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Business/Law Articles

By Wendeen H. Eolis

High stakes poker games are no longer the sole province of men. Increasingly, women are playing ("power poker"),the mind-bending game of bets, raises, bluffs and calls, that is...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

The CEO and executive vice president/general counsel of Precious Goods Inc. arrived at my office with two documents from the company's outside lawyers: a dunning notice for $...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

Looking back to a time when a high-stakes beauty contest took aim at a procession of bathing-suited lovelies, the selection of outside counsel was mostly the prerogative of...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

Sitting as the chief judge in a succession of law firm beauty contests, John Wise*, president of a high-profile communications business, listened intently to the pitches for...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

Presiding over a workshop for senior business executives and law department officials from around the country, John Prudent* (not his real name), Executive Vice President of a...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

As the new leader of the online poker industry, Alfonse D'Amato has taken command in forming the battle plans to free poker from the constraints of the Unlawful Internet...

Gaming Media Articles

July 6, 2015
By Wendeen H. Eolis

 Today Nolan Dalla is in high gear for another starting day of the...

March 30, 2015
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino ('Taj') poker room drew its biggest crowd in years, for its closing weekend, last month. The nostalgic full house bore respectful witness to the downfall of Atlantic...

December 10, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

BREAKING NEWS: From the Continent to the Isle of Man and across the ocean to North America, word on the street is that the latest round of musical chairs inside Poker Stars has ended with...

August 4, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Now that Amaya Gaming has completed its purchase of PokerStars,...

July 18, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The bloom was still on the rose of the poker boom when James (Jimmy) Woods strolled into the Commerce Casino, just outside Los Angeles. We met up for coffee and then walked over to a no limit...

July 1, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Until moments after the 2009 WSOP final table proceedings in the fall, Jeffrey Pollack was the public face of the...

June 9, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Hours before the curtain rose on the 45th annual World Series of Poker, last minute wrangling amongst the collaborators was at a...

May 30, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

In the days leading up to the opening of the 2014 World Series of Poker, Ty Stewart, the Grand Pooh Bah of the World Series of Poker, was beaming.  A five day trip had taken the...

May 19, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Last week, Stanley Sludikoff, publisher of Poker Player Newspaper, addressed card room personnel in an open letter saying, “For the...

April 22, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

During the past week, since  the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement issued its final order concerning the first event at the ...

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