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WSOP Execs Announce 2015 Tournament Will Be Record-Setting

The 46th World Series of Poker (WSOP) is shaping up to be the largest ever, as well as perhaps its most trend-setting.

Adam Gray California Online Poker Bill Makeover Should Appeal to Legislators and Tribes

California State Assemblyman Adam Gray understands that small changes can lead to big changes.

Are Lottery Sit and Gos to Blame for Poker Cash Game Decline? Industry Experts Believe So

Lottery sit and go (SNG) events have gained a large footing in the online poker industry over the past 12 months.

Bwin.party Receives Full Online Gambling License in New Jersey

Bwin.party has been awarded a full Casino Service Industry License by New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), paving the way for the Gibraltar-based company to expand its operations in the US as states continue to consider and pass online gambling legislation.

Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio Join Presidential Race

Hillary Clinton has been the favorite to win the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination for the past seven years, ever since she conceded defeat in the 2008 nomination race to then-Senator Barack Obama.

Bwin.party Goes After Pennsylvania Partnership to Secure Top Spot in Online Poker Race

Bwin.party believes Pennsylvania will be the next state to legalize online poker and gambling, and to that end has reportedly secured a deal with an unnamed land-based casino.

Sheldon Adelson & RAWA Take Center Stage At Republican Jewish Coalition

Sheldon Adelson will be courted once again by prominent 2016 GOP presidential candidates during next month’s Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) Spring Leadership Meeting.

NJ Online Poker Revenue Drops 34.2 Percent

NJ online poker continues to struggle as it was revealed this week revenues for February dropped 34.2 percent year-over-year.

Mike Sexton Questions Direction of WSOP

Mike Sexton questioned some of the decisions made by the World Series of Poker in a recent blog post at partypoker.com, prompting a quick relation from a WSOP official who thanked Sexton for his input, but defended the way Caesars has handled poker’s most important brand.

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Might Bring PokerStars To US

Pennsylvania online gambling once seemed about as likely as Punxsutawney Phil correctly predicting whether six more weeks of winter is ahead, but the weather could be changing in the Keystone State thanks to a new proposition