Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 18, 2014 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »
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Sweden’s online poker players and online gamblers may be getting an unwanted visit from the country’s tax authority, Skatteverket, as they crack down on tax evaders. Skatteverket has been investigating online gambling winnings for at least a decade, but the Swedish version of the IRS has claimed aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 17, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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With the November 26th launch date looming the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has handed out two online gaming permits. The first Permit was awarded to the Borgata, who like South Point in Nevada will go down in the history books as “the first,” and thisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 14, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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There are several pieces of new information that have come to light regarding the Full Tilt Poker remission process being overseen by the Garden City Group (GCG) some of it good, and some of it a bit disheartening and aggravating. Only 2% of potential claims have been filedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 18, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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On Thursday the Garden City Group sent out a second e-mail, updating players on the Full Tilt Poker remission process which is set to officially begin today –Thursday, September 18, 2013. Along with the follow-up e-mail the GCG added a FAQ page to their website, www.fulltiltpokerclaims.com. Follow-Up E-MailRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 16, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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Court documents in the £7.8 million lawsuit against Mayfair Club Crockfords Casino brought by poker superstar Phil Ivey have come to light over the weekend with the DailyMail.co.uk reporting to have seen Ivey’s court submission. According to the Daily Mail Ivey makes no bones about being an “advantageRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 17, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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On the official website, www.fulltiltpokerclaims.com, the Garden City Group (GCG) has announced that the claims process will begin on September 16, 2013, with players having 60 days to file their claims. The deadline for filing a submission will be November 15, 2013. Important Update About the Start ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 02, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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Chris Grove of OnlinePokerReport.com was the first person to throw cold water on the unknown source from the Garden City Group who claimed that Full Tilt Poker payments for US players were “at least a year off”, which he did on last week’s Rabbit Hunt podcast that heRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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Yet another “Is the PPA good for poker” debate has popped-up on the 2+2 poker forum, but this time the conversation has been both cordial and enlightening. It started with ‘TheTenderVigilante’ posting a poll asking “Do you have a favorable opinion of the PPA?” Currently the poll resultsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2013 Posted in Interviews, Legal Poker News | 1 Comment »
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The fight to legalize online poker in the United States has reached a tipping point, with states pushing forward with their own online poker bills, while the federal government remains in gridlock. Still, the only complete legislative victory for poker players will be when federal legislation is passed.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 07, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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This week Representative Peter King (R-NY) introduced a new online gaming bill into the House of Representatives, called the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013. The bill is nearly identical to a bill introduced in 2011 by Representative John Campbell (R-CA) and is goesRead Full Article