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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey
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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey

January 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Full Tilt iOS iPhone app sent numerous poker players in New Jersey into near-hysteria this week, after receiving a message announcing real-money gameplay was now being offered in their home state. “We are pleased to...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up

January 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The New Jersey online poker scene managed to avoid another loss and reverse its three-month downswing with a positive U-turn in the right direction for December, according to the State’s Division of Gaming Enforcement....
Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites
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Mississippi Online Gambling Bill Includes Poker, Criminality for Gray Market Sites

January 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
A Mississippi online gambling bill has been presented for the new legislative session by Assemblyman Bobby Moak (D-District 53), as he renews his efforts to legalize online poker and online casino games in the state. This is...
Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround
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Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround

January 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Washington State poker players have, perhaps surprisingly to many, faced some of the strictest laws in the country against the online form of their favorite game. In most of America, it’s often explained that while...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty

January 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit launched by the State of California via the Attorney General’s office, that seeks to pull a plug on its online gambling aspirations. The tribe,...
New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE
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New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE

January 5th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The New Jersey online poker market has plenty of room for improvement heading into 2015, according the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). In a letter posted to the department’s website, DGE Director David...
Feuds, Face-Offs and Factions: Best Poker Battles of 2014
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Feuds, Face-Offs and Factions: Best Poker Battles of 2014

December 24th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker feuds are nothing new. Wild Bill Hickock was murdered holding two aces and two eights, the namesake “dead man’s hand.” Although not quite as violent today, at least not most of the time, bad blood still...
PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe
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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe

December 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PrivateTable.com, brought to you by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, appears to be pressing ahead with its launch, despite facing an imminent legal challenge from the State of California, which wants to pull...
Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling
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Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling

December 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo’s bill would impose much stricter regulatory requirements on Internet gaming companies, and it has already passed through the State Assembly’s Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee,...
Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill
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Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill

December 5th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has criticized the new Mike Gatto-generated California online poker bill, branding it as a “misguided” piece of legislation that is too exclusive and will prevent a regulated market from...