Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation

WSOP 2020 Main Event Final Table United States

Hebert Wins 2020 US WSOP Main Event, Finale Delayed

Wednesday, 30th December 2020

For the second time in as many weeks, the World Series of Poker declared a winner in the 2020 WSOP Main Event. Sort of. The first winner emerged from an international WSOP Main Event. That tournament began on GGPoker on November 29, offered three opening flights through December 6, and

Holiday Series Bovada Ignition

Bovada Holiday Series Underway Through January 7

Monday, 28th December 2020

Nearly every poker site is celebrating the holidays this year, as well as the celebration of a new year. Bovada is no different and kicked off its Holiday Series 2020 this weekend. The series offers a wide range of tournament options across its schedule of 63 events. There are buy-ins

ACR Venom

ACR Hires Nanonoko and Prepares for $8M Venom

Monday, 28th December 2020

Americas Cardroom and its sister sites on the Winning Poker Network decided not to offer a big online poker tournament series this month. It was a bit curious, as many other poker sites planned big series to usher 2020 out the door and welcome a new year. As it turns

PartyPoker KO Series

PartyPoker to Knock Out 2020 with KO Series

Wednesday, 23rd December 2020

Many people around the world would like to punch 2020 right in the face, so PartyPoker decided to offer a something close. A Knockout Series might not be as satisfying as a left hook to 2020, but it has the potential to ring in a new year with good vibes

Gretchen Whitmer Michigan Online Poker Bill

Michigan Awaits One Signature for Interstate Online Poker

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

The new Michigan online gambling industry is a work in progress. While it may seem like that process has been ongoing for some time, Governor Gretchen Whitmer only signed the bill to legalize sports betting, internet casino games, and online poker last year. In fact, this December 20 was the

Kentucky Supreme Court

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Against PokerStars for $1.3B

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

More than a decade of court battles led to this decision. The Kentucky judicial system has been battling with PokerStars since 2008, though the acts in question happened even before then. PokerStars won a big judgement in 2018 in the Kentucky Court of Appeals – almost exactly two years ago

Pennsylvania sign

Pennsylvania iGaming Steady as Overall Revenue Down

Monday, 21st December 2020

November was a tough month for Pennsylvania gambling revenue. As with most other things in 2020, the blame rests almost solely on the coronavirus pandemic. The second wave of the virus made its way across many parts of America in September and October, rising to a fever pitch (pardon the

Poker Hall of Fame WSOP

Scheinberg Included in Ten Poker Hall of Fame Finalists

Sunday, 20th December 2020

The World Series of Poker announced the finalists this week for the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame induction. A public nomination process opened earlier this month, and poker fans and players around the world nominated their favorites. Many of the names on the list are no surprise, as they have

Delaware sign

Delaware Internet Gaming Down Again in November

Friday, 18th December 2020

The Delaware Lottery released its November net proceeds statistics this week, and it was a double-edged sword. On the positive side, the net proceeds from online table games, online poker, and the video lottery remain far above those from the same time last year. On the negative side, revenue from

New Jersey

All Gaming Revenue Down for New Jersey in November

Thursday, 17th December 2020

The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit New Jersey casinos in a different way than the first. The initial wave of coronavirus cases swept across the United States swiftly and with many unknowns. In nearly every state, government and health officials ordered all nonessential businesses closed indefinitely. It was