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Ignition’s Black Diamond Poker Open to Award $4MM+ in March 2019

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The Black Diamond Poker Open is returning to the PaiWangLuo Network March 1 and will run until March 31. There are more than 100 events that guarantee in excess of $4 million in total. Find out more about the schedule and which poker room to join to participate in the BDPO.

U.K. to Implement Stricter ID Verification Standards for Gambling

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The United Kingdom Gambling Commission continues to expand the number and scope of the regulations that online gambling firms must comply with. This time, it's implementing tougher customer identity verification requirements. Read on to find out more.

New Hampshire Sues, Others Irate at Wire Act Opinion

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The surprise Wire Act reversal by the Department of Justice in January was most unwelcome in many quarters. New Hampshire is suing the DoJ, and others are grumbling in displeasure too. Read more about this story.

Google Fined by Russia, Agrees to Block Gambling Sites

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Russia demands that search engines filter their results to exclude offshore gaming providers. Google was in violation of this law, but the search leader has agreed to block this web content in the Russian market. Read on to learn more about this story.

Hearthstone 13.2 Patch Evaluations Released on Feb. 5 2019

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Hearthstone released patch 13.2 in early February. We break down the important changes to this popular online collectible card game and explain what they mean for the meta.

Nintendo Holding Smash Ultimate Online Tourney Feb. 2 – March 16

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Nintendo is running an online Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament called the North America Open. Find out how you can participate and maybe win a trip to compete in the Finals to be held at PAX East in Boston.

Blitz Poker EXCLUSIVE! - Americas Cardroom's Fast-Fold Poker Client

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The Winning Poker Network and its flagship Americas Cardroom brand have a surprise up their sleeves that's expected to go live within the next few weeks. It's called Blitz Poker, and we have a sneak preview of what it's all about!

Alberta Seeks Tech Partner for Regulated Online Gambling

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Alberta, in Canada, is gearing up to establish a provincially run online gaming site, which will include poker. Find out more about Alberta's plans and the expected timeframe for rollout.

Overwatch Scandal: Female Player Revealed to Be Fake

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In 2018, a top-flight female player wowed the world of the Overwatch FPS game. However, all was not as it appeared. Read on to find out what happened and what the consequences are likely to be.

Pennsylvania Demands That Gaming Firms Ensure Wire Act Compliance

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The DoJ's new Wire Act opinion has many in the online gaming sphere scrambling to make sure they're not in violation. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has asked its licensees to report, by Feb. 18, on how their operations could be affected.