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New Jersey Likely to Lose 12% of Gamblers to New York

A recent poll conducted of New Jersey residents found that 12% will likely gamble in New York instead of New Jersey once more casinos are built.

Amaya Acquisition Could Signal Return of PokerStars in the US

The Amaya Gaming Group´s purchase of the Oldford Group Ltd – the parent company of Rational Enterprises – could signal the return of PokerStars in the US.

Pennsylvania Proposed Online Poker Tax Rates Too High?

The online poker bill set to be introduced in Pennsylvania later this month has proposed a tax rate of 14% on gaming site operators.

California Tribes’ iPoker Bill Opposed by PokerStars

The online poker bill drafted by 13 California tribes that seeks to exclude “bad actors” faces strong opposition from PokerStars and their partners.

New Federal Online Poker Bill Drafted

A new online poker bill has reportedly been drafted and is being perused by federal lawmakers, but movement on the proposal is far from urgent.

Full Flush Poker Acquires IntegerPoker

Full Flush Poker on the Equity Poker Network (EPN) has solidified its player base by acquiring fellow skin IntegerPoker, effective Tuesday, May 27.

Massachusetts Continues Online Gambling Study

The state of Massachusetts will continue to consider online gambling legislation despite recently losing the support of the American Gaming Association (AGA).

AGA Retreats From Support of iGaming

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has shifted gears and is no longer backing online poker and gambling legislation in the U.S.

New Jersey Aims to Appease iGaming Payment Processors

In an effort to prompt financial institutions to more readily accept credit card deposits, New Jersey plans to strengthen payment processing requirements.

South Carolina Dems to Poll Voters on Online Gambling

South Carolina is not one of the states currently considering online gambling legislation, but it may join the list if residents vote for approval.

WSOP Grabs 2/3 of Nevada Market

A 12% increase in cash game player traffic last week has permitted WSOP.com to increase its market share in Nevada to 66%.

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