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Former San Diego mayor gambled away $1 billion playing video poker

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Former San Diego mayor gambled away $1 billion playing video poker The gambling bug bit in 2001, and over the next several years she won and lost about a billion dollars playing video poker. O'Connor staked her addiction by tapping into her husband`s foundation. She copped a money-laundering plea in federal court and …See all […]

Immigration debate: high-stakes political poker

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Immigration debate: high-stakes political poker Washington (CNN) — Whether a political ploy or bona fide proposal, a leaked version of President Barack Obama's draft immigration plan raised Republican hackles while bringing some additional focus to the debate. The draft plan reported over the …See all stories on this topic »

Vegas iGaming Conference To Address Future of Online Poker

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Vegas iGaming Conference To Address Future of Online Poker With real money online poker on the verge of launch in some states and proposed legislation creeping up in others, the conference aims to “introduce the land-based gaming businesses of North America to the global iGaming industry” and “foster …See all stories on this topic »

Pro poker player hates to lose

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Pro poker player hates to lose Kyle Myers knows better than most how to deal with the cards he's been dealt. He's studied it. He's practised it. And he lives it. One poker game at a time. As many as 2,000 games a month, both online and at the tables. And just last month, the […]

Jerry Buss — World Series of Poker to Honor Legend with Tournament

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Jerry Buss — World Series of Poker to Honor Legend with Tournament Lakers owner Jerry Buss was such a force in the high-stakes poker world … the World Series of Poker wants to honor his memory by naming a championship tournament after him, TMZ has learned. A rep for WSOP tells TMZ, “At the appropriate […]

NBA Owner, High-Stakes Poker Player Jerry Buss Dead At 80

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

NBA Owner, High-Stakes Poker Player Jerry Buss Dead At 80 During his time away from basketball, Buss played in some of the priciest poker games around, which included appearances on GSN's High Stakes Poker and at the World Series of Poker. Over the years he managed to accumulate dozens of tournament …See all stories on […]

Switzerland to End its Ineffectual Ban on Online Gaming

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Switzerland to End its Ineffectual Ban on Online Gaming The Federal Council plans to end this unequal tax treatment by exempting all winnings from income taxes. The current 1998 gaming law prohibits online poker and all online gambling. There is no enforcement capability in the law which means that Swiss …See all stories on this […]

World Series of Poker ensures the Ladies Only championship includes just …

Monday, April 1st, 2013

World Series of Poker ensures the Ladies Only championship includes just … World Series of Poker officials cited a law enacted by the Nevada Legislature in 2011 that governs gender-based marketing and promotional efforts. It's the law that allows women to enjoy reduced prices on drinks, food and entertainment at restaurants, …See all stories on […]

Signs point to poker regulation interest, but it is Texas after all

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Signs point to poker regulation interest, but it is Texas after all With the only legal poker room tucked on the Mexico border in Eagle Pass, access to legitimate poker games has always been a geographic problem for Texans, who have to either fly to Las Vegas, or drive to a neighboring state that allows […]

Dusk Till Dawn Moves from GTECH to iPoker

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Dusk Till Dawn Moves from GTECH to iPoker UK casino Dusk Till Dawn announced late last week it was moving its online poker room to the iPoker network. The Nottingham-based operation, which calls itself the “largest poker-dedicated venue in the UK,” currently has an online poker skin on the …See all stories on this topic […]

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