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  • November 27, 2018

Bovada Re-Opens Poker Site to New York Players

Bovada is ready to try its luck again offering poker in New York. The gambling brand announced this week that it is reopening its platform to players in New York State after blocking them for the past year. The site reportedly avoided New York due to the state’s strict anti-online gambling laws. Online poker players

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  • June 21, 2018

Turning Stone Casino in New York Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Poker

Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York is celebrating its 25th anniversary with live poker next month. The highlight of the celebrations will be a 25 for 25 event – a poker tournament with a $25,000 guarantee that players can buy into for just $25. 25 for 25 will be an event of epic proportions

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  • June 27, 2017

Did Bad Actor Clause Kill New York Online Poker?

The bill to legalize online poker in New York failed to gain approval once again this year. Much like SB 3898 introduced by Senator John Bonacic last year, the bill died in the Assembly. Some speculate it was the late addition of a bad actor clause with no time left to debate that sealed the

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  • April 10, 2017

New York’s Newest Poker Tournament Schedule Begins Today at Rivers

New York’s newest lineup of weekday poker tournaments begins today at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady. After two months of a packed poker room, Rivers received approval from the New York State Gaming Commission last week. The schedule begins Mondays at 9:30 a.m. The No Limit Hold’em poker tournaments will be held weekday mornings,

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  • April 3, 2017

Oneida Nation Plans $50M Casino in New York

The Oneida Nation announced plans to build a new $50 million casino in New York. The casino will be their third in the state and could be completed as early as next spring. To be called Point Place, the casino will be located in the town of Bridgeport in Madison County. Plans for Point Place

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  • March 14, 2017

Western New York Poker Challenge Kicks Off With $100K GTD March 31

Once again, Seneca Niagara Falls will host the Western New York Poker Challenge. It all kicks off March 31 with a $300 buy-in $100,000 guaranteed Hold’em tournament. The highlight of the WNYPC will be a $200,000 guaranteed tournament on April 7-to-9. The first event of the series will offer four starting flights spread over March

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  • February 10, 2017

Western New York Poker Challenge Features $200K GTD Main Event and More

The 2017 Western New York Poker Challenge is just around the corner. Scheduled for March 31 through April 10, it features a $200,000 guaranteed Main Event and much more. A $25,000 guaranteed $300 opener kicks it all off, followed by a $50,000 guaranteed $600 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament. Returning to the Seneca Niagara Resort &

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  • April 12, 2014

New York Senator introduces Online Poker Bill

The legal landscape for USA Online Poker Rooms and online poker players in the United States is going through uncertainties. While three states got the legal online poker playing status the matter is yet to be settled in prime states like California, Texas, Illinois and Iowa. Though bills were introduced within their borders but these

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