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Profits continue to Plummet for Macau Casinos, down 35.5% in August

For years now, the Macau casino industry has been heralded as the Gambling Capitol of the Eastern Hemisphere (as opposed to Las Vegas, Nevada in the west). For more than a year now, though, China’s only legal gaming destination has

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John Juanda snags first EPT Title and $1.16mm at Barcelona Main Event

John Juanda has won the 2015 EPT Barcelona Main Event for €1,022,593 (USD $1,164,034). An American poker pro and 5x WSOP bracelet winner, including his esteemed 2008 WSOP Championship, Juanda hadn’t harvested a single cash this year until snagging the

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MGM CEO says RAWA iGaming Prohibition ‘Ridiculous’, Calls for Regulation of DFS

MGM Resorts has been a strong proponent of online gambling regulation in the United States. In a one-on-one interview with News3LV, MGM CEO Jim Murren pitched a strong case for regulation, indirectly calling Sheldon Adelson’s Restoration of America’s Wire Act

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Player Efforts in Wisconsin to Legalize Poker shot down by Judge

Last week, all poker playing citizens in the state of Wisconsin had their eyes trained on a court hearing in Dane County. A group of poker-loving individuals, including Madison bar owner Mark Kroon, had petitioned for an amendment to declare

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Five Misconceptions you Probably Believed about Texas Holdem

At the highest level, Texas Holdem is a game of mathematical skill, intense deliberation and expert psychology. Novice and amateur level players often have many misconceptions about what it takes to take the game on a professional level. We’ll cover

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Poker Community Mourns the Passing of 34yr old Chad “lilholdem” Batista

As a content manager and creative journalist, I generally enjoy all aspects of my job. Today, regretfully, I cannot say the same. Today, I must report to you the passing of a young man who did not live long enough

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Poker Phenom Jason Mercier pockets $652k at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

If you were looking for a professional poker player to back, you would be hard pressed to find anyone more talented than Jason Mercier. With over $15 million in live tournament cashes since 2008, including 3 WSOP bracelets and 2

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New York to Discuss Online Poker Regulation at September Hearing

When the federal government decided that US states could regulate online poker at their own discretion, it was thought that a huge wave of regulation would follow. Three states immediately jumped on board, but efforts elsewhere have since stalled. Of

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3 Tips for Advancing your Win Rate at US Online Poker Sites

Not all Americans have access to online poker sites anymore. Those in Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey are limited to regulated sites in their own state, while residents of about 40 other states can still gain entrance to a few

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Researcher calls Tim Shea’s denunciation of PA online gambling “false and misleading”

We all remember those elevated grade school and high school years, when our literature teachers taught us to do thorough research before writing a paper, essay or thesis on a subject. The proliferation of invalid information is a big no-no.

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