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GGPoker and Players Donate $354K to Caesars Cares Charity

Friday, 31st July 2020

Every year, the World Series of Poker adds a charity component to its summer series. There is always at least one bracelet-awarding tournament that forgoes the rake and donates all fees paid by players to a particular charity. This has been happening for well over a decade. This year, the

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Year-End Shows Power of iGaming

Friday, 31st July 2020

When Pennsylvania launched its first internet gaming sites last summer, the state could not have known the ultimate benefits of that move. Pennsylvania knew that the additional gaming revenue would help, but there was no predicting a pandemic that would shut down all live gambling establishments for months in 2020.

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No Unlimited Reentries for Poker Players in Real Life

Wednesday, 29th July 2020

This is an opinion piece and does not necessarily reflect the views of this site and those affiliated with it. Everyone makes mistakes. The level and severity of the mistakes may vary, but everyone does or says a thing (or many things through life) that they wish they could take


Helppi and Romanello Capture WSOP Gold on GGPoker

Tuesday, 28th July 2020

The WSOP 2020 Online turned to the GGPoker network of poker sites to host its international slate of tournaments. The fractured state of online poker today means that offering games in the United States must be on an entirely different platform from those available to other countries. The World Series

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Dunst and Binger Pick Up WSOP 2020 Bracelets in US

Monday, 27th July 2020

This summer’s World Series of Poker is now running simultaneously on two poker networks. The first part of the WSOP 2020 Online began on July 1 on in Nevada and New Jersey for the US market, and GGPoker picked up its part of the series in mid-July for many

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Michigan Updates iGaming Rules but Several Steps Remain

Monday, 27th July 2020

All things considered, the process of establishing an online gambling market in Michigan has been fairly expedient thus far. Using Pennsylvania as a market, a state that took about one year plus nine months to launch its first online casino site (and more than two years for an online poker

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Poker Central to Debut Unique Format with High Stakes Duel

Friday, 24th July 2020

The development team at Poker Central is always working to think of new and original show ideas. Whether it involves new analysis of old tournament footage or reliving classic World Series of Poker moments, Poker Central is always ready to try something new. High Stakes Duel is the latest show

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WPT Renames Champions Cup to Honor Mike Sexton

Thursday, 23rd July 2020

The World Poker Tour and Mike Sexton have been together in one way or another since the beginning. Sexton signed on as an initial commentator for WPT shows, and he was essential in the development of the WPT as a whole, beginning in 2002. His advice as a longtime poker

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Delaware June iGaming Revenue Down Monthly but Up Yearly

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020

The little online gambling market in Delaware – often overlooked – finished its second quarter of 2020 with numbers it couldn’t have anticipated. While June internet gaming revenue was down from May, the full quarter shows the power of the online gaming sector in the state. Revenue numbers from March,

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DDoS Attack and Overload on GGPoker Mar WSOP 2020 Kickoff

Tuesday, 21st July 2020

Putting the World Series of Poker online as a replacement for the summer series in Las Vegas was destined to be a bit complicated. The coronavirus pandemic has handily complicated everything. Thus, the WSOP 2020 Online produced a schedule that put 31 of the 85 tournaments on the US-facing