Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Hard Rock Casino Plans Expansions in MA / OH

Saturday, 12th January 2013

The Hard Rock Casino, which operates 174 entertainment properties in 53 different countries worldwide, 16 of which are combination hotel and casino resorts, has submitted an application to the state of Massachusetts to open a casino at the Eastern States Exposition fairgrounds, located in the city of West Springfield. Currently

Five States to Watch For Regulation in 2013

Saturday, 12th January 2013

For poker players, 2012 ended with a whimper, not a bang. Those who expected to see some sort of federal regulation of online poker before year’s end were sorely disappointed. In fact, some would argue poker players in the U.S. ended the year worse off than they were when it

Frank Fahrenkopf Steps Down as AGA President

Saturday, 12th January 2013

The AGA has announced that its head, Frank Fahrenkopf, will be stepping down from his positions as chief executive and president of the powerful lobbying group at the end of June. Fahrenkopf has worked for the AGA since it was formed 1995 and will continue to serve as a consultant

Atlantic City Annual Revenue Results

Saturday, 12th January 2013

On the positive side, 2012 ended with growth across several key indicators for AC. Year-over-year reports showed improvement in hotel bookings related to conventions, along with an increased spend per convention attendee. Perhaps even more encouraging: the number of shows booked in December 2012 at the city’s sprawling convention center