Will Florida ever get intrastate online poker?

Much discussion is going on about the prospects of Florida being one of the first states in the country to thread the needle of...

Report: Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar Released on Bail, Returning Home to California

According to a report by Forbes, Ray Bitar, the CEO of Full Tilt Poker, will "probably" be released on bail Monday evening and will likely return to his home in California later this week. Forbes reports that Bitar's attorneys and prosecutors...

What’s the state of Canadian online poker?

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Unless you’re in a nation that directly regulates online poker using one system across the board, you’re likely to have at least a few questions about the state of online poker where you live. Canada is definitely an example of a place in which it can be

Poker Players Alliance Pessimistic About New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill

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With only a week remaining before New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has to make a decision on the future of Internet gambling in The Garden State, the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) had a 45-minute meeting Tuesday at Christie's office in Trenton. PPA...

Full Tilt Poker Opens For Play Money; Non-US Players Can View Balances

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Full Tilt Poker is set to fully relaunch on Nov. 6, but on Wednesday players were given a glimpse of things to come when the former online poker Goliath opened its doors slightly and allowed players to sit down at the play-money tables, view their...

Civil Forfeiture Claim Deadline Looms for Online Poker Players

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The deadline for poker players to file a civil forfeiture claim for their account balances on Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker or Ultimate Bet with the U.S District Court at the Southern District of New York is Friday. When the SDNY issued its...

Black Friday Processor Ira Rubin Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

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According to Bloomberg, Ira Rubin, one of the 11 men indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on Black Friday, was recently sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to forfeit $5 million. Last January, Rubin pleaded guilty to conspiracy...

Win an Ante Up Poker Cruise package online on Saturday

Face Up Gaming is awarding an Ante Up Poker Cruise package to the winner of its first Battle of the Bloggers tournament at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9.

Ultimate Poker to Deal Historic First Legal Hand of Online Poker at 9 a.m....

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For well over a year the poker world has waited with bated breath to see which company would be the first to offer online poker in a regulated market in the United States. At 9 a.m. PST on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Nevada-based Ultimate Poker will...

Rep. Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill Going Forward

Rep. Joe Barton's introduction of the Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011 in Congress last Friday rekindled enthusiasm and action from the poker community that is already making an...