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Is it Time for Drug Testing on the Professional Poker Circuit?

Players obtaining advantages by taking illegal drugs is not the way to persuade image conscious commercial partners to invest in the game.

Aria to Allow Cell Phones During Live Hands

​The Aria Casino in Las Vegas recently announced that they would no longer ban players from using their “2 ways communications devices” during a live hand, which practically speaking means players will be able to use their cell phones whilst involved in a hand.

Growing Desperate: Could We Legalize Because We Need the Money?

The state Republicans have noticed that Internet gambling and poker would offer a source of revenue not currently available to them. It would not fill the entire shortfall, but it would make a start towards balancing the books.

These Two Lovely Ladies Just Made the Hall of Fame

UK-based journalist and poker player Victoria Coren Mitchell and poker journalist and industry veteran Debbie “Does Poker” Burkhead will be added to the Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Las Vegas on July 6th.

PokerStars' Poker Revenues Plummeting

In Q1 of 2016, Stars’ Revenue from poker games was 11% lower than during the first quarter of 2015. Amaya attributed some of this change to currency exchange rate fluctuations.

Is the WSOP for Sale?

The companies responsible for the WSOP have been in deep financial trouble. It appears as though undisclosed sources have made bids for a portion of their holdings, possibly those that include the WSOP.

Senator Says Michigan Will Pass Poker Bill this Year

Michigan could join its counterparts Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware this year in offering legalized online poker according to the man who introduced the bill, Republican state Senator Mike Kowall.

Is RAWA Still a Serious Threat to Online Poker?

A strange bit of legislation was recently spotted in a senate appropriations bills that hints at future moves by supporters of RAWA

Paypal Quietly Drops Gambler Protection

Poker and DFS players are among those affected by PayPal’s decision this week to stop offering customer protection on their gambling and gaming transactions.

How Broken is the Poker Economy Really?

Poker journalist Steve Ruddock argues that if we take away the glory years 2004-11, it is clear that the game has never been in better shape.

Is Online Poker Coming to California?

In what looks like a significant breakthrough for US based poker players, this Wednesday saw the successful passage of a political bill through the Assembly Governmental Organisation Committee in California.

Tartanian 8 Creator Thinks Bots Will Beat Pros Within Three Years

There has been quite a stir about the possibility that we are in sight of crossing the point where computers can beat the very best human players in a game of heads up No Limit Holdem.

Jeremy Johnson, Black Friday Defendant, Faces Up To 30 Years In Jail

In what must have been one of the biggest ever trials of its kind, Johnson found himself accused of crimes such as money laundering, wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy.

America's Card Room Gives Their Response Following Tournament Catastrophy

​Earlier this month the poker community was hit by more controversy over at America's Card Room during the latest run of their $35,000 guaranteed PLO Sunday Special tournament.

Poker Gives Traders An Edge

US trading companies like Susquehanna International Group advise new employers to take on poker to improve their work.

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