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YAHOO! enters online poker market

26 April 2007

YAHOO! entered the real-money poker market today, launching an Internet card room in conjunction with St Minver, one of Europe's largest gaming operators.

See the Web site here .

The YAHOO! UK & Ireland Games Web site also supports real money Bingo.

Both gambling sites are fully operational and is powered Boss Media AB software. Boss media also supports the powerful gaming brands SportingBet, Bwin, and William Hill.

U.S. players. are not currently accepted.

YAHOO! becomes the first of the "Internet Giants" rumored to be interested in breaking into the lucrative online gambling market. Both Party Poker and Poker Stars stated in the past that the real competition starts once these "giants" enter the arena.

YAHOO! poker becomes a part of International Poker Network, which includes 21-different poker sites.

YAHOO! enters online poker market is republished from Online.CasinoCity.com.
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Ryan McLane

Ryan McLane was a poker reporter for Casino City. Although he has a strong background in reporting, the same can't be said for his poker skills. He has never won a major tournament nor is he a professional player. He applied for this job thinking it was a joke, only to find it out that it's true, people will pay you to write about poker. His favorite word is ridiculous.

After receiving his BA in History from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, he somehow ended up freelance reporting for a couple years before being deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom III with the Massachusetts National Guard. He's back now and is a strong advocate of the phrase "God Bless America."

Currently, Ryan lives in Boston and occasionally makes international treks to cover tournament poker and news. Feature writing is his passion and there is no need to ask for his opinion, he'll probably offer it first - free of charge.
Ryan McLane
Ryan McLane was a poker reporter for Casino City. Although he has a strong background in reporting, the same can't be said for his poker skills. He has never won a major tournament nor is he a professional player. He applied for this job thinking it was a joke, only to find it out that it's true, people will pay you to write about poker. His favorite word is ridiculous.

After receiving his BA in History from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, he somehow ended up freelance reporting for a couple years before being deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom III with the Massachusetts National Guard. He's back now and is a strong advocate of the phrase "God Bless America."

Currently, Ryan lives in Boston and occasionally makes international treks to cover tournament poker and news. Feature writing is his passion and there is no need to ask for his opinion, he'll probably offer it first - free of charge.