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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...

PokerStars’ Parent Company Amaya Receives $6.7 Billion Offer

Amaya, PokerStars’ parent company, has received an all-cash offer of CAD$3.48 billion ($2.56 billion) from its founder and former CEO David Baaz...

New Jersey Online Poker Boosts Atlantic City’s Bottom Line

New Jersey online poker and internet gambling continues to provide substantial benefits to the overall health of the casino industry in Atlantic City,...

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...

Delaware Online Poker Struggles in August as Online Gambling Heats Up

Delaware online poker capped off the unofficial end of summer with a showing that truly mimicked the laziness of the dog days of summer. The online ca...

Amaya Appoints New CEO as Founder David Baazov Departs

Amaya’s David Baazov is departing the gaming company he founded 12 years ago as the insider trading investigation against him conducted by Queb...

Caesars Interactive Entertainment Sells Mobile Games Unit Playtika for $4.4 Billion, WSOP Not Included

Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) has sold its social mobile gaming arm Playtika for a staggering $4.4 billion to a consortium of Chinese invest...

PokerStars Overtaken by WSOP and 888 in New Jersey Online Poker Market

PokerStars is no longer the market leader in New Jersey. The isolated online poker jurisdiction is home to five authorized Internet card rooms. The Wo...

World Series of Poker Highlights Game’s Health, Tournament Attracts Record 107,833 Entries

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is winding down its 47th installment in Las Vegas this week, and there is plenty to celebrate as players and organize...