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China Bans Online Poker and Games Associated with Gambling

China is not too happy about online poker. For a while now, the country has been systematically clamping down on various versions of the game. Recently, the Chinese government has introduced a series of restrictive measures affecting not only the online poker industry, but also video games. Chinese Government Clamps Down on Online Poker and [...]

By | 2019-04-26T10:38:01+00:00 Apr 26, 2019|Industry|

Interactive Gaming to Go Live in Pennsylvania on July 15

Nearly a year and a half since the governor of Pennsylvania signed into law legislation that proposed statewide gambling expansions, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has finally announced the official launch date of the state's online gambling industry. Thankfully, online gaming enthusiasts within the state's borders will only have to wait a little less than [...]

By | 2019-04-19T09:25:31+00:00 Apr 19, 2019|Industry|

West Virginian Reportedly Advancing Online Poker

On Friday, the West Virginia House of Representatives passed a bill that, if signed into law, would legalize online poker as well as other forms of online gaming in the state. After passing the House 72 to 22 without the vote of six representatives, the House Bill is now in the Senate where it is [...]

By | 2019-03-01T11:15:08+00:00 Mar 1, 2019|Industry|

Liquidity sharing Boosts European Online Poker Industries

As the United States continues to struggle with online poker legislation especially with regards to interstate online gambling, the online poker industries in various European countries – Spain, France, and Portugal – are already reaping the fruits of liquidity sharing. According to a joint regulatory statement that was released recently, the cross-border pact between the [...]

By | 2019-01-29T03:17:07+00:00 Jan 29, 2019|Industry|

UFC Inks New Business Deal with PokerStars

Thanks to a newly formed sponsorship partnership, PokerStars is now the official poker partner of the UFC, the world's top-ranked mixed martial arts organization. This was revealed during a recent press release where in addition to announcing their new alliances, the two organizations shared plans of how they will be going about their joint activities [...]

By | 2018-12-28T06:02:12+00:00 Dec 28, 2018|Industry|
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