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UK Government to Target Online Gaming Operators
In a leaked report from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, it has been revealed that the government will be targeting online gaming operators who target UK residents. Gaming industry newspaper Coinslot revealed that a leaked report was considering a system whereby offshore gaming companies would need to be licensed in the UK and those that were not would not be able to market their services in the UK.

David Marley wins Sky Poker Tour Newcastle
The second leg of the second season of the Sky Poker Tour concluded in Newcastle at the Aspers Casino over the weekend, with 149 hopefuls braving the big freeze to play in the event. The eventual winner was David ‘Daveyzz’ Marley of Bridlington who beat David Evans heads up for the title and the £4,000 first prize. The next leg of the tour takes place in Luton at the G Casino on the 6th of March.

1st David Marley £4,000
2nd David Evans £2,600
3rd Richard Robinson £1,800
4th John Pickering £1,350
5th Gary Graham £1,050
6th Carl Teasdale £900
7th Helen Rideout £750
8th Mick Jennings £600
9th Andrew Burden £450

PCA High Roller Live Updates
The main event may be done and dusted, but the action is still coming thick and fast at the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure. The $25,000 High Rollers Event is underway and you can see all the action via our live reporting section.

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