Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Element Partners Back on Top for World Poker Tour

Wednesday, 31st March 2021

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. Allied Esports Entertainment approves the latest bid by Element Partners for the World Poker Tour. This is the latest move in a bidding war that has seen Element Partners and Bally’s Corporation fight for the World Poker Tour. Allied Esports indicated in

Americas Cardroom Chris Moneymaker promotion

Americas Cardroom Wants to Sponsor the Next Moneymaker

Tuesday, 30th March 2021

Let’s face it. There can only be one Chris Moneymaker. His 2003 WSOP Main Event victory – winning $2.5M from an $86 online poker satellite via PokerStars – changed the game in ways no one in the industry could have predicted prior to the turn of the century. Moneymaker holds

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BetOnline Increases Sunday Guarantee for March 28

Saturday, 27th March 2021

BetOnline wants to end March in style. Its online poker site has already been running freerolls all month as a part of Poker Freeroll Madness, and the big finale is set for Sunday, March 28. While Sundays are already big days in the online poker tournament world, BetOnline wanted to

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Rep. Adam Koenig

Kentucky Refuses PokerStars Appeal, Flutter Eyes SCOTUS

Saturday, 27th March 2021

The case of PokerStars versus the Commonwealth of Kentucky is over – really this time – at least on the state level. Most thought it was over in December 20 when the Supreme Court of Kentucky ruled against the online poker giant, but parent company Flutter Entertainment appealed once more.

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PokerStars Postpones PSPC Again Due to Coronavirus

Friday, 26th March 2021

This had to be a tough decision. Last year, PokerStars had to postpone the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) that had been set for August in Barcelona due to the coronavirus outbreak around the world. The hope was to host the event sometime this year, but the decision-makers

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Bally’s Corporation Submits New Bid for World Poker Tour

Thursday, 25th March 2021

If this isn’t a bidding war, I don’t know what is. Allied Esports Entertainment is just sitting back and evaluating bid after bid for the World Poker Tour. Element Partners kicked it off in January, but Bally’s chimed in this month, and the back-and-forth bids are now coming in quick

Vanessa Kade Sunday Million win on PokerStars

Vanessa Kade Wins Sunday Million Anniversary for $1.5M

Thursday, 25th March 2021

Merriam-Webster defines karma as a force generated by a person’s actions, more broadly as a force affecting the events of one’s life. Canadian poker pro Vanessa Kade had been on the receiving end of vitriol since December 2020 when she expressed her opposition on social media to GGPoker signing Dan

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Poker Powher to Host Free Tournament Online March 27

Wednesday, 24th March 2021

Poker Powher is more than a poker education tool or a group dedicated to fighting for a more inclusive poker community. It an organization dedicated to all of this but also working toward a much larger goal. “At Poker Powher, we know there’s a strong connection between women’s success, money

Americas Cardroom High Five series

ACR High Five Tournament Series Returns in April

Wednesday, 24th March 2021

Americas Cardroom just wrapped up its massive OSS Cub3d three-part tournament series, which kicked off on February 2 and ran through March 15. And poker players cumulatively won millions upon millions of dollars. As we head into April, ACR players have another online poker tournament series. The popular High Five

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BetMGM Launches New Online Poker Site in Michigan

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021

Everyone knew the Michigan internet gaming market had potential. That is why lawmakers like now-former Rep. Brandt Iden worked for so many years to legalize online poker and casino games, to create a regulated in-state market for players and to keep revenue in the state. When the first online casinos