Poker Legislation (33 Articles)



Amaya: California Market WILL Open Up to Online Poker

According to Amaya, Inc., it's just a matter of if, and not when, regulated and licensed online poker comes to the state of California.

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Las Vegas Sands: Still "Very Much Against" Internet Gaming

Las Vegas Sands remains steadfastly opposed to Internet Gaming in the United States - the company reiterated their stance earlier today.

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Pokerstars/Atlantic Club Deal Expires

The deal between Pokerstars and Colony Capital LLC for the purchase of the Atlantic Club has apparently expired.

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Online Poker Foe Sheldon Adelson Going to Make Big Splash in 2012 US Presidential Election

Online poker foe Sheldon Adelson is set to make a big splash in the 2012 US Presidential campaign.

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Post-"Black Friday" Traffic Trends: Bodog Continues to Surge, Full Tilt Rebounds

Who are the biggest winners and losers in the post Black Friday environment? The answers might surprise you.

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The Latest Statement from Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker has just released a statement regarding recent check withdrawal issues.

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Statement from Pokerstars

Pokerstars just released a statement regarding the current situation in the United States.

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Harry Reid's Poker Bill Dies and Resurrects Itself Twice In One Day

Despite reports to the contrary, Harry Reid's poker bill is not dead as of yet.

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Tuesday's Interesting "Internet Poker Bill" News Snippets

The interesting news snippets and clippings from Tuesday regarding Harry Reid's proposed online poker bill.

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New Draft of Harry Reid's Internet Poker Bill To Be Revealed on Monday?

Will a new version of Harry Reid's Internet poker bill be revealed to the world on Monday?

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bwin CEO Speaks Out on Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars

One of the co-CEOs of bwin, which is soon to be merging with PartyGaming, believes that both Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker will be frozen out of a regulated US market.

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Partygaming Patiently Waiting in the Wings as Licensed Online Poker in the US Moves One Step Closer to Reality

Earlier today, the House Financial Services Committee approved HR 2267, bringing licensed online poker one step closer to reality in the United States. Partygaming should end up as one of the biggest beneficiaries.

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PartyGaming Continues To "Gear Up" Towards Possible Return To United States

PartyGaming continues to gear up towards an expected return to the United States once online gambling legislation is finally passed and approved in the country.

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UFC Launches Its Own Poker Room, Dikshit Dumps His Shares

The UFC has launched its own online poker room, and Anurag Dikshit has unloaded a sizable portion of his shares in PartyGaming.

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Minnesota Launches Attack Against Online Gamblers

Minnesota caused a stir earlier today when they announced that they would be attempting to block its residents from accessing online gambling sites.

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Governor Steve Beshear = FAIL (For Now)

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has temporarily failed in his attempt to seize 141 of the biggest online gambling domains in the world. The decision will likely be appealed by Beshear and the State.

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Ozzy 87 vs ElMariachimacho, Kentucky Domain Case, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and More

Ozzy 87 and Elmariachimacho combined for one of the biggest cash game pots in the history of Full Tilt Poker yesterday.

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Online Gambling Industry Under Attack Once Again

Steve Beshear, governor of the State of Kentucky, is attempting to hijack 141 of the biggest online gambling URLs in the world.

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Do Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars Really Want Legalized and Regulated Online Poker in the United States?

Do Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker really want legalized online poker in the United States, or would they be happier if the status quo were to be maintained? At first glance, this seems like a ridic...

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Online Poker is Dead! Ok, Maybe Not

Back when the UIGEA was snuck into the SAFE Port Act, there was a lot of pessimism within the online poker industry, and rightfully so. Party Poker and others pulled out of the US marketplace, e-walle...

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This Has Been Pretty Much the Worst Year Ever for Online Poker

Let's look at all of the negative things that gone down in the world of online poker over the last year or so. First off, the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) was snuck into the S...

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What If Online Poker Were Regulated and Legitimized in the United States?

Let's pretend for a minute. What would happen if tomorrow, online poker was suddenly regulated and legitimized? What would happen if there were no restrictions on how you could move money to and fr...

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What Will the Online Poker Landscape Look Like in Five Years?

The online poker landscape changes by the day. Not too long ago, Party Poker was the king of online poker and everyone else was looking up at it. Ultimatebet was healthy and thriving, and Full Tilt Po...

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North Carolina Appeal Court Rules that Poker Is a Game of Chance

The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that poker is a game of chance, and not skill. The three judge panel ruled that while a skilled poker player can tip the odds in his favor, they ar...

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Barney Frank Set to Introduce Bill that Would Repeal UIGEA

Is Barney Frank the best hope that the online gambling industry has of getting the UIGEA repealed, or at least revised? Barney Frank is no slouch in Washington. He is chairman of the House Financia...

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Neteller to Shut Off Canadian Residents for Gambling Transactions

Neteller has dropped a bomb on Canadian online poker players, stating that they will be removing the ability to fund or withdraw from online poker and other online gambling sites by mid April.

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It All Falls Down - Is This the End of Online Poker in the USA?

As of this hour, poker sites are still operating, but the question is, how do you get money in and out of the sites? After the arrest of their two founders, Neteller hastily announced that they wil...

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Las Vegas Sands Online Deal First Step In Overturning Online Gambling Ban?

Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s stock surged on Monday after the company announced that they had reached a deal to launch an online casino and poker Web site, aiming for the UK market.

This is big ...

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Is Party Poker Planning a Move Back Into the US Market?

Back when the Republicans shadily introduced anti-gambling legislation into the Port Security bill, Party Poker was one of the first sites to announce their unconditional surrender. Because Party Poke...

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The Party's Over: The Online Poker Landscape Post Party Poker

Party Poker used to be the 800 pound gorilla of the online poker landscape. Despite the shoddy software, deplorable customer service and poor tournament selection, Party Poker thrived, mainly due to f...

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Why the Online Gambling Bill Will Not Pass

In the past few years, online gaming has exploded due to the rapid rise in popularity of online poker. Online poker has really become popular since Chris Moneymaker's win at the 2003 World Series of P...

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Anti-Online Gambling Bill Gets Past Judiciary Committee

Virginia Representative Robert Goodlatte, a republican, believes the fourth time might be a charm as legislation he introduced to restrict online gambling passed through the Ho...

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Goodlatte Reintroduces Gambling Prohibition Legislation

The online gambling world, used to hearing good news about record numbers of users and record revenues, is fretting over Bob Goodlatte and his new Internet Gambling Prohibition. Details of the bill ar...

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