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 Man: Every hand played is unbelievable!
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Bonus Code Poker
Florida man provides amazing commentary for every unbelievable hand played at $1/$2 poker table; Every flop, turn, and river proclaimed as unbelievable; Future of 68-year-old as color commentator in flux due to no poker on TV
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Changes coming to Pennsylvania online gaming bill
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania State Rep. George Dunbar expects to amend online gambling bill within next two weeks; Bill likely to change to lower licensing fees and tax rates before bill is approved and sent to Senate for approval again
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Post-merger strategy reaps rewards for GVC
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: SBC News
GVC Holdings announces strong start to 2017 with 13% year-on-year rise in Q1 new gaming revenues of €241 million; Growth across core metrics resulting from ongoing strategy after bwin.party acquisition
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Unibet to trial virtual reality poker game
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: InterGame Online
Unibet parent Kindred partners with Lucky VR to host live virtual reality poker game at Unibet Open Copenhagen; Nine eSports and Twitch stars will compete at virtual table
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Online Poker League could revitalize poker
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Card Player Lifestyle
Online Poker League enters sixth season, involves tournaments played on various sites like Unibet, William Hill, Sky, Natural8, and PartyPoker; League scoring system awards prizes at end of each season
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EU regulators ignore online poker liquidity
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
Latest meeting of European Union gaming regulators shows no mention or update on internet poker liquidity talks; Next informal meeting scheduled for Rome in October
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PokerStars NJSCOOP sets New Jersey record
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: US Poker
PokerStars NJSCOOP series now largest in New Jersey history but experienced trouble; Average event prize pool lower than last year due to more events in 2017; Guarantees more conservative this year, nine events still had overlays
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PA Senate passes online gaming bill
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania Senate passes gambling expansion bill including online poker by 38-12 margin; Bill moves to House for debate and amendments, likely to happen in June
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 Video gaming could earn college credit in China
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: The Star
Tencent internet gaming giant plans to build e-sports town in China dedicated to competitive gaming; City to include university that may offer courses in and credits for games like Honor of Kings and League of Legends
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UKGC investigation of 888 remains ongoing
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: SBC News
Investigation of 888 Holdings by UK Gambling Commission could take a long time with license review a set and lengthy process; Other operators well-advised to check self-exclusion processes and social responsibility offerings to prevent investigations
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Amaya names two director candidates
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: InterGame Online
Amaya nominates Peter Murphy and Mary Turner as potential board members up for election at June 21 annual meeting; Confirmation will fill vacancies left by General Wesley Clark and Dr. Aubrey Zidenberg
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888poker XL Inferno Main Event sets record
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: CardsChat
888poker's Main Event of XL Inferno series sets prize pool at $1,755,000, largest in site's history; Tournament surpassed $1.5 million guarantee with 1,319 players and 436 rebuys in $1K buy-in Main Event
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California online poker coalitions change
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Play CA
Online poker remains stagnant in California legislature despite changes in lobbying coalitions; San Manuel departure from pro-online poker coalition and legal troubles for two land-based partners diminish PokerStars' chances for favorable legislation
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EU approves Czech gambling standards decree
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
European Commission approves draft decree of Czech Republic's gambling technical standards for operators; Decree will become amendment to recently-passed gambling laws; Approval comes after PartyPoker withdraws license application
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Pennsylvania online gambling bill moves forward
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania bill to legalize and regulate online gambling passes two Senate committees; Full Senate scheduled to vote on entire gambling expansion bill; High tax rate on internet slots and table games threatens future of industry
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