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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 Sep 04, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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There is news on several different fronts when it comes to the pending launch of online poker in the state of Nevada. Among the key pieces are the recent legal decisions on the federal level; information on how regulators in Nevada will audit the online sites; and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | 2 Comments »
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As Nevada draws nearer to being the first locale in the United States with legalized online poker, and other states move forward with their own online poker legislation, it’s important to not overlook the recent “problems” the world of online poker has gone through in order to insureRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 27, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The cavalcade of Black Friday sentences began with a three-month slap on the wrist for Sun First Bank President John Campos, followed by the heftier 14 months Absolute Poker payment processor chief, and owner, Brent Beckley received earlier this week, and now the trend of increased sentences hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 09, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | 1 Comment »
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By now you may have heard of the new online poker site Skillbet.com, where players compete against one another in game of “Duplicate Poker” where each player is given the same two hold cards and the person who plays them the most skillfully (wins the most money orRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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While we are in the grips of One Drop mania and the stunning news that Ray Bitar has turned himself in to US authorities, there has been plenty of other news coming out of the poker world, and in this column I’ll take a look at some ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The World Series of Poker has been stealing the headlines over the past week but there are still plenty of other stories happening in the world of poker. Here is a look at some of the stories over the past week that you have missed while following theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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With the 2012 World Series of Poker kicking-off today the poker world is about to undergo its annual Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year celebration all rolled into one. But this time around (actually for the second straight year) the cloud of Black Friday is hanging over the six-weekRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 13, 2012 Posted in PNB News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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The World Series of poker is right around the corner and as usual PokerNewsBoy.com will be bringing you all the big stories from the nearly 6-week long tournament series. However, since the WSOP.com website will have full reports on each tournament, the main focus of our reporting willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 19, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »
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When we hear about an online poker sat-mining company in a tiff with an online poker room we usually expect to hear that the site is Bodog, but this time around its PokerStars that is lashing out at a data-mining site, PokerTableRatings.com. PokerTableRatings.com collects data from poker playersRead Full Article