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Poker gaining ground in Europe
posted 10/24/2014  |  source: Poker Real Money
Poker wins battles in Europe, starting with Italian poker pro lawsuit victory in EU Court of Justice and Norway's relaxation of Internet gaming laws; European Commission penalizing Sweden over gambling legislation also a positive step
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Seasonal surge slow to show in New Jersey
posted 10/24/2014  |  source: Online Poker Report
New Jersey online poker sites lag behind regulated international and illegal US-facing counterparts in recovery from natural summer slump; Causes may include unresolved issues with customer service and software quality, exit of Ultimate Poker from market, TD Bank decision to stop accepting online gaming payments
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Anger over PokerStars FX margin
posted 10/24/2014  |  source: Poker Real Money
PokerStars reveals adjustments to currency exchange rates to move company more in line with market; Players complain change will hurt high-volume players most, some already seeing 2.5% margin on withdrawals
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 Moroccan politician's son takes third at WPT
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: F5 Poker
Moroccan Justice & Development Party leader Mohamed Yatim trying to pass law to ban gambling advertisements, cripple poker industry; Yatim’s son, Salaheddin, just took third place at World Poker Tour National event at Casino de Marrakech for $55,457
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MicroMillions returns to PokerStars in November
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: PokerNews UK
PokerStars announces ninth running of MicroMillions online poker tournament series set for November 6-16; MicroMillions 9 will offer 100 events with micro buy-ins and $5 million cumulative guarantee
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Real Gaming gets Nevada go-ahead
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada Gaming Control Board approves South Point's Real Gaming online poker website after eight-month testing period; Site announced soft launch in February, now fully functional and approved in Nevada
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Full Tilt launches new ad campaign
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: Poker Update
Full Tilt launches new ad campaign to showcase drama of competing from player's perspective; Strategy initially aimed at England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland with £10 free play offer
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New Jersey online gaming market moves in right direction
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: NJ Poker Online
New Jersey online poker seven-day cash game average across all sites up to highest point since mid-August; PartyPoker/Borgata remains in top spot with 140 players, WSOP.com behind with 128, 888poker in third with 62
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PPA singles out "poker jokers"
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Poker Players Alliance offers candidate information for upcoming November US elections; Total of 22 lawmakers have introduced anti-online gaming bills or sided with bill authors or Sheldon Adelson at state and local levels
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PokerStars cancels FPS stop in Paris
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: PokerNews
PokerStars cancels next leg of French Poker Series set for Paris November 21 due to closing of gambling rooms; Ongoing battle between French authorities and gambling industry is "unfortunate," says FPS President Cédric Billot
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Poll says NJ online gaming support waning
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: Poker Update
Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics poll shows only 5% of New Jersey residents think online gaming good for state, with 55% saying bad; Only 7% of respondents tried online gaming
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PokerStars Pro wins EU tax case
posted 10/23/2014  |  source: Pokerfuse
European Union Court of Justice rules for Team PokerStars Pro Pier Paolo Fabretti and Christiano Blanco; Decision says players do not have to pay taxes on tournament winnings outside of Italy, contrary to prior claims by Italian government
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 National Nuts Day for poker
posted 10/22/2014  |  source: Poker Update
October 22 is actually National Nuts Day in America; Borgata Poker in New Jersey to cash in with special match bonus (in cash - not cashews or walnuts)
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PocketFives rankings: TheClaimeer back in top 10
posted 10/22/2014  |  source: PocketFives
Rick "TheClaimeer" Trigg moves up from #23 to #10 in PocketFives online poker global rankings, was ranked #4 earlier in 2014
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Playtech enjoys strongest quarter ever
posted 10/22/2014  |  source: InterGame Online
Playtech announces revenue increase of 28.6% for third quarter 2014, strongest ever quarterly performance for company; Numbers show total revenue of €116.5 million, compared with €90.6 million year-on-year
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