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Recent regulations about the UB scandal have prompted a push to have iovation exiled from the US online gaming industry.
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Duke refuted allegations that she used the "God Mode" cheat built in to the UB software. She expressed regret for working for the management group recorded on the secret tapes.
Annie Duke Releases Statement on UltimateBet Cheating Tapes

Former UltimateBet spokesperson and Excapsa corporate shareholder Annie Duke has issued a 1,200-word statement via…


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Atlantic Club owners filed a motion this week attempting to nullify a restraining order obtained by Rational.
Regulation in Review: US

PokerStars’ battle in New Jersey continues, the Nevada Gaming Board examines its licensees relationships, Pennsylvania lawmaker looks to ban online gambling and Mississippi State Rep. vows to try again in his state.


UltimateBet spinoff grabs the attention of Nevada gaming regulators
Nevada Gaming Board Investigates Iovation

The Nevada Gaming Board has confirmed that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the brief service period…


Nevada's "bad actor" clause may have consequences for Amaya and its partners
Amaya’s Hiring of Paul Leggett Under Review by Nevada Gaming Board

The Nevada State Gaming Control Board has confirmed in a statement to pokerfuse that it is “currently reviewing” the…


Iovation CEO Greg Pierson is implicated in the widespread cheating scandal on UB from 2003-2007.
Ultimate Poker Dumps Iovation following Concerns Over UB Ties

Regulated Nevadan online poker site Ultimate Poker announced on Saturday that it had severed ties with player verificatio…


The Poker Brat speaks out on the latest info from the UB scandal
Phil Hellmuth Releases Statement Regarding UltimateBet Audio Recording

Prominent poker player Phil Hellmuth has issued a brief statement of regret over his long-term involvement with the…


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An audio tape secretly recorded by disgraced UltimateBet cheater Russ Hamilton was released on Friday by Hamilton's former computer expert.
Audio Tape Confirms UltimateBet Cheating Details

Roles of Russ Hamilton, Greg Pierson in cheating and cover-up detailed in secret recording.


Bertilsson was the former Managing Director of Ongame Services, and Leggett will now head up Amaya's online division.
Amaya Hires Former Absolute Poker Frontman as Online Gaming Head

Paul Leggett, ex-COO of Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, to head Amaya’s online strategy, including Ongame.


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