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Monmouth Park Horse Racetrack

New Jersey Horse Tracks Want Live Poker

Thursday, 09th July 2020

Casino games in New Jersey are restricted to Atlantic City. It has been the law of the state since the 1970s. Voters specifically opposed gambling throughout the state but approved a referendum to allow it in the city limits of Atlantic City. In recent years, New Jersey has slowly expanded

PokerStars Bounty Builder in US

PokerStars Brings Bounty Builder Series to PA and NJ

Wednesday, 08th July 2020

The United States presence of PokerStars is a small but mighty one. The company has a solid market share in New Jersey, and it is the only online poker site in Pennsylvania…and has been since it launched in November 2019. PokerStars had a unique opportunity this year to show its

WSOP 2020 Online

WSOP 2020 Online Finds First Five Bracelet Winners

Monday, 06th July 2020

A primarily American crowd of players gathered virtually last week to kick off the first-ever WSOP 2020 Online series. And they’ve been doing so in significant numbers thus far, despite the tournaments not offering guaranteed prize pools. The coronavirus pandemic gave the World Series of Poker little choice but to

WPT World Online Championships Shooting Stars for Charity

WPT Adds Charity Event to Upcoming Online Series

Sunday, 05th July 2020

Nearly two months ago, the World Poker Tour announced its latest and largest online poker series with PartyPoker. The partners announced the inaugural WPT World Online Championships, a massive series set to run from July through August and into September, would guarantee $100 million in prize pools. The initial announcement

Mike Postle

Cordeiro Officially Opposes Postle Motion to Dismiss

Friday, 03rd July 2020

This case is moving along rather quickly, much quicker than the initial stages of the case involving Mike Postle in the California court. This all only started in April. Plaintiff Marle Cordeiro seems to want to find out if the case may move forward while defendant Mike Postle appears to

Poker Masters Online PLO Series

Haxton and Parssinen Star in Poker Masters Online PLO

Thursday, 02nd July 2020

Since poker players took to online poker in droves thanks to a certain pandemic that will go unnamed (you know who you are), poker operators have upped their games…literally. Poker sites of all sizes and in all markets have increased the offerings for both cash games and tournaments. With that

WSOP 2020 Online gold bracelet

WSOP 2020 Online Begins in US Alongside OC Series

Wednesday, 01st July 2020

Just three weeks ago, the World Series of Poker announced that it would put its 2020 WSOP events online. The series would be split between the US market and a more global audience. The action would begin on July 1 on WSOP.com, available only to players in New Jersey and

WSOP 2020 Online

GGPoker Clarifies and Adds to WSOP 2020 Online Info

Tuesday, 30th June 2020

Late last week, GGPoker and the World Series of Poker announced the non-US portion of the upcoming WSOP 2020 Online. The 54 events of the 85-event bracelet-awarding tournament schedule that comprises the series connect in mid-July and run through the first week of September. The first announcement regarding the schedule

West Virginia Lottery Commission Director John Myers

West Virginia Answers Questions about July iGaming Launch

Tuesday, 30th June 2020

Last week, the West Virginia Lottery Commission approved what was thought to be the rules and regulations for the new internet gaming industry in West Virginia. In our infinite wisdom, we assumed that this approval was only the first in a series of steps toward launching online gaming sites. After

Americas Cardroom The Venom

Americas Cardroom Prepares for Largest Venom Tournament

Monday, 29th June 2020

As June comes to a close, another series ends as well. But Americas Cardroom continues running bomb pots during special hours each day, and the site also prepares for its largest tournament of the year. The Venom with its $7 million guarantee begins in less than one month, and opportunities