Possible changes to Australian iGambling laws could spell trouble for major poker brands

Earlier this year the Australian Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge, announced that he would be introducing legislation to amend the Interactive Gambling Act of 2001 to remove any loopholes that currently allowed operators...

Big operators consider closing doors to Australia if new legislation passes

It’s seems that the recent efforts of the Australian Government to tighten regulations for online operators could see a number of big names in the online gambling industry close their doors to Australian players...

Casino bill in Virginia fails yet again; Bingo, poker move forward

Democratic Senator L. Louise Lucas has tried to introduce legislation that would see casino gaming come to the state of Virginia several times, but each time failed to see her proposals move forward. On...

Poker definition legislation introduced by Virginia Senator

In Virginia, gambling is not readily available. There are no casinos or poker rooms to be found. The state does offer lottery gaming and in the past has provided horse racing, but there are...

Online poker legislation introduced in New York by Senator John Bonacic

Late last week, Senator John Bonacic of New York revived efforts to legalize online poker in the state by introducing S-3898. The measure would amend current laws of the state to allow certain interactive...

New California online poker bill AB 1677 Introduced

After over a decade of attempts, California is making yet another effort to pass online poker legislation that will bring legal and regulated ipoker to the Golden State.  On Friday, Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer introduced...

Absolute Poker founder pleads not guilty in federal court

Scott Tom, founder and co-owner of Costa Rica-based Absolute Poker, arrived in the U.S. from Barbados Thursday to face money laundering and UIGEA charges. Scott, a resident of Antigua, pleaded not guilty to the...

Key NY Assemblyman Pretlow hints at Online Poker support

Assemblyman J.Gary Pretlow, who heads the New York Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee, hinted that he is willing to support the effort to legalize online poker in New York in an interview with the...

Committee approves iGaming bill in Michigan following push in Pennsylvania

Just one day after a legislative hearing regarding the legalization of online gambling in Pennsylvania was held, a bill that would also legalize iGaming in the state of Michigan was approved by the Senate...

Absolute Poker players to finally get their money back

Last week, Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that eligible players who have been out of pocket for 6 years could file claims to...

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