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Black Friday Ten Years Later: Coverage of Poker by Mainstream Media and Poker Media Changed Dramatically
Black Friday Ten Years Later: Coverage of Poker by Mainstream Media and Poker Media Changed Dramatically

Barry Carter, Kevin Mathers, Michael Gentile and Remko Rinkema share their thoughts on how Black Friday changed media coverage of poker.


Black Friday Ten Years Later: Industry Insiders Reflect on the Most Infamous Day in Online Poker History
Black Friday Ten Years Later: Industry Insiders Reflect on the Most Infamous Day in Online Poker History

Eric Hollreiser, Mason Malmuth, Jeff Ifrah and Alex Scott share some of their thoughts on that fateful day.


The Pokerfuse Podcast Episode 40: PokerStars' New Lobby, the Arrest of PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg and the Rising Sunday Major GG Masters
The Pokerfuse Podcast Episode 40: PokerStars’ New Lobby, the Arrest of PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg and the Rising Sunday Major GG Masters

Listen to and read the full transcript of the latest episode of the pokerfuse podcast.


PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Surrenders to Authorities in New York
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Surrenders to Authorities in New York

The last of eleven men to face charges under the Black Friday indictment arrives in the United States and enters a not guilty plea.


PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Surrenders to Authorities in New York
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Surrenders to Authorities in New York

The last of eleven men to face charges under the Black Friday indictment arrives in the United States and enters a not guilty plea.


Regulation Insight
Regulation Insight

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


Poker Insight
Poker Insight

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


Reads of the Week
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.


US Insight
US Insight

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


Regulation Insight
Regulation Insight

Russia, Romania, France, Canada and more.


US Department of Justice Rejects 1500 Full Tilt Petitions
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…


Reads of the Week
Reads of the Week

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


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Black Friday Ten Years Later: Industry Insiders Reflect on the Most Infamous Day in Online Poker History
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