Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Bovada Returns to New York for Online Poker

Friday, 30th November 2018

Gaming enthusiasts in the United States have limited options for online poker, casinos, and internet sports betting. Players living in Nevada have access to online poker from one state-regulated site, and those in Delaware have a similar option – three sites from one licensed source. New Jersey players have many

Mohegan Sun Declines Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Friday, 30th November 2018

Online poker isn’t the big selling point for internet gaming that it once was. Not only has it been showing in the New Jersey revenue numbers each month, where statistics show online casino games growing continually and poker declining nearly every month, it is becoming evident in the upcoming Pennsylvania

PartyPoker Offers LIVE Lounge, Updates Software

Thursday, 29th November 2018

November was a big month for PartyPoker. There was a big addition to its LIVE tournament scene, while online players were treated to a software update but faced some serious cash game limitations. All the while, PartyPoker was preparing for its massive MILLIONS Online tournament with $20 million guaranteed. The

The Stars Group Partners with Eldorado for US Sports Betting

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

PokerStars has taken its time returning to the US market. The company painstakingly follows the gaming rules of each state, especially after its return via New Jersey to offer online poker to Americans – some of them – once again. And it plans to enter the new Pennsylvania market as

Two California Tribes Sue Card Rooms and Prop Players

Tuesday, 27th November 2018

They said they would do it, and they did it. And this may only be the beginning. The Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians and Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians joined together to file a lawsuit in the County of San Diego in the Superior Court of California.

PokerStars Creates High Roller Club for Big Bettors

Sunday, 25th November 2018

Over the past several years, PokerStars has abandoned its original player rewards system in favor of one that attracts more recreational players. Other online poker sites have done the same, but PokerStars received most of the grief from professional poker players as most of them depended greatly on the Supernova

WPT Expands Main Tour, Announces Arena Final Tables

Friday, 23rd November 2018

As is tradition with the World Poker Tour, each season of live tournaments begins in the summer months of one year and continues through to the spring of the following year. The current tour is in the middle of Season XVII, and as the first half of the schedule approaches,

Music Companies Sue iBus Media for Unauthorized Music Use

Friday, 23rd November 2018

Music makes the world go ‘round. And it sounds great as an intro or outro for something like a podcast. But in order to use that music, there are rules. Someone at iBus Media probably should have known that using music by popular and modern artists requires authorization. This is

Congressman Contacts DOJ Regarding Wire Act Interpretation

Wednesday, 21st November 2018

It is always there, lurking around the halls of Congress like a failed lawmaker who just refuses to leave the building. The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, better known as RAWA, takes many forms but has one goal: Overturn the 2011 Wire Act decision by the Department of Justice that

Galfond to Reward Run It Once Streamers with Rakeback

Wednesday, 21st November 2018

As Phil Galfond has meticulously built his online poker site called Run It Once, he has taken special care to offer the game in a fresh way. He has paid attention to detail, added some features that poker players crave, and even offered polls to determine some of the basics