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PPA Fighting iGaming Ban Even if it Means US Poker Carve-out

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has one mission above all: to protect the rights of US poker players. And a large part of this mission involves giving people the right to legally play online poker. So the big question now is would the PPA be okay if the Sheldon Adelson-backed Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) includes a carve-out for iPoker?

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Delaware Online Poker Experiences 24% Surge in August

The Delaware Lottery released its August iGaming figures, and the results for poker were very encouraging. Delaware’s online poker sites pulled in $38,655, which was a 24% increase from July. Given Delaware’s relatively small population (917,000), $38.6k isn’t a bad haul. Overall iGaming Revenue stays flat Online casino games have previously received most of the […]

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Social Gaming: A Bigger Enemy to US iGaming than Adelson

In theory, it seems like social gaming and real money online poker draw two different crowds. On one hand, you have the social gamers who buy non-redeemable chips to play casino games in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. Then there’s the real money crowd, which hopes to increase their bankroll and win profits/jackpots through iGaming. But […]

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Morgan Stanley shows US Online Poker will Explode by 2016/17

It’s definitely good that US online poker regulation is finally happening – after all, this means mainstream advertising and more publicity for the game. Unfortunately, things are slow moving right now because Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada are the only states offering iGaming – about 4% of the US population. But if a recent Morgan […]

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ISIS Affecting Federal Online Poker Push?

Currently, there’s a lot of speculation surrounding the Sheldon Adelson-inspired Restoration of America’s Wire Act (S 2159, RAWA). Some insiders believe that RAWA – a bill that seeks to ban all forms of online gaming in the US – could include a poker carve-out. This speculation was given rise when Bally Tech’s John Connelly stated […]

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PokerStars is Key to New Jersey’s Vision of International iGaming Dominance

While many US states are still debating about how and when they’ll enter online gaming, New Jersey’s vision is clear: to become a market leader. And for the Garden State, their definition of market goes beyond just interstate pacts because they also want to share player liquidity with other countries too.

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PartyPoker New Jersey Servers Crash: Super Series Cancelled

PartyPoker New Jersey recently held their Garden State Super Series (GSSS) – a $1 million guaranteed tournament series that was set to run from September 7th to September 21st. This was the biggest online poker event in United States regulated iGaming history, however, technical difficulties brought it to a screeching halt.

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