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June 17, 2010
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Just as the World Series of Poker (WSOP) opened its doors at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, last month, the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) raised the curtain on its evolving...

June 16, 2010
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The North American Poker Tour (NAPT) has attracted a curious crowd of observers at its website this week. They have fixed their eyes on the steadily ascending number of days on the "NAPT...

June 04, 2010
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Yesterday, the Nevada Gaming Control Board ("GCB") raised the curtain on its evolving policy toward relationships between casinos and online gambling companies. In its publicly posted...

February 25, 2007
By Wendeen H. Eolis

A heretofore shy Poker Player Alliance is set to confirm that Senator Alfonse D'Amato will chair the PPA. The three-term former Senator has given the signal of "I do," as in, I...

July 22, 2009
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Just beyond the elegant glass doors of the Palazzo Suite, a representative of the Poker Player Alliance stood at attention eyeing the arriving crowd for possible crashers. United States...

December 11, 2008
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Last month, CBS News’ 60 Minutes partnered with the Washington Post in reports on the two biggest online gambling fraud cases in the history of internet poker. The November 30th segment of 60...

October 30, 2008
By Staff

The highly anticipated 60 Minutes online poker story is set to air November 9th, according to Wendeen H. Eolis, a legal consultant and one of the best connected insiders in the poker industry....

October 29, 2008
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Until CBS correspondent Steve Kroft and his 60 Minutes crew arrived at the World Series of Poker last summer, the biggest buzz in the tournament arena had centered on Harrah’s decision to delay...

August 19, 2008
By Wendeen H. Eolis

This is the second and final piece about the World Poker Association's rise and unraveling, and the significant progress of the World Series of Poker's Players Advisory Council.

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August 06, 2008
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The summer of 2006 was a turning point for poker players and tournament organizers alike. Unimpressed with prior efforts to organize players or a player-management advisory board, I arrived at...

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