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...

New York Online Poker Bill Clears Senate Committee, But Larger Hurdles Loom

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The latest New York State online-poker bill cleared its Senate committee vote on Thursday, though an imposing and time-shortened schedule still looms as an obst...

National Governors Association, NV Gov. Brian Sandoval Challenge AG Sessions Over RAWA Talk

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Newly-installed US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' reported consideration of a reversal to the landmark 2011 opinion by former USAG Eric Holder is drawing plent...

MGM Resorts International Promises New NJ Online Poker Room by Year’s End

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

MGM Resorts International has announced a strengthening of its partnership with software provider GVC Holdings PLC in the form of a new real-money online-gambli...

California Online Poker Stalemate Shifts as San Manuel Exits PokerStars Coalition

Post in News by Haley Hintze on Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The stalemate between a hardline group of California's casino-operating tribal nations seeking to bar the PokerStars brand from participation in California's on...