Category Archives: iPoker

10 States that could legalize Online Poker in 2016




 A new year is upon us, which means that there’s a fresh opportunity for more states to legalize and regulate online poker. But which states are most serious about legalizing iPoker in 2016? Let’s take a look at 10 states below that could possibly regulate online poker and casino games. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania kept iGaming enthusiasts […]

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Twitch Poker Livestreaming Future rests with US Legalization




One of the biggest trends in online poker right now involves livestreaming. Famous pros can broadcast their online poker sessions through Twitch and entertain their followers at the same time. This has helped players like Felix ‘xflixx’ Schneiders, Jaime Staples and Jason Somerville gain massive followings on their Twitch stream. In Somerville’s case, he has […]

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888 poised to dominate US Online Poker with Bwin.Party Purchase




888 Holdings recently made big waves by purchasing bwin.party for $1.4 billion, outbidding Amaya Gaming to acquire the struggling company. The ramifications of this deal are many, with 888 likely making up a little ground on Amaya’s PokerStars in global online poker traffic. Another big benefit to 888 purchasing bwin.party is that they are now […]

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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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Greg Raymer rejoins PPA and Fight for US Online Poker




In March 2013, Greg Raymer was busted in a North Carolina prostitution sting that not only tarnished his reputation, but also saw him step away from the Poker Players Alliance (PPA). And this was definitely a blow for poker because Raymer did an excellent job of fighting for US online poker players’ rights. But there’s […]

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3 Things that must happen for US Online Poker to improve before 2016




It can be said with a fair amount of confidence that regulated US online poker has not gotten off to a great start. In New Jersey, the biggest state offering iPoker, the most-recent revenue report from April 2015 shows that online poker revenue has fallen over 30% to $1.98 million. The glaringly obvious problem here […]

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Andrew “Luckychewy” Lichtenberger joins PPA Fight for US Online Poker




Since being founded in 2005, the Poker Players Alliance has done an admirable job of fighting for Americans’ rights to play online poker. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, we’re still at a standstill with only three states offering legal iPoker to this date. So the PPA can use all the help they can get to […]

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