Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

Does Poker Have a Tournament Reentry Problem?

Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

The subject of tournament reentries has long been debated in poker, especially in the past few years as they have become more prevalent. From small tournaments at local casinos to large events in series like the World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker, there are almost always reentries allowed.

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PokerStars Headed Toward Twitch Software Integration

Monday, 21st October 2019

PokerStars seems intent on intensifying its relationship with Twitch. Reports have surfaced that it is looking to integrate Twitch into its online poker platform through the Stars Rewards program. Pokerfuse, which seems to have the inside scoop on PokerStars plans and happenings, revealed that the move is happening in the

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First-Ever Gulf Coast Poker Awards Announced

Monday, 21st October 2019 has been in the business of sharing regional poker information for more than a decade. It is a hub for information about poker tournaments, players, and news with a specific focus on the Gulf Coast area of the United States. Two men who go by the names Gene D

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More Platinum Pass Roads Announced to PSPC 2020

Friday, 18th October 2019

This August, PokerStars announced the second PokerStars Players No Limit Championship (PSPC), which will take place in Barcelona in 2020. It will be timed to coincide with the European Poker Tour (EPT) stop at Casino Barcelona. The dates of the second PSPC are August 20-24, 2020. The success of the

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Online Poker Remains in Kentucky Gubernatorial Debates

Thursday, 17th October 2019

It’s rare for online poker to be at the top of anyone’s political platforms these days. Online gambling – focusing mainly on casino games – is the revenue generator, as proven monthly by New Jersey. But most politicians aren’t campaigning on that, either. Few candidates for government offices want to

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Same Revenue Story for New Jersey Online Poker in September

Thursday, 17th October 2019

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released its September 2019 revenue numbers this week. The story contained within is very similar to past months. Online casino games set another revenue record. It was another monthly high, following the same pattern as the last few months. Online poker, on the

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PokerGO to Stream WSOP Europe Events

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Just as the World Series of Poker Europe got underway, Poker Central announced that it has expanded its WSOP partnership to extend to the European bracelet events. Quite a bit of the action will be streamed online at PokerGO. The WSOP Europe kicked off this week on October 13, and

Michigan Now Eyes Sports Betting with No Online Gaming

Monday, 14th October 2019

It looks like 2019 will be another year of disappointment for Michigan online poker players and internet casino game fans. The efforts to legalize online gaming in Michigan in 2019 have not been particularly hopeful from the start. As soon as Governor Gretchen Whitmer came out against the plan, she

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PartyPoker Rolls Out Cash Game Antes and High-Stakes MTTs

Sunday, 13th October 2019

The changes at PartyPoker have been implemented at a random and sometimes expedient pace. Most of the changes are minor, with some tournaments added here and an ante added there. But almost all of it has been happening via Rob Yong. On the books, Yong is the owner of Dusk

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PokerStars Intros Hyper-Fast Poker and Tests Anonymous Tables

Saturday, 12th October 2019

For a company that has lessened its focus on internet poker in the past few years, PokerStars remains busy with innovations and ideas for its poker offerings. The latest innovation is Spin & Go Flash, an even faster version of the Spin & Go turbo SNGs. The PokerStars announcement said