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Switzerland's Parliament has voted in favor of internet blocking of offshore online gambling companies.
Regulation Insight

News from Spain, Switzerland, Germany, France and Norway, plus all the latest in the United States and beyond.


European Regulators issued a joint statement this week reaffirming their priority of reaching an agreement to combine their online poker liquidity pools.
Poker Insight

Shared Euro liquidity, PokerStars’ launch in Portugal, Unibet’s new client and more.


Opinions on the WSOP events so far, including the Colossus II and the Top Up Turbo event. People chime in on the return of Chris Ferguson to poker.
Reads of the Week

World Series of Poker critiques, thoughts about Chris Ferguson’s return to poker, assessments of the proposed changes to the California online poker bill and more.


The Pala Band of Mission Indians has entered into a new compact with the state of California. Bankrupt and shuttered harness racing track, Balmoral Park, has been sold for $1.8 million.
US Insight

California, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Nevada and more.


The French Senate has approved a slate of amendments which would, among other changes, pave the way for online poker liquidity sharing.
Regulation Insight

Russia, Romania, France, Canada and more.


The decision was reported by the Garden City Group, the claims administrator overseeing the petition and repayment process.
US Department of Justice Rejects 1500 Full Tilt Petitions

The US Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section has denied the petitions of approximately…


Alex Scott's latest blog post covers in-depth how the network values poker players--attacking head-on a common misconception among the poker-playing community that has contributed to them feeling "undervalued."
Reads of the Week

How poker rooms value players, some of the best Twitch streams, an interview with Terrence Chan and Black Friday remembered.


The official Full Tilt Poker claims administrator, the Garden City Group, has announced that a new round of payments totaling approximately $2.8 million is…
More Full Tilt Poker Remission Payments Expected This Month

Disputed amounts under $500 are scheduled to be released.


Former US players that lost money when Full Tilt Poker closed down in 2011 have until Wednesday September 3, 2014 to request reimbursement from the US government.
Last Call to Claim Full Tilt Poker Money

Former US players that lost money when Full Tilt Poker closed down in 2011 have until Wednesday September 3, 2014 to…


Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, both former Attorneys General of Utah have been arrested and charged with multiple offences including bribery.
Two Ex Utah Attorneys General Arrested for Bribery

Shurtleff and Swallow allegedly received cash donations from man linked to processing of online poker transactions.


Garden City Group (GCG) released a statement Thursday communicating that it has issues a new round of payments to over 3,200 Full Tilt Poker petitioners in the amount of roughly $14,000,000.
Garden City Group Issues $14 Million in New Round of Payments

More than 3,200 sent to petitioners, including affiliates


The GCG is warning that not all "approved for payment" Petitioners have provided complete and accurate bank account information.
GCG to Issue More Full Tilt Poker Payments on June 12

$15 million in payments set for this Thursday.


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