Ines Slatinac

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Joined PokerTube December 2014

Ines is a Journalism student with many interests, poker being one of these. Her passion to learn and develop her horizons make her a valuable contributor to the site's content.

Articles by Ines Slatinac

Three Casinos Being Closed in Russia to Help Sochi Prosper

BIG:T;hree casinos in Russia, Oracul, Shambala and Nirvana are scheduled to close by April, the Russian government announced. Even though these three casinos were very successful during the

Online Gambling Sites Blocked in Singapore

BIG:T;hanks to the Remote Gambling Act passed in Singapore in 2014, starting with February 2nd Singapore has started blocking hundreds of unauthorized gambling sites. Singapore Financial

Smoking Will be Banned in Macau Casinos

BIG:M;acau, the world largest center for gambling, has received the bad news. The government has decided to propose a full smoking ban in casinos, including the VIP rooms. Macau’s revenue

James Packer's Casino Deal in Sri Lanka Falls Through

BIG:J;ames Packer, Australian billionaire, is no longer welcome in Sri Lanka after he abandoned the Crown Resorts project (including casino) worth $350m because the new government decided to withdraw

Family Quit Their Jobs to Play Poker

Big:T;he Sheils are not your ordinary, everyday family. On the contrary. They are a family of four who quit their jobs to live their dream and become professional poker players. Mom

High Profile German Gambling Sites Leaving the Market

BIG:S;everal high-profile German sites will say goodbye to the internet market at the beginning of February. The main reason for this decision probably resides with the regulatory situation in

Coinbase Operations not Licensed in California and New York

BIG:E;arlier this week Coinbase announced the launch of the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the US. The company stated in their blog that the Coinbase users based in one of 24 regulated US states

Online Gambling Regulation in South Africa on Hold

BIG:S;outh African politician Geordin Hill Lewis recently presented revised version of an online gambling bill and was very optimistic, believing that it would be approved. However, despite his

SWAT Team Raids Private High Stakes Poker Game

BIG:H;eavily armed SWAT team raided the high-stakes poker game in Fairfax County, Virginia and terrified ten players who gathered in a private home in Great Falls to play poker. The minimum

Vietnamese Police Busts Gambling Ring Led by Gay Magazine Owner

BIG:T;he owner of the Vietnamese version of the gay lifestyle magazine Attitude, To Cong Hung, was arrested as a leader of the illegal online gambling ring worth nearly €46.8 million. To Cong Hung

Coinbase Launching First Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in US

Big:C;oinbase will become the first US licensed Bitcoin provider. According to a report from, Coinbase is expected to start offering its services to US citizens today and will be

Bulletproof Playing Cards By Sky Kly

BIG:I; was always wondering how awesome it would be if deck of cards could last a little longer without being scratched or torn apart. Sky Kly certainly surprised us all with the first version of

New Bill Proposed to Legalize Fantasy Sports in Washington State

BIG:I;t is a well-known fact that Washington State has very strict and harsh gambling laws that go so far as to put fantasy sports under the subheading of gambling. Those playing in online

"Mississippi Grind" Starring Ryan Reynolds in Theaters Soon

BIG:I;t is perfectly fine to be suspicious about upcoming movies featuring topics of gambling and/or poker because, let’s be honest, most of them thus far have been a little disappointing. Perhaps

NBA Superstar Charles Barkley Talks About His Gambling Losses

BIG:F;ormer NBA superstar Charles Barkley didn't hide his love for gambling when he joined Campus Insiders' Seth Davis for an interview. Charles has had some big wins and some even bigger losses