NEW JERSEY HORSEMEN ASK FOR RE-HEARING ON SPORTS BETTING (Update)
02nd November, 2013 at 01:54:42
New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association requests a full panel of judges.
Reports in the New Jersey media indicate that the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association is not accepting defeat on the US Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding a lower court finding that New Jersey may not introduce sports betting (see previous reports).
FULL TILT POKER AFFILIATES REJOICE!
12th October, 2013 at 02:35:17
Administrator says affiliate claims will soon be accepted.
Garden City Group, the reimbursement administrator appointed by the US Department of Justice to verify and pay out the millions of dollars set aside for former Full Tilt Poker players, has widened the claims window to include affiliate marketers owed money following the Black Friday shutdown of the "old" Full Tilt.
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GLITZ AND ONLINE POKER POLITICS MIX AT G2E
25th September, 2013 at 02:22:21
The American Gambling Association's new chief remains fixated on a federal solution.
Giant dinosaurs, blue avatar characters and soul trees, and showgirls made up like zombies were just part of the glitz and entertainment as the US gambling industry showcased its wares at the G2E Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday, but underlying the hype was the hard talk of business and politics as an estimated 25,000 delegates gathered.
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ONLINE POKER MILLIONS DIVVIED UP BY U.S. ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
23rd September, 2013 at 02:00:21
SunFirst Bank and other seized accounts yield $13.62 million for FTC and DoJ.
The respected investigative online poker journalist Haley Hintze, who's pursuit of the truth in the Absolute Poker and UltimateBet debacles (see previous reports) provided her readers with a slew of in-depth information, has been digging again...and this time she has unearthed an interesting by-blow on the series of e-cash processing prosecutions surrounding the Black Friday shut downs of leading online poker sites back in 2011.
FULL TILT POKER PLAN TO REIMBURSE ITALIAN PUNTERS
05th September, 2013 at 03:50:09
Full Tilt Mania is designed to get Black Friday players paid
Due to legal constraints, Full Tilt Poker - now part of the Rational Group of companies and a sister to Pokerstars - has been experiencing problems in finding an acceptable way to pay Italian players outstanding balances from the Black Friday debacle (see previous reports.
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A NEW U.S. PARTNERSHIP FOR POKERSTARS?
12th July, 2013 at 03:49:47
Major cardroom may be in online poker giant's sites
Rumours were rampant this week - some on pretty tenuous grounds - that online poker giant Pokerstars is talking with a major Los Angeles land cardroom about a partnership that could give it a bridgehead in any Californian intrastate legalised internet poker market that may evolve.
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BARTON TAKES ANOTHER RUN AT U.S. FEDERAL ONLINE POKER LEGALISATION
12th July, 2013 at 00:54:11
But the new bill bans the use of credit cards, and creates a monopoly for land-based casinos.
Texas Representative Joe Barton's much anticipated second attempt at launching a federal online poker-only legalisation bill became a reality Thursday with the introduction of HR 2666, the Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013, in Congress.
BWIN.PARTY IN TRADING UPDATE
10th July, 2013 at 03:50:50
New Jersey ambitions, and a cost-saving target of Euro 70 million
The European online gambling group Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has issued a pre-close trading update highlighting its ambitions to:
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ONLINE POKER ACE WINS HIS THIRD WORLD SERIES OF POKER BRACELET
11th June, 2013 at 04:40:48
Schneider shows 'em how in H.O.R.S.E. event
Tom âEUR˜Donkey Bomber' Schneider, a highly respected online and live poker star, showed a field of 861 players how to win gold bracelets at the World Series of Poker live series in Las Vegas this week, emerging triumphant in event 15 - the $1,500 buy-in H.O.R.S.E competition.
CIRCUIT ACE TAKES NHLE HONOURS AT THE WORLD SERIES OF POKER
10th June, 2013 at 03:50:04
Jonathan Taylor adds a WSOP bracelet to his three circuit rings
Jonathan Taylor (31), a professional poker player from Alabama, is the latest World Series of Poker champion, having taken down Event 14, the $1,500 buy-in NLHE competition to add his first bracelet to a poker jewellery horde that already includes 3 WSOP Circuit winner's rings.
MORE TELEVISION COVERAGE FOR LIVE POKER EVENTS
05th June, 2013 at 18:13:46
Thanks to US developments in online poker legalisation, we could see a resurgence of televised torunaments
Ten years ago, poker shows proliferated on TV, but political and legal events caused the games' popularity to fade, says an article published by Reuters this week, which opines that the US trend toward state-by-state legalisation of online poker has motivated the networks into extending coverage once more.
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AVOINE'S ABSOLUTE POKER CLAIMS DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE
05th June, 2013 at 02:38:24
Agreement with Department of Justice clears the path for Absolute to be liquidated
An ownership dispute on Absolute Poker associated with the Black Friday seizure of the site and dating back to early 2012 has been settled, with the US Department of Justice achieving the dismissal with prejudice of the claim by Avoine Servico de Consultadoria e Marketing.
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BET RAISE FOLD REACHES FUND RAISING TARGET IN THREE DAYS (Update)
03rd June, 2013 at 15:30:07
Interest in poker movie exceeds expectations
BET RAISE FOLD the online poker movie that has been three years in the making (see previous report) funded by high stakes online poker professionals achieved a $20 000 target through the Kick Starter fundraising vehicle in just two days.
LOSSES CONTINUE AT AMAYA GAMING
29th May, 2013 at 05:22:58
Online gambling provider reports Cdn$7,440,841 loss in Q1-2013
Revenues may be up, but losses continued to mount at Montreal-based Amaya Gaming group, according to the company's Q1-2013 results posted Tuesday.
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HELLMUTH COMMENTS ON NEW ULTIMATEBET DISCLOSURES (Update)
13th May, 2013 at 12:28:53
13-time World Series of Poker bracelet holder expresses regret and claims he was not fully informed of developments
The World Series of Poker's most successful player, international ace Phil Hellmuth, has released a statement on his involvement with UltimateBet in the wake of the fresh disclosures on Youtube tapes of a discussion between key UltimateBet execs and lawyers (see previous report).
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