Jon Pineda

About Jon Pineda

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Jon Pineda is a former casino poker dealer and knows the game from both sides of the table. This gives him a unique insight into poker because he can discuss the beautiful game from a player and a dealer perspective. Jon has also travelled the world playing cash games and tournaments of all sizes which hands to his extensive poker knowledge.

David Baazov Continues Quest to Retake Amaya and PokerStars

David Baazov isn’t folding on his efforts to take back Amaya, the company he founded in 2004. Earlier this month, the PokerStars owner headquar...

Daily Fantasy Sports Mega-Merger Confirmed, Online Poker Revenue Up

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) leaders DraftKings and FanDuel confirmed late last week that the two market power players are merging. Together, the unifie...

Online Poker Might Benefit from DraftKings and FanDuel Merger

Online poker enthusiasts in the US are upbeat on the news that daily fantasy sports (DFS) leaders DraftKings and FanDuel are readying to merge. Accor...

Amaya and William Hill Confirm Merger Talks

Amaya and William Hill confirmed over the weekend that the two gaming powerhouses are in talks to merge and form one international leader in online po...

Anti-Online Gambling Legislation Introduced in US Senate

Anti-online gambling legislation is back in Congress thanks to Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Mike Lee (R-Arizona), and Lindsey Graham (R-South Car...

Ted Forrest Accused by Wynn Las Vegas of Writing Bad Checks

Ted Forrest wrote Wynn Las Vegas two checks, one in 2012 and another in 2013, that totaled $215,000. Wynn says his checking account didn’t cover...

Pennsylvania Online Poker Progress Being Watched Closely by New Jersey

Pennsylvania online poker and internet gaming is expected to be one of the first legislative issues the state’s General Assembly considers when ...

California Online Poker Back in Sacramento as State Legislature Reconvenes

California online poker bill AB 2863 has been on the Assembly floor since it passed the state’s Appropriations Committee on June 22. Now followi...

New Jersey Online Poker Regulator Recommends Sharing Players With UK

New Jersey online poker has failed to meet premarket expectations and revenue forecasts since it was first legalized back in November of 2013. The is...

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Approves GVC License

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has approved GVC Holdings’ online gambling license application some four and a half months a...