Tag Archives: UIGEA

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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UIGEA Proponent Dennis Hastert mired in Financial, Sex Abuse Scandal

Dennis Hastert, a staunch proponent of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), which hampered US online poker, is now caught in a financial and sexual abuse scandal. The former Speaker of the US House of Representatives now faces some serious allegations that could result in prison time. This being said, let’s discuss more on […]

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PokerStars Unhappy with new California Online Poker Bill

California Assemblyman Mike Gatto has drafted an online poker bill called “AB 9” that he believes will finally bring all sides together on the matter. And this has created some definite excitement for US iPoker because California has a population of over 38.3 million people and the world’s sixth-largest economy.

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