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United States

Legal US Online Poker Learns Nasty Side of Seasonal Trends

Many proponents of US online poker are witnessing a sharp decline across the industry already. April’s numbers showed the following drops in America’s three regulated poker markets: Delaware – $84,392 in March to $74,078 in April, a 12.2% decrease New Jersey – $3,210,663 to $2,591,839, a 19.3% decrease Nevada – $926,000 to $792,000, a 14.5% […]

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Will 2014 WSOP mean a big boost for Nevada Online Poker?

To say that Nevada online poker numbers have fallen short of projections is a huge understatement. Some analysts had the Nevada internet poker market earning as much as $80 million in first-year revenue. Recent numbers, however, tell a much different story. From March to April, industry revenue fell from $926,000 to $792,000 – a 14.5% […]

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New York

MMA Fighters used to collect Debts in New York Poker Ring

Last April, the poker world was rocked when 34 people were indicted in connection with a Russian mob-run poker ring. Famed pros such as Justin ‘BoostedJ’ Smith, Abe Mosseri and Bill Edler were served indictments, as was notorious international criminal Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov and poker hostess Molly Bloom. As if the story of this underground poker […]

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Why New Jersey is freezing out PokerStars for 2 Years

By now, many people have heard that New Jersey have suspended review of PokerStars’ gaming license application for two years. This means that the earliest PokerStars would be eligible for the regulated New Jersey online poker market would be the first quarter of 2015. In suspending Stars’ application, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement […]

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