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Hope and Doubt for Online Poker in the U.S.

Recent reports in the U.S. are contradictory regarding the legalization of online poker. Despite the fact that there seems to be grassroots support for online poker and also active lobbying by groups such as the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), there’s doubt as to when it may happen. Hope for Online Poker The best hope for […]

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in Online Poker News,Poker Legal News | Read More »

World Series of Poker is the Big Deal

It really is the biggest event of the entire year as far as poker is concerned. In the land that has eschewed online poker (at least up to this point) the WSOP will kickoff in 10 days. Over the course of two months over 60 events will be held including a $1 million buy-in charity […]

May 17th, 2012 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

World Poker Tour Announces 2012 Season XI Schedule

"World Poker Tour Schedule"

The dates for half of the 2012 World Poker Tour (WPT) season are set. There’s exciting news as the international schedule has been expanded with new stops in the US, Denmark and Morocco. Commenting on the increased number of events, Steve Heller, WPT CEO, said, “The World Poker Tour is committed to extending its global […]

May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Live Poker News,Tournaments | Read More »

World Series of Poker Wagering Legal

There’s a new wrinkle in this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP). It will be legal to take action on the outcome of the WSOP events. That is it will be in Vegas as the Gaming Control Board of Nevada has acknowledged that gamblers may now wager on the event. This change has some worried […]

May 13th, 2012 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Military Charities are Having Money Raised through Patriot Poker Players Playing Games

Tom Dwan, Annie Duke, Phil Hellmuth, and Huck Seed went out on the USO Tour, and they became the first poker players to visit troops that are in the Middle East on a trip that was arranged by the Poker Players Alliance. Since poker and the military have joined hands, they are now going to […]

December 19th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Aussie Millions is Going to Host the $250,000 Super High Roller in the Year 2012

A source from Crown Poker states that the Aussie Millions is going to be the ones that are hosting yet another Super High Roller in January 2012. There were a lot of different concerns that the $250,000 tournament that is buy in would not be able to get off the ground, but hearing the good […]

December 17th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Full Tilt Poker’s Legal Woes Analyzed

Full Tilt Poker seems to be bullied these days, and is the top story for a lot of legal issues. A lot of players that go to the website are wondering if their money is actually safe with this online poker website. They are the world’s second largest poker website, and since they have a […]

December 15th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Is Facebook Really Going to Have Real Money Poker Online?

The possibility of social networking being a part of the poker phenomenon online may become a reality. Facebook is thinking of entering the online poker scene, but of course, this may just be rumors. We will have to wait and find out. Facebook has been in top level discussions with many different organizations about whether […]

December 11th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Group is Still Pushing for Online Poker Claiming it won’t Hurt the Lottery

A group that is backed by casinos is pushing to make online poker explicitly legal is trying to convince the whole nation that doing so is not going to hurt the lottery. There is no correlation between the US lottery and poker playing, which is why a lot of people think it should be illegal. […]

December 9th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

PokerStars Put Their Name Out There by Breaking a Guinness World Record

PokerStars is the world’s largest and most popular poker website. The record was shattered to pieces when over 200,000 people logged onto the system to pay $1 to compete in their very own PokerStars No Limit Hold ’em tournament. This set the record in the book for the largest number of players to compete in […]

December 7th, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

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