Tag: Gambling legislation

The Nightly Turbo: Iowa Studying Internet Poker, New Schedules for Poker Shows, and More

In light of the Black Friday indictments, the Iowa Senate is taking a closer look at Internet poker. We'll tell you about that, the changing television schedules of your favorite poker shows, and more.

Chad Elie and John Campos Released

Chad Elie and John Campos, defendants in the U.S. Department of Justice indictments on online poker's "Big Three" have been released.

PokerNews Podcast: Black Friday feat. Matthew Kredell

The PokerNews Team discusses Black Friday and are joined by Matthew Kredell to break down the UIGEA and how the poker indictments came about.

Online Poker's Big Three Indicted (UPDATED 4/18 4:45 p.m. PDT)

On Friday, the Department of Justice indicted Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and Absolute Poker on fraud and illegal gambling charges.

Black Friday Still Lingering on a Gray Sunday

Since Friday, U.S. players haven't been able to play online poker and because of that, traffic on PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have dipped. Also, guarantees were dropped. Find out by how much.

The Nightly Turbo: Jamie Gold Sponsored, PPA Says Take Action, and More

In light of the recent developments regarding online poker in the United States, Jamie Gold has procured an online poker sponsor. We'll tell you who, how the PPA wants you to take action, and more.

The Weekly Turbo: Kagome Kagome Revealed, Macedo Locked In, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including an interview with Kagome Kagome, Jose Macedo's new sponsor, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Kagome Kagome Revealed, D.C. Poker Hot Spots, and More

Ever wondered who online high-stakes poker player Kagome Kagome is? We'll tell you, plus get you up-to-speed on Washington D.C.'s poker hot spots, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: PokerNews Big Game Interactive, Multi-Entry Drama, and More

Want to vote players off of the PartyPoker Big Game V this weekend? We'll tell you how, give you the scoop on the drama surrounding the Full Tilt Poker $1K Monday, and more.

Nevada Bill AB 258 Passes Committee Altered

The online poker bill William Horne introduced into the Nevada Legislature has passed through the committee, but not as it was introduced.

The Nightly Turbo: Poker After Dark Preview, Macau Millions Breaks Record, and More

Pot-limit Omaha debuts on Poker After Dark this week. Check out a preview of the action, news on the Macau Millions, and more in this edition of the Nightly Turbo.

The Nightly Turbo: Washington, D.C., to Legalize Online Poker, UB Sends Players to the Heartland, and More

Will Washington D.C. become the first place in the U.S. to legalize intrastate poker? We'll give you that story, tell you how to qualify for the Heartland Poker Tour, and more in this edition of the Nightly Turbo.

PPA Lobbies Washington Legislature

The Poker Players Alliance lobbied the Washington legislature last month and are now confident that things could be turning around regarding online poker in the state.

The Nightly Turbo: Chilipoker Integrates Social Media, Zynga Hires PTR Staff, and More

Chilipoker has integrated Facebook and Twitter to its online poker client. We'll tell you more about that, Zynga's hire of the PokerTableRatings staff, and more.

Online Poker Sites and Casinos Forming Alliances Sparks Hope for Federal Poker Legislation

The recent alliance between online poker giant PokerStars, and Wynn Resorts has sparked some hope in Washington that online poker at the federal level could happen.

Wisconsin’s Legal Battle Over ePoker

Ho-Chunk Madison is locked in a legal battle with the state of Wisconsin over their use of electronic poker tables.

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts Announce Strategic Alliance

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts have announced a strategic alliance that would see the two work together to secure the passage of Internet gambling legislation, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Wynn Classic Final Table, Randy Couture Plans Poker Run, and More

There are plenty of familiar names at the 2011 Wynn Classic Main Event Final Table. We'll tell you who they are, give you the details on Randy Couture's charity poker run, and more.

South Point Hotel Owner Michael Gaughan Publicly Supports Legalizing Online Poker (UPDATED)

Michael Gaughan, owner of the South Point Hotel and Casino is the first Las Vegas casino owner to publicly endorse Internet poker legislation.

The Weekly Turbo: World Poker Tour Plans $100,000 Event, Bill to Legalize Online Poker, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including the plans from the WPT regarding a $100,000 buy-in event, a bill that could legalize online poker, and more.