Category Archives: Kentucky

Why PokerStars will win $870m Appeal against Kentucky

PokerStars’ parent company, Amaya Gaming, recently lost a big lawsuit to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Judge Thomas Wingate, who’s from Kentucky, awarded the Bluegrass State $870 million after determining that PokerStars violated the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) from 2006-2011. Amaya is now set to appeal this decision because they don’t think that they […]

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PPA wants to join Kentucky Lawsuit against PokerStars – Here’s why

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has launched a lawsuit against PokerStars and certain affiliates. The suit seeks tens of millions of dollars in losses for Kentucky online poker players who played at PokerStars from 2006-2011. And perhaps the most-interesting aspect of this lawsuit is that the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) — a lobbying group that seeks […]

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Churchill Downs Badly Wants Into US Online Gaming Market

When it comes to US online gaming, Kentucky have never exactly been the biggest proponent of the activity. In fact, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear famously attempted to seize 141 internet-gaming domain names back in 2008. But not everybody in the Bluegrass State is staunchly opposed to online gambling. Churchill Downs CEO Bob Evans is one […]

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