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Player charged with online gaming fraud
posted 10/20/2014  |  source: Poker News Daily
WSOP bracelet winner Darren Woods charged in UK with 13 counts of fraud and money laundering related to online gambling; Played online as Dooshcom, colluded to take hundreds of thousands of dollars at $500/$1000 online tables
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October US offshore payment processing report
posted 10/20/2014  |  source: 4Flush
Of US-facing offshore online poker sites, Bovada remains on top, increasing grade from A to A+ for processing player payments; Winning Poker Network keeps A grade, Merge Gaming improves from C+ to B+; Lock Poker keeps F grade for non-payment, unresponsiveness
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Power of promos for Nevada poker traffic
posted 10/20/2014  |  source: Nevada Poker Reviews
WSOP.com continues to gain ground on Ultimate Poker in Nevada due to promotions in October; Most recent seven-day cash game average shows WSOP gaining 9.8% due to three new promos and Android app launch
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Lock Poker owes over $3.2M in payouts, balances
posted 10/20/2014  |  source: Everything Poker NJ
Lock Poker now owes more than $3.2 million in payouts and player balances; IHasTehNutz reports $941K owed to 394 players, waiting over one year, 205 players of which have $2.2 million in unpaid withdrawals
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 PokerStars NJ's ICBICPPOPA series
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: Stop No-Pants Poker
PokerStars to launch ICBICPPOPA (I Can't Believe I Can Play Poker on PokerStars Again" series for New Jersey residents upon launch; Team Pro Daniel Negreanu already confusing series name with "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter"
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Vietnam online gaming tax not helpful
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: VietnamNet
Experts say 10% online gaming tax proposed by Vietnamese Ministry of Finance is not solution to gaming addiction, crimes; Gaming companies and local players will suffer from tax
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NJ Governor legalizes sports betting
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: NJ Poker Online
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs legislation to remove prohibitions against sports betting at New Jersey racetracks and casinos; Monmouth Park racetrack to begin accepting bets October 26
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Sweden to accelerate new gaming laws
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: PokerNews
Swedish government plans to accelerate implementation of new online gaming licensing system in light of European Commission decision to challenge; Minister of Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi plans to further examine case referral to European Court of Justice
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Pennsylvania legislator to oppose online gaming ban
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: PA Online Gambling
Pennsylvania Rep Mike Sturla plans to introduce resolution to PA House of Representatives urging Congress to defeat Sheldon Adelson's Restoration of Wire Act; Sturla wants state's option to legislate online gaming to remain open without federal ban to interfere
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Adelson ally: Internet gaming is for chumps
posted 10/19/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Sheldon Adelson ally and member of his Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, politician Wellington Webb, publishes op-ed regarding dangers of online gaming; Gambling on the internet is for chumps."
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SNG values of NJ online poker sites
posted 10/17/2014  |  source: Online Poker Report
Measuring value of Borgata/PartyPoker versus WSOP.com; Traffic edge and leaderboards go to WSOP.com, payout structures by preference
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HYPER brings cryptocurrency to online gaming
posted 10/17/2014  |  source: Cryptocoins News
New peer-to-peer digital currency HYPER designed to cater to online gaming needs; Claims settlement times are 20 times faster than bitcoin
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Red Spade Open returns to PokerStars
posted 10/17/2014  |  source: iGaming.org
PokerStars announces return of Red Spade Open with $1 million guarantee October 26 as part of Team Pro Online week; Buy-in $55, $250 bounties on Team Pros, extra $1K bounty on Isaac Haxton
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PokerStars responds to Spin & Go debate
posted 10/17/2014  |  source: Pokerfuse
PokerStars responds to concerns regarding Spin & Go lottery-type SNGs; Ring Game Manager Baard Dahl says Spin & Gos bring new players to games, captures players' imaginations
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 Colman of record lottery win: Whatever
posted 10/16/2014  |  source: Bonus Code Poker
Dan Coleman's rungood continues with $350 million jackpot win in Ultra Millions lottery; Says winning was "alright, I guess"; Claims lotteries are regressive tax on poor. "It's whatever."
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