Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Apr 11, 2016 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »
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A professional poker player from New York has been uncovered running an illegal bookmaking operation and faces a lengthy prison sentence as a result. Jay Sharon, who cashed out in 116th place in the WSOP Main Event with a prize of $46,890 last year, was caught allegedly acting as an illegalRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 23, 2015 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »
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PokerStars, the largest online poker site worldwide, is due to make its long-awaited return to the US in January 2016 when it launches its new online poker room in New Jersey. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) effectively granted their approval to the new partnership between PokerStars’ parent company Amaya and theRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 16, 2015 Posted in Poker Players, US Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The World Poker Tour came to Jacksonville, Florida from the 25th October to the 10th November for its bestbet Bounty Scramble, an entertaining event which attracted a field of 412 poker players and came with a huge prize pool of almost $2 million. The televised main event saw TylerRead 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 16, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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It’s now official, the WSOP.com online poker site will launch this Thursday, September 19, at 9:19 AM. WSOP.com will join UltimatePoker.com as the only two licensed online poker sites in the United States. The news came during Monday’s scheduled conference call with members of the media, where keyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2013 Posted in Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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On Monday Caesars Interactive will detail the impending launch of their WSOP.com online poker room, which will become the second licensed online poker room in the Nevada market. The details will come via a media conference call where the company will layout the much-anticipated launch schedule as wellRead 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 15, 2013 Posted in Poker Gossip, US Poker News | No Comments »
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According to a report on Pokerfuse.com a spokesman for the Garden City Group (GCG) has stated that it expects to make an announcement regarding the timetable for Full Tilt Poker payments to US players by the end of this week; very welcome news for US players waiting forRead 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