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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arizona?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arizona?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Arizona to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Washington State?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Washington State?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Washington State to play for real money on their website.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

2019 LA Poker Classic Schedule

2019 LA Poker Classic Schedule

The 2019 LA Poker Classic takes place January 16 through March 6.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

Why I Should Play in the Aussie Millions 2019 - Explained in a Single Tweet

Why I Should Play in the Aussie Millions 2019 - Explained in a Single Tweet

Poker journalist Paul B Birman of Melbourne, Australia explains why poker players, pros and amateurs alike, should be in attendance at Aussie Millions 2019.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

Devilfish Documentary: Where to Watch

Devilfish Documentary: Where to Watch

PartyPoker TV is set to premier a documentary on the famed late poker pro Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

2019 MILLIONS LIVE Tour Freezeouts Introduced by PartyPoker

2019 LIVE MILLIONS Tour Freezeouts Introduced by PartyPoker

PartyPoker will be using a freezeout format for this year's MILLIONS LIVE tournament.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Florida?

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Florida?

There are currently no legal online poker sites based out of Florida.  Residents here can play at internationally licensed Web card rooms like Americas Cardroom, which is now celebrating two decades on the Web.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Texas?

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Texas?

There are currently no legal online poker sites based out of Texas.  Residents here can play at internationally licensed Web card rooms like Americas Cardroom, which is now celebrating two decades on the Web.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

2019 Aussie MIllions Schedule

2019 Aussie MIllions Schedule

The 2019 Aussie Millions will take place from 15 January to 4 February at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

2019 Staycation Weekend Series Schedule

2019 Staycation Weekend Series Schedule

The 2019 Staycation Weekend will take place from 11 January to 13 January at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

2019 WSOP Circuit - Sacramento Schedule

2019 WSOP Circuit - Sacramento Schedule

The 2019 WSOP Circuit Sacramento will take place from 10 January to 21 January at the Thunder Valley Casino and Resort.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

2019 WPTDeepStacks - Berlin Schedule

2019 WPTDeepStacks - Berlin Schedule

The 2019 WPTDeepStacks - Berlin takes place in Spielbank Berlin (Berlin) from 8 January to 14 January.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2019

Daniel Negreanu Gets Engaged

This would be Negrean's second marriage.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/03/2019

200 Percent Free Cash Bonus Up to USD $1000 Announced at Americas Cardroom

200 Percent Free Cash Bonus Up to USD $1000 Announced at Americas Cardroom

Available in all U.S. states and around the world, Americas Cardroom has introduced its biggest cash bonus ever - 200% up to USD $1000 plus free cash every day for 20 days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/02/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Virginia?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Virginia?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Virginia to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/01/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Michigan?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Michigan?

Hooray!  You can play online poker from Michigan, just not on PokerStars.  A host of international online poker sites are accessible from the state. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/01/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Georgia?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Georgia?

PokerStars forbids those from Georgia from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/01/2019

Is Global Poker Legal in My State? Company Launches Massive Ad Campaign

Is Global Poker Legal in My State?  Company Launches Massive Ad Campaign

Now entering their third year, online poker site Global Poker is making themselves known through a massive ad campaign that includes a player trapped in what looks like a field of pot. But are they legal?

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/31/2018

Can't Play on PokerStars From Texas

Can't Play on PokerStars From Texas

While sites like Americas Cardroom, Bovada and a handful of other online poker rooms are accessible to those living in Texas, PokerStars does not.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2018

Jackpot Poker Online You Can Win Up to $100K in Minutes... But Ruining the Game?

Jackpot Poker Online You Can Win Up to $100K in Minutes... But Ruining the Game?

Americas Cardroom promises regular buy-in amounts for Jackpot Poker games are $2, $10, $25, or $40!

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2018

How Do I Qualify for the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open WPT Deepstacks?

How Do I Qualify for the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open WPT Deepstacks?

You've probably seen the promotions for this year's Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Lucky Hearts Poker Open WPT Deep Stacks, but how to qualify you ask?

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2018

Do Any of the Poker Rooms in California Have Real Money Online Gambling Sites?

Do Any of the Poker Rooms in California Have Real Money Online Gambling Sites?

At this time none of the California poker rooms offer real money online poker websites.  A number of international card room sites are accessible to California residents though.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2018

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Florida

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Florida

You can play online poker from your mobile device either for free or real money from Florida at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/30/2018

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From California

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From California

You can play online poker from your mobile device either for free or real money from California at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/30/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From Massachusetts?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Massachusetts?

PokerStars forbids those from Massachusetts from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/28/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From Illinois?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Illinois?

PokerStars forbids those from Illinois from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/28/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From Pennsylvania?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Pennsylvania?

PokerStars is about to begin allowing those from Pennsylvania to begin playing for real money on their website.  Americas Cardroom is an alternative that allows anonymous play and does not report winnings to the IRS.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/28/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From Ohio?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Ohio?

PokerStars forbids those from Ohio from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/28/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From North Carolina?

Can I Play on PokerStars From North Carolina?

PokerStars forbids those from North Carolina from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/27/2018

Can I Play on PokerStars From Texas?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Texas?

PokerStars forbids those from Texas from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/27/2018

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - October 14 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday October 14, 2019.

Experts Agree Proper Regulation Could be the Best Bet for South African Gambling

Experts Agree Proper Regulation Could be the Best Bet for South African Gambling

Since colonization by the Dutch in the 1600s, South Africa gambling has traditionally operated under heavy restrictions. Officially these restrictions began in 1673, with the South Africa Gambling Act of 1965 codifying more recent game restrictions into national law. Up until 1996, the only real legal form of betting available for South African’s was on horse racing, which was considered a sporting activity.

Chicago Man Faces Charges Linked to Sports Gambling

Chicago Man Faces Charges Linked to Sports Gambling

A 35-year-old Chicago man has been indicted on federal charges that accuse him of illegal gambling and of hiding sports-betting income in a bankruptcy proceeding.