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PokerStars Bashes Atlantic Club Owners for Gambling with Employees’ Jobs

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If somebody walked away from a deal with you and kept $11 million of your money thanks to a contract stipulation, you’d be pretty mad, right? This is exactly the scenario that played out between PokerStars and the Atlantic Club Casino in early 2013. PokerStars’ parent company, the Rational Group, had offered to buy the Atlantic Club from Colony Capital for $15 million and keep the casino running. The latter point would’ve saved around 1,800 jobs, but greed got Colony Capital in the end. Colony Capital wiggled out of the deal so that they could keep Atlantic Club in hopes …

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Online Poker Rarely a Problem says French Study

Some people tend to demonize online poker and other forms of gaming because these activities are said to promote addiction. But in reality, gambling addiction affects a very small percentage of the population, and a recent French study proves this. The study was a joint result of work done by the Observatoire Français des Drogues et des Toxicomanies (Observatory of Drugs and Drug Addiction), and French Institut National de Prévention et D’éducation pour la Santé (National Institute of Prevention and Health Education), and it sought to find out what percentage of the French population had a problem with online poker …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Online Bankroll Rollin’

There are many more ways than one to help you burn right through your online bankroll and find yourself searching classified adds for new employment rather than online gaming sites for new game opportunities. Becoming a successful online poker player takes control and discipline. Here are five tips to help you make sure that you’ve got what you need to fund your game and profit in your online gaming. The first thing to remember is to always, always, play within the limits of your bankroll. Most successful online players agree that it is crucial to follow the rule of always …

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Mega Moolah Proves Mega Popular

The progressive slot machine, Mega Moolah, was first introduced to the world of online gaming in November of 2006 and is currently proving to be mega popular amongst the online gaming community. Why is this particular game moving to the forefront of online slot machine favorites?  For good reason, mega moolah pays out.  A look at the payouts over the last few years is reaching some staggering totals and causing online slots enthusiasts to take notice. There are currently four jackpot levels that Mega Moolah can be played under, mega jackpot, major jackpot, maxi jackpot and mini jackpot. The big …

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Party Poker Merges to create Giant Company

Posted on by RTR Rachel

PokerStars has been the giant of the online poker world ever since taking this position from Party Poker a few years ago.  However, they might have to take a step back down on the poker room food chain following Party Poker’s recent merger. Party Poker’s parent company – PartyGaming – recently agreed to a merger with the Austrian gambling site Bwin that will take place in 2011.  The two companies finally agreed to terms on the merger this week, and Bwin will get 51.4% of the company while internet poker giant Party Poker will have a 48.36% stake in the …

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Party Poker could return to US Market

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Party Poker, which offers one of the best rakeback deals in the world at 40%, has been out of the American online poker market ever since the United States signed the UIGEA into effect in 2006.  However, this four-year hiatus from the US Internet poker market could be over since Party Gaming CEO Jim Ryan made some encouraging statements recently about a potential return.  Ryan believes that the United States is serious about overturning the UIGEA because the game actually involves lots of poker strategy and skill when compared to other forms of gambling.  He spoke on the matter by …

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Poker King Premiere

Asia is about to go poker crazy as a new movie has just premiered in Hong Kong that will be sure to take the cinemas by storm. Texas Hold’em Poker, which is already seeing a worldwide increase in players, is sure to get a lot of new fans through the movie release. The story is set in Asia and is the tale of two poker playing rivals that are competing in the same competition for the crown.  The movie was filmed in the world famous Asian casino capital of Macau and has already caused a stir when hundreds of players …

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CryptoLogic Games Winning Score with Rank

The online casino game developer CryptoLogic have landed a sweet contract with the online betting group Rank Interactive. Rank Group Plc is one of the leading gaming businesses and have casinos and bingo halls around the world as well as several online gaming businesses.  CryptoLogic have been chosen over other competing companies due to their innovative and creative slot games. Securing this contract with Rank is a massive success for the company that already has more than 280 games released. A unique aspect of CryptoLogic designs is the incorporation of famous film genres and having action characters as part of …

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Oh La La! More Online Poker for France?

After so many recent battles regarding restrictions to the world of online poker playing, it is nice to be able to bring some good poker news to our readers! At the moment poker players in France have been restricted to playing only with two state companies which have held the monopoly on gambling. All other gambling online has been restricted and banned within the French borders. It seems that this regulation has finally been recognised as unfair and a bill has been proposed to the French government that would mean more access to foreign casinos and tournaments for French players. …

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