The New York State Assembly voted 91 to 22 Friday to approve daily fantasy sports games.
Brad Franzen, the owner of a payment processor that worked in conjunction with three online poker rooms indicted April 15, has plead guilty on Monday.
Poker pro Ernie Scherer III has received a life sentence for the murder of his parents, 60-year-old Ernest Scherer Jr. and 57-year-old Charlene Abendroth.
In some good news, rakeback began showing up in the accounts of Full Tilt Poker US customers Friday morning.
Still, the company is yet to begin paying out these customers.
Bellagio World Poker Tour World Championship final table (2010) has two familiar names leading, Galen Hall and Scott Seiver.
Lock Poker has signed on two new pros and four more are expected to come on board next week.
QuickTender / UseMyWallet has stopped sending funds to US players.
California Senator Lou Correa has amended his California bill SB40 in an effort to legalize online poker in the state before federal legislation is passed.
Correa has marked his bill with an “urgency category”, resulting in the bill remaining active to progress at this year’s legislative phase without having to beat committee deadlines.
The only thing needed, a signature from Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown.
European poker pros Patrik Antonius and Gus Hansen have run out of luck in recent days.
German poker player Ali Tekintamgac was permitted to play at this year’s WPT Championship despite an outcry from fellow players like Daniel Negreanu
According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.
With the demand for live in-play betting where one can now wager on plays right up to the final second of a game, the corner bookie can no longer function without the assistance of a full service 24-7 Pay Per Head.