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Is the 800lb gorilla awakening?

Zynga Poker Changes Mind, Now Exploring Real Money Gaming

Well that didn’t take long. Back in November, we wrote a column explaining why Zynga Casino GM Lo Toney‘s statements about his company not being interested in real-money poker where either a) misguided,…


Did Epic Poker Find a Sucker?

As we broke last week, Pinnacle Entertainment is in negotiations to acquire Epic Poker. We attempted multiple times to contact Epic Poker for comment or details, but they ignored our requests. Pinnacle has refused to comment as…


The Top Five Full Tilt Commercials That Take On a Different Meaning Today

The Entities who comprise Wicked Chops Poker were discussing the genuine brilliance of Full Tilt’s advertising campaigns recently. Despite all of the issues that arose from the leadership of Ray Bitar, Full Tilt…


EXCLUSIVE: Pinnacle Entertainment in Negotiations to Acquire Epic Poker

According to multiple industry sources, Pinnacle Entertainment is currently in negotiations to acquire Epic Poker.

The DoJ flip-flop on the Wire Act may not do much for Federally-regulated online poker in 2012, but could be a boon for Nevada brick-and-mortars.

How Will the DoJ’s New Stance on Wire Act Impact Internet Poker in 2012?

To paraphrase one of Paulie Walnuts all-time best lines in the Sopranos, people in the poker industry wouldn’t mind “giving 2011 back to the Indians.” But the last two work days before Christmas, a…

The HPT has grown to become the most successful North American poker tour.

The Unlikely Success Story of the Heartland Poker Tour

Editor’s Note: The following column is the second in our on-going “”Underreported Success Stories” in poker. Last month we featured Dominik Kofert and PokerStrategy. This month, we look at the unlikely success of…


The WCOFF Sounds An Awful Lot Like Full Tilt

ESPN’s Outside the Lines recently did a feature on the now defunct World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF). The WCOFF was the largest fantasy league in the world. The winners of their Main Event…

Full Tilt shareholders essentially walked from the company Thursday, transferring assets over to GBT.

Tilt-Tapie Agree to Asset Transfer: Three Things It Means for You

Earlier on Thursday, Subject:Poker reported that Full Tilt Poker shareholders agreed to transfer the company’s assets to Groupe Bernard Tapie. The asset transfer paves the way for GBT to complete its deal with…


Top Facebook Free-Play Poker Sites

With Zynga’s IPO scheduled for this week–there is increased attention focused right now on free-play poker.

Zynga Poker is like the SEC football of Facebook free-play games. It simply dominates all other comers. While we think it’ll be difficult for any of the free-play Facebook poker sites to convert their customers to real-money players in the future, sites like Zynga Poker are still significant revenue generators–and an underreported sector in our industry.

Is a premier Vegas property making a major Bush League move?

Adelson Opposes Online Gaming: Just Inconsequential Sour Grapes?

The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson is now “morally opposed” to online gaming.

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