Category Archives: State by State

2015 Recap of New Jersey Online Gaming




After launching in late 2013, the New Jersey online gaming market had its struggles. Much of these struggles were attributed to credit-card rejections, geolocation difficulties and a lack of market awareness. But 2015 brought some promising signs for New Jersey iGaming, both in terms of revenue and future growth. That said, let’s look back over […]

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Pennsylvania Online Poker won’t happen in 2016




There was plenty of optimism that Pennsylvania would legalize online poker in 2015. This was especially the case when House Bill HB649 passed a Gaming Oversight Committee vote by an 18-8 margin. Unfortunately, it appears that efforts to regulate online gaming this year have failed in the Keystone State. Let’s continue discussing why the legislation […]

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Nevada Online Poker 2014

Nevada Attorney General supports iPoker Ban – Questions surround his Stance




 Being from Nevada—a state with legal online poker—you’d think that Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt would support online gaming. However, during an appearance on “Ralston Live,” Laxalt discussed how he actually supports the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which would ban iGaming on a federal level. Furthermore, he wants other state attorney generals to […]

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How iPoker will help with Pennsylvania’s $2.3b Deficit




Pennsylvania has become increasingly concerned with their state deficit in recent years. And there’s good reason for this too because the figure has ballooned to almost $2.3 billion. That said, the Keystone State is eyeing online gaming as a way to generate additional tax revenue and cut down their $1.9b deficit. And the good news […]

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Sen. Marco Rubio wants iGaming banned – But thinks Poker is Okay




Florida Senator and presidential candidate Marco Rubio is not a big fan of online gaming. In fact, the Republican has co-sponsored the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which seeks to ban iGaming on a federal level. But interestingly enough, he seems perfectly fine with the idea of online poker. Let’s discuss exactly why Rubio […]

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Enter Legal New York Poker, Exit the Underground Scene




New York City has one of the most-famous underground poker scenes in the world. And this is largely thanks to “Rounders,” which centered on Mike McDermott’s (Matt Damon) quest to succeed in New York’s underground poker world. But is it finally time for this romanticized, and sometimes dangerous, vision of New York poker to exit […]

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66% of Californians want Legal Online Poker, according to Survey




  Various online poker interests in California have been unable to agree on who gets into the market. But while these sides struggle with the plan, it’s pretty clear that the majority of Californians would welcome iPoker into the state. This much is confirmed by a recent survey by the National Research Institute (via All-In […]

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