Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation
The run-up to the United States presidential election in 2020 began in late 2018, and there are now nearly 20 candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to run against the incumbent. Most of them are only beginning to reveal their views on major issues. Online poker and other forms of
There is one thing about PokerStars that has stayed true in its 18-year history. It doesn’t like to celebrate alone. Rather, the famed online poker operator likes to welcome all players to its celebrations. Queue the upcoming milestone. PokerStars is preparing to deal its 200 billionth hand of poker online.
One might say that the movement of online gaming legislation in Michigan this year is slow, but it would be more accurate to say its being handled with care and calculation. The burn of last year is still felt by many in the gambling community, especially Michigan Representative Brandt Iden.
There are two online poker series that players anticipate more than any others, and both happen to be offered by PokerStars. Both series have been staples for players around the world for years, so much so that players in countries that don’t allow PokerStars access will travel to countries that
One of the most popular tournaments on the Winning Poker Network, specifically Americas Cardroom, is the High Five Tournament Series. It lasts for a few days, offers a very wide variety of buy-ins, and offers guarantees on every event’s prize pool. One of the main perks of the High Five,
The story of online poker in New Jersey has been a tough one. The 2018 year was especially difficult as the revenue downswing seemed unstoppable and out of control. However, the current year is showing slight improvements and glimmers of hope for the little industry. Per the New Jersey Division
The day in the US District Court for the District of New Hampshire didn’t go as planned for the US Department of Justice. It had hoped for a quick resolution to the case regarding the Wire Act, but Judge Paul Barbadoro did not grant the motion for dismissal on April
Bots have long been a problem for online poker sites. Since online poker has been profitable, people have created bot accounts, which are programmed and attached to software to play against human opponents. These accounts often profit at the expense of real players. Many of them are difficult to detect,
PokerStars has drastically changed its lineup of Team PokerStars Pros in the past several years. The vast majority of the roster has disappeared or changed with the exception of names like Negreanu and Moneymaker, Boeree and Moreira de Melo, Akkari and Lin. There are now only 15 members of Team
The United States Department of Justice, headed up by Attorney General William Barr, wants the lawsuit against them to go away. The lawsuit stems from the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel’s own actions, a new interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act that it penned in early November 2018.