Tag Archives: online poker

Pennsylvania Online Poker won’t happen in 2016

There was plenty of optimism that Pennsylvania would legalize online poker in 2015. This was especially the case when House Bill HB649 passed a Gaming Oversight Committee vote by an 18-8 margin. Unfortunately, it appears that efforts to regulate online gaming this year have failed in the Keystone State. Let’s continue discussing why the legislation […]

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Huge Change to California Online Poker Bill

Not long ago, the California online poker bill known as AB 431 passed through the state’s Governmental Organization Committee for the first time in history. This was no doubt a historic occasion that shows how serious the Golden State is about online poker. However, the main catch is that this is only a shell bill […]

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Poker News

Online Poker flames out in Mississippi and Washington – But Progress made

Both Washington state and Mississippi surprised many by introducing legislation to legalize online poker. But unfortunately, efforts to regulate iPoker in both states have already died out in early 2015. However, this doesn’t mean that nothing positive arose from these movements. That said, let’s discuss why the online poker push ended in both states as […]

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2014 Nevada Poker Revenue drops to $119.9m – A 3.23% Decrease

Despite seeing its first full year of online poker, Nevada poker revenue fell 3.23 percent to $119,904,000 in 2014. The drop ruins some optimism that was created in 2013, when Nevada land-based and online poker rooms pulled in $123,891,000. This was the first year-over-year revenue increase since 2006 to 2007 ($168 million), which was at […]

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New York

Plans to Discuss New York Online Poker but no Vote in 2015

At this rate, it seems like a flying car will be developed before another state legalizes iGaming. But while US online gaming regulation continues moving at a snail’s pace, New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, who leads the Assembly Committee on Racing and Wagering, expects major progress to be made in his state this year. “Online […]

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Mike Gatto Explains Ridiculous In-Person California Online Poker Deposits

One of the strangest points of Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s California online poker bill, AB 9, is that he expects players to make initial deposits at land-based casinos and card rooms. The obvious drawback here is that it hampers the convenience of iPoker and would turn off some recreational players. Furthermore, it’s tradition that players have always been able to make direct deposits straight from their computer/mobile device – so why change this now?

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Promotions at NJ Online Poker Rooms in December

As Christmas is approaching, the New Jersey online poker rooms seem to be very generous. Check out this month’s promotions at PartyPoker, The Borgata, 888poker and WSOP. There is something for everyone. PartyPokerPlay fast forward poker at Party NJ and boost your bankroll with the Winter Grind. At $0.05/$0.10 stake, play 10,000 hands for a $15 […]

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