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Washington D.C.’s Sports Betting Push Could Lead to Online Poker Regulation
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Washington D.C.’s Sports Betting Push Could Lead to Online Poker Regulation

October 19th, 2018 | by Dan Smyth
Online poker could find its way into the Washington D.C. if ongoing discussions around sports betting prove productive. Following a public hearing between city council members and lawmakers, local news outlet WTOP has reported on...
PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs
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PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs

September 28th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) might have opened the door to some unexpected problems for the online poker industry. When the US Supreme Court repealed the 1992 act outlawing sports...
Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry
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Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry

August 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online gaming operators engage in “predatory practices” and are a greater threat than terrorism according to a former US Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln. Airing her opinion in on op-ed for the Financial Times, Lincoln...
New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win
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New Jersey Sportsbooks Booming After PASPA Legislation Win

August 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey sportsbooks were busy during July – the first full month of legal sports betting in the state following a United States Supreme Court decision in May that opened the door for states to regulate their own markets. It...
Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars
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Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars

August 13th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania poker players soon won’t have to leave the couch to play a hand thanks to a partnership between Mount Airy Casino Resort and The Stars Group. The Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, will team up with the...
DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site
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DraftKings Wins Race to Become New Jersey’s First Online Sports Betting Site

August 8th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online sports betting is now available in New Jersey thanks to DraftKings and Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel. According to DraftKings’ co-founder Matt Kalish, plans to offer sports betting have been in the pipeline for...
Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois
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Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois

August 6th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in Illinois could become a reality thanks to the recent repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and state representative Robert Rita. Continuing what’s become a five-year push for...
Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill
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Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill

June 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
US online poker players have been given a beacon of hope courtesy of Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). According a June 22 report by...
Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down
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Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down

May 16th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) believes striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) could be a chance for US states to embrace regulated online poker. Commenting on the US Supreme Court’s ruling...
Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch
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Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch

March 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Ever since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf put his signature to legal online casinos five months ago, players have wondered when they’ll be able to log on and play. A launch of online operations is on track for years end, while...