Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom takes $300,000 plea deal in Black Friday indictment case

Eleven of the 12 defendants from the U.S. Department of Justice’s “Black Friday” crackdown on April 15, 2011, have now resolved their cases with the Department of Justice (DOJ)...

Westgate Las Vegas opens new Poker Room

Westgate Resorts is hoping the fourth time is a charm for its new poker room recently opened in what was the sportsbook “Fan Cave” at the Westgate Las Vegas...

D.C. home to new iGaming lobbying group

In Washington, D.C., a new lobbying group dedicated to advancing the cause of Internet-based gambling in the U.S has opened up shop. The lobbying group comprised of 17 firms, named,...

Mercury Poker joins Microgaming’s Indian Poker Network

Mercury Poker is now live on the Indian Poker Network after teaming up with Microgaming and the MPN, formerly known as the Microgaming Poker Network. MPN India was established in...

Over $30m to be paid to former US poker players of Absolute Poker &...

Back in April, it was announced that former online poker members of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet would be able to file a claim to receive funds owed to...

Partypoker announces exit from Australia amidst iGaming law changes

On August 9th, the Australian Senate passed a modified version of the Internet Gambling Amendment Bill 2016. Included in this bill was a provision that outlawed the game of...

NC Governor vetoes casino night bill

Legislation that would make charitable casino nights legal in the state of North Carolina was vetoed Wednesday by Democratic Governor Roy Cooper (pictured) who reportedly said he feared approving...

Phil Ivey inducted into WSOP Hall of Fame

Some poker players don’t brag; they don’t need to. Phil Ivey is a ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and now he’s a member of the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame. This...

WSOP partners with Tencent to bring poker tournaments to China

On Saturday, the 2017 WSOP Main Event began with Day 1a, showcasing players from around the world as they hit the felt to take part in the 48th running...

PokerStars removes online gambling services in Colombia

When changes occur in regards to rules and regulations involving the online gambling industry in a given market, it can give operators pause and possibly cause the iGaming provider...