Pennsylvania Online Gaming Industry to Go Live July 15

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It’s been a long time coming. But on July 15, the fourth state in the States of America will go live with online casino gaming and poker. On that date, Pennsylvania will complete the long, traveled road to join Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey as states that offer online casino gaming activities. Regulators Announce Opening… Read more »

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Ben Palmer Wins WPT at Venetian Main Event

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Ben Palmer emerged as the champion of the World Poker Tour (WPT) at Venetian Main event on Tuesday, earning himself a tidy $431,655, a sum which includes a $15,000 seat in the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions. Palmer was the chip leader of the nine remaining players going into Tuesday’s action with 5.460 million chips.… Read more »

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Complaints Arise Regarding Global Poker Awards Nominees

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The inaugural Global Poker Awards will be handed out in the PokerGO studios in Las Vegas on April 5, but they are already generating a great deal of buzz. Some of that buzz is not something that the Global Poker Index (the organization behind the Global Poker Awards) desires, however. Complaints have arisen regarding the… Read more »

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Online Poker Grabs Major Sponsorship in NASCAR

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One of the most difficult things for online poker has been its ability to become a part of what is called “normal” culture. This is somewhat defined by being able to be seen without complaint from some segments of society, such as in sponsoring activities or appearing in advertising. Recently an online poker site made… Read more »

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Nominees Announced for Inaugural Global Poker Awards

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That didn’t take long, did it? One day after the closing of the nomination period for the inaugural awarding of the Global Poker Awards, the Global Poker Index has come out with the final list of nominees. Spanning the globe and the world of poker, the Global Poker Awards will take over for the European… Read more »

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Erkut Yilmaz Wins WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event

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Erkut Yilmaz is not what one would consider a household name in the world of poker, but everyone best start paying attention, because this man is tearing it up right now. Yilmaz won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Rolling Thunder Main Event yesterday, his second WPT title this season. For the win, Yilmaz banked $303,920,… Read more »

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