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Playdom wastes little time after being acquired by Disney and announces a strategic partner relationship with Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment. They will change the name of their Poker Palace online social game to The World Series of Poker brand. The new branded social game will be played on Facebook and other social networks. Articles and analysis by:

Cake Poker ” According to Harrah’s, the game will allow players to win virtual WSOP bracelets, as well as offering up opportunities to enter sweepstakes that award prizes including trips to Las Vegas and seats to live WSOP events.”

WebProNews ” In other online poker news, the New York Times reports that the House Financial Services Committee approved a bill that would effectively legalize online poker and other nonsports betting, overturning a 2006 federal ban.”

MarketWire (Press Release)

EXTRA: 08/15/2010 The Wall Street Journal analyzes Playdom’s “Sorority Life”

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