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PPA Calls for Player Action Prior to Senate Hearing

Poker advocates in the US, mark your calendars for Thursday, July 26th at 2:15 pm. That’s when the US Senate is scheduled to take up the issue of “the regulation of tribal gaming, focusing on brick and mortar to the Internet.”In the days leading up to the hearing, the Poker Player’s Alliance is asking players

Full Tilt Poker Head Ray Bitar Surrenders to US Authorities

Full Tilt Poker head Ray Bitar, one of the individuals named in the Black Friday indictments, has surrendered himself to US authorities.Update: 10:30 AM EST July 3rd PokerFuse cites an AP report claiming Bitar’s surrender may not have been entirely voluntary, writing that:Update: 7:30 PM EST There is apparently no deal between the DOJ and

Full Tilt Poker Back on Twitter, FTP Doug Revealed!

One of the first concrete manifestations of Full Tilt’s relaunch occurred yesterday when the company introduced (via 2p2 and Twitter) the new room manager for FTP.Say goodbye to FTP Doug and hello to … FTP Markus. Shyam Markus, that is. The first tweet from the new public face of Full Tilt Poker: Ok, a little

PokerStrategy.com Denies Deal With Tapie

It just keeps getting odder.Word leaked today that GBT apparently attempted to poach some top talent at FTP once it was clear the deal with the DOJ to purchase was off.The plan, pitched to said Full Tilt employees as the DOJ deal was falling apart last week: To take a dozen or two of the

California Voters Ambivalent About Online Poker

A little surprising for a state where live poker is so popular.That’s our general reaction to the results of a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times survey regarding California’s ongoing effort to establish and regulate intrastate online poker in California.From the LA Times:The LA Times LOVES that stock photo of the guy improbably one-tabling Paradise Poker.Sounds like

First Online Poker License Ok’ed By Nevada

A milestone of sorts for online poker today.Nevada’s Gaming Control Board has given the first green light to an interstate online poker operator: Bally’s.That’s according to CardPlayer:It should be noted that Bally’s license is a business-to-business license – they can offer software and other services to rooms but can’t offer games directly to consumers.

Interstate Online Poker Compacts: Too Tough A Hand To Play?

A good read from Howard Stutz over at the LVRJ that examines how critical interstate partnerships will probably be for Nevada’s online poker industry to survive, let alone thrive – and how potentially difficult those relationships could be to establish and execute.Excerpt:The article is obviously – at least in part – a vehicle for Fahrenkopf

888 Inks Deal With WMS Gaming

Pieces are definitely moving into place on the industry side of the online gambling market in the US – now legislators need to start catching up.The latest deal to be inked: International online gambling powerhouse 888 Poker has reached an agreement with land-based gambling supplier WMS Gaming. While the full terms of the deal obviously

Can This Man Stop US Online Gambling Regulation?

When most people think of the opponents of online gambling regulation, their minds likely wander to social conservatives or minor industry interests.One of the largest potential threats, however, is looming smack in the middle of the industry titans who are often cited as driving the push for regulation: Sands honcho Sheldon Adelson.The Las Vegas Sun

Federal Online Poker Deal Still in the Works

While Nevada issues their first online poker licenses and other states like Delaware and New Jersey continue to amble toward regulation, little has been said of late regarding the potential for federal regulation of online poker.That lack of talk does not (apparently) equate to a lack of action. According to a recent article in the