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- Dealers Choice: Regulation, Innovation Always At Odds
September 19, 2014
Two bits of news from the online poker world caught my attention this week. The first is the impending arrival of PokerStars in the New Jersey regulated market, which, even if you’re not a fan of the online giant, is still huge news given recent history. The other piece of...
- The Red Wire: Public, Internet Giants Tell FCC To Protect Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission's 60-day public comment period on its proposed net neutrality regulations is coming to a close today. So far the public has made it clear that it wants to see the Internet protected from broadband providers, not opened up for them to pillage. A broad spectrum of...
- Dealers Choice: Rule Changes Affect Bracelet Wins At WSOP
June 13, 2014
Belgian poker pro Davidi Kitai joined a pretty select club earlier this week when he won Event #15 of the 2014 World Series of Poker, a $3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em tournament, for his third WSOP win in the last decade. He became the third player of this summer to win...
- Dealers Choice: Vanessa Selbst Breaking Down Barriers Again
June 6, 2014
At the age of 29,, Vanessa Selbst had already enjoyed success at the World Series of Poker by winning $1.29 million and two bracelets in seven years. Those wins both came in different disciplines, one in Pot-limit Omaha (PLO) and one in a shorthanded 10-Game Mix tournament. With her bracelet...
- Talking Gambling With Comics: Clayton Fletcher
May 9, 2014
Like many comedians, Clayton Fletcher leads a double life. He splits his time between the stage, both on the road and in his home base of New York City, and a day job. But unlike most comics, his day job is playing poker. Originally hailing from Maryland, where his mother...
- Dealer’s Choice: Brother, Can You Spare A Bitcoin?
November 16, 2012
I’ve spent the better part of the last week learning about the digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and the economy that’s built up around it. In just under four years it’s gone from a little-known Internet experiment to a functioning, worldwide alternate currency. It’s gone through a couple of boom-and-crash cycles since...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Unikrn rolls out cryptocurrency for eSports betting
June 20, 2017