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Ukraine Reclassifies Poker as a Sport, Not Gambling

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In a move bound to lift the spirits of poker fans everywhere, Ukraine has determined that the game is a sport, not a form of unlawful gambling. Keep reading to find out more about this decision and how poker was treated by Ukrainian law in the past.

Winning Poker Network Abandons Australian Market - Find Another Site!

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No more Winning Poker Network for Australians! The list of online poker rooms that transact in the country has just become shorter. Read on to learn more about this sad topic.

Ladbrokes Australia at Odds With Other Bookies Over Self-Exclusion

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Online bookmaker Ladbrokes is at loggerheads with other companies in the Australian betting market. Find out about the disagreements over the national self-exclusion plans and possible reasons why Ladbrokes feels differently from others.

Finnish Teen Scams Online Casino 417 Times for €250,000

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An individual in Finland uncovered a flaw in the software of an online casino that basically allowed him to issue himself free money. He used this technique an astounding 417 times for more than €250,000 in ill-gotten gains. Read on to find out more about this unusual case.

Bitcoin Dealer Crosses U.S. Border, Arrested for Money Laundering

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Prominent Bitcoin trader Jacob Burrell Campos was popular among the American online poker crowd in Rosarito, Mexico. But his crypto days are over, at least temporarily, because he has been detained on charges related to money laundering. Read all about the case here.

 

DDoS Strikes Cripple PokerStars: Largest Offline Poker Site in World?

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PokerStars has recently suffered a series of DDoS hits that have affected its ability to service its customers. Find out about what happened and the unsatisfactory way that the poker room attempted to deal with it.

Global Poker Toying With Bitcoin Cash in Wake of Payment Disasters

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Global Poker has had its share of payment problems in the recent past. Now its manager, Jonas Odman, says that Bitcoin Cash support is on its way. Find out more about this news and how it may impact Global's fortunes going forward.

PA Arrests Video Gambling Kingpin - Offshore Poker Crackdown Next?

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Pennsylvania has arrested Anthony Zenner for running an illegal gambling enterprise involving electronic video terminals. Could this be a foretaste of stronger enforcement actions against unlicensed online poker and casino sites?

Sky Poker's New WTF Anti-Marketing Campaign - Ban YouTube Content!

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Most online poker sites are pleased when video streamers decide to show their games off to the world – but not the geniuses at Sky Poker! Find out what they said to video creator RegiTime Poker and the reasons for their seemingly counterproductive decision.

New Rules By "Racing Australia" Aim to Fight Offshore Gambling

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Racing Australia has announced tough new rules for its members to fight against unlicensed online gambling. Find out all the details and why this group feels that taking this step is necessary.

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