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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Barney Frank “Not Optimistic” About Passage Of HR 2267

Poker News Daily is reporting that Democratic Representative Barney Frank, the Massachusetts Congressman who has been pushing for the legalization and regulation of online gaming in the United States, has stated in an interview that he is “not optimistic” regarding the passage of…

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Online Poker in California Quashed For Now

Following the indictment of California Senator Roderick Wright this week, lobbying efforts to have intrastate online poker legalized in that state have effectively been put to rest this legislative period.
Wright was jailed and subsequently released with a $45,000 bail having been set.
There were eight felony charges leveled against the California Senator including [...]

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Spade Club Ceasing Operations

Spade Club Ceasing Operations…

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Temporary Restraining Order Denied in Mizrachi Case

In a decision filed on September 14th, United States District Judge James Nowlin denied a motion for a Temporary Restraining Order filed by Deliverance Poker. The case surrounds World Series of Poker (WSOP) November Nine member Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi allegedly jumping ship to be sponsored by Full Tilt Poker in the middle of the Main Event…

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Below are the results and points for Week 3 of the Make Poker Legal Online Poker League. For all complete information of Season 2 please make reference to http://makepokerlegal.com/blog/2010/08/23/season-2-free-online-poker-league-starts-today . The points below also include Pre Season Points. If you have not joined, it still is not too late. The way the league is structured, you can still win prizes even if you start playing a few weeks into the league. Best of luck to everyone…

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Week 2 of Season 2 Make Poker Legal Online Poker League

Below are the results and points for Week 2 of the Make Poker Legal Online Poker League. For all complete information of Season 2 please make reference to http://makepokerlegal.com/blog/2010/08/23/season-2-free-online-poker-league-starts-today . The points below also include Pre Season Points. If you have not joined, it still is not too late. The way the league is structured, you can still win prizes even if you start playing a few weeks into the league. Best of luck to everyone…

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Harrah’s Entertainment Paid Over 1 Million Dollars To Support Online Poker Bill HR 2267

Once heavily opposed to legalized online poker, Harrah’s Entertainment is revealed to have spent over $1 million lobbying in favor of a bill authored by Congressman Barney Frank that would essentially license Internet poker rooms in the United States. And this amount, in support of HR 2267, was spent in the second quarter alone. A similar amount was paid in the first quarter…

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Frank Mir Bounty Poker Tournament

$1,000 Frank Mir Bounty Tournament, September 14! Tourney Starts at 7:00 p.m PT (10:00 p.m. ET)

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Week 1 of Season 2 Make Poker Legal Online Poker League

Below are the results and points for Week 1 of the Make Poker Legal Online Poker League. For all complete information of Season 2 please make reference to http://makepokerlegal.com/blog/2010/08/23/season-2-free-online-poker-league-starts-today . The points below also include Pre Season Points. If you have not joined, it still is not too late. The way the league is structured, you can still win prizes even if you start playing a few weeks into the league…

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