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New Zealand court rules in favour of online poker and tournaments

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The Australian government may have rejected the recommendations of a report suggesting it ease its restrictions of gambling, but not everyone is living in the Dark Ages Down Under. Across the water in New Zealand a court has ruled in favour of online poker, deciding that .net advertisements are not promotions for gambling operators and that poker tournaments themselves are not gambling but a form of competition. So if you’re thinking of emigrating to the southern hemisphere, head for the land of the Kiwis. Read more.

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