Apr 2, 2014 |

Kevmath Approved: Poker Legislation News Sources

In an effort to keep our readers on top of everything happening in poker we present Kevmath Approved – your guide to the best Twitter follows for the week ahead. This week we’re focused on one topic in particular – the state of the online poker industry in the United States. Two recent bills introduced in […]

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Aug 23, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: California Online Poker Shelved Again

After three years of squabbling among California card rooms, racetracks, tribal gaming interests and other gambling concerns, online poker players hoped that the California gaming industry would unify this year and win THE FIGHT to legalize online poker. There were encouraging signs along the way, but it looks like online poker’s Humpty Dumpty has suffered […]

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Jul 31, 2012 |

Poker Community Reacts to PokerStars-Full Tilt Poker Deal

Blair Hinkle at the 2012 WSOP – Read his Reaction from Tuesday Below One of the largest developments in the ongoing battle for online poker in the United States took place Tuesday when the U.S. Department of Justice announced that PokerStars completed a deal to acquire the assets of Full Tilt Poker. Many poker players […]

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Oct 26, 2011 |

The Fight: A Rundown of the House Hearing on Internet Gambling

Pro-poker Rep. Joe Barton was one of the Congressmen in attendance for Tuesday’s hearing Tuesday, online poker got to spend some time in the spotlight in Washington DC as the House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing weighing the pros and cons of legalizing and regulating online gambling in the United States  and […]

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Jul 27, 2011 |

The Fight: Legislation Update, FairPlay Joins Effort

The attention of the poker world has been focused on Las Vegas for the past two months, but that doesn’t mean the attempts to regulate online poker throughout the rest of the United States have stopped. This week, The Fight tries to get the reader up to speed on what’s been happening behind the scenes […]

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May 18, 2011 |

The Fight: PPA’s Rich Muny on Black Friday and Beyond

Rich Muny of the PPA This week in The Fight BLUFF interviewed Rich Muny from the Poker Players Alliance. A member of the PPA Board of Directors since 2007, Muny has been an advocate for poker rights since the passage of the UIGEA. Muny responds to criticism the PPA received in the wake of the […]

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Apr 26, 2011 |


After a weekend with little news and lots of speculation, things are starting to happen in response to the Department of Justice seizure of online poker sites. There are still plenty of unanswered questions, but there have been some big developments over the past week, including announcements from ESPN, the first plea from one of […]

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Mar 18, 2011 |

The Fight: Online Gambling Bill, PPA Goes to Washington

This week on The Fight, a bill with sponsorship on both sides of the aisle that would regulate online gambling, and replace the UIGEA was formally introduced in Congress. In state legislation news, another state considered intrastate poker while the Poker Players Alliance went to the one state that considers playing online poker a felony […]

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