Poker

RAWA Finds New Life through Its Own Restoration in the House
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RAWA Finds New Life through Its Own Restoration in the House

February 22nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
RAWA, or the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, is once again making its way to Congress. First introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on March 26, 2014, the legislation seeks to amend the federal criminal code in...
New California Online Poker Bill Carries Serious Political Weight
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New California Online Poker Bill Carries Serious Political Weight

February 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
A new online poker bill introduced to the California legislature yesterday could be the state’s best chance thus far of legalizing and regulating online poker. The bill is sponsored by Senator Isadore Hall and Assemblyman Adam...
Paul Phua FBI Evidence Necessary for Successful Prosecution
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Paul Phua FBI Evidence Necessary for Successful Prosecution

February 20th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua is set to go to trial in Nevada on April 13th for charges of operating an illegal sports betting ring during the 2014 World Cup, but for prosecutors to properly present its case they are asking for evidence collected in...
Resorts Casino to Launch igaming Platform in New Jersey
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Resorts Casino to Launch igaming Platform in New Jersey

February 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Feb. 20, 2015 UPDATE: Apparently, the Resorts Online launch has been put on hold. A countdown message disappeared from the site, and the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has removed the site from its officially...
Poker Players Alliance Applauds Andrew Lichtenberger Support
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Poker Players Alliance Applauds Andrew Lichtenberger Support

February 19th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has just recruited an influential new figure to help support its push for legalized iGaming across the US. Andrew Lichtenberger, known online as LuckyChewy, was one of the early high-stakes stars...
Seals With Clubs Offline for a Week
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Seals With Clubs Offline for a Week

February 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Feb. 20, 2015 – UPDATE: Seals with Clubs has been permanently shut down, according to the website, noting that security issues are the root cause. Players have been advised to withdraw any funds on the site as quickly as...
Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate
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Bwin.party Still Interesting to Amaya and William Hill, As Rumors Escalate

February 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Bwin.party hasn’t had any luck finding a buyer just yet, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a sale at some point. While reports last week suggested that such talks were off, new rumors are now circulating that there...
Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan
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Murder Trial for “Honey Trap” Beating Death of UK Poker Player Mehmet Hassan

February 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Mehmet Hassan murder trial commenced in London this week, as two men and one woman appeared in court accused of luring the poker player into a deadly honey trap before robbing him of his poker winnings. Hassan, a popular...
Caesars and PokerStars Form Partnership to Promote Online Poker in America
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Caesars and PokerStars Form Partnership to Promote Online Poker in America

February 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Caesars and PokerStars haven’t always seen eye-to-eye on the issues. After all, when it comes to online poker, the two are competitors: PokerStars is the world’s largest online poker brand, while Caesars controls the World...
World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement
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World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement

February 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Poker Tour has announced that it will partner with Europe-Bet.com, allowing the company to host three WPT events in the Eastern European nation over the course of 2015. It will also give Europe-Bet.com the exclusive...