Mar 25, 2015 |

What You Need to Know About NV and DE Interstate Poker

On Tuesday evening the long awaited pooling of online poker players between Nevada and Delaware became a reality. Delawareans logging into one of the state’s three regulated online poker sites were met with not two or three table choices but dozens, as peak traffic went from 25 to over 300 – Even this morning there […]

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Feb 24, 2015 |

Interstate Online Poker Coming According to Nevada Governor

Last year Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a historic interstate online poker agreement that would see the two states share players. The deal was signed in  February of 2014, and many expected it to be in effect before the end of 2014, but thus far nothing has materialized. We now […]

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Feb 3, 2015 |

Online Tournament Added to 2015 WSOP Schedule

The 2015 World Series of Poker schedule was unveiled on Monday and without doubt, the 2015 WSOP has more changes in store, and more meaningful changes, than any WSOP in recent memory. Among the numerous changes players will notice in 2015 are: 10 new tournaments and structures; major changes to the starting chip stacks in a number […]

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Dec 30, 2014 |

State of US Online Gaming in 2015: Where It’s Legal

In 2010, at the behest of the New York and Illinois lotteries, the U.S. Department of Justice looked into its interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act in regards to the pre-Internet law’s application to online gambling. On September 20, 2011 (but not officially released until December 23, 2011), Assistant U.S. Attorney General Virginia Seitz issued […]

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Nov 14, 2014 |

Ultimate Poker Throws in the Towel in Nevada

The writing was on the wall following their withdrawal from the New Jersey market and the subsequent trimming of their Nevada staff, but the announcement on Friday that Ultimate Poker would be shutting down its online poker room in Nevada still came as a shock. Ultimate Poker’s shutdown was first reported by Howard Stutz of […]

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Aug 25, 2014 |

888 CEO Talks US iGaming and Clarifies PokerStars Stance

We are “delighted at the success of the launch” in the United States, was how 888 CEO Brian Mattingley began our recent phone interview. The man at the helm of the only company operating in all three markets with legal online gambling (ranking him #9 on Bluff Magazine’s Power 20) also has a very positive […]

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Jul 22, 2014 |

Bad Actor Clause Debate Rages On as Law Experts Weigh In

There is a very good reason lawyers make the big bucks: Law, and gaming law in particular, is not for the faint of heart. There are arguments to be made on both sides, appeals, unresolved issues to be worked out, and purposely ambiguous language to be interpreted. Case in point, the current attempts by certain […]

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Jul 10, 2014 |

888 Network Approved in Nevada; Interstate on the way?

Nevada regulators have tentatively approved 888’s plans for an online poker network in Nevada according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. 888 has planned on the creation of the network from the very beginning and Nevada regulators have embraced the idea, making today’s announcement little more than a formality. The Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously approved […]

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Jul 7, 2014 |

Delaware and Nevada Interstate Agreement Expected Soon

In February Delaware and Nevada signed a historic agreement that will allow the two states to pool their online poker player bases in a first of its kind interstate compact. In addition to agreeing to work with one another the two states also formed the Multi State Internet Gaming Association (MSIGA) which was setup in […]

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Sep 23, 2013 |

888 Partners with Wynn Resorts for U.S. Online Poker Site

The All American Poker Network, the 888 Holdings and Avenue Capital Group U.S. gaming network, announced a partnership with Wynn Resorts to operate Wynn Interactive’s online gaming site. The online site has already began the licensing process in both Nevada and New Jersey and will move into additional states as regulation opens in other markets. […]

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Sep 20, 2013 |

Breaking Down The WSOP.com Sign-Up Process

Tuesday saw the long-anticipated launch of WSOP.com, the second legal real-money online poker site to launch in the United States. At 9:19 am PT, Nevada residents and visitors to the state were finally able to register to play a wide variety of games for real money on the World Series of Poker’s newest expansion of […]

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Sep 10, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: The State of the States

The failure to pass online poker in the state of California – again! – will become official this Friday. When it does, Pennsylvania will become the only state in the nation with an active online gambling bill. That bill has been tabled by a Pennsylvania House committee chair pending the outcome of online gaming in […]

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Aug 6, 2013 |

888 Launching Independent Online Gaming Platform in New Jersey

Sometime later this year real money online poker and casino games will go live in New Jersey and there will be a familiar face at the party. European gaming giant 888 announced Tuesday they will launch their own online poker and casino gaming platform in partnership with Caesars. In addition to the technology-sharing deal with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, […]

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