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Online Gambling in Michigan
09 Mar 2019
Legislators in Michigan are making another strong push to bring legalized gambling to the state after efforts once again stalled late last year. Michigan came as close as a state can get to bringing in legalized online gambling last year before it failed at the final hurdle. House Bill 4926 passed through both the House
888 poker
06 Mar 2019
If you play poker on the 888 Poker platform and are looking for access to better sports betting options you may be In luck. 888 Holdings, the owner of 888 Poker, added to its growing online gambling holdings earlier this week by purchasing online sportsbook BetBright for $19.83 million. This is the third high profile
Parx Casino
04 Mar 2019
Two important pieces of news for online poker fans came out earlier this week; one from Pennsylvania and one from the Department of Justice. Let’s start in Pennsylvania where the long wait for online poker and online casino games to go live painfully continues. It’s been 16 months since the Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed
Kentucky online poker bill
27 Feb 2019
With time ticking down on the current session of the Kentucky House of Representatives, a vote on HB 175 could be coming, if the sponsors of the bill can collect enough votes for it to pass. The current session of the House will adjourn on March 30. That gives State Representative Adam Koenig, who introduced
new jersey lawsuit
25 Feb 2019
New Jersey has fired another shot at the Department of Justice (DOJ) over their recent opinion reversal of the Wire Act. A previous opinion decided by the DOJ during the Obama administration was recently changed. Under the old decision it was determined that the Wire Act, which relates to the illegality of transmission of betting
west virginia online poker
19 Feb 2019
While some states have pumped the brakes on talks of legalizing online poker specifically and online gambling generally, West Virginia is jumping on the gas pedal. A new bill introduced in West Virginia late last week is calling for all forms of online gambling to be legalized in the state. That would of course include
New York Officially Licenses 3 Commercial Casinos
15 Feb 2019
A second bill looking to legalize online poker in the state of New York was introduced late last week. The new bill A4924 was introduced in the New York House of Assembly by assemblyman, and Chair of the Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee, Gary Pretlow. It follows in the footsteps of a similar bill, SB18,
Kentucky online poker bill
12 Feb 2019
You can add another state to the list of states looking to bring regulated, legal online poker within their borders as a Kentucky online poker bill was filed last week. Politicians looking to legalize online poker and sports betting in the state made the move as House Bill 175. It was filed by Republican Representative Adam
888 poker
29 Jan 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker may still be five months away but it’s already top of mind for players at 888 Poker. At 888 Poker they’re already getting ready to send players to the 2019 WSOP with WSOP satellites and qualifiers on now. 2019 WSOP Qualifiers at 888 Poker In case you missed the
Intertops Poker Download
25 Jan 2019
If an expenses-paid trip to play poker in the Caribbean in March sounds like a good way to beat the late-winter blues, you need to step up to the tables at Intertops Poker. On March 29 the main event of the WSOPC Caribbean will begin at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino in St.
pennsylvania online poker
22 Jan 2019
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has responded to the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) reversal of the interpretation of the Wire Act by issuing a letter to their casino licensees. And the directive is not good news for online poker players and online gamblers in general in that state. The letter sent from PGCB Poker Review
17 Jan 2019
888 Poker LIVE Bros vs. Pros is back and the popular online poker room is sending another lucky player and his or her mates to London, England. It’s all part of their latest promotion, Bros vs. Pros II. For anyone who missed the first edition of Bros vs. Pros, 888 Poker LIVE sent lucky winner
Michigan House Passes Comprehensive iGambling Bill
15 Jan 2019
It looks like some real legislative headway could finally be made in 2019, after a West Virginia online poker bill was introduced this week. Just a few days after a bill was passed in New York state trying to bring online poker to the Empire State, legislation was introduced to bring legal, regulated online gambling
New York Poker Regulation Bill
10 Jan 2019
New York is taking another shot at bringing legal, regulated online poker to the state. Democratic Senator, and Chair of the Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Joseph Addabbo proposed Senate Bill 18 earlier this week that would legalize online poker in New York State. Under Addabbo’s proposed bill the state would grant up to
Party Poker download and software review
08 Jan 2019
The partypoker Live MILLIONS tour has announced their tournament schedule for the rest of 2019. This year’s schedule looks different than the 2018 slate, as two tournament locations have been bumped and replaced with new venues and new countries. Gone from the 2018 schedule are MILLIONS stops in Russia and the UK. Taking their place
888 poker
04 Jan 2019
888 Poker scooped up the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network earlier this week, becoming the sole owner of the network. 888 Poker already owned a 47 per cent of the All American Poker Network and acquired the remaining 53 per cent from its joint venture partner Avenue Capital for $28 million. Under