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Two Men Arrested in Texas Poker Club Shooting/Robbery

Two Men Arrested in Texas Poker Club Shooting/Robbery

Earl Burton, May 22, 2018 02:54 UTC

After more than three weeks of investigation, Austin law enforcement has announced that they have arrested two people in the robbery and shooting of a poker

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U. S. Supreme Court Overturns PASPA, States Can Legally Offer Sports Betting

U. S. Supreme Court Overturns PASPA, States Can Legally Offer Sports Betting

Earl Burton, May 14, 2018 03:50 UTC

After declaring the act illegal for 26 years, the U. S. Supreme Court has overturned the law that prohibited sports betting in every state except Nevada.

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PokerStars Sued By Poker Pro Gordon Vayo for Nonpayment of Tournament Winnings

PokerStars Sued By Poker Pro Gordon Vayo for Nonpayment of Tournament Winnings

Earl Burton, May 14, 2018 01:55 UTC

After having his winnings from a poker tournament withheld by the site, former World Series of Poker Championship Event runner-up Gordon Vayo has sued the number

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New York Senator Bonacic to Resign Office, Impact on NY Online Poker Push?

Earl Burton, May 9, 2018 06:59 UTC

After almost 30 years in the political realm, New York State Senator John Bonacic has decided to not run for another term in Albany. Bonacic is the major driver behind

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Houston Lawmaker Against Texas Poker Clubs After Player Shot at One in Austin

Earl Burton, May 6, 2018 04:08 UTC

The rise of private “poker clubs” in Texas has drawn its share of attention from the poker community and, unfortunately, the law enforcement community. Now one of those who would

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Florida Voters to Decide on Dog Racing Ban in November, Potential Effects on Poker Rooms

Earl Burton, Apr 25, 2018 06:49 UTC

In a complete reversal from a decade ago, voters in the state of Florida will face a referendum regarding whether dog racing will be banned in the state. That vote

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New Jersey Online Gaming Industry Breaks Record with Biggest Monthly “Win” in its History

Earl Burton, Apr 20, 2018 04:19 UTC

Signaling the vibrancy of its online gaming industry, New Jersey was able to bank its biggest online “win” rate in its history in the month of March 2018. Over the

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Interstate Compact Between Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey to Begin May 1

Earl Burton, Apr 17, 2018 02:22 UTC

After a great deal of discussion over the issue, the three states that currently offer online poker to their citizens – Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey – will open their

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PokerStars Closes Free Online Poker Availability in Washington State

Earl Burton, Apr 11, 2018 03:15 UTC

After a decision in the U. S. Court of Appeals, the online poker powerhouse PokerStars has removed its “free online poker” play to citizens who live in Washington state. PokerStars

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Poker Central, ESP Gaming to Open New “Live Event” Studio in Las Vegas

Earl Burton, Apr 9, 2018 03:36 UTC

In an intriguing move, the streaming poker channel Poker Central has teamed with one of the preeminent gaming companies in the industry for a “live event” studio in Las Vegas

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PokerStars to Enter India on April 17

Earl Burton, Apr 4, 2018 03:41 UTC

There are few markets that the poker monolith PokerStars hasn’t entered. The name is synonymous with the #1 online poker site in many countries that have set up “ring fenced”

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Connecticut Indian Tribes Join Forces, Advocate for Online Poker

Earl Burton, Apr 3, 2018 03:28 UTC

In the state of Connecticut, the two Indian tribes that also run the two casinos in the state – the Mashantucket Pequot tribe and the Mohegan tribe – would be

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Poker Players Alliance Falling Short of Donations for Continued Activity

Earl Burton, Mar 27, 2018 08:06 UTC

After issuing a plea over a month ago that funds were needed to continue their efforts, the Poker Players Alliance is falling extremely short of their fundraising goal as the

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