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February 15, 2019

Several US States Are Considering Launching Online Poker Sometime Soon

While the growing sports betting market has gotten plenty of news in recent months, poker players in the U.S. received some welcome news recently. A few states are making moves to launch online poker in the near future. Pennsylvania Most notably, Pennsylvania is in the process of trying to roll out online gaming, including poker, …

February 14, 2019

NJ Senate President To DOJ: Rescind Wire Act Opinion Or We’re Going To Court

New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney has asked the Department of Justice to rescind its new opinion on the Wire Act. And if the DOJ does not, Sweeney has indicated NJ will go to court. The post NJ Senate President To DOJ: Rescind Wire Act Opinion Or We’re Going To Court appeared first on Online …

MGM’s CEO Sounds Off On ‘Perplexing’ New Wire Act Opinion

MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren weighs in on the Wire Act: “It’s just we think an absurdly, poorly written and unenforceable opinion.” The post MGM’s CEO Sounds Off On ‘Perplexing’ New Wire Act Opinion appeared first on .

World Series of Poker 2019 Broadcast Schedule Released

Poker Central and ESPN will both be covering the 50th WSOP with coverage of the coverage of the Main Event kicking off on July 3. For those of us not jumping on a plane to Las Vegas to celebrate the 50th World Series of Poker (WSOP), the televised coverage of the event will have to …

Partypoker Signs On As Thirst Lounge Sponsor

Forming part of a “wider streaming strategy,” this is the first sponsorship of its kind for the online poker operator. Online poker operator partypoker has announced its sponsorship of The Thirst Lounge 10 as part of a yet to be determined “wider streaming strategy.” The Thirst Lounge is a streaming Twitch.TV channel set up back …

ESPN, Poker Central Release Preliminary WSOP Coverage Schedule

ESPN and Poker Central have released the first draft of their planned broadcast schedule for the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP). The plan includes coverage of each day of the 50th annual Main Event on ESPN itself. Here are the announced coverage dates for the Main Event: Date Time Network Event July 3, 2019 8:30 …

Who are the best mid-stakes grinders out there?

While every poker fans know who the best high-rollers are, the steady crushers of the mid-stakes cash games rarely get a recognition. read more

February 13, 2019

PokerStars Announces Major Changes to Stars Rewards

Reduced Reward Points on MTTs starts this Friday. The world’s leading online poker site, PokerStars, has announced a series of changes to its loyalty program, Stars Rewards. Taking effect Friday, February 15, the first of the many changes will affect tournament grinders as they will notice a significant reduction in the reward points on MTTs. …

Gambling States And Stakeholders Join Chorus Of Opposition To Wire Act Opinion

The recent DOJ Wire Act opinion is facing an upswell of opposition from states with online gambling industries and/or lottery programs. The post Gambling States And Stakeholders Join Chorus Of Opposition To Wire Act Opinion appeared first on Online Poker Report.

February 12, 2019

2019 US Poker Open is about to kick off

The prestigious high-roller championship will bring ten events with buy-ins ranging between $10,000 and $100,000. read more

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