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Italy to Introduce New Gambling Laws by Feb. 20

According to gambling lawyer Giulio Coraggio, the new package of Italy's gambling laws will not affect the online industry but will focus on brick-and-mortar gambling rooms.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "JokerShows" and "NuttyBanana" Win Big

It was another big week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.

Dusk Till Dawn Announces a $1 Million Guarantee Grand Prix in May

Dusk Till Dawn announces a $120 buy-in Grand Prix tournament in May with a staggering $1 million guarantee.

Minister Says Sweden's Gambling Monopoly is Here to Stay

Sweden will consider the possibility to loosen its regulation of online gambling only once the country will have a budget for that, Sweden’s Minister for Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi said on Monday.

BlogNews Weekly: Macau Poker Cup, Expert Hand Review, New partypoker VIP Scheme

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Unlikely to Reverse DOJ Wire Act Interpretation

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch told the Senate Judiciary Committee that, if appointed, she is unlikely to reverse the DOJ's Wire Act interpretation.

PokerStars to Run (Possibly) The Biggest Sunday Million Ever on March 15

PokerStars announced on Tuesday that the 2015 edition of the Sunday Million Anniversary tournament will feature a massive $9 million guarantee for the usual $215 buy-in fee.

New Jersey's Online Poker Revenues Climb for Second Consecutive Month

For the second straight month, online poker is on the rise on regulated sites in New Jersey.

Caesars and PokerStars Join Forces to Promote U.S. Online Gaming Market

Caesars Interactive Entertainment have softened their stance on "bad actors" and will join forces with PokerStars to promote a U.S. online gaming market.

The Sunday Briefing: Ravi Shaymardanov Makes Two Final Tables, Wins Sunday Warm-Up

Ravi "Ravishka" Shaymardanov made the final table of the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up and Sunday 2nd Chance -- just hours apart -- en route to the biggest day of his poker career.

Three California Tribes Soften Bad Actor Stance; May Hurt State's Online Poker Chances

California's Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, Pala Band of Mission Indians and United Auburn Indian Community soften stance regarding iPoker "Bad Actors."

888 Holdings Rejects $1.14 Billion Takeover Offer from William Hill

William Hill will not be taking over 888 Holdings after its $1.14 billion was rejected by a key stakeholder.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Highlights a Great Week for Poker in the UK

One of the biggest stories from the UK & Ireland Pokernews this week was Rob Tinnion winning his second Sunday Million in five months. Read about it and more in our UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up.

State Sen. Lesniak: Adelson, Gov. Christie Delaying PokerStars' Entrance into New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak explains to PokerNews why he believes PokerStars has not received an operating license in New Jersey.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Ends Two-Week Skid with $347,585 Win

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom was on a two-week losing streak, but he turned things around by finishing as this week's biggest winner with $347,585 in profit.

Rob Tinnion Ships the Sunday Million Twice in Five Months: "It's Extremely Surreal"

Rob "rtinnion" Tinnion talks about winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for the second time in five months.

Pros React to WSOP Schedule and Online Bracelet Event

PokerNews reached out to numerous poker pros to get their thoughts on the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule and the WSOP.com bracelet event.

Should Social Games Be Regulated by Gaming Authorities?

Countries around the world debate whether social gaming should be regulated by gaming authorities.

Russia's Attack Against America's "Invisible Internet" Could Switch Online Poker Off

The end of online gaming, including online poker, could be coming in Russia.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "EasyGrinder" Wins Two Majors

It was another big week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.

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