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U.S. Poker Regulation Update

U.S. Poker Regulation Update

While Nevada launched real-money online poker this week, players in other states are not faring as well considering recent actions by lawmakers.

New Federal Internet Poker Bill in the Works

New Federal Internet Poker Bill in the Works

New York Rep. Peter King is expected to introduce new federal online poker legislation soon that will include provisions for state lotteries.

WSJ Poll Shows Support for Online Poker in Washington

WSJ Poll Shows Support for Online Poker in Washington

A Wall Street Journal online poll, asking the question ‘Should Washington Allow Online Gambling’, produced a massive ‘yes’ vote in support of a change of law.

PokerStars’ Deal to Acquire NJ Casino Expires

PokerStars’ Deal to Acquire NJ Casino Expires

PokerStars’ bid to purchase the Atlantic Club casino may be in jeopardy following the expiration of time in which the company was allowed to secure licensing.

Online Poker Launch Ultimately Hit and Miss

Online Poker Launch Ultimately Hit and Miss

Yesterday saw the launch of the first ‘regulated’ online poker site in Nevada – Ultimate Poker – but not everybody was happy.

Nevada Releases Online Poker Comments

Nevada Releases Online Poker Comments

The Nevada Gaming Commission published suggestions received from its “Notice of Request for Comments” regarding interstate online poker regulations.

Online Gambling NJ Launch Around Nov. 26

Online Gambling NJ Launch Around Nov. 26

Gamblers in New Jersey will likely have a new reason to be grateful during the Thanksgiving holiday season in November.

Illinois Removes Online Gambling From Proposed Bill

Illinois Removes Online Gambling From Proposed Bill

Online poker and gambling were dropped from a gaming expansion bill in Illinois with indications that a standalone Internet bill will be proposed shortly.

888 Holdings Predicts Summer Nevada Online Poker Launch

888 Holdings Predicts Summer Nevada Online Poker Launch

The UK gambling group, 888 Holdings believes that its joint venture online poker room with Caesars will be up and running by the summer in Nevada.

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill

After promising to introduce an online gambling bill several months ago, Rep. Tina Davis finally presented HB 1235 before the state legislature.

Nevada Issues License to Secure Trading

Nevada Issues License to Secure Trading

The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) has granted a license to Secure Trading to process payments and provide security safeguards for its online poker regime.

Switch Poker Revamps Website and Rewards

Switch Poker Revamps Website and Rewards

Switch Poker has redesigned its website to include a new reward program that awards players medals for achieving various milestones.