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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
west virginia online poker
14 Mar 2019
Online gambling could soon be legal in West Virginia as long as the state’s Governor doesn’t decide to throw a last-minute wrench into the process. House Bill 2934, which would legalize all forms on online gambling in the state, including online poker and casino gaming, passed a vote in the Senate earlier this week. The
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,