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Inside Gaming: Zynga Faces Shareholders Lawsuit, NGC Scolds Caesars, and Harry Reid Stepping Down

Shareholders are allowed to go forward with lawsuit against Zynga, Caesars gets scolded by the NGC, and Sen. Harry Reid announces he won't seek reelection.

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

Five Thoughts: If You Can’t Beat Them, Call Them a Business Built on Deceit

The American Gaming Association's desperate attempt to ban PokerStars from re-entering the U.S. market.

American Gaming Association's Frank Fahrenkopf Comments On Federal Online Poker Bill

Frank Fahrenkopf, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, comments on federal online poker bill.

Online Poker Lobbyists Will Shift Focus from Federal to State-by-State Platform in 2013

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell expects the U.S. online poker lobby to shift its focus from a federal to state-by-state platform in 2013.

2012 Legislative Year in Review

Matthew Kredell takes a look at poker legislation in 2012.

Report: Efforts to Pass U.S. Federal Online Poker Bill in 2012 Expire

Federal efforts to pass Internet poker legislation during the 2012 lame-duck session of Congress have expired.

Online Poker Bill Looking To Hitch a Ride During Final Weeks of Lame-Duck Session

The online poker bill is looking to hitch a ride during the final weeks of the lame-duck session.

The Nightly Turbo: Jason Senti Fights for Online Poker, GPI Player of the Year

Former November Niner Jason Senti is fighting hard for online poker in the U.S., and Dan SMith still leads the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race.

The Nightly Turbo: A-List Celebs Play Poker Tourney, New Jersey iGaming Bill Advances

Mel Gibson, Josie Foster and other Hollywood A-listers played a charity poker tournament, and a bill to legalize online poker in New Jersey advanced through committee.

The Weekly Turbo: Michael Phelps at WPT Montreal, PokerStars Smashes Records, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including a surprise appearance at WPT Montreal from Michael Phelps, another online poker record for PokerStars, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Doyle Calls for Poker Clock, Reid/Kyl Bill Losing Momentum, and More

Doyle Brunson agrees with Daniel Negreanu that poker is becoming too slow, and the Reid/Kyl federal poker bill still needs a lot of help to move through the lame duck session.

What are Online Poker's Chances During the Congressional Lame-Duck Session?

Does online poker have a chance during Congress' lame-duck session?

Poker Players Alliance Prepping Letter Detailing Concerns for Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

Poker Players Alliance prepping letter for Reid-Kyl online poker bill.

Opinion: Matthew Kredell Analyzes State Versus Federal Online Poker Legislation

Matthew Kredell analyzes state versus federal online poker legislation.

Poker Players Alliance Reacts to Summary Text of Reid-Kyl Internet Gambling Bill

Poker Players Alliance reacts to the summary text of Reid-Kyl Internet gambling bill.

Five Thoughts: Howard Lederer Speaks

Howard Leder has ended his silence, and PokerNews is bringing you an exclusive series titled "The Lederer Files."

Summary Text of Reid-Kyl Internet Gambling Bill Goes Public

A look at the summary text of the Harry Reid and Jon Kyl Internet gambling bill.

2012 GOP Platform Includes Clause That Seeks to Prohibit Internet Poker

For the fourth consecutive presidential election, Republicans have included a clause seeking to prohibit Internet poker in the GOP platform. On page 32 of the platform, under a section titled "Making the Internet Family-Friendly," the text...

NY Judge Rules Poker is a Game of Skill; Not Illegal Under Illegal Gambling Business Act

According to a New York judge, poker is a game of skill.