Legal

Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal
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Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal

November 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey is to appeal against the judgment of the High Court in London in the Crockfords Casino edge-sorting case. According to his lawyer, Matthew Dowd of Archerfield Partners LLP, Ivey has formally filed papers to challenge...
South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators
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South Africa Online Poker Ban Proposal Taken to Task by Legislators

November 2nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Officials in South Africa have introduced a sweeping set of proposals that would ban online poker and all other forms of Internet gambling in the country. Those rules have been suggested by the Department of Trade and Industry,...
PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3
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PokerStars UK Platform Ready to Roar on November 3

November 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars UK, after much ado, is finally launching its new platform this coming Monday, November 3rd. In accordance with its new gambling license, the delayed PokerStars.co.uk platform is being pushed out to customers...
Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana
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Phil Ivey Ready to Shuffle Up and Deal Medical Marijuana

October 31st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
You may be able to call Phil Ivey the next time you need some medical marijuana: thanks to a recent Las Vegas City Council vote, the poker pro is one of 26 proud new pot distribution licensee applicants who’ve been...
Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”
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Poker Players Alliance Takes Aim at Anti-Online Political “Jokers”

October 30th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has poked a bit of a political hornet’s nest with its rundown of US politicians running in the impending mid-term elections who are against legalized iGaming in general, and regulated iPoker...
Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say
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Paul Phua Sports Betting Bust FBI Tactics Could Be Inadmissable, Lawyers Say

October 29th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Lawyers for several defendants in the Paul Phua sports betting case say that FBI agents used illegal tactics to obtain evidence against their clients. That accusation came from legal counsel representing four of the eight...
Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group
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Final Full Tilt Poker Refunds at Risk, Says Garden City Group

October 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Some players waiting for Full Tilt Poker refunds may risk not receiving those funds at all if they do not fix errors or finish incomplete petitions by an upcoming deadline. More than 2,200 petitioners were recently contacted by...
South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK
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South Point Real Gaming Online Poker Gets Nevada Control Board OK

October 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
South Point Casino’s Real Gaming has officially become Nevada’s third full-fledged online poker operator. After eight full months in the “soft-launch” phase, during which time it has been rigorously tested by...
Lock Poker Owes Players More Than $3 Million, Report Says
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Lock Poker Owes Players More Than $3 Million, Report Says

October 26th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The scale of the Lock Poker cash-out scandal may be more alarming than had been previously suspected, according to a new report compiled by TwoPlusTwo poster “IHasTehNutz,” suggesting that players are owed almost $3.2...
888 CEO Brian Mattingley Sees EU Impact for Online Poker 
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888 CEO Brian Mattingley Sees EU Impact for Online Poker 

October 25th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
888 Holdings CEO Brian Mattingley says that there’s potential for online poker and the wider Internet gambling market to suffer some down times before achieving the growth that seems inevitable in the industry, and he...