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Error Leads To New WSOP Champion Being Revealed

November 14, 2019 — There appears to have been a tabulation error for this year's WSOP Player Of The Year calculation. Initially, it was announced that Daniel Negreanu had won the most points for the year and thus was ...

Pennsylvania Sees First Online Casino and Poker Room

November 8, 2019 — It's official. While the Pennsylvania legislature had already approved provisions that would allow its residents to play online casino games and poker, it took a while for the first online provider ...

Michigan Moves Forward Internet Poker Bill

November 5, 2019 — Michigan has long been thought of as a likely place for legalized online poker to take hold. Most expected that Michigan being a rather blue state politically might push forward legalized online pok...

US Politicians Ramp Up Online Poker Support

October 30, 2019 — A major election year is looming on the horizon for the US. 2020 will see races decide important senate seats as well as the President of the United States. Some of those running have come forward t...

World Series Of Poker To Remain In Rio

October 4, 2019 — The World Series Of Poker (WSOP) has confirmed that it will remain in the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for another year. This has long been the location of the most anticipated and viewed poker to...

WSOP Player Sued For Unpaid Winnings

August 9, 2019 — There is a tradition in the World Series of Poker for some players to take on financial backers in order to get into the big tournament in the first place. The cost for a seat at the table is ten th...

Online Poker in Michigan Remains Stalled

July 30, 2019 — It appears that residents of Michigan will have to wait a little bit longer for online poker. While legislators appeared poised to approve online poker in early 2019, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has s...

Online Poker Is Still Missing In Pennsylvania

July 26, 2019 — Online poker has been technically legal in the state of Pennsylvania for almost two years now, but there is still not an active online poker community in that state. In fact, there are currently no ...

Pennsylvania Still Waiting for Online Poker

July 5, 2019 — Pennsylvania has taken one of the most progressive approaches to legalized online gambling in the United States. Lawmakers in Pennsylvania have approved online casino games, sports betting, and poke...

The Master Is Here To Teach Us Some Poker

May 31, 2019 — The poker world often turns to some of its most successful stars when seeking advice for how to play the game well. At this point most of the public knows that poker is a game of skill rather than l...

Online Gambling Legal in Florida in 2019?

April 26, 2019 — When it comes to live poker offerings, Florida stands out as one of the most energetic and fun states to play in. You have poker rooms across the state that offer you plenty of live action. Unfortun...

Kentucky Delays the Legalization of Online Poker and Sports Betting

April 3, 2019 — It appears that residents of Kentucky will have to wait until 2020 to play poker and bet sports online for real money. The Blue Grass State was poised to become the fifth state to fully legalize mul...

Michigan Is Taking Another Stab At Online Poker

March 13, 2019 — The states are coming to their senses one at a time and allowing for online poker to finally be available to their residents. It is sad that it has taken as long as it has to reach this point, but w...

Kentucky Moves to Legalize Online Poker and Sports Betting

February 13, 2019 — A US state with a long history of gambling opposition has taken steps to legalize online poker and sports betting. Legislators in Kentucky have introduced HB 175. The bill would make it legal for Ke...

Online Poker Legislation Introduced in New York

February 4, 2019 — New York is set to take up the discussion of legalized online poker in 2019. A recent bill introduced by Senator Joseph Addabbo calls for the licensing of online poker. This would make playing poker...

Online Poker could soon become legal in New York in 2019

January 15, 2019 — Some people get enthusiastic at the thought of online poker becoming legalized in the state of New York. In fact, they recently introduced a new bill at the state Senate level where they will try to...

Michigan Becomes Latest State to Approve Online Gambling

December 27, 2018 — Online gambling in the United States continues to make an evolutionary leap. Lawmakers in Michigan worked late into the night on December 20 to deliver a bill that will legalize online poker for Mic...

The First Online Poker Legalization Opportunity Of 2019?

December 4, 2018 — We are not quite done with 2018 just yet, but online poker advocates are already looking forward to the new year. They are primarily concerned with trying to figure out which states may be in play f...

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Continues To Struggle

November 17, 2018 — There are signs of continued struggle when it comes to the amount of revenue that New Jersey has been able to generate from online poker. There was such hope and optimism when the state finally perm...

Delaware Celebrating Five Years Of Legal Poker

November 13, 2018 — It is hard to believe that there is a state that has had online poker long enough to be able to be celebrating five years of the game. That is in the case in Delaware.  Delaware is a small state...

Illinois Is Probably Getting Online Poker In 2019

October 22, 2018 — The state of Illinois is the most likely to be the next to join the four others that have legalized online poker. However, citizens of that state will very likely have to wait until at least 2019 be...

Las Vegas Is Seeing A Slump In The Amount Of Profits From Gambling Wins

September 29, 2018 — Regulators in the state of Nevada claim that the only reason why gambling winnings for the major casinos on the Las Vegas strip are down is because of a lack of major events. In a city where there i...

States With The Best Opportunities To Legalize Online Poker

September 22, 2018 — The uphill fight to legalize online poker throughout the United States has taken on a state-by-state approach. Advocates know that a federal overturn of financial regulations that currently prohibit...

Massachusetts Gets First Poker Room: Could Online Poker Be The Next Hurdle They Cross?

September 5, 2018 — Buzz in the poker community has started up again as Massachusetts opens it first land-based poker room. The MGM Springfield has opened up the poker room as part of its casino establishment. It is a ...

Online Poker Is Gearing Up In Pennsylvania

August 26, 2018 — The state of Pennsylvania is about to have the WSOP.com website offering legal online poker in its borders within the next few days. News reports have confirmed that WSOP.com is teaming up with the ...

Cryptocurrencies Coming To Online Poker?

August 20, 2018 — The cryptocurrency craze may be finally ready to reach into the realms of online poker. It just so happens that one poker website by the name of EvenBet is looking to make this happen. Their vision ...

Illinois May Still Move Towards Poker Legalization In 2018

August 6, 2018 — There is not a lot of time left in 2018 for various states to make their moves towards poker legalization, but some are more likely to do so than others. Illinois is one state where we could indeed ...

Poker Alliance Rises From The Ashes

July 2, 2018 — There was once an organization called the Poker Players Alliance. This alliance of like-minded players was interested in advocating for their interests in playing poker over the Internet. They bande...

New York Wraps Up Session Without Passing Poker Legislation

June 25, 2018 — It is another year gone by in the New York state legislature without any major changes made to the legalization of gambling. It appears that legislators are simply unwilling to move the legislation ...

Michigan House Passes Online Gambling Bill

June 16, 2018 — All eyes were on the Michigan House of Representatives as they considered legislation that would allow for online gambling within its state borders. Many wondered if it would be possible to get such...

Connecticut Will Not Advance Poker Bill During Special Session

June 11, 2018 — It seems that there is not much of an appetite for a pro-online poker bill coming out of the Connecticut special session for the Senate this year. It looks like those in the state government are sim...

Chris Ferguson Releases Public Apology About Full Tilt

May 28, 2018 — There has been a lot of controversy and drama related to Full Tilt Poker and the way in which it got shut down along with so many other poker websites on what became known as Black Friday on April 2...

Michigan Looks To Possibly Speed Along Passage Of Online Poker Legislation

May 21, 2018 — It is entirely possible that online poker could be legalized in the state of Michigan much sooner than some might have previously expected. This is because one particular lawmaker has been persisten...

Three Poker-Friendly States Finally Get Connected

May 7, 2018 — A major issue for legal online poker in the United States is that it has been taken up in such a piecemeal way. States have individually had to decide that they wanted to have legal poker available ...

Poker Player's Alliance Is Not Paying Its Staff

March 24, 2018 — The financial situation over at the Poker Player's Alliance has grown dire. It has been the leading advocacy organization when it comes to legalizing online poker in the United States. However, the ...

New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Decline But Remain Important

March 18, 2018 — The state of New Jersey probably wishes that it was bringing a little more revenue from its legalized online poker operations. At the same time, officials there are just happy that they have this st...

International Women's Day And Poker

March 9, 2018 — The state of New Jersey probably wishes that it was bringing a little more revenue from its legalized online poker operations. At the same time, officials there are just happy that they have this st...

Nevada Poker Players Win A Bad Beat Jackpot

February 24, 2018 — There was a case before the Nevada Gaming Commission that had a lot of people interested in the outcome. It involved players who played at the local Las Vegas casinos known as the "Station" casinos....

California Says "No" To Online Poker In 2018

February 18, 2018 — There is not going to be any online poker coming down the pipe for California in 2018. The legislation that possibly could have brought it to the forefront is now dead according to many observers. T...

Online Poker Continues To Struggle In Delaware

January 21, 2018 — It is hard to get a lot of people excited for the prospect of online poker when it is a game that seems to be in decline almost everywhere that you look. The reality is that online poker may have al...

New York To Join The Poker Party

January 14, 2018 — The game of online poker in the United States hangs in the balance in certain ways based on what New York State decides to do. People in the United States have been playing online poker legal or oth...

Bad Beat Jackpot Hangs In Limbo

January 7, 2018 — There is a lot of debate and discussion at the moment about a potential bad beat jackpot that may or may not be distributed as planned. The Nevada Gaming Commission has to issue a final decision on ...

Online Gambling On The Rise, But Online Poker Not Enjoying Those Spoils

December 17, 2017 — Has the magic left the building when it comes to online poker? It seems like in a lot of ways it has. There are new numbers out from New Jersey indicating that the overall numbers for online gamblin...

States That Are Long Shots To Legalize Online Poker

December 9, 2017 — There are some states which seem poised and eager to legalize online poker, and then there are the states where it seems incredibly unlikely. It is pretty easy to categorize any state that has stron...

States To Watch For Poker Legalization

December 1, 2017 — There are a handful of states to keep an eye on when it comes to poker legalization in the next few years. Since New Jersey, Nevada, and others have legalized online poker, many states have begun to...

Illinois Wavers On Online Poker, Says No For Now

November 18, 2017 — Illinois has been a state that has been a little under the radar of poker advocates to some extent. It has not necessarily been the most promising candidate for the next state to make a move towards...

New Hampshire Nixes Legalization Of Online Poker

November 12, 2017 — If the actions of its neighbors were to be taken as a sign of what New Hampshire might do, then one could easily have expected New Hampshire to legalize online poker for its citizens. However, that ...

New Jersey has announced they will enter a new agreement with Delaware and Nevada

October 18, 2017 — New Jersey has announced they will enter a new agreement with Delaware and Nevada. What does the deal entail? The patrons of internet gaming from New Jersey can play against the players from the oth...

Pennsylvania Senate Approves Online Gambling Bill

June 1, 2017 — Facing continuing budget shortfalls, the Pennsylvania State Senate has finally passed legislation that would legalize some forms of online gambling for residents of the state. After several futile a...

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Approves Bill to Legalize Online Poker, DFS

July 8, 2016 — Pennsylvania House of Representatives Approves Bill to Legalize Online Poker, Daily Fantasy Sports; No Video Gaming Terminals Last week, prospects improved for online poker legalization in Penn...

California Bill Legalizing Online Poker Gains Further Support

June 20, 2016 — Opponents Look to be Outgunned More and more, 2016 is looking to be the year that California legalizes online poker. As the bill that would detail its regulation, AB 2863, continues to be amen...

New York Senate Votes in Favor of Bill that would Legalize Online Poker, Passes 53 to 5

June 20, 2016 — Last Tuesday, June 14, the New York State Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor for Bill S05302D, at 53 for, 5 against. The bill would allow some variations of online poker to circumvent New York l...

California Amends Online Poker Bill AB 2863: Still Faces Tribal Coalition Opposition

June 13, 2016 — California Amends Online Poker Bill AB 2863: Adds “Bad Actor” Clause, Still Faces Tribal Coalition Opposition In January, Democrat assemblyman Adam Gray first introduced bill AB 2863, which...

Regulated Online Poker One Step Closer To Reality In New York

June 11, 2016 — Online poker players are currently abuzz with news and information about an online poker regulation bill working it's way through the New York State Senate at the moment. It is a measure that has be...

Pennsylvania could pass online gambling bill

May 31, 2016 — The expectations that Pennsylvania’s online gambling bill can see the light next year are still high. The House Bill 649 could bring the online gambling legislation to Pennsylvania once and for ...

California online poker bill closer than ever

May 12, 2016 — A few months ago, State Senator Isadore Hall and State Assemblyman Adam Gray introduced several bills (SB 278 and AB 431 respectively), bringing online poker closer than ever. However, it was not ...

Panama Papers establish possible link to Amaya Gaming insider trading scandal

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California Bureau of Gambling Control Stops Accepting Card Room Applications

March 3, 2016 — California Bureau of Gambling Control Stops Accepting Card Room Applications After California Tribes Claim Illegal Operating of House Backed Games On Friday, February 19, California Indian tri...

Maryland Votes Unanimously on Bill that Would Decriminalize Informal House Poker Games

March 3, 2016 — Maryland Votes Unanimously on Bill that Would Decriminalize Informal House Poker Games, but Still Prohibits Electronic Money Transfers Maryland currently upholds a suite of harsh poker gamblin...

Iovation Recommended by the Nevada Gaming Control Board for Gaming License

February 26, 2016 — Scandal Ridden Cyber Security Firm Iovation Recommended by the Nevada Gaming Control Board for Gaming License The Nevada Gaming Commission is considering granting a Nevada Gaming license to on...

Amaya Merges its Two Gaming Brands, PokerStars and Full Tilt, Into One Platform

February 22, 2016 — On Tuesday, February 16, game magnate Amaya Inc. announced its decision to combine its two leading online poker sites onto one platform. PokerStars and Full Tilt will be merged into the same li...

California Online Poker Bill Edit Seeks Tribal Racetrack Support

February 19, 2016 — California Online Poker Bill Edit Seeks Tribal Racetrack Support with Generous $60 Million In Concessions and Other Boons In May of 2015, California Assemblyman Adam Gray introduced bill AB 43...

PokerStars, Largest Poker Site in the World, Registers 100 Millionth User

February 10, 2016 — On January 25, the largest poker site in the world, PokerStars.com, registered its 100 millionth user. It was a user in PokerStars France called “ArtiB73”--who became PokerStars’ record-brea...

GVC Holdings/bwin.party: Future of New Jersey's Largest Online Gambling Site at Stake

February 7, 2016 — Corporate Takeover Brings New Licensing Hurdles, Future of New Jersey's Largest Online Gambling Site at Stake On February 1, UK-listed GVC Holdings finalized its acquisition of fellow gaming n...

Three "Mouse Pad" Chain Internet Cafes Raided in Utah for Illegal Internet Gambling

February 5, 2016 — On Thursday, January 14, three Utah internet cafes were raided by police on the charges of hosting online gambling on the premises. The chain of “Mouse Pad” cafes were each raided by 15 of...

PokerStars Investigation Decides Tournament Runner Up Did Not Use A Bot

February 3, 2016 — PokerStars Investigation Decides Tournament Runner Up Did Not Use A Bot, But Suspicions Persist PokerStars has concluded an investigation into the strange behavior of a player in its Turbo Cha...

PokerStars Winter Boycotts Fail to Elicit Change in Poker Giant's 2016 Rewards Program

February 2, 2016 — PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker website, drew massive amounts of community ire this winter. But this does not seem to have significantly threatened the company’s bottom line. T...

The Last Three Team Managers of the Global Poker League 2016

January 25, 2016 — The Last Three: Profiling The Russian, Hong Kong, and Brazilian Team Managers of the Global Poker League 2016 Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelv...

The Four European Managers of the Global Poker League 2016

January 25, 2016 — Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelve managers for the Global Poker Index’s international teams to participate in the upcoming Global Poker League. ...

The Five North American Managers of the Global Poker League 2016

January 25, 2016 — Early in January, Mediarex Sports & Entertainment CEO Alex Dreyfus announced twelve managers for the Global Poker Index’s international teams to participate in the upcoming Global Poker League. ...

Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Opens Doors to Regional Partnerships

January 25, 2016 — Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Opens Doors to Regional Partnerships, and Potentially $100 Million in Revenue A Pennsylvanian online gambling bill looks to make the New England the next legal pl...

Alex Dreyfus Brings Competitive Poker into the Digital Age

January 25, 2016 — Alex Dreyfus is a huge name in poker at the moment. Dreyfus is the CEO of Mediarex Sports & Entertainment--he is a sport poker business mogul and European social media star who seems to make waves...

Washington State May Revise Heavy Online Poker Restrictions in 2016

January 17, 2016 — Washington State has some of the harshest laws against online poker in the entire United States. On the national stage, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed in 20...

California Assembly Bill 167 removed from hearing

January 15, 2016 — Californian online gambling supporters experienced a setback in their quest to legalize online poker early this month as a critical bill, Assembly Bill 167, was removed from a scheduled hearing...

Amaya will appeal Kentucky penalty

December 27, 2015 — The number 1 online poker provider, Amaya, is being forced to deal with Kentucky’s law. The company is now facing the penalty that Kentucky has brought up once again, a consequence from the B...

Judge from Florida continues his battle to introduce online poker

October 9, 2015 — The US online gambling industry continues to growth in just a few of the states that went for online gambling legislation, such as Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Some others, like Pennsylvani...

Pennsylvania still waiting for online poker legislation

October 1, 2015 — Pennsylvania continues with being the second largest gambling market in the United States, right behind the Silver State of Nevada. The online market could put Pennsylvania in the online poker ...

California gives up on Online Poker Legislation

September 18, 2015 — California has finally decided not to go for 2015’s online poker legislation. The last attempt from the Golden State for online gambling brought the discord among several Native American Trib...

California Online Poker bill, more difficult than ever

September 8, 2015 — Californians are still wondering why Many American Indian tribes are against any form of online poker within the Golden State, as many other US states seem to be increasing revenues, expanding ...

California will not go for Online Poker Bill

July 13, 2015 — Senator Isadore Hall III (Chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee), and Adam Gray (Member of California State Assembly and Chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organization ...

Not strong line of reasoning to bring online poker bill to California

July 10, 2015 — The Pechanga’s Online Poker Olive Branch does not seem enough to put some common sense into California Senate’s minds. California State Legislature for 2015 is no going to take in considera...

Bwin Party reaches agreement to sell the World Poker Tour to OurGame.com

June 27, 2015 — Beijing-based social gaming developer, Ourgame, has recently purchased the World Poker Tour. The negotiations began on 2006, when the WPT went to China. The World Poker Tour became the official...

A coalition of poker groups launches campaign in support of online poker bill

June 27, 2015 — California: A coalition of poker groups launches campaign in support of online poker bill Some of the most powerful names in the industry have joined forces to fight for the regulation of the on...

California State Senator fighting hard for state online poker legislation

June 22, 2015 — California State Senate has received another proposition for online poker legislation. The Golden State does not seem to have online gambling in mind for this year, most likely not for next one...

PokerStars receives the attack from California tribe

June 22, 2015 — PokerStars has received the attack of one of the California tribes that really is trying to stop poker in the Golden State. But PokerStars, online poker room from international gambling firm Am...

New Jersey Gambling Regulator warning illegal affiliate websites

June 16, 2015 — The gambling regulator of New Jersey, the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), has had to make a decision on online gambling affiliates who are offering unlicensed sites to residents of the st...

Online poker bill in California on its second step

June 1, 2015 — California seems to be having a difficult time to understand the online gambling market. While some US states are already on the track, the Golden State still cannot see the advantages of one of ...

Pennsylvania's fourth online poker proposal

May 31, 2015 — This is the fourth online poker proposal for the state of Pennsylvania, but the only one in Pennsylvania’s Senate, as the previous three bills are still in the House. The bill, redacted by Se...

New York might bring online poker to the table

May 25, 2015 — The state of New York seems to be the next US state trying to regulate online poker. This is the second time for the Empire State in the last three years to receive a bill from New York State S...

GPI to power the WSOP Player of the Year Award

May 15, 2015 — The Global Poker Index (GPI) announced an agreement with the World Series of Poker (WSOP), which will see GPI tabulate, power and sponsor the WSOP Player of the Year Award that will be called from...

California Passes Online Poker Bill

May 8, 2015 — California continues being a mystery for lawmakers. One of the most flourishing states in the US cannot seem to put 1 and 2 together. The several attempts, civil rights, liberties, economic boo...

Pennsylvania continues supporting online poker

April 19, 2015 — Chairman of the Gaming Oversight Committee, Representative John Payne, has been one of the main supporters for the online gaming industry in the state of Pennsylvania. For over a year, the repr...

Nevada-Delaware shared poker network increasing little by little

April 9, 2015 — The online poker industry in the United States seems to be working just fine. Legislations, bills, state vs federal regulations, are just the top of the iceberg. Several states have been able to ...

Texas Rep Joe Barton pushing for federal online poker bill

April 6, 2015 — Representative Joe Barton has become the new image for online poker regulation. Texas Representative is pushing for federal online poker legislation although he is going to work hard as Utah Re...

North Carolina will hold 2015 WSOP National Championship

April 5, 2015 — Caesars and WSOP have officially announced the schedule for the 2015 WSOP National Championship, which will be held during July (from the 29th to the 31st) at North Carolina’s Harrah’s Cher...

888 launches shared poker network for both Delaware and Nevada

March 26, 2015 — Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey, the three main states that have been fighting for legalizing online poker for the whole country, might be seeing results soon. Two of them, Delaware and Nevada,...

Pala Interactive will not join New Jersey poker market yet

March 26, 2015 — Pala Interactive has decided not to launch its poker platform for New Jersey yet. So far, PokerStars seems to be the only one that will finally make it to New Jersey’s online market. A recent in...

Pennsylvania receives a second bill for online gaming

March 7, 2015 — The US state of Pennsylvania has received a new bill. State Representative Nick Miccarelli has introduced another bill for online gaming, it is just that this time the bill only covers online poke...

Caesars Palace and PokerStars will work together for an online poker federal regulation

March 4, 2015 — Two of the biggest gambling operators in the world, poker room PokerStars and casino-resorts’ firm Caesars Entertainment Corp, are joining forces against the US federal government. The two oper...

Delaware and Nevada soon to share online poker liquidity

February 26, 2015 — Two of the main gambling states in the US, Delaware and Nevada, are soon offering shared online poker pools. The two US states have officially signed the Multi-State Internet Agreement, allowin...

Mississippi and Washington could not see online poker regulated

February 16, 2015 — Both US states, Mississippi and Washington, seemed to be interested in getting on board but it seems now that, online poker regulation is more of a dream that will never come true. The two stat...

Nebraska State Senator introduces poker legislation

February 3, 2015 — The US state of Nebraska is approaching a new attitude towards poker. The online poker market is struggling to create a nation-wide network, only due to some states that prefer live games rather ...

Malaysian high stakes poker player involved in illegal gambling operations

February 3, 2015 — Paul Phua Wei-seng does not seem to be the millionaire who made his fortune by playing poker as the unpleasant events from 2004 are coming back to the light with the US Court delaying the trials. ...

Nevada will prosecute any unlicensed site and their affiliates

January 28, 2015 — The US gambling states are trying to reduce the traffic of unlicensed gambling sites by creating framework for one of the most conflictive markets, the online gambling industry. Nevada has introdu...

California first set of amendments for the online poker bill

January 21, 2015 — California’s Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced yesterday the first amendments for California’s online poker bill. Gatto has proposed in several occasions to make some modifications on Californ...

The state of Washington might decriminalize online poker this year

January 19, 2015 — The state of Washington and its legislation against online poker made the game punishable by prison sentences and fines up to $10,000. These are radical and drastic measures have not brought any p...

888 and WSOP will be sharing online pools in New Jersey

January 18, 2015 — We received Monday 12th of January one of the greatest news in the last months. New Jersey is going to begin sharing online gaming prize pools with two of the most important online gambling oper...

Bwin Party selling off its social gaming business

January 15, 2015 — One of the major sports bets operator from Europe, Bwin Party Digital Entertainment, is not having a great success in the US market. The company based in the British colony in Spain, Gibraltar, ha...

Kentucky receives anti online gambling bill from its State Senator

December 29, 2014 — KY State Senator Mike Wilson does not seem to be very happy with the idea of legalizing the online gambling market although, this time, the State Senator seems to have different reasons to propose...

California receives online poker bill

December 6, 2014 — California seemed to be online with the poker rooms as per Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill that was introduced a few days ago as a measure to, finally, open the doors to the online poker industry ...

Politicians trying to keep Poker Stars away from New Jersey

November 22, 2014 — Poker Stars’ launch is mysteriously being delayed for reasons that many of us cannot even imagine. The main cause for the delays can be found on the software development as the New Jersey Divisi...

California's online poker rooms getting ready

November 13, 2014 — The Golden State seems to have brought the attention of the largest poker rooms in the market. San Diego’s Native American groups have been the first ones to start up the online gambling industr...

Online gambling industry fears Republican's victory

November 9, 2014 — US mid-term elections with the GOP victory, has the online gambling industry down in the dumps. The US Republican party is very well known for its conservatism and strong ideals, a concept that th...

California's Native American tribe offering real-money online Bingo

November 8, 2014 — The Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation, the Iipay Nation of San Diego County, is another of the Native American tribes in California that has pushed the ...

California's Native American tribe joins New Jersey online gambling market

November 7, 2014 — The online gaming market in the US is seeing practically anybody has seen before. When it comes to money, of course, most of the organizations in the country will turn their backs around and even ...

Delaware's revenue remains the same while Nevada's drops

October 20, 2014 — August has not been a very successful month for the gaming industry in Nevada. Nevada, in fact Las Vegas, the world’s gambling center, held the World Series of Poker (WSOP), one of the biggest ...

Rumors about PPA's positions about banning online gambling

October 16, 2014 — The online casino gaming’s market is probably one of the industries with the highest number of enemies. On one side, the brick and mortar casino moguls are doing any possible thing they can to b...

Pennsylvania could see online poker in 2017

October 3, 2014 — The study released on September 10th by the investment firm Morgan Stanley Research has stunned the gambling industry in the United States. The researches were mainly focused on the poker bill th...

NJ online market says goodbye to Ultimate

September 28, 2014 — One of the most fructuous gambling markets, New Jersey’s, is going through a rough patch as its online gambling industry is still fighting for the stability any market should have. In this case,...

Ultimate Gaming to withdraw from New Jersey online gaming market

September 22, 2014 — Ultimate Gaming announced last Friday that it will withdraw from the New Jersey online gaming market following the termination of its online gaming agreement with Trump Taj Mahal Associates LLC, ...

NCSL against Federal Poker Legislation

September 17, 2014 — The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has not changed its mind about introducing the federal legislation for the online gambling market as the group’s mainly goals is only the st...

PokerStars blames lack of cohesion between Native American tribes

September 2, 2014 — PokerStars blames lack of cohesion between Native American tribes for online poker regulation’s failure PokerStars, which teamed up with tribal casino Morongo in the Golden State, is declining...

Santa Ysabel should be launching its real-money online poker service this week

August 26, 2014 — According to various sources, the Santa Maria Ysabel Tribal Development Corporation should be launching its real-money online poker service in the US State of California at some point this wee...

Online poker on hold in California

August 26, 2014 — The SB 1366 bill to legalize online poker in the US State of California has been withdrawn ealier this month by State Senator Lou Correa, ending hopes to see online poker regulated in California ...

PokerStars and Full Tilt back in the United States in October?

August 20, 2014 — According to anonymous sources in New Jersey, online poker websites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker will soon receive approval to launch in the online gaming market and could start offering online...

888 and Nevada develop the intrastate network of online poker rooms

July 15, 2014 — It was just a few days when gaming’s analyst Adam Krejcik commented the problems on the online poker network in the United States: “Many will argue that we are only in the early innings of re...

Nevada's online poker revenue increases in May

July 9, 2014 — The Nevada Gaming Control Board has given good news that is coming from increases in revenues during the month of May. This has been very revealing for the online gambling industry as the market ...

Bovada will not take more players from Delaware and Nevada

July 2, 2014 — Residents of the US states of Delaware and Nevada will not be accepted anymore in the game rooms of Bovada after a decision that the company made a few days ago. The news has traveled all around ...

New Jersey and Amaya Gaming negotiating Poker Stars online gambling license

June 27, 2014 — The gaming software firm from Canada is teaming up with the New Jersey’s gambling regulators to grant a state online gambling license to one of the most relevant poker rooms in the world, Poker...

Bill to regulate online gaming introduced in Pennsylvania

June 19, 2014 — Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin B. Erickson has formally introduced a bill to regulate online gaming in the Keystone State and has announced his intention to push for interactive gaming late las...

Amaya Gaming Group acquires Rational Group for $4.9 bn

June 13, 2014 — Amaya Gaming Group has agreed to acquire PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker’s parent company Rational Group, the world’s largest poker business for an agrregate purchase price of $4.9 billion, in...

California could see online poker rooms soon

June 5, 2014 — Thirteen out of the fourteen Native American tribes of California have finally made up their minds in regards to a bill that would regulate the online poker card rooms in the Golden state. Cali...

Pennsylvania taking online poker into consideration

June 2, 2014 — Pennsylvania could be soon the next of the US states to introduce a new legislation that would regulate the online gambling industry. That has been the conclusion from Pennsylvania State Senato...

Bovada blocks registrations for its online poker service in New Jersey

May 30, 2014 — Online gambling and betting company Bovada, which offers online poker in the US through its Bovada.lv website, announced that it will no longer accept new registrations for its online poker servic...

US online poker market sees Poker Networks leaving

May 28, 2014 — Equity Poker Network has decided to exit the gambling industry, an industry that has been legislated and regulated in only three of the US states. Full Flush Poker made a public announcement last...

Online Poker in Massachusetts could be legal soon

May 26, 2014 — The US state of Massachusetts, one of the nation's founders, is now considering opening the state's doors to the online poker industry, but only, to those online poker rooms that can comply with ...

US online poker ban finding more obstacles

May 26, 2014 — The different groups and coalitions against the online gambling industry are trying to force the US government to introduce bills to ban this lucrative market in the United States. However, these...

Native Californian tribes considering online poker

May 26, 2014 — California's Native American tribes have been in opposition to online poker immediately after the online gambling marker opened in the US states of Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey, also known a...

New Jersey's online poker affiliates asked to stop promoting illegal gaming websites

May 21, 2014 — ...

New poker bill introduced in the state of New York

May 8, 2014 — New York State Assemblyman J Gary Pretlow, Chairman or the Committee on Racing and Wagering has introduced a bill that would regulate online poker in the state of New York, which is a virtual repl...

Pennsylvania makes a move towards regulation of online poker

May 2, 2014 — Members of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Commitee held a hearing yesterday to discuss the concept of online gaming in the state. According to the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania...

California voters in favor of online poker regulation

May 2, 2014 — According to polling and strategic consulting firm Tulchin Research, the majority of voters in California would back online poker regulation. A good news for the industry as two new bills seeking ...

PokerStars working on California's online gambling market

April 30, 2014 — PokerStars has laid its eyes on the Golden State, California. The poker room has started the negotiations two of the most powerful gaming organizations in the US state of California. On one sid...

More groups oppose the Restoration of America's Wire Act

April 29, 2014 — Ten conservatives organizations recently joined forces to send a letter opposing the proposed legislation to ban online gambling to top leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees. A...

Ultimate Poker and WSOP Nevada to adopt NETELLER solution

April 15, 2014 — WSOP Nevada and Ultimate Poker will be offering payments cards to help solve problems players have in depositing and withdrawing money from regulated online gaming websites in the state. WS...

Nevada online gambling industry grows slowly

April 14, 2014 — The Nevada Gaming Control Board has come out with the numbers for the first online poker reports, and, the online poker market in Nevada has not presented the expected profits although the figu...

Nevada's online poker rooms bring nearly $9M to the state

April 4, 2014 — Nevada, the Silver State, one of the gaming states in the US, has reached $8.5M from the online poker industry. The first 10 months of operation has become a reference to other states near Neva...

California's Native American tribes against online poker

April 4, 2014 — Poker Stars, one of the most popular online gaming operators in the world, has had to confront the most powerful casino's owners in California, the Native American tribes. Poker Starts received...

Bill S6913 could legalize online poker in New York

April 1, 2014 — New York State Senator John J. Bonacic introduced last week the S6913 bill that could legalize online poker in the state, with a proposed tax rate of 15% on gross gaming revenues. The ratifi...

Nevada and Delaware might share their poker liquidity by symmer

March 25, 2014 — US states of Nevada and Delaware, which signed last month an interstate compact agreement to share their Internet poker liquidity, might be able to merge their liquidities sooner than initially pl...

CTBA pledges to block legislation that would allow PokerStars to go live in California

March 24, 2014 — Medias recently suggested that online poker giant PokerStars had entered negotiations with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three large Southern California card clubs to go live in the Sun...

Real Gaming opens its online poker room in Nevada

March 20, 2014 — Las Vegas casino South Point Poker has launched the new online platform RealGaming.com in the Silver State, Nevada. Nevada has been pushing the state to develop an online poker network as one o...

Nevada and Delaware pushing online poker harder than ever

March 19, 2014 — Nevada and Delaware have both agreed on the terms for an online poker liquidity sharing agreement as part of the new Multi State Internet Gaming Association. Governments from both states Nevada...

Class action complaint filed against PokerStars' parent company dimissed in Illinois

March 18, 2014 — Class action complaint filed by Kelly Sonnenberg against PokerStars’ parent company Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (REEL) has been dismissed by Chief Judge David R. Herndon of the Unite...

Florida will not see its online gambling legislation soon

March 18, 2014 — The US state of Florida might not see an online gaming legislation any soon as the Senate Gaming Committee has refused to pass the online poker bill that could have open the doors to this great...

California moves forward on online poker

March 17, 2014 — Two new online poker bills have been introduced in California bringing online poker back on the golden state's agenda. California could be the next US state to regulate online gaming as both, N...

Successful launch in New Jersey for bwin.party

March 13, 2014 — Bwin.party registered total revenue of €652.4m for the financial year ended 31 December 2013 (€801.6m in 2012), reflecting shift from ‘volume to value’, ISP blocking in Greece, migration ...

Ultimate Gaming stucks deal with Pepermill Resort Spa Casino in Nevada

March 11, 2014 — Online gambling operator Ultimate Gaming has signed a deal to provide online poker service Reno’s Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in the State of Nevada. Under the terms of the agreement, Ulti...

Locaid to provide multi-state geolocalisation compliance API to Delaware and Nevada

March 7, 2014 — Locaid, the world’s largest “location-as-a-service” company, has been chosen to provide a multi-state geolocalisation compliance API for the states of Delaware and Nevada, which allows gamin...

Party Poker of Bwin Party raises Borgata's online gaming revenue

February 20, 2014 — The land-based hotels and casinos from New Jersey are starting to experience the upsurge of the online gaming industry in the garden state. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, one of the main Atlantic ...

Sheldon Adelson's anti-online campaign gain associates

February 15, 2014 — US online gambling ban could be back in business, even when a majority is trying its best to create regulated online gambling markets in several of the US states. The online gambling ban that f...

Wynn Resorts approved in New Jersey but does not plan to go live for the moment

February 12, 2014 — Wynn Resorts Limited has been approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and is now authorized to provide online gambling services in the Garden State. Wynn Resorts Limited ha...

Attempts to legalize online poker in Mississippi fail for third consecutive year

February 11, 2014 — Attempts to legalize online poker in Mississippi failed for the third consecutive year as a new bill that would have regulated online gaming in the state died in committee earlier this week. T...

Wynn Interactive has been granted with a transactional waiver in New Jersey

February 7, 2014 — After overcoming several technical issues, the US state of New Jersey has come out smelling roses; the numbers for these past two months have been nothing out of this world as location and paymen...

The state of Delaware has made a quarter of million in the first two months

January 31, 2014 — Delaware, the second state of the United States that made online gambling lawful and brought up an online gambling regulation last year, keeps increasing its revenue; the US state and its regul...

California's online poker market keeps growing up

January 24, 2014 — The golden state has new revenue, the online poker market. The last studies have shown that California's online poker marker has a value of 384 millions of dollars. Academicon, research institu...

New online poker legislation expected to be resubmitted in California

January 17, 2014 — The californian online poker bills SB51 and SB678 are going to reach their two-year session, but new legislation is expected to be resubmitted in February, with the support of the state’s tribal...

PartyPoker partners with the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils

January 10, 2014 — PartyPoker has been named the official online gaming partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center. This multi-year deal in the online gaming category is the first of ...

New Jersey gaming regulator puts on hold PokerStars license

December 21, 2013 — New Jersey is one of the gambling states in the US that has recently launched its online gaming market. However, state and federal laws in the US are being one of the main problems in the count...

Nevada Online Gambling

December 1, 2013 — Nevada is one of the gambling states in the USA. Its most famous boulevard, Las Vegas strips, has been the center of gambling for decades already, bringing to its prodigious Casinos, millions o...

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