Poker Regulation News

Jul 14, 2015 |

California Assemblyman Reschedules iPoker Bill for August Hearing

So you’re saying there’s a chance? A week after pulling it from a July 8th hearing, California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyerannounced his online poker bill, AB 167, has been rescheduled. Jones-Sawyer’s bill will be heard at an August hearing in front of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee according to EGR North […]

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May 18, 2015 |

PokerStars Ramps Up Lobbying Efforts in California

It appears PokerStars is ready to become more proactive in the California online poker debate, as the company has announced they will be hosting a live demonstration with two of the most popular poker players in the world, Daniel Negreanu andJason Somerville (who also happen to be Team PokerStars Pros), at the Sheraton Grand Hotel  in […]

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Apr 7, 2015 |

Poker Stars CEO

Online poker players in New Jersey may soon get their wish, as during a recent conference call Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov said he expects PokerStars to launch “in the next quarter.” Chris Grove of OnlinePokerReport.com later confirmed that Baazov was speaking of Q3. This is not your ordinary launch rumors. […]

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Mar 30, 2015 |

Joe Barton Expected to Introduce Federal Online Poker Bill

Remember Joe Barton? If you need a refresher course he was the Republican Representative from Texas  who was the handed the online poker baton by retiring Massachusetts Democrat Representative Barney Frank in 2011. Since 2012 Barton has introduced several bills into the House of Representatives that would legalize online poker, but […]

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Mar 26, 2015 |

Anti-Gambling Witnesses Stumble Through RAWA Hearing

In the words of former Arizona Cardinals Coach Dennis Green, they are what we thought they were! The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations held a hearing on the Sheldon Adelson-inspired Restoration of America’s Wire Act bill (RAWA for short) and there really weren’t too many surprises […]

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Mar 11, 2015 |

Connecticut Exploring Expanded Gaming: Is Online a Possibility?

With revenues on the decline and competition about to spring forth on their northern and western borders, Connecticut’s two gaming tribes, the Pequots and Mohegans have joined forces in an effort to lobby the state government to expand gaming in the state. Connecticut casinos have been hard hit in recent years, first by the recession […]

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