Santa Ysabel Tribe Loses Online Gaming Appeal

Monday, 06th August 2018

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, formally known as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueño Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation, is located in southern California near San Diego. Its population totals less than 750, but the tribe has been at the center of numerous legal battles in state

Global Glance: Putin Issues Crackdown, Sweden Opens Window

Saturday, 04th August 2018

The weekly Global Glance looks at the online poker scene around the world. What happens with online poker and gambling beyond America’s borders can and often does impact the state of online poker in the United States. The majority of the global gambling news from the past week involves cracking

Run It Once Provides Long-Awaited Poker Site Update

Saturday, 04th August 2018

In April 2018, Phil Galfond revealed the start of his new online poker site called Run It Once. Though he had publicly discussed the idea for more than a year prior, first announcing his plans in early 2017, it wasn’t until 2018 that players began to see it take shape.

Online Poker May Benefit from MGM Deals with Boyd and GVC

Friday, 03rd August 2018

This is a massive partnership, one that will undoubtedly change the face of the United States gambling market. The big announcement took the sports, gambling, and business world by storm this week when MGM Resorts International announced partnerships with both GVC Holdings and Boyd Gaming in the United States to

Illinois Online Poker Still in Play for November

Thursday, 02nd August 2018

Most states that examined online poker in early 2018 have abandoned it for the year, as legislative sessions ended and no plans were made to revisit online gaming at all in the next few months. Illinois, it appears, is not one of those states. There wasn’t much hope placed in

Poker Alliance President Says Relaunch Coming Soon

Wednesday, 01st August 2018

It has been little more than one month since the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) rebranded as the Poker Alliance. With the help of Poker Central, the nonprofit poker advocacy group was reinvigorated and renamed, seemingly with a broader scope and a lack of reliance on membership for funding. Newly-appointed President

MPN Launches New Prima Software for Online Poker Sites

Tuesday, 31st July 2018

Some players know MPN as the Microgaming Poker Network, and others know it simply as the network that hosts online poker sites like 32Red, Betsafe, Betsson, Grosvenor, and NordicBet. In all, there are more than two dozen sites on the network, most of them linked together to share poker liquidity

Is There an Online Poker Hall of Fame?

Monday, 30th July 2018

Over the past several years, there have been various proposals tossed around on poker forums regarding a hall of fame specific to online poker. It is no surprise players and fans want something to recognize and memorialize the accomplishments in the world of internet poker, as they are not represented

Global Glance: Quebec Ban Blocked, Italy Found Facebook Compliance

Sunday, 29th July 2018

The weekly Global Glance looks at the online poker scene around the world. What happens with online poker and gambling beyond America’s borders can and often does impact the state of online poker in the United States. The biggest online poker news of the week came out of Canada, where

UK CMA Says Stars and Sky to Remain Separate

Saturday, 28th July 2018

The Stars Group acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming was a relatively fast process. From the announcement of its intention to buy the company in a $4.7 billion deal to the finalization of the transaction, it took less than three months. When something happens so smoothly and quickly, it may