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09 May 2019
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal wants answers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) about lobbying that may have led to the new opinion of the Wire Act. And he wanted it yesterday. Grewal has sued the DOJ to get that information. In March Grewal, on behalf of the state of New Jersey filed
888 Poker After Dark
08 May 2019
888poker LIVE returns later this month and their latest stop is Spain. 888poker LIVE Barcelona runs at the Casino Barcelona from May 22 to June 3. The full schedule for their stop in Barcelona includes 13 events with buy-ins ranging from €150 to €2,200. In American dollars that converts to approximately $167 and $2460. The
2018 WSOP Schedule Announced
08 May 2019
Just over two weeks ago Maurice Hawkins tied the record for most WSOP Circuit Championship rings when he claimed his 12th career ring. Hawkins now sits alone with the record after claiming his 13th career ring earlier this week. On April 15 Hawkins won his 12th career WSOP Circuit Championship ring at Harrah’s Cherokee to
2018 WSOP Schedule Announced
03 May 2019
The WSOP Circuit released their new schedule for the 2019-20 season earlier this week. The 16th season of the WSOP Circuit will include a record 35 events across the United States, including stops in six new venues. The season will once again conclude with the Global Casino Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee in August, 2020. The
UK's Jack Sinclair Triumphs at 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event
26 Apr 2019
The 50th World Series of Poker is just over a month away, but the folks behind the WSOP are looking even farther ahead after releasing the full 2019 World Series of Poker Europe schedule this week. The 11th edition of the WSOPE will be held at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov Czech Republic for the
888 Poker After Dark
24 Apr 2019
888 Poker is partnering with Poker Central to give a lucky player the chance to compete with the pros on Poker After Dark. This is the second year that 888 Poker and Poker Central have partnered on what has been dubbed Poker After Dark 888poker Week II. The best part is that whoever wins the
Pennsylvania Casino Revenues Down 1% to $3.2BN in Fiscal 2016/17
18 Apr 2019
For online poker players in the state of Pennsylvania their long wait will finally soon be over. Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Executive Director Kevin O’Toole announced earlier this week that online gambling, and with it online poker, will finally launch in Pennsylvania on July 15. Online gambling was legalized in Pennsylvania by the stroke of
17 Apr 2019
Intertops Poker has scheduled some special tournaments to fill some of your time over the Easter long weekend. The Intertops Easter Experience Poker Tournament Series includes six special tournaments and begins on Thursday, April 18. The tournaments have various buy-ins, from very cheap to more expensive that should fit into any poker players bankroll budget.
12 Apr 2019
The road to the final opinion on the Wire Act began on Thursday, as arguments were heard regarding the lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ). In what came as a surprise to no one, the DOJ tried unsuccessfully to have the lawsuit dismissed during arguments. Most experts saw this coming after a memo issued
Intertops Poker Download
08 Apr 2019
Intertops Poker has announced a special $1,500 Tax Day Tournament to be played on April 15 as Americans prepare to either receive a refund or pay up any unpaid taxes. The special Intertops Tax Day tournament has a guaranteed prize pool of $1,500 and begins at 7:30 p.m. EDT on April 15. The buy-in for the
New Poker King Club Opens At The Venetian Macau
05 Apr 2019
The World Series of Poker is always the biggest game in town in Las Vegas each spring and summer but its far from the only game in town. Vegas poker rooms have cheaper events running alongside for poker players with smaller bankrolls, and those looking for action in between WSOP tourneys starting May 28. Three
Kentucky online poker bill
28 Mar 2019
Any chances of legalizing Kentucky online poker – or other forms of online gambling in the state – appear to be dead for 2019. Bill HB175 was filed in the Kentucky House of Representatives earlier this year by Rep. Adam Koenig. The bill, if passed would have legalized online poker, sports betting and daily fantasy
west virginia online poker
26 Mar 2019
A massive gambling expansion bill was passed into law in Virginia which could see the state build its first brick and mortar casinos and bring online poker to the state. The bill, known as SB 1126 passed votes in the Virginia Senate (30-10) and the House in February. From there, it only needed the signature
888 Holdings Records Major Profit Increase Despite UK Market
22 Mar 2019
888 Holdings is changing their poker platform in an effort to better meet their customers needs. 888 announced this week a new poker client will be rolled out across all of their territories, dubbed Poker 8. The new poker platform will be rolled out to desktop users at first, with 888 announcing platform changes will
888 poker
18 Mar 2019
888 Poker will be a hotbed for tournament poker action throughout April, as the annual XL Blizzard Series returns on April 4. The series runs from April 4-14 with 34 events on the schedule and $1.7 million in guaranteed prize pools. The XL Blizzard Series has tournament for every kind of poker player with buy-ins
New Hampshire wire act lawsuit
18 Mar 2019
New Jersey’s public outcry against the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new opinion of the Wire Act grew to a public fight earlier this week after they formally joined a lawsuit against the DOJ. After the DOJ released their new opinion on the Wire Act, the state of New Hampshire was the first state to launch