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The latest poker news from, featuring top stories from around the gambling industry.

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  • September 29, 2012

The 5 Best Poker Rooms On The Internet

New poker players will initially find it very difficult to choose an online poker room to play at because the Internet world is literally overflowing with online poker sites. Fortunately for new online poker players, they can find plenty of reviews and information about the best online poker rooms at blogs, poker forums, affiliate sites,

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  • September 29, 2012

US Players on Cake Poker Moved to Juicy Stakes Poker

US online poker players registered at four online poker sites on the Revolution Poker Network have been moved to Juicy Stakes Poker, accessible at Owing to this latest development, US online poker players on Cake Poker, Fugu Poker, Colt Poker, and Hi-Life Poker are no longer able to access their accounts on these sites.

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  • September 18, 2012

The Latest News on US High Stakes Online Poker Pros

After the events of Black Friday, which saw three top US poker sites shut down, several high stakes online poker professionals in the United States have managed to stay away from the limelight. However, there are still a good number of US poker pros who are playing live poker events and turning up in the

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  • August 6, 2012

PokerStars Acquires FTP after Settlement Deal with DOJ

PokerStars finally acquired its one-time rival Full Tilt Poker nearly 15 months after the unfortunate events of Black Friday, the day on which the US Department of Justice (DoJ) began to take 3 US poker sites to task – these sites were Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker. Information on PokerStars’ Purchase of FTP

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  • August 1, 2012

Top 5 (Previous) Reasons To Avoid BetOnline Poker

BetOnline is a large international sportsbook and poker room that accepts players from all around the world. The book also accepts US players, with poker players and sports bettors alike heading to the room because of their positive ratings by and other review websites. While BetOnline seems to have a lot to offer online

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  • June 26, 2012

Intertops Poker Stops Accepting US Poker Players

On June 20, 2012 USA online poker players could no longer register a new account at Intertops Poker, one of the oldest online poker sites in the industry. Anyone trying to do so will get the following message: Thank you for your interest in Intertops! Unfortunately, we are unable to accept new customers from your

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  • May 30, 2012

States in a Race for Online Poker

It seems like it is just a matter of time at this point. While poker players continue to watch the news, begging for online poker regulation, the states are in a race to control the online poker market. There are two basic questions at hand in regards to online poker regulation. Will the federal government

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  • May 12, 2012

PokerStars in Talks to Purchase Full Tilt Poker?

It was reported on the 24th of April that PokerStars was in discussions to buy Full Tilt Poker. This news came out of nowhere, as GBT Groupe Bernard Tapie had been in negotiations with the US Department of Justice for months trying to acquire Full Tilt. GBT Out – For Good GBT has long been

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  • May 12, 2012

Lock Poker Acquires Cake Poker Network

Lock Poker has left the Merge Poker Network and has acquired the Cake Poker Network; Lock will rebrand the Cake Poker Network into Revolution Gaming – starting June, 1st 2012. The move is not surprising to many industry analysts as Lock Poker has recently clashed with Merge executives. According to reports, Lock Poker makes up

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  • January 25, 2012

Online Poker Legislation in the United States

The simple truth is that the United States does not have any federal law that makes online poker illegal, which may surprise some of you USA poker players. No one playing online poker in the US has ever been arrested, charged, or prosecuted just for playing his/her favorite games online. The difference between is online

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