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Tag: Online Poker

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.

Full Tilt Poker Set To Launch Brand New Innovative Flipout Tournaments On Wednesday

On Wednesday, March 19, Full Tilt Poker will launch its latest addition to the client in the form of Flipout Tournaments.

PokerNews Returns to Jersey Shore for Live Coverage of 2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open

PokerNews will be providing live coverage of the 2014 Borgata Spring Poker open from April 8-26.

Eight Years of the PokerStars Sunday Million: Biggest Winners, Field Sizes, and More

PokerStars recently celebrated the eighth anniversary of the Sunday Million. We take a look at the tournament's biggest winners, field sizes, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Dan Cates Wins $1.18 Million; Tollerene Opts Out

Dan "jungleman12" Cates cleaned up at 2-7 triple draw to finish as the week's biggest winner with $1,185,862 in profit.

Inside Gaming: bwin.party's 2013 Results, Ohio Falls Short of Projections, and More

Inside Gaming examines the 2013 results from bwin.party, Ohio's first full year of casino revenue, and Rhode Island's prospects for online gaming.

Partypoker to Host NJ Championship of Online Poker April 19-27

partypoker & BorgataPoker will host New Jersey Championships of Online Poker (NJCOP) - 15 events with $600,000 in guaranteed prize money - from April 19-27.

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