The Stark Contrast between DraftKings and StarsDraft

The way in which DraftKings and StarsDraft have each responded to recent legal developments in the DFS world highlight differences in the companies’ goals.

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Luck Versus Skill – the Game Designer’s Perspective

A large part of the debate around fantasy sports and poker centers on the definitions of ‘luck’ and ’skill,’ but these are quite complicated.

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Brazil Bans Online Poker in Public Areas

Brazil has just announced new legislation which will impose fines for playing online poker in public using a mobile device. This may seem like a step back, but is it really inconsistent with the country’s move towards regulation?

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Regulated Online Poker Bill Roundup: New York, Pennsylvania, California, Mississippi

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Several states have been working on bills to legalize and regulate online poker in the United States, with legislation in New York, Mississippi and California. Here’s a brief roundup of what’s going on in all those states.

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Seals With Clubs’ Micon Seeks $100K For Legal Defense In Nevada

Seal With Clubs Bitcoin Poker

Seals With Clubs founder Bryan Micon is asking for $100,000 from the public as he prepares to fight a charge of running an unlicensed online poker site in Nevada.

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California Online Poker Bill Takes Historic Step Forward, Passes Committee Vote

California’s legislature took a step forward toward allowing online poker in the state on Monday.

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If You Want Regulated Online Poker In California, Make Your Voice Heard Now

An important hearing will take place in the California legislature on Monday that will have a major impact on the future of online poker in the state.

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More Opposition to Online Poker and iGaming Ban Bill RAWA Surfaces

New updates for Harry reid online poker bill

More opposition to the Restoration of America’s Wire Act — which would ban online poker and iGaming in the United States — surfaced this week.

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A PokerStars subsidiary in Italy is under investigation for alleged tax fraud in relation to the operation of Pokerstars’ Italian online poker room.

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A Guide to Playing Online Poker in the United States

If you live in the United States, where playing online poker can be a bit of a murky proposition with unregulated and offshore poker sites, here are some tips on how and where to play.

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