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Blog posts January 2015

Want to qualify for live WPT event? from NJ PartyPoker

Tony Dunst, the reigning World Poker Tour Caribbean champion, knows a thing or two about qualifying for major live poker events, and here he shares a couple of handy hints to help you qualify for WPT Events.To read more, click HERE

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Every Sunday is BorgataPoker Sunday!

Enter to play the $50,000 GUARANTEED Sunday BorgataPoker.com Tournament! First place is a guaranteed $10,000 prize!REGISTER FOR THE TOURNAMENT HEREPromotion Details:Date: Every SundayTime: 5 pm EasternGame Type: TEXAS HOLD'EMStructure: NO LIMITBLIND LEVELS:BUY IN: $200 USDGUARANTEE: $50,000 …

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Is AB 167 The Bill To Bring Online Poker To California? by Chris Grove

A new California online poker bill has been be introduced by Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer.A copy of the bill – AB 167 – is available here.HIghlights and statements from various stakeholders follow. AB167 joins Mike Gatto’s AB 9 in the 2015 chapter of California’s o…

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Avoiding Flop Trouble in the GSSS II from NJ PartyPoker

Low card hands and the lower half of all pocket pairs can be tricky to play post-flop unless you flop a lot of equity; meaning things like two pair, a set, a straight or a strong draw. When I say tricky I mean that whatever equity you might have with a weak pair, it will be difficult to rea…

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Revel ruling by court means revival dream remains alive for now by John Brennan

On the eve of the third Atlantic City Gaming Summit called by Governor Christie comes news that a federal judge has declined to delay a proposed closing of a sale of the former $2.4 billion Atlantic City casino called Revel to a Palm Beach, Fla. developer for less than $100 million.To read m…

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Nevada Legislature Introduces Bill to Expand Gaming Options by Steve Ruddock

On Friday we learned of a new online gambling bill in Nevada that calls on the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) “to adopt regulations which encourage manufacturers to develop and deploy gaming devices that incorporate innovative, alternative and advanced technology.”The bill (SB 9)…

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Setting Poker Goals for 2015 - Your Guide to a Breakthrough Year by Nathan Williams

Hey everyone, I hope you have had a great start to the new year! I wanted to wait a little bit before publishing this post because right after new year's eve is when everybody is in a frenzy about their resolutions and emotions are guiding their actions more than anything else. By the second…

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Daily Fantasy Sports contests subject of panel debate at NCLGS by John Brennan

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) took place over the weekend in Nevada, and the event included a panel on Sunday entitled, “Fantasy Football: Is It Sports Betting?” hosted by Nevada State Senator Greg Brower, who is an attorney.To read more, click HERE

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NJ Online Poker Sites WSOP And 888 To Pool Players at Low-Limit Cash Tables, Select Tournaments by Steve Ruddock

WSOP.com and 888 Poker NJ will begin pooling some of their New Jersey online poker players on Monday. The two sites will remain, to some extent, independent of one another, as they will only share players at specific tables.To read more, click HERE

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US Online Poker Regulation: Where (And What) To Watch in 2015 by Chris Grove

After a flurry of progress for regulated U.S. online poker in 2013 – and a near lack thereof in 2014 – we’re now into the first days of a year that seems equally likely of echoing either outcome.To read more, click HERE

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Phil Ivey v Borgata saga schedule updated; long road ahead by John Brennan

The endless Phil Ivey vs Borgata battle over $10M from a mini baccarat series of visits to Atlantic City a few years back finally got an update of sorts today after a two-month quiet period.To read more, click HERE

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New York Online Poker 2015: Hearings, But No Vote, Says Key Pol by Chris Grove

A bill to regulate online poker in New York will be re-introduced in 2015, but is unlikely to reach a vote or become law.That’s per Assemblyman Gary Pretlow,who heads the Assembly Committee on Racing and Wagering.“Online poker will not happen within the year, but there will proba…

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VIDEO: When To Call Three and Four-Bets from PartyPokerNJ

VIDEO: When To Call Three and Four-BetsPoker is played to a more aggressive style today than only a couple of years ago and that means there are more opponents willing to three-bet and even four-bet you preflop. Many of poker’s top talent advocate either folding to the three or four-be…

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$1,000,000 Garden State Super Series II

NJ ONLY, 21+, GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-GAMBLER

Win your share of over $1,000,000 Guaranteed from January 11th – 25th in the second edition of the Garden State Super Series! The biggest online poker series to date in New Jersey is now even bigger with 69 tournaments at buy-in levels from $5 for a…

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Qualify for the Borgata Winter Open at BorgataPoker.com - NJ ONLY, 21+

NJ ONLY, MUST BE 21+, GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-GAMBLERDate:┬áNow - January 25Win your way into the biggest events of the Borgata Winter Poker Open by playing online here at BorgataPoker.com. Borgata Winter Poker Open features a combined $6.7 million guaranteed prize pool and happens live …

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