Online Poker News

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Epic Poker League Attracts Big-Name Pros Like Phil Ivey

Sam Trickett, Roland de Wolfe, Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan, Barry Greenstein, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel already signed up for the Epic Poker League (EPL).

WSOP 2011 to Welcome Online Poker-Friendly Joe Barton

WSOP 2011 to Welcome Online Poker-Friendly Joe Barton

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will welcome a very special guest tomorrow morning as Texas Republican House of Representatives member Joe Barton lives the dream of any poker fan by making the “shuffle up and deal” announcement to begin play at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Ponzi Scheme Victims Sue for Hold’em Poker Pots

Ponzi Scheme Victims Sue for Hold’em Poker Pots

Famous people like Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Gabe Kaplan and Leonardo DiCaprio involved in a lawsuit for winnings in high stakes poker games.

Several Bills Being Formed to Make Online Poker Legal In the USA

Several Bills Being Formed to Make Online Poker Legal In the USA

The campaign to finally introduce a bill to make it legal for Americans to play online poker is gathering pace following the ‘Black Friday’ clampdown in April that saw the US Department of Justice (DoJ) shut several major poker sites.

Online Poker Legislation in USA Set for This Week

Online Poker Legislation in USA Set for This Week

Republican House of Representatives member Joe Barton is determined that clarification relating to online poker is moved along swiftly – maybe even this week.

American Poker Displays Impressive Signs Of Recovery

American Poker Displays Impressive Signs Of Recovery

American poker is not doomed – no matter what you may have heard and read over the past few months.
With the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 looking set to attract an all-time high entry field in Las Vegas – despite the gloomy predictions – and legislation surely on the way to make it easier and safer to play the world’s greatest game, even better news has arrived for poker’s administrators.

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Online poker site Full Tilt Poker is still not paying back its American customers following the events of ‘Black Friday’ in mid-April, when the US Department of Justice (DoJ) shut down several prominent poker sites and froze accounts.

Aussies next to face wrath of online poker sites crackdown?

Aussies next to face wrath of online poker sites crackdown?

The war on online poker sites is spreading across the globe as the Australian Federal Police (AFP) work in conjunction with the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) to investigate unregulated and untaxed websites that bring in approximately AUS$1 billion – about $1.07 billion – every year.

Aussie’s Revenge on Black Friday Grass

Aussie’s Revenge on Black Friday Grass

Daniel Tzvetkoff, responsible for ratting out Full Tilt, PokerStars and Cereus to the FBI, is now under investigation for fraud by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Doylesroom.com Seized in Latest Crackdown by DoJ

Doylesroom.com Seized in Latest Crackdown by DoJ

Just as the dust was beginning to settle after the FBI seized the domains and accounts of the worlds largest online poker sites PokerStars, Full Tilt, Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, it’s all happening again and this time it’s not just poker!

Nevada State Assembly passes simpler online gambling bill

Nevada State Assembly passes simpler online gambling bill

The Nevada State Assembly has passed a simplified Internet gambling bill that calls on the state to adopt a licensing procedure for online poker sites.

Californian senator aims to quickly authorise online poker

Californian senator aims to quickly authorise online poker

California Senator Lou Correa has amended his bill SB40 in extra effort to have the state “quickly secure potential online poker revenues before the opportunity is lost”.

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