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PokerStars’ hopes of an immediate return to the US are still only rated as 50-50 by an industry that holds a seven-year grudge.

Rational Group’s re-entry into the US market after the 15 April 2011 indictments has been fraught with difficulties. Before that fateful day, PokerStars had agreed an online poker partnership with Wynn Resorts, while Full Tilt Poker had paired off with Station Casinos, leaving both companies looking perfectly placed to take advantage of US regulation as and when it occurred.

Suffice to say, things did not work out as planned....

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