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Arizona Poker Club Raided, Charges Filed

Poker Union, a members-only poker club in Phoenix, was raided last week in a sting that saw five arrested and three charged.

NY Sen. John Bonacic Confused About Assemb. Gary Pretlow Saying Poker Not a Skill Game

New York Sen. John Bonacic confused about Assemb. Gary Pretlow saying that poker is not a skill game.

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes Full House Vote

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed an online gambling bill. Bill will now go to the Senate.

Things Need To Get Ugly Tonight for Online Poker To Pass in New York

Things need to get ugly on Thursday night for online poker to pass in New York.

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.

What To Expect From Today's Online Poker Bill Hearing in California

A preview of what to expect from online poker bill AB 2863's hearing in California on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

California Assemblyman Adam Gray: "I Don't Anticipate the $60 Million Figure Changing"

California Assemblyman Adam Gray does not view the proposed $60 million horse racing subsidy in online poker bill AB 2863 as a figure up for negotiation.

Nominees Announced for 2nd Annual GPI American Poker Awards

The nominees have been announced for the 2nd Annual Global Poker Index American Poker Awards.

Poker Advocate Dianna Donofrio-Trigatzi Passes Away After Long Battle w/ Cancer

Long-time poker advocate Dianna Donofrio-Trigatzi passed away Monday night after a long battle with cancer.

PPA Files Motions to Join Commonwealth of Kentucky Lawsuit Against PokerStars

The PPA has filed a motion to join Kentucky's PokerStars lawsuit in order to ensure that any returned funds are distributed to affected players.

Chaffetz Drops Speaker of House Bid & Arizona AG Mark Brnovich Speaks Out Against RAWA

Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich and National Fraternal Order of Police send letters opposing Restoration of America's Wire Act.

Is Online Poker Coming to New York? It Seems Operators Are Interested

Wednesday's first-ever hearing on online poker in New York showed gaming operators are interested, but that it may take longer than poker players hope.

Rep. Joe Barton Introduces New Bill That Would Regulate Online Poker in the US

Two contrasting bills were introduced this week. One would outlaw regulated online poker, while other could establish a legal regulation framework.

Inside Gaming: Graham Reintroduces RAWA to Senate, Big May for Nevada, DraftKings Partners with ESPN

Lindsey Graham reintroduces RAWA in the U.S. Senate, Nevada has a booming May, the AGA wants to audit casinos, and DraftKings and ESPN announce partnership.

Positive Step: California Online Poker Bill AB 431 Passes GO Committee

California online poker bill AB 431 passes GO committee and provides a positive step in the right direction.

Pennsylvania Hearing Provides Positive, Insightful Testimony in Favor of Online Gaming

Thursday's hearing on iGaming in the Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee provided positive, insightful testimony in favor of online gaming.

PPA Reaction To RAWA Hearing and Thoughts Going Forward

The Poker Players Alliance gives reaction to RAWA hearing and thoughts going forward.

Fear-Mongering Testimony Overshadows Facts at Internet Gambling Ban Hearing

A U.S. House Judiciary hearing on Sheldon Adelson's Internet gambling ban bill was an exercise in fear mongering, says the Poker Players Alliance. Read our full recap.

Poker Community Strengthens Defense During RAWA Delay; Hearing Set for Wednesday

The three-week delay of the RAWA hearing allowed the poker community to strengthen its defense against Internet gambling ban proponents.

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