The Betting Control and Licensing Board in Kenya shot down a draft bill proposed to collect taxes on Internet gambling activity in that nation.
Russia has its second World Series of Poker bracelet with Mikhail Lakhitov winning the $2,500 No Limit Hold’em. (Михаил Lakhitov выигрывает первый Мировой Серии Покера браслет)
After publicly announcing he was filing a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker, Phil Ivey reportedly met with executives of the company in Ireland in recent days.
Ivey, who is a sponsored Full Tilt Poker pro, filed the suit after the world’s second largest online poker company failure to pay US players since its indictment on bank fraud and money laundering on April 15. Customers are yet to be paid. FTP claims it is trying to raise money through sales of assets.
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton has introduced his bill to legalize Internet poker in the US.
Poland has banned online gambling though they were somewhat soft on bookmakers while objecting more to poker as a “Gambling Game” leading to addiction
Star of the hit film franchise Spider Man, Toby Maguire, is being sued for illegal gambling according to TMZ.com.
For a second time in so many days Phil Hellmuth finished second in a World Series of Poker event, failing to gain his 12th bracelet.
The Douglas County, Kansas bookies are in high demand as the town of Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas’ main campus and the red hot College Basketball team, the Jayhawks.
A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says an officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call.