle a losing streak.

Gov. Brian Sandoval Eyes Summer Launch for Nevada/Delaware Internet Poker Compact

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval believes that Nevada and Delaware could be sharing online poker player pools by this summer.

The Online Railbird Report: Galfond and Cates Lose $1.1 Million Each; Blom Capitalizes

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom hits a $1.2 million upswing while Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond and Dan "jungleman12" Cates both lose more than a million.

Sheldon Adelson's Anti-Internet Gambling Bill Could Be Introduced Next Week

Sen. Lindsey Graham could introduce the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill as early as next week.

Playing on Belgium's Blacklisted Poker Sites Might Cost You Three Years in Prison

Four years after signing of the Gambling Act, Belgium's authorities are about to start going after players on non-licensed poker rooms.

Tribal Leaders Confident in iGaming Prospects for Indian Country

Ernie Stevens Jr., chairman of NIGA, and Valerie Red-Horse, owner of Red-Horse Financial Group Inc, are confident in iGaming prospects in Indian country.

Online Poker Tycoon Russ DeLeon Being Sued by Chevron Corp.

Online poker tycoon Russ DeLeon, who was formerly a major shareholder in PartyGaming, is being sued by Chevron in environmental suit debacle.

New UK Gambling Bill Approved by House of Lords

A new UK gambling bill received final parliamentary approval from the House of Lords on Tuesday.

Report: Meet Spain's Average Online Poker Player

According to a new study, the average Spanish online poker player is under 34-years old , spends at least 1 hour during every poker session, and is easily able to quit.

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