Nick Shkolnik matched his career earnings by winning HPT Thunder Valley Main Event. (Photo by Paul Oresteen)

Nick Shkolnik Wins HPT Thunder Valley Main Event

Nick Shkolnik matched his career earnings with his win at the Heartland Poker Tour’s Thunder Valley Main Event outside Sacramento. Shkolnik notched four of the final table’s eight eliminations en route to earning $159,599. “I was telling my friends I was going to win this and they didn’t believe me,” Shkolnik said. “It means a lot […]

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Bad Actor Clause Absent from New California Online Poker Bill

On Thursday evening California Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer  introduced an online poker bill dubbed The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015. The bill is a marked departure in several key areas from other recent efforts, including Jones-Sawyer’s 2014 iPoker legislation and Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill introduced in December. In conjunction with the release of the […]

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