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PokerStars, 888 Poker pulled from Australian iTunes store

Two poker apps that were in contravention of Australian gambling laws have been pulled from the Australian iTunes store after being available for over a year.

By July 17, 2013

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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 September 3, 2013

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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

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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 October 8, 2012

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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 July 2, 2012

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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 September 20, 2011

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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 September 22, 2011

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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 September 20, 2011

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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 April 15, 2011

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Ep 482: Where we put on our poker face

Before we get into the stories on today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast, let's spend a moment on the magic of Lady Gaga. In this morning's pre-show, Jeff admits he's finally fallen for the incendiary pop star, and it's all because of her newest video, "Bad Romance." We all agree that the diva is definitely the most talented pop star, but the nerds inside of us have to ask: does she have to constantly pimp her Monster Heartbeat headphones in every single music video?

By December 8, 2009