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John McCain laughs off iPhone poker during Senate hearing

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee must have spouted things Sen. John McCain has heard before. He was caught playing iPhone poker. On Twitter, he complains that he lost.

By Sep. 3, 2013


Legal online poker site goes live -- for Nevada residents

The site will allow players to hit the virtual poker tables, as long as they're 21 years of age or older.

By May. 1, 2013


Poker site CEO arrested in multimillion Ponzi scheme

Raymond Bitar, founder of Full Tilt Poker, was arrested at JFK Airport and charged with siphoning $430 million in gamblers' winnings.

By Jul. 2, 2012


Zynga executive exodus continues: Zynga Poker GM leaves

Laurence "Lo" Toney, former GM of the popular Zynga Poker game, quits Zynga and adds to growing list of recently departed executives.

By Oct. 8, 2012


Full Tilt Poker a Ponzi scheme? Like Groupon?

The U.S. Justice Department accusing Full Tilt Poker of being a "global Ponzi scheme" is the latest example of large online concerns being accused of being mega-Madoffs. Does the Web make Ponzis easier to manage?

By Sep. 20, 2011


Internet poker giants indicted in U.S. crackdown

Indictment accuses offshore companies of laundering money through fake online merchants to circumvent U.S. anti-online gambling law.

By Apr. 15, 2011


Full Tilt Poker lashes out at Ponzi scheme claims

Company says it doesn't believe that any "reasonable interpretation" of its business would make it a Ponzi scheme, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By Sep. 22, 2011


Full Tilt Poker cheated players out of $300 million, WSJ says

The Justice Department claims the Web site is a Ponzi scheme that paid out celebrity players Howard Lederer and Christopher Ferguson.

By Sep. 20, 2011


A patent on a poker game?

Ocean Tomo will sell off a poker game patent later this month at its intellectual property auction in Chicago.

By Oct. 11, 2007


Craving NYC: Poker and pedicures

The latest installment of the weekly videocast.

By Aug. 27, 2007