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PokerStars and Players React to Pot-Limit Omaha Bot Scandal

PokerStars and poker players react to a suspected PLO bot ring that won an estimated $1.5 million.

Max Silver Talks Aria $25K High Roller VIII Win and $125 Nightly Party Crasher

On Friday, Max Silver took down the Aria $25,000 High Roller VIII, but amid controversy as a player from the $125 nightly found his way into the tournament.

Italy Considering Restricting Gaming Commercials To Be Shown Only After Midnight

Italian authorities are considering limiting gaming related commercials on television to be shown only after midnight.

Morgan Stanley: Delay in US Gambling Legislation to Cost Billions

Morgan Stanley decided to cut the estimate of the US online gambling market by half, removing billions of dollars from the projection.

PPA Reaction To RAWA Hearing and Thoughts Going Forward

The Poker Players Alliance gives reaction to RAWA hearing and thoughts going forward.

Fear-Mongering Testimony Overshadows Facts at Internet Gambling Ban Hearing

A U.S. House Judiciary hearing on Sheldon Adelson's Internet gambling ban bill was an exercise in fear mongering, says the Poker Players Alliance. Read our full recap.

Poker Community Strengthens Defense During RAWA Delay; Hearing Set for Wednesday

The three-week delay of the RAWA hearing allowed the poker community to strengthen its defense against Internet gambling ban proponents.

PokerStars is Sending Seven Players to Moscow to Dine with Ronaldo

PokerStars is sending seven players to Moscow to wine and dine with Ronaldo and Ivan Demidov.

Bwin.party Reports Big Declines in Online Poker and Overall Revenues

According to bwin.party CEO Norbert Teufelberger, the negative result is due to the effect of national legislation and the ISP ban in Greece.

Take Action Before Thursday's Congressional Hearing on RAWA Online Poker Ban

On March 5, the a House Judiciary subcommittee is holding a hearing on H.R. 707, the so-called Restore America’s Wire Act bill.

Italy's Third Biggest Political Party Calls for Total Ban on Gambling Advertising

Politician Beppe Grillo accuses the Italian government to be "under the thumb of the gambling industry."

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.

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.

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.

Internet Gambling Sites to be Blocked in the United Kingdom

Residents of the United Kingdom wanting to participate in online gambling will have a few extra hoops to jump through thanks to internet filters designed to protect Internet users from adult material.

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.

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.

Official Study Proposes to Strengthen Monopolistic Policies in Norway

According to the findings of a group of experts, Norway needs new laws to limit the "gambling leakage" that brings money to international operators.

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