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Tag: Poker Ban

PPA Releases List of Lawmaker "Jokers" Leading Into Tuesday's Midterm Elections

With midterm elections Tuesday, the PPA has put out a list of lawmakers it calls "jokers" for having advocated for prohibitions against online poker.

Are Seating Scripts Killing Online Poker?

According to Microgaming's Alex Scott "most recreational players would be horrified to find out about them."

Korea Shuts Down All Facebook Games In Attempt To Regulate Social Gambling

No more Facebook games for citizens of South Korea, as the country has blocked all social casino games as well as titles like Candy Crush and Farmville.

Russia Legalizes Gambling in Sochi and Crimea

A decision made by authorities in Russia will see the creation of two new special gambling zones -- one in Sochi and one in the former Ukrainian province of Crimea.

Venetian Confirms Adelson's Anti-Online Gambling Stance Caused PokerNews Ban

The Venetian confirmed that it excluded PokerNews.com from covering a tournament inside its casino due to the site's ties to online poker companies.

American Gaming Association Withdraws Support of Internet Gambling

The American Gaming Association has withdrawn its support of Internet gambling in the U.S. after a long feud between its members.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

American Lotteries Oppose Federal Ban on Online Poker

American lotteries announce opposition to federal ban on online poker, citing need for state's rights.

California Reacts to Sen. Feinstein's Support of Online Gambling Ban

California's Indian tribes and gaming concerns respond to the news that Sen. Dianne Feinstein has co-sponsored a bill that would ban online gambling.

Graham, Chaffetz Introduce Bills to Ban Online Poker in U.S.

A Sheldon Adelson-backed bill to ban online gambling the U.S. has been introduced by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

Democratic Battle Lines Form as Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Bill Nears

Eleven state governors in the Democratic Governors Association have expressed opposition to the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill that could be introduced on Wednesday.

Gov. Brian Sandoval Eyes Summer Launch for Nevada/Delaware Internet Poker Compact

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval believes that Nevada and Delaware could be sharing online poker player pools by this summer.

Sheldon Adelson's Anti-Internet Gambling Bill Could Be Introduced Next Week

Sen. Lindsey Graham could introduce the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill as early as next week.

Pro-Internet Gambling Coalition Increases Efforts to Combat Adelson

A pro-online gambling coalition has increased efforts to fight Sheldon Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.

Sen. Dean Heller Proposing Federal Internet Gambling Ban Except for Poker

Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) and Senate Major Leader Harry Reid are working on federal legislation to ban all forms of online gambling except for poker.

Mary Bono Plans to Fight Ban on Internet Gaming

Former Congresswoman Mary Bono teams up with Rep. Mike Oxley to compete against Sheldon Adelson in online gaming war.

Italian Senate Votes to Ban Poker Advertisements on TV and Radio

The Italian Senate approved a controversial amendment involving poker and gambling advertisements on television and radio stations.

Wynn Approved for Internet Gambling in New Jersey, but Now Siding with Adelson?

Wynn Resorts Ltd. was approved to offer internet gambling in New Jersey, but CEO Stave Wynn is questioning the business opportunity in the market.

PPA "Working Overtime" to Prevent Sheldon Adelson's Latest Anti-Online Poker Push

The Poker Players Alliance is making an aggressive effort to prevent Sheldon Adelson's latest anti-online poker push from gaining momentum.

Wynn Resorts, Station Casinos Join American Gaming Association

Wynn Resorts, Station Casinos and Churchill Downs are the latest companies to join the American Gaming Association.

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