Online Poker News

Zynga Applies to Offer Gambling in Nevada

Zynga Applies to Offer Gambling in Nevada

Zynga has applied to the Nevada Gambling Control Board as a first step towards preparing to offer real money gambling in the US if new legislation comes through.

New Jersey Online Poker Bill Makes Progress

New Jersey Online Poker Bill Makes Progress

This week, the New Jersey House of Assembly approved Bill A2578 which has the potential to expand poker and gambling in the state.

Russian ISP’s to Block Gambling Sites

Russian ISP’s to Block Gambling Sites

Following a new ruling in the Russian Supreme Court, online gambling websites may find themselves blocked by Internet service providers.

Poker World Mourns Death of Author, Lou Krieger

Poker World Mourns Death of Author, Lou Krieger

Lou Krieger, who wrote nearly a dozen books on poker, has passed away after a long struggle with cancer. The poker world mourns his death.

Microgaming Network Rebrands as MPN

Microgaming Network Rebrands as MPN

The Microgaming Poker Network has announced that in conjunction with recent changes at the network, it has rebranded and will henceforth be known as MPN.

Nevada Casinos Developing Online Poker Software

Nevada Casinos Developing Online Poker Software

Casinos in Northern Nevada are planning for new regulations that will allow them to offer online poker by late 2013.

AGA Urges Swift Approval of Reid-Kyl Bill

AGA Urges Swift Approval of Reid-Kyl Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA) supports the Reid-Kyl bill and has urged Congress to act swiftly in approving the measure during the lame duck session.

Black Chip Poker Moves to Winning Poker Network

Black Chip Poker Moves to Winning Poker Network

After days of speculation and their withdrawal from the Poker Maximus series, Black Chip Poker has announced that it is moving to the Winning Poker Network.

Full Tilt’s Rafe Furst Settles Black Friday Charges

Full Tilt’s Rafe Furst Settles Black Friday Charges

Former Full Tilt board of director Rafe Furst, whose role in the day-to-day operations of the site was reportedly a minor one, settled the claims against him.

Australian Lower House Passes Poker Machine Measures

Australian Lower House Passes Poker Machine Measures

New laws demanding that all Australian poker machines (pokies) include pre-commitment technology has been accepted by the federal government’s Lower House.

Ongame Network Signs Online Poker Deal with Mohegan Sun

Ongame Network Signs Online Poker Deal with Mohegan Sun

The Ongame Poker Network has been chosen by one of the most popular US gambling destinations, the Mohegan Sun, to power the casino’s online poker offering.

Americas Cardroom Lowers Rake

Americas Cardroom Lowers Rake

Americas Cardroom has implemented a lower rake structure on its fixed-limit tables in an attempt to attract U.S. players and capture more of the market.