Pala Casino Recruits Phil Ivey As Face Of Internet Gambling Site

Phil Ivey is regarded by his peers and poker commentators as the world’s best all around player in the game, and will serve as the face of a California-based internet gaming venue.  Although online gambling has yet to be legalized in California, legislation is before the state to expedite the process. The Pala Indian Tribe, […]
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill On Hold Until 2015

Pennsylvania Representative Tina Davis introduced an online gambling bill to the state legislature two months ago.  Davis and her supporters described the proposal as necessary to remain competitive with neighbouring New Jersey and Delaware, which already legalized online gambling. However, the Pennsylvania House Committee on Gaming Oversight decided to postpone all debate on the online […]
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Illinois Considers Online Gambling Legislation

Following in the footsteps of sister states Nevada, Delaware, and most recently New Jersey, Illinois lawmakers introduced legislation that would begin the legalized online gambling debate.  Lawmakers agree online gambling is a healthy debate for the future of Illinois, but are concerned that the current bill will allow PokerStars to compete for an online gambling […]
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Chris Christie Says New Amendments To Online Gambling Bill Are Necessary

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at last made his decision on the state’s online gambling bill – and vetoed the legislation for a second time.  However, unlike with the 2011 bill, Christie made clear this was a conditional veto.  The difference is that once the legislature adds amendments that the Governor suggested, he will pass […]
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Chris Christie Hints He May Veto Online Gambling Bill

New Jersey lawmakers thought the reconstructed online gambling bill would become law after passing through the state legislature.  However, the bill awaits the signature of Governor Chris Christie who has the power to veto the bill, and has suggested he isn’t comfortable with legalizing online gambling.  The revelation follows an announcement from PokerStars that it […]
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Former US Full Tilt Poker Players Still Awaiting Compensation

On November 6, poker players were able to return to Full Tilt Poker when the site once again went live.  Within a few hours, tens of thousands of players from around the world had filled the poker tables once again.  Account balances had been frozen ever since the events of Black Friday shut real-money gaming […]
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New Online Casino Gets Negative Attention

Since online gambling is a sensitive topic in the American, operators are looking for innovative ways around the law. The latest company to attempt to do so is Cafrino, a New York-based gaming operator that provides cash prizes for free-play games. California authorities are investigating the website, but its operators claim that there is nothing […]
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Video Gambling Now Live in Illinois

It has been a long time coming, but video gambling has finally gone live in Illinois. 65 venues across the state have been equipped with video gaming devices and facilities – nearly three years after the local government passed a legislation that would allow the activity in order to boost funds for school and road […]
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Gus Hansen As Full Tilt’s New Brand Ambassador

Gus Hansen is one of the world’s best poker players. With millions of dollars in tournament winnings to his name, he has established himself as a skilled poker professional. After a successful partnership with Red Pro Poker, he is now moving on to work with Full Tilt as its new brand ambassador. With one of […]
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Time Ticking for Online Gambling Legislation

Senators Jon Kyl and Harry Reid have drawn up a federal online poker legislation, which would legalize the activity across the United States. While the bill has gained a great deal of support, time is ticking, as the window of opportunity for the bill to be passed is slowly closing. According to Bloomberg’s Business Week, […]
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