What Does the New Online Poker Bill Mean for US Poker Players?

This post is brought to you by James Moore To outsiders, the long and slow progress of online gambling regulation in the USA must seem difficult to understand. After all, America has one of the world’s largest gambling industries as…

Poker Tournament Refund Announced By Borgata Casino

Here’s a piece of common sense advice for anyone trying to hide evidence, don’t flush anything down the toilet that will cause a clog. Christian Lusardi was charged with theft and rigging a public contest when the poker player from…

Ryan Riess, MSU Grad, Wins Poker Championship

Ryan Riess, a professional from Las Vegas, has just won the world championship of poker. He won a total of $8.4 million in the main event. The match lasted over 3.5 hours, and he defeated Jay Farber, who was his…

Rep. Joe Barton Wants To Legalize Online Poker

Online poker where real money is at stake is in a legal gray zone in the U.S. It was banned in 2006, but the Justice Department allowed states to determine their own online gambling laws in 2011. Now one lawmaker…

UltimatePoker.com Launched As First Legal Online Poker Site In Nevada

The state of Nevada now has its first legal online poker site since its legalization in February. Online residents of the state (21 and over) may partake. The site is UltimatePoker.com, and is run by “online poker specialists” with over…

Zynga Launches Real-Money Online Gambling In The UK

Zynga Poker is one of the game developers’ most popular titles, but it still doesn’t provide players with the ability to play with real money. That won’t change for players in the U.S., as online gambling is illegal, but it…

Poker Champ Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Poker player Greg Raymer may have used all of his luck up at the tables. The 48-year-old was caught this week during a prostitution sting in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Raleigh news outlet WRAL is reporting that Raymer was one…

Say, You’re Pretty Good with a Deck of Cards [VIDEO]

I can’t do this, therefore it interests me. Dexterity, concentration, and hand to eye coordination are on full display in this promo video for a speciality deck of “flourishing” cards. Three guys who have clearly mastered the art of card…

The Authentic Poker Experience Comes To iOS

Zynga has become somewhat of a leader in the virtual Poker world with Zynga Poker for iOS. It’s still their most popular game on mobile devices so it makes sense that developers would want to replicate that success. They all…

Real Online Gambling for Zynga Games?

According to Business Insider, Mark Pincus, CEO of social gaming company Zynga, said at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom conference, that online gambling and Zynga’s games are a “natural fit.” “I think it’s a good natural fit. I…