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Making Sense of Bodog now Becoming Bovada.lv

Bodog Poker is now Bovada Poker

The name change from Bodog to Bovada for US players formally takes place on December 16th, 2011 and did not come as a shock to US players as there had been a pre-announcement of this taking place back in July of this year. That doesn’t mean though that it didn’t cause some unrest amongst the American poker players as […]

December 16th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Two More Online Gaming Sites Fold To Washington State

Washington state poker players have fewer to no options left when it comes to playing online. Washington state has aggressively upheld the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) a law which passed under President Bush.

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

Gambling In Paradise-New Casinos To Open In Jamaica

Jamaica has been a popular vacation destination for some time, and its about to get even hotter. The Tourism minister of Jamaica, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett announced that the country will open their first casino this year.

January 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Poker Lifestyle | Read More »

The Effect Of The UIGEA And Online Gambling

For those who enjoy a spot of gambling, particularly online gambling, the letters UIGEA likely cause a spike in blood pressure. To help poker players of a more traditional vein, UIGEA stands for the Unlimited Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which was passed way back in 2006. The online gambling world held its collective breath as it went into effect on June 1, 2010, and waited for the pieces to fall into place in the aftermath.

January 18th, 2011 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

State Wide Gambling Coming To Florida

Florida has been getting serious in plans to expand gambling in their state. Recent talks between Governor Rick Scott and representatives of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. took place to discuss Florida’s future gaming landscape.

January 17th, 2011 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

Multi-Entry Tournaments New At Full Tilt Poker

The innovative Full Tilt Poker has gotten extra-creative with its newest exclusive offer: Multi-Entry Tournaments. They came up with the idea based on “Second Chance” tournaments, where players can bust out of the tournament but then enter again without penalty. Usually live poker tournament allows re-entry on Day 1 a & b only.

January 13th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Pokerstars.net Unlocks North America For New NAPT Locations

The online poker giant, PokerStars.net has quietly built up a far reaching web of poker tournaments the world over, excluding the US up until 2010. But, the live tournament network set up for a change with the launch of NAPT (North American Poker Tour) in 2010, and there is no sign of slowing down in 2011.

January 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Microgame Joins WSOP For Online Gaming Syndicate In Italy

Microgame is a company that is poised to make Italy noticed in international online gambling circles. They are the largest poker network online currently.

December 21st, 2010 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Bellagio Robber Nets $1.5 Million In A Motorcycle Helmet

On Tuesday morning around 4 AM, an armed man walked into the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas . He approached the craps table wearing a motorcycle helmet, and scooped up cash from the table along with chips.

December 17th, 2010 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

eCheck Is Now An Available Payment Option At Many Online Poker Rooms

US online poker players have always faced challenges for depositing money into their online gaming accounts. eChecks have given players an easier option for some popular gaming sites. Full Tilt Poker, Lock Poker, UB and Pokerstars all now allow eChecks as a deposit method.

December 9th, 2010 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

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