Witness also testifies to stealing from a battered women's charity
(Associated Press ) - The District of Columbia Council might delay the launch of the nation's first government-run online gambling venture.
Council member Jack Evans said at a committee hearing Wednesday that the Sept. 8 launch date wouldn't give Washington residents enough opportunity to object if they don't like the idea of local businesses becoming gambling hubs.
"I don't believe there's enough time to notify the residents and get feedback as to whether they want this thing in their neighborhoods," Evans said.
The searches were endless on Wednesday coming into the Gambling911.com website, all from countries outside the US, all trying to find information on Full Tilt Poker:
Rich Muny of the Poker Players Alliance speaking on Quadjacks.com Tuesday evening said that he is hoping a bill to legalize online poker will become law by the end of 2011.
On Tuesday, the True Poker website was in the process of moving to a .EU extension, which stands for “European Union”.
Ukraine World Series of Poker winner Arkadiy Tsinis said he meant no disrespect having the Ukrainian National Anthem played following his win, as opposed to the American Anthem.
The 34-year-old Tsinis, who has lived in Las Veags for 18 years, said he was protesting the US Government’s crackdown on Internet gambling. Three online poker rooms were indicted on April 15 while two others had their domains seized one month later.
Federated Sports and Gaming (FS+G) on Monday unveiled its new professional poker league name, calling it the Epic Poker League.
The newly named Epic Poker League is an exclusive tournament series designed to serve more than 200 of the world’s top live tournament players, as determined by a set of objective, analytically rigorous qualifying criteria. In its first year, the Epic Poker League is staging four $20,000 rake-free Main Events for its members and awarding to its champion a $1,000,000 cash prize.
Just how powerful is Skadden Arps, the law firm that is currently representing PokerStars in its money laundering/bank fraud case brought by the US Justice Department?
Skadden enjoys a long list of high profile clients including former US President Bill Clinton and the newly nominated US Supreme Court Judge Elena Kagan along with a Who’s Who of the most powerful corporations in the world.
2006 World Series of Poker winner Jamie Gold allegedly owes the Borgata in Atlantic City $52,279.47. The casino claims that Gold bounced a check there.
The downfall of the Cereus Network and its Absolute Poker, UB.com brands post “Black Friday” April 15 indictments has all but destroyed the company.
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)
Coolbet.com has posted odds on the number of players OVER/UNDER that will officially play in this year’s Norwegian Championship Main Event in Dublin.
PokerStars Panama Tournament winner: "It's time he stands up for everyone and makes it known that they need to make changes to help the players!!!"