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Kentucky to Consider Online Poker – But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Saturday, 09th February 2019

In a story that most of us frankly didn’t see coming, the state of Kentucky may be considering online poker regulation in 2019. According to a report from Online Poker Report, the Bluegrass State has a bill in place that would allow for online poker sites to operate in the state. This is an interesting […]

2019 WSOP Europe Dates Announced – 10 Bracelets to Be Awarded

Friday, 08th February 2019

While the final schedule for the 2019 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is yet to be finalized, we do know what to expect after the summer mega-series is completed. On Thursday, WSOP officials announced that the World Series of Poker Europe will return to King’s Resort Rozvadov for the third straight year. According […]

Borgata Given Permission to Seek Out Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets

Thursday, 07th February 2019

It’s no secret that Phil Ivey has been largely uninvolved in the live poker tournament scene over the last couple of years and lightly involved in the high stakes cash game scene. This is largely due to his legal matter surrounding a pair of edge sorting cases with the most damaging to him financially being […]

Rainer Kempe and Toby Lewis Win Aussie Million High Roller Events

Wednesday, 30th January 2019

The 2019 Aussie Millions is underway and the Main Event is presently making its way to the final table. Two of the event’s largest High Roller tournaments have already concluded and two big names have padded their bankrolls nicely. On Saturday, Rainer Kempe defeated Toby Lewis heads-up and took down the AU$25,000 Challenge for a […]

Phil Hellmuth Wins Borgata Winter Poker Open Heads Up Title

Tuesday, 29th January 2019

Despite being the holder of 15 World Series of Poker bracelets, Phil Hellmuth is the Roger Dangerfield of Poker, meaning he gets little to no respect from many in the poker community. Hellmuth takes the criticism in stride and continues to win despite the game being very different than it was when he first start […]

Connecticut to Consider Online Gambling and Sports Betting Legislation

Thursday, 24th January 2019

It appears that Connecticut will be the latest state to take a shot at online gambling legislation. According to various reports, Senate Bill 17 has been filed to attempt to regulate online gambling, internet keno, and sports betting. It is unclear whether the bill has a legitimate shot of making it through the state legislature, […]

Majority of 2019 WSOP Schedule Released – All NL Events Now Big Blind Ante

Wednesday, 23rd January 2019

Are you ready for the 2019 World Series of Poker? If so, we now know most of the schedule for the 2019 WSOP. According to a release on WSOP.com on Wednesday, there are now 73 event schedules now online. Also, officials have announced some big changes that will have a massive impact on the future […]

West Virginia iGaming Regulation All But Dead Already in West Virginia

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

Recently, West Virginia submitted a bill that seeks to regulate online gambling and online poker in the state. However, it appears that one key player in the state does not appear to be on board. According to an article from Online Poker Report, West Virginia lottery officials are not in favor of supporting gambling expansion […]

Pennsylvania Regulator Tells iGaming Licensees to Bring iGaming Intrastate

Friday, 18th January 2019

When the US Department of Justice released a memo earlier this week reversing the 2011 memo regarding the Wire Act, we knew that there would be consequences. It already appears that one state is taking extra measures to comply with the Wire Act. According to a report from Online Poker Report, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control […]

DOJ Reverses Wire Act Opinion – Put Regulated iGaming Market in Danger

Thursday, 17th January 2019

The face of regulated online gambling in the United States could change dramatically in the upcoming months thanks to a recent move by the United States Department of Justice. As most of you already know, the DOJ issued an opinion in 2011 that stated that the Federal Wire Act only applied to sports betting. This […]

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