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Update: More Details about Full Tilt and DoJ Agreement

Groupe Bernard Tapie Reaches Deal with US DoJ The past period was that of good news for Full Tilt Poker, a beleaguered online poker operation that suffered a major blow in Black Friday actions. Namely, it was announced recently that a deal has been reached with the US Department of Justice according to which Groupe Bernard Tapie (GBT) will be enabled to buy Fu...

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New World Poker Record to Be Set by PokerStars?

Current record to be broken - 149,196 players in action at once It has been announced by online poker giant PokerStars that it is to attempt to take down its own Guinness Book of Records benchmark of 149,196 players in action at once. The record attempt will take place on Dec. 4, and it will be accompanied by a number of promotions and a special live broadc...

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PokerStars in German Football Sponsorship Deal

Schleswig-Holstein stadium gets a powerful sponsor Known as a state of rather liberal positions when it comes to online gambling, Schleswig Holstein has already experienced the benefits of such stand, especially this week, when PokerStars has closed a deal for the naming rights for Stadion an der Lohmühle, Lübeck, home of the VfB Lübeck fourth division socc...

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Update: Online Poker Legalization Initiative Faces Another Congressional Hearing?

DoJ evidence needs to be heard, says North Carolina Congressman It seems like two hearings on online poker legalization in the US are not enough for Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack's House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, as reports came this week that she may be calling for a third hearing, where the Department of Justice evidence may be heard...

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Update: Hollywood Star in Poker Lawsuit Settlement

Tobey Maguire reaches settlement The lawsuit initiated by the bankruptcy trustees of Brad Ruderman a hedge fund investor, who is currently in jail for a ponzi scheme, against a Hollywood star Tobey Maguire has apparently seen a happy ending as the actor managed to reach a favorable settlement. Others included in the suit related to Ruderman who allegedly le...

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WPT Marrakech Goes to Local Player

Mohamed Ali Houssam bests the likes of Grospellier and Duhamel The past week was truly fantastic for Moroccan player Mohamed Ali Houssam who not only claimed the main prize at the Euro 3,000 World Poker Tour Marrakech final table and a $25,000 seat in the WPT World Championship, but he also managed to outplay top names such as Bertrand Grospellier and WSOP cha...

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PokerStars APPT Macau Goes to Randy Lew

Team PokerStars pro takes down the main prize of $483,902 With the grand finale of the Pokerstars Asia Pacific Poker Tour Macau being played out, Team Pokerstars could rejoice at the success of their member Randy 'nanonoko' Lew (26) who outplayed a field of 575 players and claimed his first major live tourney victory, along with the main prize of $483,902....

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Spanish Action for Chili Poker

Chili Poker enters partnership with an unidentified Spanish company? This week's news involve a report from Chiligaming subsidiary Chili Poker, which has decided to enter a partnership with an unidentified Spanish company in order to be eligible for a Spanish online gambling license. It has also been announced that the company will launch a designated Span...

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FTP-Introduced Rush Poker Gets Competition?

Who's next to introduce the popular concept? Even though Full Tilt Poker was the first one to introduce the concept of fast online poker, Rush Poker, it seems like many of its competitors seek to take a slice of that popular cake. The concept involves a fast-paced game that enables players to move to a new table immediately after folding a hand, and FTP has...

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24Poker Blocked, License Suspended

Both regulator and software provider abandon poker operator After a press release issued by its software provider Microgaming, in which it advised that online poker operator 24Poker has been blocked, industry observers are left to speculate what's behind this move. According to the Microgaming press release, "Microgaming today announced that all game play o...

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PokerStars Launch Italian Poker App

New application free for download With an aim to boost its presence in the newly-liberalized Italian online gambling market, online poker giant PokerStars has launched a dedicated Italian poker app, which can be downloaded for free from the iTunes store. The application is available to Italian residents only, who are known as the biggest users of smartphone...

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Update: Nosebleed Session Ends in Finnish Pro's Favor

PokerStars high stakes poker lucrative for Sahamies This week has certainly been good for Finnish poker pro Ilari Sahamies, who once again proved his quality in last night's action that saw him take over the leading position from formerly top leaderboard player Rafi Amit. Namely, he played 836 hands, mainly on the Pokerstars $200/$400 6-Max tables against s...

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Fox Poker Acquired by Genting

Casino giant buys London's only dedicated poker venue An announcement came this week from Fox Poker Club that it has closed a deal with Genting Casinos on the acquisition of London's only fully licensed and dedicated poker club for an undisclosed sum. The club's history goes back to 2005, when it was founded by Chris North and Ian Hogg. It required a full U...

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Dutta: Bodog in European Drive

Expansion plans revealed by new marketing chief According to the new marketing manager of Bodog Europe, the online gambling company has big plans for expansion in the European market. Apparently, it is getting ready to launch a number of new services, which will be advertized in a multi-million pound marketing drive that aims at the UK market. Its UK aspira...

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Devilfish Lands Movie Deal?

Poker ace signs with poker agency News arrived this week that famous poker ace Dave "Devilfish" Ulliot has selected poker agency Poker Icons to "handle all his professional needs outside the felt" and that he has closed a movie deal for his latest book release: "The Life and Times of a Poker Legend". According to MÃ¥ns Ullerstam of Poker Icons, 'Signing D...

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New Features of Poker Analyst App

PA Associates Ltd updates its useful application The latest innovation at PA Associates Ltd involves an upgrade of its "Poker Analyst" application, which allows players to keep track of opponent characteristics, works on devices operating on iOS 4.0 or newer platform and is available via the iTunes app store. In terms of the application highlights, they in...

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IFP World Championship Goes to Spanish Pro

Mestre takes down the first IPF World Champion A lot of formidable action could be seen at the first International Federation of Poker's (IPF) World Championship (labeled "The Table"), that was held in London over the weekend. However, only one could take down the main prize and the title, and this time the honors went to Spanish poker pro Raul Mestre who defe...

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UK Pro Takes Down Greek Poker Tourney

EUR347,000 for Zimnan Ziyard This weekend saw the end of the Pokerstars European Poker Tour Loutraki in Greece, which was won by UK poker pro Zimnan Ziyard who in return got his biggest career payout to date at EUR347,000. Ziyard outplayed a pool of 336 entrants from 38 nations. He was predominant when he reached the final table, whose chip stack looked as...

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Update: More Opinions on Legalized Online Poker from Second Congressional Hearing

Mary Bono Mack shares her view After the second hearing on the legalization of online poker, held by the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the chair of the body, Mary Bono Mack, has shared her views on the interest shown in the topic. Namely, she stated that her House subcommittee is nowhere close...

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U.S. Justice Department and Groupe Bernard Tapie Agree On Full Tilt Poker?

Confusion caused by embargoed press releases and deleted website entries It was a breaking news this week that Groupe Bernard Tapie reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice concerning the sale of problematic online poker provider Full Tilt Poker. The news was published by CNN and Yahoo Finance, among others, but was subsequently taken down due to...

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