Why PokerStars abandoned Washington, and why others will too

Several weeks ago, PokerStars announced that it would block residents of the state of Washington from its real-money games. It was the first time that the world’s largest Internet poker room has blocked U.S. residents from any state.

Federal Online Gaming Bill Passes House Committee

This legislation can be brought to the floor of the House of Representatives at any time for a vote. Should it pass, it moves to the Senate, and passage there takes it to President Obama’s desk for a signature that would make it the law of the land.

Station Casinos Suing Online Casino Websites For Name Use

Station Casinos is like many other land-based casino companies that are struggling in the current economy. Online gambling has also become a hindrance on land-based casinos, and that may be why Stations has decided to sue two online website operators.

Wynn Resorts Warms To Internet Gaming

After years spent silent regarding the legalization of online gambling in America, Wynn Resorts, Ltd. has reportedly opened their stance.

Resentment Towards Government Over Internet Gambling

It has been only a few months since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act went into affect, and already there is resentment towards government growing among millions of online poker players. The resentment stems from a lack of movement on changes to the current Internet gambling laws…

United States May Enact New Regulations Tracking Electronic Funds Transfers

New proposals to track international electronic funds transfers have American poker players worried about the impact on online poker and gambling…

New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak applauds Harry Reids Statement

New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak has applauded the recent decision of the Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid to oppose federal legislation of online gambling, correlating it with his issues with Harrah’s Entertainment and his preference for regulation and taxing at state level…

PokerStars Exits Washington State Due to Court Ruling

PokerStars announced today they will no longer be serving real-money players from the US state of Washington…

$1,000 UFC Bruce Buffer Bounty Tournament

$1,000 UFC Bruce Buffer Bounty Tournament…

More Problems for Online Poker Regulation in United States

A couple of obstacles for regulation and legalization of online poker in the United States cropped up this week, making it less likely that legislation will pass this year…

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