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Jason Mercier is on a tear.
"GoDaddy.com, the largest registrar, just rolled over," said Joe Brennan, Jr., President of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association.
The reach of ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is getting a high-profile test in an ambitious effort by Kentucky to seize the domain names of gambling Web sites for violating state l
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to block 141 gambling websites calling them illegal and unregulated. He claims that these online gambling sites are "leeches" to the Kentucky economy, yet Rick Muny, the Kentucky State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, claims his organization has well over 10,000 members in the commonwealth and winning poker players pay state taxes just like everyone else.
"I have to pay taxes on my winnings," Muny pointed out during a Monday press release.
Judge Thomas Wingate of the Franklin Circuit Courtroom ruled on Tuesday that until he finalizes his decision, the commonwealth must leave a number of online poker and casino sites "as is"
Gambling911.com is in Frankfort, Kentucky for the high profile online gambling domain seizure case that has everyone in the industry talking.
As of late Monday night, DoylesRoom.com, UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and a handful of other online gambling related domain names registered through GoDaddy.com were still live.
Gambling911.com has learned that UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and DoylesRoom.com were among the online poker room domains that had been seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky Monday night via GoD
In a shocking development, DoylesRoom.com has become the latest victim of the Kentucky commonwealth's efforts to seize some 141 online gambling domain names.
In an interview with one of the local Lexington, Kentucky news affiliates, Kentucky Governor referred to online gambling operators as "a little bit shady".
Governor Steve Steve Beshear attempted to seize up to 141 online gambling site domain names in recent weeks, calling the businesses "leeches". Beshear has indicated that he wishes to protect his own state economy, in particular the horse racing sector.
Jeremiah Johnston, a spokesman for the Washington D.C-based Internet Commerce Association, says Kentucky is overstepping into federal territory in its attempt to seize some 141 online gambling doma
22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.
Prosecutors representing the commonwealth of Kentucky argue that state law bans bans "illegal gambling devices" and, as such, the state has every right to seize up to 141 online casino, s
Controversial, caustic but a popular read: poker writer and special contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Somach, may be the most hated man in all of Denmark these days, more hated tha
An online poker room, which just two weeks ago claimed to be on fire, has closed its doors.
Duplicate Poker has shut down Sunday. The reason: A troubled world economy, or so they say.
Until very recently Chris Elliott was delivering pizzas at night while playing online poker during the day.
The powerful million plus member Poker Players Alliance claims to have thousands of members residing in the great state of Kentucky.
The Internet Gaming and Media Association has released its Motion to Dismiss to the media on Friday responding to Kentucky's attempt at seizing various online gambling domain names.
In anticipation for a showdown between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the burgeoning multi billion dollar online gambling industry, Gambling911.com can report that the media will be at Tuesday's
Multiple bracelet winner John Juanda has just walked off with another having become the second person to win the World Series of Poker Europe.
Even after a grueling 22 hour final table, John Juanda could not wipe the smile off his face as he held his fourth WSOP bracelet aloft and posed for the throng of waiting photographers. Cool and implacable, Juanda never lost his focus, went on tilt, or lost his temper on his way to victory tonight.
Danish poker pro Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen is truly a great poker player, having won nearly six million dollars in career poker tournament earnings.
But when it comes to running a website-even one about poker-he is just as inept as the next clown who thinks anyone can sit down at a computer and create and operate a successful website. Hansen's website, at www.theplayr.com (that's "player" without the "e"), has announced it is pulling the plug.
It was down to the wire between John Juanda and Stanislav Alekhin at this year's World Series of Poker Europe.
UNCASVILLE, CT (October 1, 2008) - Straights, pocket pairs and smooth calls will highlight the action in October at Mohegan Sun's new 42-table poker room located in the 64,000 square-foot Casino of
Several weeks ago, AintLuck.com broke the news that Full Tilt Poker was signing blind poker professional, Hal Lubarsky to their poker team.
Nine finalists now down to five remaining at the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).
PurePlay.com's CEO, Jason Kellerman, sat down with Yours Truly while at Barcelona's European i-Gaming Congress and Expo and answered some questions about the subscriber based online poker company t
Russia's Ivan Demidov was listed with +425 odds at BetCRIS.com to win the 2008 World Series of Poker.
With 363 entrants - the exact same number as last year - the second ever World Series of Poker Europe was about to conclude. By Thursday evening the 2008 WSOPE final 9 table was determined.
It's hard to imagine that one of the poker world's most recognizable faces, Daniel Negreanu, has yet to actually win a World Series of Poker main event.
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nation-wide, today commended Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for introducing S.
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