Oct 13, 2011 |

The Fight: UIGEA Anniversary, Bad News From Harry Reid

It has been five years to the day since the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) changed the direction of online poker forever. Plenty has changed over the past five years, but the post-Black Friday climate feels all too familiar, especially in the wake of recent news that regulated online gambling in […]

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May 18, 2011 |

The Fight: PPA’s Rich Muny on Black Friday and Beyond

Rich Muny of the PPA This week in The Fight BLUFF interviewed Rich Muny from the Poker Players Alliance. A member of the PPA Board of Directors since 2007, Muny has been an advocate for poker rights since the passage of the UIGEA. Muny responds to criticism the PPA received in the wake of the […]

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Apr 15, 2011 |

DOJ Charges Three Major Online Poker Sites with Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged the founders of online poker sites PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker with fraud and conspiracy in an idictment unsealed Friday morning. The indictment includes Isai Scheinberg and Paul Tate from PokerStars, Ray Bitar and Nelson Burtnick from Full Tilt, Scott Tom and Brent Beckley of AbsolutePoker. […]

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Dec 31, 2010 |

The Fight: 2010 in Review

This week’s edition of “The Fight” covers the year in poker legislation for 2010. The year will be remembered for what could have been regarding legislation to legalize and regulate online poker on the federal level. On the state level, progress was made for those who like seeing who they’re playing against, but intrastate poker […]

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Oct 15, 2010 |

THE FIGHT: Wynn Softens, New Tactics in WA, Stars Joins Circus

Online poker players in the United States are anxiously awaiting for the day that their game becomes regulated on home soil. Each Friday in THE FIGHT BluffMagazine.com will bring you all the news from the efforts to get online poker regulated both locally and internationally. This week we highligh a major casino executive possibly changing his mind on […]

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Apr 17, 2010 |

Internet Processor Tycoon Daniel Tzvetkoff Arrested in Las Vegas

Federal agents have announced that they have arrested Daniel Tzvetkoff, an Australian citizen, on charges that he assisted in processing more than $500 million of illegal gambling transactions over the Internet early Friday morning in Las Vegas. He is facing four charges of bank faud, money laundering, conspiracy to operate and finance an illegal gambling […]

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Apr 10, 2010 |

Hearings on Online Gambling Bills Set for Next Week

It has been a turbulent week for the world of online poker. After a series of grim announcements about impending law suits, federal investigations and the June 1st implementation of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), the week appears to be ending on a hopeful note. Rep. Barney Frank’s Reasonable Prudence in Regulation Act […]

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Apr 5, 2010 |

Federal Grand Jury Possibly Investigating Full Tilt Poker

If a recent report in the Financial Times is any indication, online poker room Full Tilt Poker could be in major legal trouble before 2010 is over. According to the article, a federal grand jury in Manhattan is investigating the company and some of the big names affiliated with the site. The Times names both […]

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Jan 26, 2010 |

DAILY BUZZ: Dikshit Quits It, Negreanu Waffles, All in the Family

Welcome to the BLUFF Daily Buzz, where we scour the entire internet for all the latest news in and around the world of poker. If it involves chips and cards, or people known to associate with chips and cards, we’re there. PartyPoker founder cuts ties, sells remaining shares in company In many ways, the worldwide […]

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Jan 12, 2010 |

DAILY BUZZ: Return of Beal, Kyl Retaliates for Delay, Poker Study

Welcome to the BLUFF Daily Buzz, where we scour the entire internet for all the latest news in and around the world of poker. If it involves chips and cards, or people known to associate with chips and cards, we’re there. “The Banker” spotted at Bellagio Andy Beal, the billionaire Texas banker who’s currently trying […]

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