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Poker is big business and we make sure we cover the financial angle for you. Mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcy stories will all be found here so you know if your chosen poker room is on the up, or the slippery slope to becoming history.

PokerStars, Full Tilt Could Be in New Jersey by Fall

When PokerStars and Full Tilt were purchased by Amaya, it was clear that one of the major goals for their new owners was to bring those popular brands back to the United States.

Amaya Announces Completion of Rational Group Acquisition

When the Amaya Gaming Group initially announced that they would be purchasing the Rational Group for $4.9 billion, it may have seemed too outlandish to be true.

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Outspent in Online Poker Lobbying

If you’re looking to get into a spending war with someone, Sheldon Adelson would seem to be one of the worst opponents you could pick.

California Tribe Defies State to Launch Real Money Poker Site

There are plenty of Native American tribes in California that have been dying to get into the world of online poker.

PokerStars Could Appear on London Stock Exchange

The purchase of PokerStars (and the rest of the Rational Group) by the Amaya Gaming Group meant there would be a lot of changes for the world’s leading online poker site.

Resorts World Wants to Bring PokerStars to New Jersey

When the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement suspended PokerStars’ online gaming license application, it appeared that all hopes for a partnership between the world’s biggest poker site and the Resorts Casino Hotel were lost, at least for the duration of the suspension.

PokerStars Responds to Amaya Acquisition Concerns

When it was announced that Canada’s Amaya Gaming Group would be buying the Rational Group for $4.9 billion, it sent a shockwave through the online poker community.

Amaya Purchases PokerStars Parent for $4.9 Billion

The Amaya Gaming Group has announced that they will be purchasing the Rational Group, parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, for a price of $4.9 billion.

PokerStars Fires Back at California Online Coalition

Most states looking to regulate online poker would kill for the kind of support that a broad coalition of California’s tribal groups announced earlier this week.