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Mike Postle

Cordeiro Officially Opposes Postle Motion to Dismiss

Friday, 03rd July 2020

This case is moving along rather quickly, much quicker than the initial stages of the case involving Mike Postle in the California court. This all only started in April. Plaintiff Marle Cordeiro seems to want to find out if the case may move forward while defendant Mike Postle appears to

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Haxton and Parssinen Star in Poker Masters Online PLO

Thursday, 02nd July 2020

Since poker players took to online poker in droves thanks to a certain pandemic that will go unnamed (you know who you are), poker operators have upped their games…literally. Poker sites of all sizes and in all markets have increased the offerings for both cash games and tournaments. With that

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WSOP 2020 Online Begins in US Alongside OC Series

Wednesday, 01st July 2020

Just three weeks ago, the World Series of Poker announced that it would put its 2020 WSOP events online. The series would be split between the US market and a more global audience. The action would begin on July 1 on WSOP.com, available only to players in New Jersey and

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GGPoker Clarifies and Adds to WSOP 2020 Online Info

Tuesday, 30th June 2020

Late last week, GGPoker and the World Series of Poker announced the non-US portion of the upcoming WSOP 2020 Online. The 54 events of the 85-event bracelet-awarding tournament schedule that comprises the series connect in mid-July and run through the first week of September. The first announcement regarding the schedule

West Virginia Lottery Commission Director John Myers

West Virginia Answers Questions about July iGaming Launch

Tuesday, 30th June 2020

Last week, the West Virginia Lottery Commission approved what was thought to be the rules and regulations for the new internet gaming industry in West Virginia. In our infinite wisdom, we assumed that this approval was only the first in a series of steps toward launching online gaming sites. After

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Americas Cardroom Prepares for Largest Venom Tournament

Monday, 29th June 2020

As June comes to a close, another series ends as well. But Americas Cardroom continues running bomb pots during special hours each day, and the site also prepares for its largest tournament of the year. The Venom with its $7 million guarantee begins in less than one month, and opportunities

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West Virginia Online Gaming Could Launch in July?

Saturday, 27th June 2020

West Virginia may be a small state relative to one like Michigan, but it looks to be the fifth state in America to launch state-regulated online poker and the fourth to offer online casino games. And it could make a huge leap forward next month. While many eyes have been

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GGPoker Announces Its 54 Events of 2020 WSOP Online

Friday, 26th June 2020

Nearly three weeks ago, the World Series of Poker made its decision known as to the 2020 WSOP. It was going online. Since it seemed unlikely that any kind of live tournament series would be feasible in Las Vegas this summer, they postponed the official summer series. The hope, by

Michigan

Michigan Lawmakers Want Quick Start for Online Gaming

Friday, 26th June 2020

The journey to online poker and casino games in Michigan has been years in the making and remains a work in progress. After years of lawmakers like Michigan State Representative Brandt Iden pushing bills to legalize internet gaming and sports betting, those efforts became a reality late last year when

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PokerStars Sets Up Unique Stadium Series for July

Thursday, 25th June 2020

The absence of live poker tournaments – on the usual major scale – called out for online poker replacements. Players would not be spending June and July in Las Vegas and then August traveling and winding down from that summer of intense poker. Online poker sites stepped up with some