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Barry Greenstein Talks Bad Actor Clause and PokerStars

Ever since Nevada became the first US state to launch online gaming, the “bad actor” clause has been a major source of controversy. Many see this as a rule designed to prevent competition and keep PokerStars out of the US gaming market, at least for the time being. Others, such as 888 CEO Brian Mattingley, […]

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Nevada Online Poker 2014

WSOP Surge helps June’s Nevada Online Poker Revenue Pass $1m

The 2014 World Series of Poker definitely had a positive effect on Nevada online poker. Tens of thousands of players descended upon the Rio this summer, with a decent portion of them checking out Nevada’s online poker offerings. The end result was $1.037 million in June revenue for the state’s three poker sites, WSOP.com, Ultimate […]

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Despite Online Poker Struggles, Delaware’s June iGaming Revenue up 7%

The latest numbers released by the Delaware Lottery show that the state’s online gaming revenue experienced a 7.14% increase in June. The state’s iGaming operation took in $187,994 in June, compared to $175,410 in May. Online casino games saw a massive 124% spike after generating $162,337 in June revenue, compared to $72,537 in May. This […]

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WSOP.com Running Same Championship Series for NJ and NV Sites

In a curious move, WSOP.com have announced that they’ll be running the exact same championship series for their Nevada and New Jersey online poker sites. The separate WSOP Online Championship Series will both begin on June 1st, with each one offering 15 tournaments and a $500,000 Gtd. prize pool. The surprise factor comes in here […]

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Imposters Credit Dewey Tomko as Co-Author of Article Slating Online Poker Security

On March 19th, 2014, an editorial piece called “Poker pros: Test gambling sites for cheating” ran in the Press of Atlantic City. The article was supposedly co-written by Bill Byers and Dewey Tomko, and it raises concerns over how vulnerable US online poker could be to cheating. The closing paragraphs reveal that Byers and Tomko […]

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Borgata using High-Tech Poker Chips – But Don’t Count on this Being an Industry Norm

2014 started out terribly for the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Their Borgata Winter Open event was famously rocked by scandal, when Christian Lusardi used counterfeit chips in a $2 million guaranteed poker tournament. Thankfully, Lusardi was busted after he flushed 180 chips down a hotel toilet. But the scandal has still plagued the Borgata […]

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