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Last week at the first PokerStars Championship event in the Bahamas, pokerfuse got the opportunity to sit down with PokerStars Pro Barry Greenstein who spoke…
Storytelling with Barry Greenstein

In some stories you may have never heard, Greenstein touches on the UltimateBet scandal, his stepson Joe Sebok, why PokerStars should be considered a “good actor” in the US and much more.


New bill to legalize online poker introduced in California. iGaming revenue figures in Delaware and New Jersey.
US Insight

California, Delaware, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, the latest in Daily Fantasy Sports, and more.


The Italian regulator AAMS has complained about the continuing operations of Dollaro Poker following police raids which charged that several skins on the network were controlled by Italian organized crime families.
Regulation Insight

Russia, Spain, Germany, Italy and more.


After completing its deal to buy bwin.party, GVC has immediately begun the process of cutting costs with the redundancy of 11 members of staff at bwin.party’s Gibraltar headquarters.
Industry Insight

GVC, Zynga, Iovation, Svenska Spel, Unibet, NYX and more.


During the February meeting of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) earlier this month, board members recommended that tech company Iovation be approved for a license to offer geo-location services to Nevada gaming operators.
Nevada Gaming Control Board Recommends Approval of Iovation Application

Iovation co-founder Greg Pierson was a senior executive at UltimateBet during the infamous cheating scandal.


Hellmuth claimed to be a driving force in launching UB cheating scandal investigation. Barrage of DFS commercials annoy NFL fans.
The Zeitgeist

Hellmuth responds to questions about UB, People are beginning to get annoyed with DFS commercials and will the DGE make a decision on PokerStars before the end of the month?


A new, reedited version of the documentary UltimateBeat: Too Much To Lose  is scheduled for a debut screening this Wednesday at the Amsterdam iGaming Super Show.
New Version of UltimateBeat Documentary to be Released in Conjunction with “Data Dump”

Debut screening set for Amsterdam iGaming Super Show


An industry-focused summary of online poker discussions in the last week.
Checking Around

In our industry-focused picks from the discussion forums this week: AdjaraBet, Ultimate Poker, PokerStars, 888poker NJ and Infiniti Poker.


Players have discovered that PayPal is sharing personal information with Iovation and they are protesting at the relationship with a company founded by executives implicated in the UB/AP cheating scandal.
Poker Players Protest PayPal Information Share with Iovation

Iovation founder Greg Pierson was directly implicated in the UltimateBet cheating scandal.


The PPA has held a conference call with the DOJ. The PPA received advice that pushing for fraud charges against AP/UP could help players get reimbursed.
PPA Meets DOJ to Discuss Full Tilt Remissions Process, UltimateBet and Absolute Poker Cases

First Full Tilt remission checks should go out at the end of the first quarter of 2014. 80% of the 35,000 claims had been accepted by players.


The PPA's Rich Muny has found a legal basis for players to submit claims to the Garden City Group for funds lost at UltimateBet and Absolute Poker.
PPA Suggests Remission May be Possible for Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker Victims

Chances are slim, but according to Rich Muny there is a legal precedent that could bring relief to victims of AP/UB.


A new film about the UltimateBet scandal is about to be released. Funded by poker players and Kickstarter, UltimateBeat tells the story of the cheating, investigation and cover up.
UltimateBeat Documents UltimateBet Scandal

October 22 release for film exposing the cheating, investigation and cover up at UltimateBet.


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