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    Washington State Online Poker Bill Gets Another Chance
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    Washington State Online Poker Bill Gets Another Chance

    January 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
    Washington State online poker is once again up for debate, thanks to the resubmission of an old iGaming measure. HB1114 was submitted for consideration in January 2015, but despite many assuming it would be heard, the bill was...
    Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July
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    Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July

    January 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
    Pennsylvania lawmaker John Payne believes the odds for online gambling coming to the state are in his favor. State Rep. Payne (R-District 106) recently announced he will retire at the end of his seventh two-year term in November...
    Poker Business Scandals in 2015: Crime, Controversy, and Crooks
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    Poker Business Scandals in 2015: Crime, Controversy, and Crooks

    December 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
    Poker business scandals go hand-in-hand with America’s favorite casino card game, the allure of striking it rich often too tempting for the immoral to resist. Similar to any other industry where great stacks of money are...
    State of Poker: States That Played for Keeps in 2015
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    State of Poker: States That Played for Keeps in 2015

    December 25th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    Poker in America is complicated and complex, and considering it’s both a state and federal topic, that’s no big surprise. “Politician” is defined as “someone who is active in government,” and...
    Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars
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    Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars

    December 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
    Amaya Inc. has branded a $290 million lawsuit brought against its subsidiary PokerStars by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as “frivolous” and “without merit,” and vowed that it will “vigorously dispute” any liability...
    RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill
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    RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill

    December 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    The threat of US online poker being shutdown in 2015 has finally come to an end thanks to a political veto on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). Disseminated to the online poker community via a Facebook post from...
    Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene
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    Oklahoma Poker Home Game Shooting Leaves One Man Deceased in Modern-Day “Dead Man’s Hand” Scene

    November 24th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
    An Oklahoma poker home game shooting terrified neighbors in the tiny town of fewer than 5,000 residents over the weekend. The small town of Sulphur in the Sooner State is eponymously named for its sulpher springs, for which it...
    Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee
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    Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee

    November 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
    Pennsylvania online gambling appears destined to reach its way to the state’s nearly 13 million residents. After months of delays and setbacks, Pennsylvania’s House Gaming Oversight Committee moved legislation forward...
    Sheldon Adelson Targeted by Political Watchdog “Campaign for Accountability”
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    Sheldon Adelson Targeted by Political Watchdog “Campaign for Accountability”

    November 4th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
    Sheldon Adelson isn’t your average businessman. In fact, when you’re worth around $30 billion, it’s hard to do anything run-of-the-mill. With casinos spread across the world and countless millions being...
    US Online Poker in a Slump
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    US Online Poker in a Slump

    October 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
    Online poker players in New Jersey might be waiting for the return of PokerStars like the prodigal son, but the market doesn’t have the luxury of waiting; even though it may wish it could. Ever since iGaming was regulated...