Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Neeme Joins Somerville to Run It Up at Team RIU

Thursday, 11th October 2018

Andrew Neeme is a longtime poker player, one who has made a living for many years playing primarily in Las Vegas cash games. He has long had a presence in poker media as well, having written for Pokerati during the poker boom and eventually producing his own vlogs about his

PokerStars and CARE to Help Indonesian Disaster Victims

Wednesday, 10th October 2018

PokerStars has been using its platform to raise money for various charities and relief organizations since 2004. During the holidays at the end of that year, an earthquake in the Indian Ocean triggered a tsunami that devastated countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Somalia. PokerStars took action by offering a

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888Poker Announces New Platform, New Game

Tuesday, 09th October 2018

After a rough start to 2018 for 888poker, the online poker operator is looking to reignite some excitement for its brand. 888poker is often paired with PartyPoker as the most popular global online poker sites after PokerStars. But as PartyPoker has pushed ahead with new software, a popular live tournament

Poker Players Sue Winamax After Bot Investigation

Monday, 08th October 2018

Winamax is a French-based online poker site that has been a national leader in the game since it rose to popularity from its 1999 launch. The site is well-known in France as well as around Europe for its online poker action, though it also recently expanded into sports betting as

Pennsylvania Gaming Licenses Awarded, More Available

Sunday, 07th October 2018

The road to Pennsylvania online gaming has been paved with some confusion, at least for the general public. In the offices of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, it is likely running like a well-oiled machine. There are essentially three types of licenses available for new industry participants: online poker, online

RAWA and Other Dangers to US Online Poker

Saturday, 06th October 2018

Every few months, the poker community hears a whisper of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, more commonly known as RAWA. Its financier, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, regularly tries to push an anti-online gambling agenda through the politicians to whom he regularly donates campaign funds. He also uses his lobbying

Liv Boeree and Two TED Talks

Friday, 05th October 2018

Most poker fans and players know Liv Boeree as an accomplished poker pro. She has been in the game for more than a decade, first recognized as the winner of the Ladbrokes Poker European Ladies Championship in 2008 but most well-known for her 2010 European Poker Tour Main Event victory

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WSOP Europe Approaches with Ten Tournaments

Thursday, 04th October 2018

The World Series of Poker finished its summer series more than two months ago, but the year is not over for poker players seeking gold WSOP bracelets. The WSOP Europe is set to kick off next week in Rozvadov, a small village in the Czech Republic near the border with

PokerStars Releases Major PSPC Details

Wednesday, 03rd October 2018

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure has been a staple in the live poker tournament circuit for more than a decade. Starting in 2004, the live series has brought online players from PokerStars to the live tables in the Bahamas – at the Atlantis Casino and Resort, no less – to compete

US Congress Hears Sports Betting Testimony

Tuesday, 02nd October 2018

In the middle of May 2018, the United States Supreme Court decided to overturn the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in the case of Murphy (New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy) versus the National Collegiate Athletic Association. It was a landmark case for gambling and sports in America,