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Anti-Online Poker Group Rides on Data Scandal to Push Agenda

The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, an anti-online poker group that is backed by Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is making moves to exploit ongoing data privacy concerns to drive its agenda. This comes in the wake of Facebook’s recent scandal that will see the media company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, testify before a seething […]

Poker Players Alliance Could Fold Following Fundraiser Flop

The Poker Players Alliance’s fate is in jeopardy after the advocacy organization’s recent fundraising effort fell short of the mark. There is a possibility that the advocacy group will up sticks and leave after the very poker community it has been fighting for turned its back on the organization – of the $25,000 that the […]

Alabama Indian Tribe Buys Pennsylvania Casino for $1.3B

The Creek Indian tribe-owned and Alabama-based Wind Creek Hospitality is reportedly working out a deal that will see it purchase Pennsylvania’s Sands Bethlehem Casino for a whopping $1.3 billion. Sands Bethlehem which is located in Eastern Pennsylvania is the only casino in the United States outside of the state of Nevada that shares a parent […]

Virtue Poker to Begin Token Sale in April

Virtue Poker, one of the world’s most popular poker networks announced on Tuesday that is would begin selling its own tokens on April 25. The poker network is currently powered by ConsenSys, the largest global blockchain technology development studio. The Virtue Poker system utilizes the power of smart contracts on Etheruem’s blockchain to create a […]

888poker Blames Market Withdraws for 2017 Revenue Decline

2017 proved to be quite challenging for 888 Holdings, something that was proven by the decline in year-over-year revenue that the company reported from 2016 to 2017. The company cited their withdrawal from Poland, Slovakian, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Australia markets among others to be the main reason for the decline. As such, if the […]

Poker Reads: Annie Duke’s ‘Thinking In Bets’.

In early 2017, Kit Cooper interview World Series of Poker champion Annie Duke. During the interview, Annie spoke of a number of exciting topics that would be covered in her then-forthcoming book ‘Thinking In Bets’ and these included the way during job interviews she provoked the job candidates to show their true selves so that […]