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Are the Cards going to Come up Aces for US Online Gamblers Once Again?

US Online Poker Laws

Well there is no doubt that the last year or two has turned the gaming world upside down for the many poker enthusiasts throughout the USA. For those that thought the flurry of contention from these players would die down its obvious they thought wrong. If anyone ever proved “where there is a will there is a way”, then it was the die hard poker enthusiasts of the good old USA.

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

2011 Aussie Millions Tourney Rolls On

The 2011 Aussie Millions tournament in Melbourne, Australia didn’t disappoint fans or players today. This year there were 721 entries and a staggering $7.21M AUD prize pool. The winner of the final table takes $2M AUD and the Aussie Millions ring. The action was hot as the Main Event drew to a close with pros […]

January 27th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Now Players Can Call Bets And Make Calls – Poker App By Microgaming Available on Android

Microgaming announced recently they are introducing a new poker app to Android devices. This app plays for real money and is available to members of poker rooms from LadBrokes, UniBet and PokerTime.

January 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Online Poker News | Read More »

Italy Secures Victory Over The UK At The World Cup of Poker VII

One of the greatest attributes about the game of poker is how universal it is. All countries participate in the game, and the attributes of playing it defy virtually all categorizations most other games and sports impose upon players: age, weight, sex, strength, agility, speed.

January 18th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

Poker Goes Down Under With Aussie Millions

Poker is a world sport, and the southern hemisphere’s largest poker tournament series has begun in Melbourne, Australia. The name of the tournament is the Aussie Millions, and it attracts players and enthusiasts from around the globe to congregate in the land down under for some high stakes that are just as thrilling as Australian wildlife.

January 15th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

ESPN To Broadcast Unedited PCA Final Table Play

Poker fans can finally see each hand played to its finish in the upcoming coverage of the PCA Final Table in the PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure.

January 11th, 2011 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

A Recap Of Online Poker Legislation In 2010

It was a tumultuous year for online poker legislation, affecting both online gaming sites and players in the US. The back and forth of legislation that surfaced for the year is enough to make online poker seem like a risky play.

January 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

Foxwoods Casino Loses A $50million Pennsylvania Gaming License

The newest Casino project sponsored by Foxwoods was revoked by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The gaming authorities cited dissatisfaction with planning, funding deadlines and structure of proceeds of profits.

December 27th, 2010 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

The 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure- What’s At Stake

As players track their stats, measuring up winnings and losses, 2010 draws quickly to a close. Whether poker was good for the year or not, 2011 promises to be a year packed with exciting tournaments.

December 17th, 2010 | Posted in Live Poker News | Read More »

MA Attorney General Solicits Senator Reid Over Online Gambling Bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada received an interesting letter this week. The writer is Attorney General-Elect Steve Grossman of Massachusetts. Grossman, who has not been a proponent of the proposed online gaming legislation being considered by Reid, made his position clear.

December 8th, 2010 | Posted in Poker Legal News | Read More »

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