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PokerStars Exits Israel

PokerStars sites business risks as the reason to prohibit real-money gaming to Israeli customers.

NY Assemblyman Pretlow Says Online Poker Bill Didn't Pass Because Not a Game of Skill

NY Assemblyman Gary Pretlow says online poker bill didn't pass because not a game of skill.

New York Assembly and Senate Approve DFS Bill; Online Poker Bill Dead

New York legislature approves a DFS bill while failing to approve an online poker bill. Governor Cuomo has 10 days to sign into law.

Law Passes in Québec to Block Access to Online Gaming Sites; Will It Be Legal?

Québec passes Bill 72 which requires ISPs to block access to online gaming sites. Will a challenge be successful?

New York Senate Passes Online Poker Bill

An online poker bill was passed by the New York Senate and will head to the Assembly for consideration.

Michigan iGaming Bill Passes Senate Committee

The Michigan Senate Committee passes an iGaming bill by an eight to one vote.

Dutch Regulated Online Gaming Delayed for At Least a Year

The KSA reports that the earliest regulated online gaming will take place is more than a year from now.

New York Takes First Step Towards Online Poker Regulation

An online poker bill was reported by the New York Senate Finance Committee to the Senate floor for consideration.

Pair Fined £32,000 For Organising Illegal Poker Tournaments

Pair ordered to pay more than £32,000 after operating illegal poker tournaments in London.

Russian Region Seeks To Fine Online Gamblers

Russian legislators in Tatarstan introduce a bill that would fine customers of unregulated online gaming sites.

French Senate Approves Shared Player Liquidity

The French Senate approved an amendment to its gaming regime to allow for shared player liquidity with other countries.

Adelson and Amaya Both Hire Lobbying Firms In the Fight for Internet Gaming in the U.S.

The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling and Amaya Services Ltd. are engaging with lobbyists in the fight for internet gaming in the U.S.

Anitra Steen Steps Down as Chairwoman of Sweden's Svenska Spel Siting Social Responsibility

Swedish politician and executive Anitra Linnéa Steen is stepping down as Chairwoman of the country's state-owned monopoly gaming company Svenska Spel siting social responsibility.

Phil Ivey's £7.8 Million Appeal in Crockfords Case Began Yesterday

Phil Ivey's appeal on a court decision denying him £7.8 million in Punto Banco winnings began on April 13.

Online Poker May Become Regulated in Poland

Poland's government is expected to introduce a draft which could start the process to regulate online poker.

Rosen Law Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Amaya

A global investor-rights law firm is seeking to recover damages for Amaya investors under the federal securities laws.

Koen Everink Murder Case Rumored To Be About €80,000 Poker Debt

Authorities have reason to believe a poker debt might be the motive in the death of self-made millionaire Koen Everink.

Brazil's Gaming Bill Makes Progress Despite Protests Against the Government

Due to the long-running economic recession in Brazil, the country's government is believed to be seriously considering voting into law Bill 186, which if passed would lead to regulated and legalized online poker.

Confusion Arises As Dutch Court Rules Poker a Game of Chance

The Amsterdam Court of Appeals overturned a ruling that poker is a game of skill and deemed it a game of chance.

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