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Poker Player Who Failed to Report $1M in Winnings Pleads Guilty

Poker Player Who Failed to Report $1M in Winnings Pleads Guilty

One Guy Smith, 62, failed to disclose over $821,000 in income tax between 2012 and 2016 Smith played and won over $1 million in poker proceeds between 2012 and 2016, on top of $482,000 generated through a business of his Smith pleaded guilty earlier this week, agreeing to cover the back tax and hoping to […]

Michigan Pushing for Interstate Online Poker and Casinos

Michigan Pushing for Interstate Online Poker and Casinos

Michigan lawmakers are trying to introduce an amendment for multi-state player pools for poker and iGaming ahead of online poker’s official launch this year SB 991 has successfully passed an initial vote and is headed for the Senate and House of Representatives As per the bill, multi-jurisdictional compacts with tribal operators will be allowed SB […]

PokerStars Withdraws from China, Taiwan and Macau Online Poker

PokerStars Withdraws from China, Taiwan and Macau Online Poker

The Stars Group’s worldwide card room, PokerStars, has decided to withdraw from the online poker market in several potentially big jurisdictions, including China, Taiwan and Macau. PokerStars Withdraws from Asian Markets, Here Is Why PokerStars has quit three pivotal markets, focusing its efforts elsewhere. The company is officially withdrawing from China, Taiwan, and Macau and […]

PokerStars Keeps Doting on New Jersey and Pennsylvania

PokerStars Keeps Doting on New Jersey and Pennsylvania

The states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania are going to enjoy a new round of promotions and events doted on them by PokerStars. PokerStars Dotes More on New Jersey and Pennsylvania PokerStars USA is deepening its roots in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with its dedicated local IPs, PokerStars NJ, and PokerStars PA respectively. The company […]

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

The world’s leading poker card room, PokerStars, is going to start a month-long online tournament featuring $50 million in guaranteed prize money. The event kicks off on July 5 under the name of PokerStars Stadium Series. PokerStars Launches $50m Stadium Series With most poker events canceled out this year, online poker sites in the United […]

The WPT Continues to Reschedule Events in the USA

The WPT Continues to Reschedule Events in the USA

The World Poker Tour has been forced to cancel a string of events across the world and in America, shifting its focus entirely on online events and promoting the ClubWPT. Coronavirus Pandemic Forces WPT to Suspend Events Globally The World Poker Tour (WPT) has had to cancel a string of events across every major market […]

Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

The future of online poker in the US is still in the air amid recent developments around the case in the US Court of Appeals as the New Hampshire Lottery Commission is continuing its efforts to set aside the 2018 DOJ interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Since the DOJ enforcement action remains on hold […]

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

Online poker hasn’t been legal in Michigan very long, but gaming operators are already making big plans for entering the state’s soon-to-be regulated market. PokerStars has been quick on the mark, having recently announced its new partnership with an Indian tribe in order to bring online poker to Michigan as soon as possible. In a […]

California Cardroom Fined $6 Million

California Cardroom Fined $6 Million

Haiwaiian Gardens Casino is the second-largest cardroom in California, so you would expect a gaming venue of that size to ensure that it operates above board at all times. However, the casino has recently come under fire for misleading gambling regulators and not doing enough to prevent money laundering – resulting in a huge $6 […]

First PACOOP A Huge Success for PokerStars

First PACOOP A Huge Success for PokerStars

The first-ever Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP) has recently come to an end, and the event has made a huge mark on the state’s gaming market. Attracting thousands of players, the inaugural PACOOP smashed its overall guarantee by over 25%. When PokerStars first announced the PACOOP, it was only a couple of weeks before […]