US State News

Online Poker in California Folds for Another Year
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Online Poker in California Folds for Another Year

February 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in California is unlikely to become a reality in the near future after Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) admitted he won’t be reintroducing his bill in 2018. The fight for legal online poker in...
New Jersey’s Online Poker Profits Tumble in 2017
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New Jersey’s Online Poker Profits Tumble in 2017

January 22nd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey’s online poker economy experienced a downswing in the final month of 2017 according to the latest revenue report from the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement. Outlining the latest stats for the Garden State’s...
Online Poker Push Resumes in West Virginia
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Online Poker Push Resumes in West Virginia

January 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online poker could become a reality in West Virginia thanks to the resubmission of an interactive gaming bill sponsored by five Democrat lawmakers. After being pushed aside in 2017, House Bill 3067 (HB3067) has found its way back...
Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote
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Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote

December 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Michigan moved a step closer to becoming a regulatory reality following a House Regulatory Reform Committee vote. The news was reported by the Poker Players Alliance’s (PPA) Vice President Rich Muny who, along...
US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey   
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US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey  

December 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The US betting industry could be in for some major changes in 2018 and New Jersey is the state leading the way. When Garden State Governor Chris Christie appeared in front of the Supreme Court on December 4, he did so with the...
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...
Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct
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Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct

November 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Senator Al Franken, D-Minn, has been condemned by President Donald Trump following allegations that he forcibly kissed former Poker After Dark presenter Leeann Tweeden. Following a myriad of reports alleging sexual misconduct by...
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...
Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State
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Pennsylvania On the Verge of Becoming an Online Poker State

October 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming the fourth US state to regulate online poker after a bill passed through the Senate and House. House Bill 271 was first referred to the Pennsylvania’s Gaming Oversight Committee on...
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...