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Excellent article about Amaya and the state of i-gaming

In this article, Scott Longley of Regulus Partners takes a close look at the recent acquisition of Pokertsars by Amaya and the state of the i-gaming space. While Longley is relatively optimistic about the potential success of Amaya moving forward, he does present valid arguments that bring to light skepticism surrounding the “hype” about Amaya’s […]

Adelson slams online gambling and Pokerstars

In his recent keynote address at G2E this week, Sheldon Adelson reiterated his absolute disdain for online gambling. His criticism didn’t end there. He used the term” lawbreakers” when referring to Pokerstars and  stated he didn’t believe anything changed with the acquisition of the company by Amaya, stating “it’s the same organization- just different stakeholders”. […]

Another Assemblyman weighs in: PokerStars would harm Atlantic City market

Another NJ Assemblyman has publicly stated his opposition to allowing Pokerstars to enter the NJ online gambling market. In an open letter to the Asbury Park Press, Assemblyman Ron Dancer of the 12th Legislative District and a member of the Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee, outlines his reasons for prohibiting Pokerstars from coming into the […]

N.J. should put a magnifying glass on PokerStars: Opinion | NJ.com

NJ State Assemblyman, Ralph R. Caputo, Chair of Tourism, Gaming and the Arts,  is no fan of Pokerstars. Caputo publicly cheered Pokerstars’ previous failures in NJ when they first were trying to get licensed and subsequently when they were shut out of the Atlantic Club Casino purchase. Caputo does not mince words. His distaste for […]

FBAR Penalty Applies To Offshore Poker Account

A recent decision by the Federal District Court could put a chill into the numerous US poker and casino players who have in the past or continue to play with offshore companies. In it, the government claimed that FirePay, PokerStars, and PartyPoker are all financial institutions because they function as “commercial bank[s].” Because the taxpayer […]