Apr 9, 2015 |

BLUFF POWER 20 #6 – #10: Daniel Negreanu Maintains Top 10 Spot

POKER’S MOST INFLUENTIAL Each year BLUFF polls poker industry leaders from around the world in an attempt to measure and rank the people who are influencing the game and industry today. The ballots are collected and tabulated to produce the BLUFF POWER 20. The list has become an annual source of discussion and debate within the industry and now, ten years after […]

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Feb 24, 2015 |

Interstate Online Poker Coming According to Nevada Governor

Last year Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a historic interstate online poker agreement that would see the two states share players. The deal was signed in  February of 2014, and many expected it to be in effect before the end of 2014, but thus far nothing has materialized. We now […]

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Oct 30, 2014 |

PokerStars Rake Increase Explained: Who Will Be Affected?

Following another policy change that has raised the ire of some of their players, PokerStars seems to be taking the same approach to pulling off a Band-Aid that my mother advocates: Grab it and rip it off with one quick, painful yank. The handful of controversial changes/decisions the company has recently made have come in […]

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Aug 25, 2014 |

888 CEO Talks US iGaming and Clarifies PokerStars Stance

We are “delighted at the success of the launch” in the United States, was how 888 CEO Brian Mattingley began our recent phone interview. The man at the helm of the only company operating in all three markets with legal online gambling (ranking him #9 on Bluff Magazine’s Power 20) also has a very positive […]

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Jul 10, 2014 |

888 Network Approved in Nevada; Interstate on the way?

Nevada regulators have tentatively approved 888’s plans for an online poker network in Nevada according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. 888 has planned on the creation of the network from the very beginning and Nevada regulators have embraced the idea, making today’s announcement little more than a formality. The Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously approved […]

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Jun 4, 2014 |

BLUFF Re-Launches thepokerdb.com for Nevada and New Jersey Players

Already back playing online poker on regulated sites, poker players in Nevada and New Jersey now have another reason to celebrate. Thepokerdb.com offers complete tracking for U.S. regulated sites along with Player of the Year races for both states. “We’ve been working hard to improve the overall product of thepokerdb while incorporating the new regulated sites […]

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Apr 7, 2014 |

Mike “MikeyCasino” Azzaro Wins Third partypoker Sunday Major

It’s not taking long for the online poker scene in New Jersey and Nevada to start creating online poker stars again. In New Jersey there can be none bigger than Mike “MikeyCasino” Azzaro. On Sunday Azzaro won the partypoker$50,000 Guaranteed in New Jersey for the third time in just under five months. He won the first […]

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Nov 21, 2013 |

Real Money Online Gaming Launches in New Jersey

As of 6 pm Eastern Time Thursday, the first legal online gaming outside of Nevada and Delaware is now live in the state of New Jersey. Six different casinos began their soft launch tests on a total of 13 different websites that will offer poker and a variety of casino games. All of the platforms […]

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Oct 29, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Looking Past New Jersey

New Jersey and Delaware have commanded the online poker legislative focus the last few weeks. Justifiably so – Delaware launches its online gaming offering, including poker, on Thursday and New Jersey is set to follow in about a month. But New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada (which has had online poker since April) only represent 4% […]

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Oct 15, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Who Will Be Ready in New Jersey on November 26?

Last week the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement issued its first internet gaming license. The lucky recipient was the Borgata. Although Borgata’s technology partner, bwin.party, has not yet received its own license, it seems like DGE really does mean to launch online gaming on November 26, come hell or high water. The question now […]

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