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Dan Shakpartypoker Premier League VII starts today!

partypoker's $125,000 buy-in, invitation-only Premier League VII hosted by the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada, kicks off today and runs to November 26th. The winner will take home $400,000!!! partypoker announced the line-up for their...

Breaking NewsNew Jersey iGaming Launch to start without PokerStars

A news report just in from a source that has direct contact with Resorts Casino Hotel ownership -- the New Jersey casino partnered with PokerStars -- states that the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) approval for an online gaming license was...

Sheldon AdelsonSheldon Adelson's campaign against online gambling continues

The Washington Post reported on Sunday that plans for a public campaign that shows online gambling as being "a danger to children, the poor, and others who could be exploited by easy access to Internet betting" is in the works by billionaire...

Delaware Park PokerReal-money online gambling went live in Delaware on November 8th!

The first U.S. state to offer full-scale, legal online gambling finished a week-long trial run with selected participants and Friday found Delaware opening the doors to everyone of legal age within state borders. The virtual doors were open in...

Atlantic CityNJ web gaming keeps PokerStars waiting - Caesars, 888, bwin.Party receive approval

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement published the list of Internet gaming companies on Friday of applicants that have received a transactional waiver. The waiver gives those applicants approval to "engage in Internet gaming activities" on...

Siena Resort RenoInteractive Gaming License granted to Reno’s Siena Hotel Spa Casino

While Delaware and New Jersey are the main focus in the United States' leap into online gambling in November, take a step back and look at what is going on in Nevada. The doors are open to approving new ventures in the state that holds the record...

Delaware Internet Gambling in "Soft Launch" - Full Launch set for November 8

Delaware Lottery officials made the announcement on Thursday that a group of preferred players have been chosen to begin a "soft launch" platform of real-money online gambling; the live testing will run for a week and the preferred players are...

Frank Kassela WSOP 2010Frank Kassela became a Democrat a week ago, Congress is his next goal

Frank Kassela took down the 2010 World Series of Poker Player of the Year award, and won two gold bracelets. The first one was in a 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Championship and the second in Razz. Kassela hit the headlines in the political arena by filing...

Skrill FREE $20Leading online payment company Skrill's new mobile app

Skrill just announced the launch of its new mobile app on Wednesday. Along with the comfort and security of using one of the world's leading online payment companies, Skrill customers now have the ability to manage their Digital Wallet account...

European Poker AwardsEPT Deauville setting for GPI European Poker Awards January 29th

The ceremony for the 13th GPI European Poker Awards will be hosted by the Global Poker Index on January 29th, 2014, at the Casino Barriere. As a stand-alone event, the awards ceremony is going to be hosted in conjunction with the PokerStars...

Tropicana New JerseyFifth Internet Gambling Permit issued to Tropicana in New Jersey

New Jersey is scheduled to kick off the trial run for its new gambling platform on the internet in less than a month and the Division of Gaming Enforcement awarded the fifth permit. On Monday, October 21st, 2013, the Tropicana Casino and Resort...

Golden Nugget Atlantic CityNJ Internet Gambling Permits awarded to Golden Nugget and Trump

The Division of Gaming Enforcement in New Jersey has approved Internet gambling permits for the Golden Nugget, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa scored the state's first Internet...

Greg RaymerWake Forest prostitution sting charges against Greg Raymer dropped

Back in March the news hit that 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Raymer had been arrested stemming from a Wake Forest prostitution sting charge. TMZ reported on Sunday, October 13th, 2013, that the charges have been dropped...

Vanessa Selbst courtesy of PokerNews.comVanessa Selbst to play partypoker Premier League VII

The news hit on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013, that Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst will play the $125,000 buy-in partypoker.com Premier League Poker VII Main Event in Montreal at the Playground Poker Club. The highly anticipated Premier League...

BorgataNew Jersey's First Internet Gambling Permit goes to Borgata

Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa scored New Jersey's first Internet gambling permit on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013. A report from Wayne Perry of the Associated Press states that the Borgata was the first to file a complete application to...

Tony GTony G running for European Parliament in 2014

Known in the poker world for having a big bike waiting outside for players that he sends home busted from live cash games and poker tournaments, Antanas Guoga aka Tony G, is heading to Brussels, Belgium -- but the journey doesn't include poker...

Lyle BermanLyle Berman becomes Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame first inductee

The Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame was established back in July of this year when Canterbury Park Card Casino announced its inception. Top poker players that have played substantial roles in Minnesota's poker development would be chosen not only...

Mike and Tom SextonStage 4 Pancreatic Cancer claims Tom Sexton

Tom Sexton lost his battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer earlier today. Tom was Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton's older brother and a former PokerNews.com columnist. Everyone that knew Tom, or followed his writing, feels the sorrow of his...

Chris MoormanChris Moorman's new website and unprecedented online tournament cash record

Chris "Moorman1" Moorman is less than $30,000 away from $10 million in lifetime online poker earnings and is expected to reach that lofty figure any day now. In addition to that incredible feat, Moorman just launched a brand new interactive...

Tony Gpartypoker Premier League VII dates set - Count Tony G IN!

The partypoker Premier League has rolled out news of the next edition of the partypoker Premier League! The highly anticipated Premier League VII kicks off at the Playground Poker Club from November 20th-26th, 2013, in Montreal and 12 poker...

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