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Michigan Online Poker and Gambling Bill Moves to Senate

Monday, 04th November 2019

Michigan has proved to be one of the most unpredictable states with regard to efforts to legalize online poker and casino games. The same can be said of its journey to legalizing sports betting. Just a few days ago, Michigan State Representative Brandt Iden renewed his dedication to these issues

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MicroMillions 16 Set for November 10-24 on PokerStars

Sunday, 03rd November 2019

PokerStars has always offered a range of tournaments and series, something for players of every bankroll. Even its major series, like the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) have expanded over the years to offer buy-ins for micro-level to high-stakes players and everyone

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Alexandros Kolonias Wins 2019 WSOP Europe Main Event

Friday, 01st November 2019

The largest-ever schedule of World Series of Poker Europe events kicked off on October 13 at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. This year’s offerings included 15 events in total, each of them offering at least one reentry. With the first 10 tournaments in the books, the highlight of the

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PokerStars Pennsylvania to Launch Next Week

Friday, 01st November 2019

It’s happening. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and PokerStars both confirmed to different sources this week that the latter will be launching its online poker and casino games products for players in Pennsylvania next week. The testing phase will begin on Monday, November 4. PokerStars’ land-based casino partner in Pennsylvania

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Golden Spade Poker Open Underway at Ignition

Wednesday, 30th October 2019

The gold standard of online poker tournaments at Ignition Poker is underway. The Golden Spade Poker Open, otherwise known as the GSPO, kicked off on October 19 but offers nearly three more weeks of poker action leading up to the Main Event. GSPO 2019 Series Details This year, Ignition Poker

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Iden Plans to Push Amended Internet Gaming Bill

Wednesday, 30th October 2019

Michigan State Representative Brandt Iden is not giving up. He plans to push his online poker and casino games bill in the legislature. And he’s doing the same with his separate sports betting bill. On October 29, Iden introduced an amended bill for internet gaming legalization. Though he hasn’t come

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Wire Act Case Court of Appeals Briefs Due in Two Weeks

Tuesday, 29th October 2019

The time is approaching for case #19-1835 to get underway in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Briefs are due in two weeks, and the public may soon get a glimpse at the case and how it will proceed over the coming months. Where It All

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Andrew Yang Expresses Full Support for Online Poker

Sunday, 27th October 2019

Over the past year, dozens of people have campaigned for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 US presidential race. Until this weekend, only one – Cory Booker – had expressed full-throated support for legal online poker in the United States. That was until Andrew Yang put his stamp on this

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WSOP Europe Completes 10 of 15 Events in Rozvadov

Sunday, 27th October 2019

This year’s World Series of Poker Europe is well underway in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. In fact, the WSOP Europe begins this weekend. Action started on October 13 and runs through November 4 at King’s Casino, the same location as the past several years. This year, though, the schedule was beefed

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Tournament Dollars and MILLION Return to PartyPoker

Thursday, 24th October 2019

The mantra of PartyPoker these days is one that harkens back to the traditional “customer is always right” slogan. And it has been working. Not only are players and PartyPoker representatives in contact via social media and other means, the online poker operator is evolving regularly as customers dictate. PartyPoker