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Tag: Politics and Poker

Would Interstate Compacts Provide a Further Boost to Online Poker in New Jersey?

Online poker has been growing the past few months in New Jersey. Would interstate shared liquidity provide a more permanent path to growth?

State Sen. Lesniak: Adelson, Gov. Christie Delaying PokerStars' Entrance into New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak explains to PokerNews why he believes PokerStars has not received an operating license in New Jersey.

European Poker Tour Says “Au Revoir” to Deauville: France Cut From Season 12 Schedule

Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2015 European Poker Tour (EPT) stop in Deauville, the EPT announced that the beautiful city in Normandy will not be included in the upcoming Season 12 schedule.

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov: "Propaganda Is What Makes People Angry"

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov discusses the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the similarities between business and poker, and the pleasure to play at super high roller events.

PKR Pro Patty Beaumier: "Poker Is An Incredible Human Adventure"

France's face of PKR Poker sat down with PokerNews at EPT Deauville to talk about her passion for the game, journalism and the horrible terrorist attack that killed eleven people on Jan. 7 in Paris.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Virginia to Wyoming

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #9, Tony G Leaves Poker for European Parliament

The ninth-ranked story on our Top 10 Stories of 2014 list is Tony G's leave from poker to take on a role in European Parliament.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: South Dakota to Vermont

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Maria Ho on Women, Poker and China: "What if We Just Got Rid of Ladies Events?"

Maria Ho sits down with PokerNews to discuss women in poker, the game in China, and her roots.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Oklahoma to South Carolina

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Sweden's Plans For a New Gaming Regime On Hold After Political Crisis

Plans to accelerate the passing of a new gaming regime in Sweden may be on hold after the prime minister called for new snap general elections in March 2015.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: New Mexico to Ohio

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Montana to New Jersey

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Massachusetts to Missouri

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

PokerStars Bans Display of Political Statements at European Poker Tour Events

PokerStars has banned the display of political messages at its live tournament after Olivier Busquet and Daniel Colman made political statements with t-shirts in Barcelona.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Kansas to Maryland

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Former Politician Mario Adinolfi Talks Poker, Las Vegas and a Heads-up Battle in Europe

Former Italian politician Mario Adinolfi offers his thoughts on poker, his adoration for Las Vegas and a crucial heads-up duel taking place in Europe.

Tony G Gets Ready For the European Parliament: "Europe Needs To Be Tight-Aggressive"

"If we want to succeed we need to outsmart America and stop many of our socialist policies." Tony G tells PokerNews about his mission as a new member of the European parliament and announces a break from poker. "Unlike most politicians, I speak a...

Tony G Elected To European Parliament: "Today We Made History!"

As the final results of the European elections are out, PokerNews founder and Lithuanian businessman Tony G can officially celebrate yet another great personal achievement, as he has officially gained a seat in the next European Parliament.

Alex Dreyfus Discusses GPI, HendonMob, the State of U.S. and European Poker, and More

Alex Dreyfus, the mastermind behind Zokay Entertainment, discusses the Global Poker Index, HendonMob, the state of poker in the U.S. and in Europe, and much more.

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