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Week In Review

August 14th, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Merge Coming Back Some of the biggest news this week was overshadowed by the fact that the Merge gaming Network has announced its imminent return to the US market. Earlier in the summer the network announced that it would be pulling out of the United States market because of traffic volumes that caused delays in [...]

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Jose Macedo Admits to Cheating

August 12th, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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A New Star Jose Macedo is a young gun in the poker industry and over the past few years he has been making quite the name for himself. One of his most notable claims to fame is the fact that he turned a deposit of $30 into about $2 million in just about 2 years. [...]

Merge Network to Allow US Sign-Ups

August 11th, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Within A Week Back in June the Merge network announced that it would be shutting its doors to new US sign-ups because of all the turmoil surrounding the poker industry in the US. But unlike major sites like PokerStars and Ultimate Bet, the Merge Network pulled out of the US by choice. Everyone involved in [...]

Mike Sexton Joins FairPlayUSA

August 11th, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Group of Influential Members A group that is unknown to a lot of people outside the poker community, FariPlayUSA is a group that was created in order to make people such as poker policy makers and the general public aware of the laws that exist in relation to internet gambling. Mike Sexton is a poker [...]

Let PartyPoker Send YOU to Oktoberfest

August 10th, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Trip to Munich, Bavaria, Germany Starting on August 12th, PartyPoker will be offering a newe promotion that will give 16 lucky winners the opportunity to travel to Germany to party at Oktoberfest. The prize package includes a 2 night stay for two guests at the Le Meridian hotel in Munich with breakfast included. Dinner and [...]

Bodog to Leave the US

August 1st, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Agreement Expiring In a breaking news sort of deal, Bodog is set to leave the US market at the end of the year. The license agreement that Bodog has with Morris Mohawk Gaming is going to expire at the end of the year, which essentially means that they will be leaving the US. Bodog offered [...]

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Dan Cates Not Allowed Into Canada

August 1st, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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What Next With the end of the World Series of Poker many poker pros are left wondering what their next move is going to be. Some folks have elected to join the millions of other Americans in entering the workforce, and for some it is a good decision, but those pros who eat, sleep, and [...]

Week(s) In Review

August 1st, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Phil Ivey News As if we could not get enough news about Phil Ivey…there’s more. Apparently, Phil Ivey owes Full Tilt about $11 million in loans. Out of the $11 million, $6 million of it has to still be repaid. This story seems kind of ridiculous at first, but when you look into it it [...]

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More Findings on Ivey

August 1st, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Subject: Poker Subject: Poker, which is a news website, has been giving us some of the best stories and information since the break of Black Friday. And to be more specific, the best information that has been given out is usually in regards to Full Tilt Poker. And without fail, they have announced more information, [...]

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PPA’s Guide to Getting Your Money

August 1st, 2011 by Kyle Silverberg

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Online Help The PPA, better know as the Poker Players Alliance, has announced and released a type of guide that can help direct players in getting their money back from sites that have been shut down or seized in the past quarter of a year. Unknown to many, there were dates and deadlines for players [...]