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Snyder wants New Taxes / Fees for Millionaire Parties

The Michigan Charitable Gaming Association (MCGA) has updated their Advocacy section of their website with the following: MiCGA has been invited to participate in discussions with Governor Snyder’s Office concerning new fees and/or taxes that the Governor has proposed imposing on the charitable gaming community.  The Governor’s Office has attempted to justify the increased fees or [&hellip

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Mid-States Poker Tour Broadcast

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) at Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek has ended after a couple of weeks of qualifying, 3 starting days and an exciting day 2 that ended in a world-wide broadcast of the final table on www.msptpoker.com and www.pokernews.com.  Thomas Madena took home the $73,456 top prize as well as a championship bracelet valued at over $5000 [&hellip

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MSPT at Firekeepers in Battle Creek

The Mid-States Poker Tour is wrapping up today at Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan today.  The current chip counts and payouts can be found here.  Sam Oberlin is the current chip leader with 234,200 in chips going into day 2 trying for the top prize of $73,456.  Detroit’s Jose Serratos is currently 8th in [&hellip

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Charity Rooms, the MGCB and you!

There has been a lot of discussions on 2+2 Forums regarding the closing of rooms and the moratorium on new charity licenses.  The moratorium states that no more supplier or location licenses (those are needed by the room to allow charities to get Millionaire Party Licenses to run the poker events) will be issued until [&hellip

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IDK Goes on a Rant

Upon hearing the news that Snookers is closed due to them not being able to follow the rules and supply legal gaming to their large customer base, I have decided to write a little something about gamblers in general. I have met a fair number of the people that are reading this, whether you know [&hellip

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