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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 […]

WSOP Releases Schedule of 20 High Buy-in Events

Wednesday, 16th January 2019

The World Series of Poker is taking a slow drip approach to releasing the schedule for the 2019 WSOP. On Tuesday, WSOP officials put out the schedule of all events $10,000 and up. The 50th Annual World Series of Poker will feature 20 events with a buy-in of $10,000 or more, including the first-ever Short […]

Pro Gavin Smith Passes Away at 50

Tuesday, 15th January 2019

Poker unexpectedly lost one of its most colorful characters on Monday. WSOP and WPT champion Gavin Smith died in his sleep on Monday, shocking the poker community. He was 50. Smith Crushed the Games While Having Fun Gavin Smith wasn’t an internet whiz kid like many that rose to prominence in the modern game. Smith […]

West Virginia to Consider iGaming Regulation in 2019

Saturday, 12th January 2019

Not surprisingly, West Virginia has already thrown their hat into the ring for regulated online poker in 2019. According to a report from Online Poker Report, West Virginia Representative Shawn Fluharty has submitted a bill to regulate online gambling. If passed, West Virginia would become the fifth state to regulate online poker and the fourth […]

Rainer Kempe and Sean Winter Win PCA High Roller Events

Friday, 11th January 2019

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is in full swing with poker pros from around the world hoping to pad their bankrolls with some sweet tournament cash. Ramon Colillas took down the PokerStars Players Championship to kick off the series and meanwhile, several other events have already played to conclusion, including two High Roller events. Sean Winter […]

Platinum Pass Winner Ramon Colillas Wins PokerStars Players Championship

Thursday, 10th January 2019

For nearly a year, we watched and waited as PokerStars awarded Platinum Pass after Platinum Pass into the $25,000 PokerStars Players Championship. Few actually expected much from most Platinum Pass winners with most just “happy to be there.” Amazingly, two Platinum Pass winners managed to make the final table of the PokerStars Players Championship with […]

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