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It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

We’ve seen plenty of activity on the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard. Players have been swapping places constantly, and it really is anyone’s game this year. There are 10 very talented players at the top of the leaderboard in 2019, each with an impressive number of large cashes behind them. As 2019 comes […]

New Jersey Reports Dip in Online Poker Revenue in April

New Jersey Reports Dip in Online Poker Revenue in April

For the first in a very long time, the New Jersey online gambling sector recorded a monthly decrease in revenue during the month of April. While it has become a norm with online poker, it is still quite unusual for online casinos to decrease from month to month – a substantial decrease is even harder […]

China Bans Online Poker and Games Associated with Gambling

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 […]

Interactive Gaming to Go Live in Pennsylvania on July 15

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 […]

West Virginian Reportedly Advancing Online Poker

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 […]

Liquidity sharing Boosts European Online Poker Industries

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 […]

Connecticut Legislature Introduces New Online Gambling Bill

Connecticut Legislature Introduces New Online Gambling Bill

From the looks of it, Connecticut seems to be ready to finally move forward with its plans for an online gaming sector. This has been proven by a proposal to regulate online gambling activities including live and online sports betting which has been presented in the state’s January legislative session. The proposed bill is a […]

PartyPoker Announces the Creation of Its First Player Panel

PartyPoker Announces the Creation of Its First Player Panel

Lots of poker-related companies have been working very hard to promote the games in all parts of the world, but Partypoker, which is currently considered to be the leading player in the online poker industry, has certainly done much more to be where it is right now. A number of changes have been adopted and […]

UFC Inks New Business Deal with PokerStars

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 […]

Kentucky Appeals Court Overturns Ruling Against PokerStars

Kentucky Appeals Court Overturns Ruling Against PokerStars

A Kentucky appeals court has recently overturned what is considered to be the largest ruling against a company in the history of the state. The three-judge appeals court panel voted to release the Stars Group, formerly PokerStars, from an $870 million judgment that was awarded back in 2015 by a trial judge. Franklin Circuit Judge […]