PokerStars to Acquire Full Tilt

We’ve seen it coming for months, but PokerStars has finally made the official announcement that it will be acquiring Full Tilt Poker. Before Black Friday, the two companies were top competitors in the online poker market. Since Full Tilt Poker’s downfall, the company has been searching for an investor, and has finally found one in […]
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Another Full Tilt Poker Exec Comes Forward

As Raymond Bitar, former CEO of Full Tilt Poker awaits sentencing for his crimes, another Full Tilt executive is rumoured to have plans to step forward as well. Now, Nelson Burtnick, the former online poker room’s Chief Financial Officer may be making his return to American soil, where local authorities will be waiting for him […]
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Tribes Want a Piece of Online Gambling Action

With American politicians working hard to legislate online gambling and online poker on a federal level, Native American tribes have come into the picture. They would like to receive a piece of the action, should online poker legislation take place. Native American tribes feel the same way about online poker as many politicians. Should it […]
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Reno’s Gambling Market Falters

Reno was formerly one of America’s great gambling destinations, almost like “Las Vegas Jr.” Unfortunately, for the city, however, the economic downturn has ruined Reno’s gambling tourism market, so the city is looking for new ways to reinvent itself. The moment Reno’s gambling market had officially gone under was in May 2012. The Silver Legacy […]
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Gambling Restrictions on Welfare Money

In Massachusetts, politicians have presented reforms for welfare spending. As part of these new changes, welfare recipients are not allowed to spend their government earnings on gambling, alcohol, tattoos or cigarettes. The reforms are controversial, as individuals do not believe that the government should not be able to tell people how to spend their money. […]
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