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Online Poker In Nevada Likely In September

Online Poker In Nevada Likely In September

The first legal online poker site in Nevada could offer real money play as soon as September, as South Point Poker is anticipating an early launch date.

iPoker Elaborate on Network Division

iPoker Elaborate on Network Division

iPoker has provided more information on the criteria that skins will have to meet to be included in the top division before the network is divided in September.

Congressional Hearing On Online Gambling Set For Next Week

Congressional Hearing On Online Gambling Set For Next Week

The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has announced that an oversight hearing on Internet gambling will be held Thursday, July 26.

Judge Stays Civil Case Versus Bitar In Lieu Of Criminal Charges

Judge Stays Civil Case Versus Bitar In Lieu Of Criminal Charges

The Black Friday case against the board members of Full Tilt will progress against all but Ray Bitar, who first has to face the new criminal charges.

Party Poker Cuts High Stakes Games from Portfolio

Party Poker Cuts High Stakes Games from Portfolio

Party Poker has removed high stakes cash games offered to players in a move designed to increase revenues following a huge slump in popularity.

Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) have been working on a proposal to legalize online poker at federal level, but lack support from GOP senators.

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Attempting to expand its reach beyond horse racing, Churchill Downs Inc. has applied for a license to provide online poker in Nevada.

California Voters Favor Sports Betting Over Online Poker

California Voters Favor Sports Betting Over Online Poker

A survey of registered voters in the Golden State found that Californians would prefer legalization of sports betting over online poker.

888 Poker Revenues up 88 Percent – More to Come!

888 Poker Revenues up 88 Percent – More to Come!

888 Poker has seen revenues increase 88 percent year-on-year as it takes a major slice of the Spanish market and looks forward to further growth in the States.

Nevada Nearing Poker License Approval For Shuffle Master

Nevada Nearing Poker License Approval For Shuffle Master

Nevada made progress in approving an additional online poker license, as Shuffle Master cleared the suitability phase.

Divorce Case for Phil Ivey in Nevada Supreme Court

Divorce Case for Phil Ivey in Nevada Supreme Court

Ivey’s divorce went to the Nevada Supreme Court. Ivey’s ex-wife, Luciaetta, brought suit claiming a judge was influenced by a $5,000 donation.

PokerStars Deny Full Tilt Poker Talks Breakdown

PokerStars Deny Full Tilt Poker Talks Breakdown

PokerStars Communications Chief yesterday failed to quash rumors that talks between the DoJ and PokerStars over the future of Full Tilt Poker had stalled.