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Mississippi to Study Online Gambling Again

A task force has been commissioned in Mississippi to study online gaming in the three regulated states to determine its feasability within the Magnolia State.

Showboat Casino in New Jersey Set to Close

The Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino is preparing to close its doors as declining revenue continues to take its toll on New Jersey’s gaming industry.

Aced Poker Closed

Aced Poker – a skin on the merge Gaming Network – has announced that it is to close from next Tuesday 1st July, with accounts being transferred to Carbon Poker.

New Jersey Regulators Analyze PokerStars’ Suitability

Following a sit-down with the new owners of PokerStars, New Jersey regulators have commenced analyzing the Internet gambling license request of Amaya Gaming.

Revel Casino Files for Bankruptcy

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino filed for bankruptcy protection and sent a letter to employees warning of a possible shutdown if a new buyer fails to come forward.

Poker Night in America to Debut Sunday, June 29

Poker Night in America will make its long-awaited broadcast debut this Sunday, June 29 on the CBS Sports Network at 10:00 p.m. ET.

California “Bad Actor” Clauses May Violate Constitution

A renowned scholar with expertise in constitutional law believes that the bad actor clauses in California’s online poker bills violate PokerStars’ rights.

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.