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Poll on whether Pennsylvania should legalize Online Poker

Pennsylvania has suddenly jumped to the forefront of states that are looking to legalize online gaming. And it seems that the Keystone State’s politicians are certainly interested in using iGaming to help shore up their $1.2 billion budget deficit. But what about Pennsylvania residents? Are they just as gung-ho about having legal online poker and […]

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California
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3 Reasons why California won’t legalize iPoker – 1 Reason why they might

California recently held another hearing on online poker, where policy makers and various gaming interests discussed the matter. Overall, there were no tremendous breakthroughs that indicate the state is ready to legalize the game in the near future. In fact, there were three ugly issues that were a theme throughout the hearing; luckily, there was […]

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Bryan Micon avoids Jail Time in Bitcoin Poker Case

Just a few months ago, Bryan Micon, operator of the former Bitcoin poker site SealsWithClubs.eu (SWC), was hiding out in Antigua and mounting a legal defense against Nevada gaming regulators. And he returned to Las Vegas to settle his case, recently pleading guilty to one felony count of operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system in […]

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PokerStars strikes back with California Radio Ad

There are plenty of tribal gaming interests that would love to keep PokerStars out of California. However, the world’s largest poker site is definitely not going to let this happen without a fight. Not long after launching the website Californians4ipoker.com, which seeks to educate Golden State residents on poker, Stars is now running a radio […]

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PokerStars launches California Website – Announces PokerStars Pro Tour

PokerStars has faced its share of detractors in the potential California online poker market, including the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, which recently funded a radio ad to bash Stars. But this hasn’t deterred the world’s largest iPoker room since they launched a website called Californians4ipoker.com to educate Golden State residents. That said, let’s briefly […]

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New Jersey
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New Jersey Online Poker sinking – Time to sign Interstate Pact?

From an overall standpoint, New Jersey online gaming is on an upward trend. May 2015 numbers revealed this after showing that the state took in $12.5 million in iGaming revenue, compared to $10.5 million in May 2014 – a 19% increase. But despite the good news here, there’s one glaringly obvious problem: New Jersey online […]

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3 Signs that Online Poker helps Land-based Casinos

One idea that’s been pushed by online gaming opponents, especially Sheldon Adelson, is that online poker and casino games will cannibalize existing land-based casino business. In theory, this doesn’t sound so crazy because those who gamble in brick-and-mortar casinos might instead choose to stay home and play online. However, the facts tell a much different […]

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