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Tax Court Ruling Deems Tournament Poker "Gambling Activity"

Tournament Poker: Gambling or Skill? Playing tournament poker has just gotten more expensive. A recent tax court ruling has decreed that tournament poker is not a game reliant on skill, but instead a gambling activity. This ruling means that beginning in March 8, 2008, Casinos will be required to withhold 25% of tournament winnings when […]

World Series of Poker Europe Kicks Off in London

WSOPE Starting To Heat Up in London For the first time in World Series of Poker history, a gold bracelet will be awarded outside the casinos of Las Vegas. Taking place at The Casino at the Empire, the first WSOPE event is £2,500 HORSE. The player field is much smaller than those at the casinos […]