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Former online poker payment processor to testify

In 2010 the Department of Justice made an arrest in Las Vegas that would prove to be instrumental in bringing down the online poker industry in the United States. Payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff was arrested in Sin City for violation of the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and the 29-year-old Australian was quick to cooperate with law enforcement, thus avoiding a sentence Read Full Article Related posts: Ilari Sahamies is biggest online poker winner in 2011 With the assault on the online poker industry from the..

Epic Poker Bankruptcy Leaves Mountain of Debt

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The Weekly Orbit with Online Poker Legislation

Interest for online poker is on a heater of sorts after the Department of Justice letter in December paved the way for states to pursue intrastate industries.

Bankruptcy Documents for the Epic Poker League

On Thursday, Card Player reported on the massive debt left behind from the recent bankruptcy of the Epic Poker League’s parent company, Federated Sports and Gaming. Here is a list …

Utah bans online poker opts-out of federal legislation

In a preemptive strike against the possibility of a federal online poker bill the state of Utah has passed into law a bill that bans online poker in the state, as well as opting-out of any federal online poker legislation that could be passed in the future.

Four Poker Maximus Main Events This Sunday With $650,000 In Guarantees

The popular Poker Maximus online poker tournament series will conclude this weekend with four Main Events being played out starting at 3:00 pm EST.

Downtown Las Vegas Golden Gate Casino Gets Facelift

Last week, Card Player reported on the remodeling plans for downtown Las Vegas’ Fitzgeralds Casino, which will change their name to the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and will feature …

Anonymous source says Full Tilt sale a “Done Deal”

A fourth poker news outlet has come forward to say the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie is virtually a “done deal”.

Daniel Tzvetkoff To Testify in Poker Trial Next Month

The Australian payment processor at the centre of the Black Friday online poker indictments, Daniel Tzvetkoff, will appear as a witness for the prosecution at next month’s trail of his …

Daniel Tzvetkoff to Testify for Prosecution in Black Friday Trial

The Australian payment processor who may have been the U.S. government’s key to the Black Friday indictments is set to become the prosecution’s star witness against two of the men named in those indictments, according to the Australian Associated Press.

William Hill Poker’s $200,000 Guaranteed Sunday Blast Cut To Half Price

Renowned British bookmaker William Hill Poker are offering an incredibly good deal for their poker-playing customers over the next few months as they reduce the buy-in for their splendid Sunday Blast tournament to half the normal price while retaining the guaranteed $200,000 prize pool. Yes, it’s going to be a great summer for William Hill players with the usual buy-in of $200+$15 reduced to just $100+$9 over three of the next four months.

Bart Hanson — Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

Oct 24th — The best way to win a big pot with a flopped nut flush and deeper stacks is to fastplay.

Monday Headlines: More on Full Tilt sale, Utah opts-out and more

What started off as a fairly slow weekend in the world of poker really picked up steam Sunday and into early Monday as news story after news story came to light. By the end of the weekend the poker world was not only talking about the MicroMillions on PokerStars and the Poker Maximus tournament series on Lock Poker, but also new rumors that the Read Full Article Related posts: Utah bans online poker opts-out of federal legislation In a preemptive strike against the possibility of a federal..

HogWild Poker Offers Free VIP Package To Derby Poker Championship

If you’re both a poker fan and a horse racing fan, it doesn’t get much better than entering free and winning a $710 Buy-In/VIP package to 2012 Celebrity Derby Poker …

Nevada Gaming Hits ‘Milestone’ Toward Online Poker

Musician Jimmy Buffett was awarded a gaming license at Thursday’s Nevada Gaming Commission hearing, but he didn’t headline the show. Instead, it was the state’s plans for having the nation’s …