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Tribes Opposed to Some Language in California Internet Poker Bill

Tribes Opposed to Some Language in California Internet Poker Bill
A bill to legalize Internet poker in the state of California is meeting some resistance from state tribes.

PPA Applauds the Fraternal Order of Police for Its Support of Regulating U.S. Online Poker

PPA Applauds the Fraternal Order of Police for Its Support of U.S. Online poker
The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) publicly expressed their support of a regulated U.S. online poker market on Wednesday.

Merge Gaming Expected to Take Over Number 7 Spot Next Week

Merge Gaming Expected to Take Over Number 7 Spot Next Week
Merge Gaming, which has been clinging onto the number 8 spot of most trafficked online poker rooms in the world for the past few months, is likely to become the 7th largest as early as next week.

Alderney Gaming Control Commission Publishes External Review of Full Tilt Poker

Alderney Gaming Control Commission Publishes External Review of Full Tilt Poker
The Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC) has published an independent external review of its investigation leading up to the revocation of Full Tilt Poker’s license last summer.

Betfair to Introduce New Brand: Enters Fixed-Odds Market

Betfair to Introduce New Brand:  Enters Fixed-Odds Market
The world’s largest betting exchange, Betfair, has announced its intention to enter the lucrative fixed-odds market.

Sportingbet Enters Partnership With Foxwoods Resort Casino

Sportingbet Enters Partnership With Foxwoods Resort Casino
Sportingbet is now in advanced discussions with land-based operator Foxwoods Resort Casino about providing it with an online platform for intrastate poker and casino games over the coming months

888.com Reports Full Year Earnings Nearly Doubling

British online gaming company 888 Holdings' full-year earnings  nearly doubled, helped by strong growth of its casino and poker offering

Substance Abuse Linked More Heavily to Internet Gambling

Substance Abuse Linked More Heavily to Internet Gambling
A new study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, has attempted to link Internet gambling with substance abuse and the findings are staggering.

Second Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars Indictment

Second Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars Indic
John Campos, the former vice-chairman of a Utah bank that processed payments for online poker firms Full Tilt.

Daniel Negreanu: ‘I’d Rather Teach My Kids Poker Over Chess’

Daniel Negreanu:  ‘I’d Rather Teach My Kids Poker Over Chess’
Outspoken poker pro Daniel Negreanu didn’t mince words when he tweeted in regard to why he would teach his kids how to play poker over chess.

WMS Industries Latest to Apply for Nevada Internet Poker License

WMS Industries Latest to Apply for Nevada Internet Poker License
Casino game maker WMS Industries announced Tuesday it has applied for an Internet gambling license in the state of Nevada.

Sportingbet Looking to Re-enter US Market After Paying Fine to US Government

Sportingbet Looking to Re-enter US Market After Paying Fine to US Government
Reuters was reporting that Sportingbet, one of Europe’s biggest online gambling firms, has made a final payment of $6 million to the U.S. Justice Department

Sportingbet to Appeal Spanish Injunction

Sportingbet expects licence from Spanish gaming regulator by May 25

San Francisco Murder Victims Identified: Suspect was Supposed to Have Been Deported

San Francisco Murder Victims Identified
San Francisco medical examiner identified five victims in a grizzly early Friday morning slaying reported to have involved a gambling debt...

Davide Andreoni Leads 2012 EPT Campione Day1a

Davide Andreoni Leads 2012 EPT Campione Day1a
178 players have taken part in the 2012 European Poker Tour Campione, an event held in a small town that borders Switzerland and Italy.

Chad Elie Pleads Guilty in Full Tilt Poker, Black Friday Case

Chad Elie, a Las Vegas man who processed payments for online poker companies, pleaded guilty to a scheme to deceive banks into processing hundreds of millions of dollars in Internet gambling transactions.

Oh The Irony: Rick Santorum Banner Ads Appearing on Poker Site

Rick Santorum Against Internet Gambling:  His Banner Ads Appear on Poker Website
GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is opposed to pornography, contraception, heavy metal music and most forms of gambling, especially the Web kind...so what gives???

Gambling Debt May be at Center of Brutal San Francisco Quintuple Murder

Gambling Debt May be at Center of Brutal San Francisco Quintuple Murder
Authorities in San Francisco now believe that a gambling debt could be the motive for a brutal quintuple murder that occurred in the Ingleside district Friday morning

Laurent Tapie Relocates to Dublin to ‘Take Over Full Tilt Poker’

Laurent Tapie Relocates to Dublin to ‘Take Over Full Tilt Poker’
Laurent Tapie, the man behind the supposed deal to acquire shuttered Full Tilt Poker, has reportedly moved to that company’s Dublin base where he will reopen FTP for European players.

Poker Pro Phil Galfond’s $4 Million NYC Penthouse for Sale: Features Helical Slide (Video)

Poker Pro Phil Galfond’s $4 Million NYC Penthouse for Sale Video
Poker pro Phil Galfond has relocated to Canada following the events of last year whereby his sponsor, PokerStars, had to exit the US market.

Gordon Huntly Wins 2012 ANZPT Sydney

Gordon Huntly Wins 2012 ANZPT Sydney
Gordon Huntly is the winner of this year’s Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) in Sydney with a sweet US$238,524 first place prize.

Illinois Lottery Tickets Now Sold Online: First State to do so

Illinois Lottery Tickets Now Sold Online:  First State to do so
Illinois became the first state to begin selling lottery tickets online Sunday.

Chris Moneymaker Talks ‘All In – The Poker Movie’

Chris Moneymaker Talks ‘All In – The Poker Movie’
The documentary “All In – The Poker Movie” debuted in theatres this past week to mixed reviews.

32 Player Remain at 2012 LAPT Chile

32 Player Remain at 2012 LAPT Chile
Daniela Horno led the pack after Day 2 of the 2012 Latin American Poker Tour Chile.

Estrellas Poker Tour 2012 Coming to Valencia

Estrellas Poker Tour 2012 Coming to Valencia
From March 26 until April 1, the second stop of the 3rd season of the Estrellas Poker Tour will take place in the Casino Valencia.
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