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Online Poker Settlement Could Shake Industry

In a development that could signal a shift in the murky and unregulated world of online gambling, the parent company of one of the most popular Internet poker sites said today it has agreed to pay the U.S. government $105 million to settle charges that it illegally offered gambling to players in the United States.

By The Editors | April 7, 2009; 01:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Payoffs and Pitfalls of Poker

During an online chat this afternoon, The Post's investigative reporter Gilbert M. Gaul and professional poker player Serge Ravitch explored the intricacies of the online poker industry, and its pitfalls.

By Derek Kravitz | December 1, 2008; 07:08 PM ET | Comments (0)

Resisting Temptation

In all my time in Atlantic City I never gave the casinos a nickel, not because I opposed gambling on moral or philosophical grounds, but because I just didn't get the point. Why risk losing my hard-earned money when I could use it for something I really liked? All of this came to mind again while reporting the story of the cheating scandals at Absolute Poker and UltimateBet, which cost players millions of dollars.

By The Editors | December 1, 2008; 07:28 AM ET | Comments (6)


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