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PokerStars and Casino Gran Madrid to Open New Poker Room

PokerStars and Casino Gran Madrid to Open New Poker Room
PokerStars has reached an agreement with Casino Gran Madrid, the biggest casino in Spain, for a new state-of-the-art PokerStars-branded poker room at Casino Gran Madrid.

Bodog Poker Announces Anonymous Poker Series

Bodog Poker Announces Anonymous Poker Series
To celebrate the Bodog Poker Network’s (BPN) creation of the first network made in Asia for Asia, Bodog will embark on a year-long poker series in 2013.

WSOP Europe Moving to Paris in 2013

WSOP Europe Moving to Paris in 2013
The WSOPE announced this week that it will have a new venue in 2013 – beautiful Paris, France.

Defense Rests in High Profile Philadelphia Mob Trial

Defense Rests in High Profile Philadelphia Mob Trial
They won’t be going home for Christmas, but several accused mobsters appeared upbeat Wednesday as their racketeering trial in Philadelphia nears an end.

Black Chip Poker Announces New Time Bank Feature

Black Chip Poker Announces New Time Bank Feature
The latest online poker site to join the Winning Poker Network is letting everyone slow things down when facing a difficult decision.

Full Tilt Poker Head Howard Lederer Forfeits $1.25 Mil, Several Properties

Full Tilt Poker Head Howard Lederer Forfeits $1.25 Mil, Several Properties
Howard Lederer, the one time part owner of Full Tilt Poker, has settled with the US Government, agreeing to forfeit $1.25 million in bank accounts and a number of real estate properties.

BetCRIS.com Announces Major Acquisition

BetCRIS.com Announces Major Acquisition
BetCRIS.com, one of the leaders in the online gaming industry, announced the acquisition of all BookMaker.eu non-US accounts.

Cash Transfers to be Reinstated at Lock Poker at Start of January

Cash Transfers to be Reinstated at Lock Poker at Start of January
Lock Poker announced on Tuesday it was in the final stages of re-implementing its popular cash transfer deposit and withdrawal methods....

888Sport Stops Taking Sports Bets From Australia

888Sport Stops Taking Sports Bets From Australia
888Sports.com announced on Tuesday it will no longer be taking sports bets from those customers residing in Australia.

PartyPoker Now 2nd Most Trafficked Poker Network with Bwin Transition Complete

PartyPoker Now 2nd Most Trafficked Poker Network with Bwin Transition Complete
Following the completed integration of Bwin on the PartyPoker network, Party has now surpassed Full Tilt Poker as the 2nd most trafficked online poker network in the world...

Federal Judge Wants Leagues to Show Potential for ‘Damage’ by NJ Sports Betting

Federal Judge Wants Leagues to Show Potential for ‘Damage’ by NJ Sports Betting
A Federal judge will decide Friday (December 21, 2012) whether the professional sports leagues and NCAA have legal standing to bring a suit against the state of New Jersey,....

Antigua Disappointed with WTO ‘Nonaction’ Against US re Online Gambling Dispute

Antigua Disappointed with WTO ‘Nonaction’ Against US re Online Gambling Dispute
Antigua and Barbuda has told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it is disappointed that it has not been allowed to raise its ongoing dispute with the United States on Internet gambling.

BetIslands.com, EZ Street and 7RedSports.com to Shut Down: 'Money Man' Pulls Out

BetIslands.com, EZ Street and 7RedSports.com to Shut Down
SBRForum.com confirmed Tuesday morning what many hard core sports bettors already feared, that BetIslands.com will be shutting down and stiffing its relatively small customer base.

William Hill Deadline to Acquire Sportingbet Extended

William Hill Deadline to Acquire Sportingbet Extended
William Hill , Britain's largest bookmaker, has been given more time to finalise a 485 million pound ($785 million) takeover of rival gambling group Sportingbet.

PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker Returns January 2013

PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker Returns January 2013
PokerStars today released the schedule for the second annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) series, which will take place from January 17-27, 2013.

Cake Poker Announces Great Online Poker Holiday Promos for 2012-2013

Cake Poker Announces Great Online Poker Holiday Promos for 2012-2013
From December 20th through January 1st Cake Poker (www.cakepoker.eu) is running Holiday poker tournaments offering over $40,000 in cash and prizes.

Sports Bettors Fear the Worst as BetIslands Payout Issues Mount

Sports Bettors Fear the Worst as BetIslands Payout Issues Mount
Sports bettors were on edge following reports that tiny BetIslands.com may be on its way to shutting down.

Gambling Industry Will be Hit Hardest by Fiscal Cliff

Gambling Industry Will be Hit Hardest by Fiscal Cliff
One of the nation's top credit rating agencies is warning that the gambling industry will be among the hardest hit if the White House and Congress fail to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."

New Jersey Online Gambling Bill Passes in Assembly

New Jersey Online Gambling Bill Passes in Assembly
The New Jersey Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would legalize online gambling for the state’s nearly 9 million residents.

Black Chip Poker Payouts: Some Now Coming in Under a Week

Black Chip Poker Payouts:  Some Now Coming in Under a Week
Good news for customers of Black Chip Poker awaiting payouts.

RPM Poker Taken Over by Merge Gaming Network

RPM Poker Taken Over by Merge Gaming Network
The Merge Gaming Network has reportedly taken control of RPM Poker, one of the online poker skins on its network.

Doc Sports Head Morris “Doc” Moseman Passes Away

Doc Sports Head Morris “Doc” Moseman Passes Away
One of the legendary sports handicappers, Wisconsin-based Morris “Doc” Moseman, passed away over the weekend.

Jennifer Larson Lock Poker CEO Happy With Happy Hour Promo

Jennifer Larson Lock Poker CEO Happy With Happy Hour Promo
Lock Poker CEO Jennifer Larson has declared the return of their uber popular Happy Hour promo “a massive success”.

Judge To Ask Jury About Slaying Amid Philadelphia Mob Trial

Judge To Ask Jury About Slaying Amid Philadelphia Mob Trial
A judge plans to ask jurors about a suspected mob-linked slaying that took place Wednesday, just hours after prosecutors wrapped up a mob racketeering case.

Dismal Outlook for Atlantic City Casinos Good for Online Gambling Prospects

Dismal Outlook for Atlantic City Casinos Good for Online Gambling Prospects
The New Jersey state Assembly is set to vote Monday on a measure that would legalize online gambling.
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