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Delaware online poker and igaming

Delaware Ends 2019 with Online Poker and Casino Games Up

Friday, 17th January 2020

The Delaware Lottery runs the small internet gaming market in Delaware. Online poker is separated from online table games and video lottery games, and all three are combined for monthly and yearly proceeds from online gaming. Since all games are run by the lottery, there is no real competition in

WSOP Announces Dates for Low Buy-In Summer Events

Thursday, 16th January 2020

It seems that World Series of Poker executives are working more quickly in the new year. Less than one week after the last update for the 2020 WSOP summer schedule, they released another one. The last update offered dates and details for the championship tournaments, ones with $10,000 – and

New Jersey internet gaming

New Jersey Closes 2019 Internet Gaming on High Note

Thursday, 16th January 2020

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement reported the final gambling revenue numbers for 2019 this week, and the yearly numbers were all positive. Commercial casino gaming was up 7% for the year, while internet gaming was up 61.6%. And with 2019 the first year with sports betting revenue, it


WPT Gardens Final Table Set to Kick Off 2020

Wednesday, 15th January 2020

It didn’t take long for the World Poker Tour to get back into the swing of Season XVIII in the new year. For the WPT, the season actually started in the middle of last year and runs through May or June, so they are really just picking up where they

New York to Try Online Poker Bill Again in 2020

Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Another year, another online poker bill in the New York legislature. Actually, lawmakers simply took their online poker bills from 2019 and reintroduced them to Racing, Gaming and Wagering committees in both houses. There has been little movement in the movement toward legal online poker in New York in recent

Andrew Yang

Yang Tops Online Poker Support from Democratic Candidates

Monday, 13th January 2020

This year is a big one in American politics. A presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020 Several dozen Democratic candidates stepped up to the plate over the past year to run on the Democratic ticket against Republican incumbent President Donald Trump. As many failed to gain enough

WSOP Reveals 2020 Summer Championship Event Dates

Monday, 13th January 2020

Every few weeks, the World Series of Poker executives release another set of tournaments for the WSOP 2020 summer schedule. Just last week, another 16 events were added to the growing schedule, completing the championship portion of it. WSOP 2020 now has more than 30 tournaments on the schedule, complete

Mike Postle

Mike Postle Refuses Court Summons in Cheating Case

Sunday, 12th January 2020

The incident and ensuing legal action involving poker pro Mike Postle took the poker world by storm in October 2019. And as court documents show, the drama continues into 2020. What started as cheating allegations on livestreamed poker games at a California card room turned into a massive lawsuit. With

Global Poker Awards

GPI Announces Award Categories and Voting Info

Friday, 10th January 2020

The Second Annual Global Poker Awards are scheduled for March 6, 2020. This was announced little more than one month ago as a way to honor the best poker players, events, reporting and industry contributions from 2019. This follows the first official Global Poker Awards that took place in April

Roar Digital, PartyPoker in US market

GVC Readies PartyPoker for Bigger US Presence

Thursday, 09th January 2020

It seems that PartyPoker is taking all of the necessary steps to launch an online poker site in Nevada as a part of the new regulated market. For years, WSOP has been the only online poker operator in Nevada, but that monopoly is likely coming to an end in 2020.