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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 […]

Thirteen Additional Events Confirmed on 2019 WSOP Schedule

Wednesday, 09th January 2019

Recently, the World Series of Poker announced the dates for the 2019 World Series of Poker. We already know that the event will run from May 28 through July 16 and we know about a few select events already. On Wednesday, revealed 13 additional events that have been finalized on the schedule. Among the […]

PokerStars Players Championship Enjoys Record Turnout

Monday, 07th January 2019

Over the last year, the poker world has been hyping the PokerStars Players Championship with numerous events around the world and online giving away Platinum Passes worth $25,000 and a trip to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure to play in the event. The event finally kicked off on Sunday, and the event exceeded PokerStars’ wildest imagination, […]

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