Online Poker News

Nevada Seeks Input on Interstate Regulations

Nevada Seeks Input on Interstate Regulations

The Nevada Gaming Commission has asked state licensees and others for assistance in drafting regulations for interstate online poker compacts.

Bwin.party’s Market Share in NJ Hinges on Gaming Officials

Bwin.party’s Market Share in NJ Hinges on Gaming Officials

The online poker market in New Jersey can shape up one of two ways, either with PokerStars and its current market dominance, or without.

NJ Regulators Postpone Decision on AGA Participation

NJ Regulators Postpone Decision on AGA Participation

New Jersey gaming regulators have put off a decision on whether to allow the AGA to participate in PokerStars’ desire to purchase an Atlantic City casino.

DoJ Hires Full Tilt Claims Administrator

DoJ Hires Full Tilt Claims Administrator

At long last, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced that a claims administrator has been hired to facilitate the Full Tilt remission process.

U.S. Online Poker and Gambling Update

U.S. Online Poker and Gambling Update

Several states such as New York, Delaware, Hawaii and Iowa are either moving forward or failing to make progress in recent online gambling initiatives.

PokerStars Retaliates with Letter Denouncing AGA Claims

PokerStars Retaliates with Letter Denouncing AGA Claims

PokerStars fired back against the AGA’s attempt to block their purchase of the Atlantic Club casino by writing a letter to New Jersey gaming regulators.

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Proposal Progressing

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Proposal Progressing

A bill to legalize online gambling in Pennsylvania is likely to be proposed this week by Rep. Tina Davis.

Illinois Senate Committee Approves Online Gambling Bill

Illinois Senate Committee Approves Online Gambling Bill

A gambling expansion bill that includes Internet gaming sailed through an Illinois Senate committee and is expected to undergo a full Senate vote.

Nevada GCB Recommends Two More Licensees

Nevada GCB Recommends Two More Licensees

As expected, both 888 Holdings and Treasure Island received favorable recommendations for interactive gaming licenses by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

888 Poker and Treasure Island Sign Partnership

888 Poker and Treasure Island Sign Partnership

888 Poker has teamed up with the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and plans to launch its online poker offering in Nevada this summer.

PokerStars Declined Purchase of Rio Casino and WSOP

PokerStars Declined Purchase of Rio Casino and WSOP

Caesars Entertainment offered to sell its WSOP brand and the Rio Casino in Las Vegas to PokerStars last month, but the world’s top poker site declined.

New Jersey Moving Quickly with Online Gambling

New Jersey Moving Quickly with Online Gambling

New Jersey is wasting no time in moving forward with its online gambling regime, preparing to have rules drafted perhaps as early as Thursday.