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Vanessa Kade Wins Sunday Million Anniversary for $1.5M

Thursday, 25th March 2021

Merriam-Webster defines karma as a force generated by a person’s actions, more broadly as a force affecting the events of one’s life. Canadian poker pro Vanessa Kade had been on the receiving end of vitriol since December 2020 when she expressed her opposition on social media to GGPoker signing Dan

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Poker Powher to Host Free Tournament Online March 27

Wednesday, 24th March 2021

Poker Powher is more than a poker education tool or a group dedicated to fighting for a more inclusive poker community. It an organization dedicated to all of this but also working toward a much larger goal. “At Poker Powher, we know there’s a strong connection between women’s success, money

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ACR High Five Tournament Series Returns in April

Wednesday, 24th March 2021

Americas Cardroom just wrapped up its massive OSS Cub3d three-part tournament series, which kicked off on February 2 and ran through March 15. And poker players cumulatively won millions upon millions of dollars. As we head into April, ACR players have another online poker tournament series. The popular High Five

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BetMGM Launches New Online Poker Site in Michigan

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021

Everyone knew the Michigan internet gaming market had potential. That is why lawmakers like now-former Rep. Brandt Iden worked for so many years to legalize online poker and casino games, to create a regulated in-state market for players and to keep revenue in the state. When the first online casinos

Allied Esports Agrees to New Element Partners Bid for WPT

Monday, 22nd March 2021

Two entities really want the World Poker Tour. And they entered a bidding war of sorts to acquire the WPT and its poker-related assets from Allied Esports Entertainment. The latest move came from Element Partners, the original bidder. Allied Esports reported on the morning of March 22 that Element Partners

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US DOJ in Wire Act Case Faces Mid-June Deadline

Monday, 22nd March 2021

A filing in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit this week created a lot of buzz in the gambling world. It indicated that – quite possibly – the long-running case involving the US Wire Act finally ended. After more than a decade of speculation and two

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Vanessa Kade Signs as Americas Cardroom Team Pro

Sunday, 21st March 2021

Americas Cardroom made the big moves this year to bolster its team of ambassadors and increase its visibility in the online poker world. The biggest of those moves was the signing of Chris Moneymaker little more than one month after he left a 17-year relationship with PokerStars. This week’s announcement,

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Michigan iGaming Revenue Outpaces Casinos in February

Saturday, 20th March 2021

Normally, a state that implements internet gambling – sports betting, online casinos, online poker, or all three – sees a steady growth in the market. Of course, there are new players excited to be able to access their favorite games online, but the player base takes a while to grow.

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Pretrial Hearing Set for April in Susie Zhao Case

Friday, 19th March 2021

(Trigger warning: Mention of sexual assault and murder)   The Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney is representing the People of the State of Michigan in a case that will move along more quickly this year. The case is against Jeffery Bernard Morris, who faces two felony murder charges in the death

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Pennsylvania Gambling Industry Up and Down in February

Thursday, 18th March 2021

A quick look at the February gaming revenue numbers form the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board shows a decrease in overall gambling revenue for the second month of the year. Live gaming establishments increased their revenue for slots and gaming tables from January to February, and video gaming terminals showed a