PPA Expands Profiles in PA, MI Legislative Hearings, Asks for Player Input

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The Poker Players Alliance, the largest lobbying entity representing the US online-poker world, increased its profile in recent days via back-to-back appearance...

First Wave of Absolute Poker and UB.com Refunds Announced

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Friday, August 18th, 2017

Garden City Group (GCG), the Ohio-based claims administrator charged by the US's Department of Justice with overseeing refunds of lost balances to former player...

Illinois Online Gambling Bill Awaits Possible Fall Consideration

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  The wheels of online gambling expansion continue to turn very slowly in the US, with Illinois now among the states most likely to authorize and regula...

OSS Cub3d Series Returns to America’s Cardroom for Late-Summer Fun

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Sunday, August 13th, 2017

It's tournament series time at America's Cardroom, where the latest edition of ACR's Online Super Series (OSS) Cub3d kicked off today. Running from now (August ...

David “Devilfish” Ulliott, Phil Ivey Join PHOF

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Monday, July 24th, 2017

The newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame have been announced, and the PHOF's class of 2017 is comprised of David “Devilfish” Ulliott and Phil Ivey. U...

Deadline Extended to September for Absolute Poker Refund Applications

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

If you were a former customer of failed online poker sites Absolute Poker and UB.com (earlier known as UltimateBet), and you've only recently heard that refunds...

New York Senate Approves Online Poker Bill with Bad Actor Provision

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Will NewYork State become the fourth US state to formally authorize and regulate online poker? And if it does, will the populous state's legislature include bad...

America’s Cardroom Unveils “Big Bang” Software Update

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

US-facing online poker site America's Cardroom (ACR), flagship site of the Winning Poker Network, has recently installed a significant software upgrade, one so ...

Illinois Senate Passes Online Poker, DFS Legalization Measure, Uphill Battle Remains

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

In an eleventh-hour move, the Illinois State Senate approved on Wednesday a bill which would authroize and regulate both online poker and daily fantasy sports i...

Mike Sexton Makes the Call, Accepts PartyPoker Chairman Role

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton, long the most prominent public face of venerable online poker brand PartyPoker, will be moving into an expanded role as chairma...