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Adelson and Amaya Both Hire Lobbying Firms In the Fight for Internet Gaming in the U.S.

The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling and Amaya Services Ltd. are engaging with lobbyists in the fight for internet gaming in the U.S.

Daniel Negreanu Lets You Into the High Stakes Poker World

Daniel Negreanu speaks about high-stakes games in Las Vegas and the politics involved in them.

2015 Online Poker Legislative Recap: Was an Uneventful Year Necessarily a Bad Thing?

The year 2015 turned out to be an uneventful one for online poker on the legislative front, but that wasn't necessarily a negative.

Coalition Led by Center for Freedom and Prosperity Oppose RAWA in Letter to Congress

A coalition consisting of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity and 11 other organizations sent a letter to Congress opposing RAWA.

Lee Jones Reflects On a Successful PokerStars Pro Tour: "These People Just Love Poker"

Lee Jones, Director of Poker Communications at PokerStars, reflects back on a successful PokerStars Pro Tour.

PokerStars Fighting For its Place in California With New Website

PokerStars is leading a coalition with a new website, californians4ipoker.com, to help promote open and fair regulation of internet poker in California.

Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee Passes HR 140 Ahead of iGaming Hearing

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Oversight Committee passed HR 140, a resolution that urges Congress, and the state's delegation, to oppose RAWA.

Would Interstate Compacts Provide a Further Boost to Online Poker in New Jersey?

Online poker has been growing the past few months in New Jersey. Would interstate shared liquidity provide a more permanent path to growth?

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.

European Poker Tour Says “Au Revoir” to Deauville: France Cut From Season 12 Schedule

Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2015 European Poker Tour (EPT) stop in Deauville, the EPT announced that the beautiful city in Normandy will not be included in the upcoming Season 12 schedule.

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov: "Propaganda Is What Makes People Angry"

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov discusses the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the similarities between business and poker, and the pleasure to play at super high roller events.

PKR Pro Patty Beaumier: "Poker Is An Incredible Human Adventure"

France's face of PKR Poker sat down with PokerNews at EPT Deauville to talk about her passion for the game, journalism and the horrible terrorist attack that killed eleven people on Jan. 7 in Paris.

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.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #9, Tony G Leaves Poker for European Parliament

The ninth-ranked story on our Top 10 Stories of 2014 list is Tony G's leave from poker to take on a role in European Parliament.

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.

Maria Ho on Women, Poker and China: "What if We Just Got Rid of Ladies Events?"

Maria Ho sits down with PokerNews to discuss women in poker, the game in China, and her roots.

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.

Sweden's Plans For a New Gaming Regime On Hold After Political Crisis

Plans to accelerate the passing of a new gaming regime in Sweden may be on hold after the prime minister called for new snap general elections in March 2015.

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.

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.

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