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2015 Recap of New Jersey Online Gaming

After launching in late 2013, the New Jersey online gaming market had its struggles. Much of these struggles were attributed to credit-card rejections, geolocation difficulties and a lack of market awareness. But 2015 brought some promising signs for New Jersey iGaming, both in terms of revenue and future growth. That said, let’s look back over […]

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Enter Legal New York Poker, Exit the Underground Scene

New York City has one of the most-famous underground poker scenes in the world. And this is largely thanks to “Rounders,” which centered on Mike McDermott’s (Matt Damon) quest to succeed in New York’s underground poker world. But is it finally time for this romanticized, and sometimes dangerous, vision of New York poker to exit […]

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Sheldon Adelson

Could a $10 Billion Loss Slow Sheldon Adelson’s Anti-Online Gaming Charge?

Life has been pretty sweet for Sheldon Adelson over the past five years. The Las Vegas Sands Chairman has seen his net worth skyrocket since 2009 on the strength of a Macau gambling boom. And in early 2014, his net worth hit a lifetime high of $37 billion.

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Promotions at NJ Online Poker Rooms in December

As Christmas is approaching, the New Jersey online poker rooms seem to be very generous. Check out this month’s promotions at PartyPoker, The Borgata, 888poker and WSOP. There is something for everyone. PartyPokerPlay fast forward poker at Party NJ and boost your bankroll with the Winter Grind. At $0.05/$0.10 stake, play 10,000 hands for a $15 […]

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PokerStars Should Keep out of US for 1-2 Years says 888 Poker CEO

It’s no secret that a lot of online gaming interests would like to keep PokerStars out of the United States. And so far, they’ve been largely successful at doing so because PokerStars has been unable to obtain licensing in Nevada or New Jersey. If 888 CEO Brian Mattingley has his way, it will remain like this […]

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United States

888poker Mysteriously Closes Accounts of Relocated US Citizens

American online poker players who relocated to Canada and Mexico following Black Friday recently got a nasty surprise from 888poker. The world’s second largest poker room sent out emails to relocated US citizens explaining that their accounts have been closed. The emails also instructed players on how to recover their money and asked that they […]

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