Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Downtown Las Vegas Revitalization Continues with Downtown Grand Project

Sunday, 08th September 2013

In recent years the downtown area of Las Vegas has undergone a remarkable facelift, with new condominium buildings going up, new hotels opening, and a massive redevelopment project headed up by founder Tony Hsieh well underway. The newest addition to the downtown scene will be the Downtown Grand, a

US Players Can Now Access Mobile Online Poker with Carbon Poker’s New App

Saturday, 07th September 2013

Many players of online poker in the United States have found it difficult to access real-money games in recent years, much less have they enjoyed the relatively wide array of mobile gambling options enjoyed by players who live in regulated markets in Europe and elsewhere. A small step toward better

Suffolk Downs East Boston Casino Vote Possibly to Happen on Same Day as Citywide Elections

Friday, 06th September 2013

When Bostonians head to the polls on November 5th to select a new mayor for their city, they may be voting on another issue that has proven to be very important to many residents, that being the plans to build a new casino at East Boston’s Suffolk Downs racetrack. The

New Jersey Remains on Pace As Nevada Online Gambling Delays Continue

Wednesday, 04th September 2013

While Nevada may have been the first state in the U.S. to go live with regulated online gambling, the slight lead that milestone afforded may be in danger as competing states seek to displace Nevada at the top of the growing industry. The main threat in the status quo: New

A Few Bumps Accompany Ultimate Poker’s Software Update

Tuesday, 03rd September 2013

Ultimate Poker made history back in April simply by launching its website, as it was the first regulated online poker site in the United States. Though online poker is now legal for residents of Nevada, and more comprehensive online gambling bills have been passed in the states of New Jersey

Churchill Downs Looks to Broaden into Online Gambling; Will Add Jobs

Monday, 02nd September 2013

The iconic Louisville racetrack that hosts one of the world’s most visible horseracing events, the Kentucky Derby, has its eye on expanding into the online wagering market. Last week the Courier-Journal reported that Churchill Downs is looking into adding about 50 employees as it begins exploring an entry into the

Steve Wynn Rumored to be Interested in Atlantic Club Purchase

Sunday, 01st September 2013

Last week when news surfaced that Wynn Interactive had applied for an iGaming license from the state of New Jersey, many began to wonder just what Wynn was up to. Now, there is speculation in the media that Wynn may be looking to purchase the struggling land-based Atlantic Club Casino

Adelson’s Pockets Lighter by $47 Million Following Settlement of Federal Money Laundering Case

Friday, 30th August 2013

This week the Las Vegas Sands Corporation agreed to hand over $47.4 million to settle a case brought against it by the United States Government, alleging that the company accepted over $45 million in suspicious deposits from a frequent guest at the Venetian Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, which

Caesars Reaches Host Agreement in East Boston, Public Referendum to Follow

Thursday, 29th August 2013

After some recent concern as to whether the project would be viable due to a looming time crunch, a planned Nevada-style casino that would be constructed via a joint partnership between Caesars and Suffolk Downs, to abut Suffolk Downs’ existing racetrack in East Boston, has moved one step closer to

Atlantic City Revenue Continues on Downward Trend With July Numbers

Wednesday, 28th August 2013

Another tough month for the heart of live casino gambling on the East Coast, as Atlantic City casino revenue reports for July 2013 revealed an overall dip of 4% when compared to numbers from a year ago. Total July revenue for Atlantic City’s casinos added up to $297.2 million, down