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Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter
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Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter

November 29th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Anti-online poker senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Dianne Feinstein (D-California) have resumed their fight to have the Wire Act (1961) restored. In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, the...
Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event   
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Pro Gamer Rumay Wang Wins First Twitch $100,000 Charity Poker Event  

November 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros and Twitch gamers came together recently in a bid to raise $100,000 for charity and provide some crossover entertainment for fans from both communities. Thanks to the ever-increasing number of links between gaming and...
Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing   
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Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing  

November 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in France enjoyed an upswing in the third-quarter of 2017 with cash game revenue seeing its biggest gains since 2011 ahead of the country’s liquidity sharing deal. According to latest report from French regulator...
The Stars Group Poised for Pennsylvania Push Following Positive Q3
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The Stars Group Poised for Pennsylvania Push Following Positive Q3

November 10th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Stars Group is eyeing up a place in the recently regulated Pennsylvania market after reporting a strong third quarter. According to the November 9 financial report, the parent company of PokerStars raked in $329 million...
Online Poker in Pennsylvania Passed by Gov. Wolf
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Online Poker in Pennsylvania Passed by Gov. Wolf

October 30th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Pennsylvania became a reality on October 30 after Governor Tom Wolf signed the state’s gambling expansion bill. With the Senate and House both voting to pass House Bill 271 on October 25 and 26 respectively, all...
Indian Online Poker Booms During Diwali Festival
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Indian Online Poker Booms During Diwali Festival

October 20th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
India’s online poker economy experienced a noticeable spike on October 18 thanks to the Hindu festival of Diwali. As Hindus across India celebrated the religious festival of lights on October 18 and 19, online poker operators...
New Jersey Online Poker to Benefit from Cross-State Player Sharing
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New Jersey Online Poker to Benefit from Cross-State Player Sharing

October 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey online poker has entered a new chapter in its evolution thanks to a player sharing pact with Nevada and Delaware. Following months of talks and speculation, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced that the...
Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail
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Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail

October 11th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom has been released from jail and taken a one-way trip back to the US after spending just one week behind bars. Tom was initially charged with operating an illegal online betting site back in 2011....
ARJEL Exec Confident Poker Sharing Deal Will be Complete by 2018   
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ARJEL Exec Confident Poker Sharing Deal Will be Complete by 2018  

September 13th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
A liquidity sharing network involving ARJEL and some of its European counterparts could be live by the first half of 2018 according to Clement Martin-Saint-Leon. Speaking at the recent World Regulatory Briefing in London,...
UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions
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UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions

September 1st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
888 Holdings Plc, the company in charge of 888poker, has been fined a record $10 million for failing to comply with the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) player protection guidelines. Following reports that 888poker and its...