Nevada Gaming Commission Seeking Comment on Interstate Agreements

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The Nevada Gaming Commission has filed a Request for Comment from all licensees and interested persons on “regulations concerning interstate agreements for interactive gaming.” Last month, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 114...

Garden City Group Named Claims Administrator for Repayment of Full Tilt Poker Players

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On Wednesday, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York revealed that Garden City Group (“GCG”) has been hired to serve as Claims Administrator to oversee the repayment of Full Tilt Poker players based in the United States...

PokerStars Files Letter Seeking to Block AGA Interference

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On Monday, March 5, the American Gaming Association (AGA) filed a brief with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and the Casino Control Commission opposing the PokerStars’ intention to purchase The Atlantic Club in Atlantic City. Now...

New Jersey Becomes Third U.S. State to Legalize Online Poker

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A two-year will-he-or-won't-he saga ended Tuesday as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finally signed into law a bill to license and regulate online poker in the Garden State. After making the poker community wait until the final day of his 45-day...

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Signs Interstate Online Poker Bill

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On Thursday morning, the Nevada Legislature met to discuss an online poker bill that would allow Gov. Brian Sandoval to expand the state's customer base by entering into interstate compacts. Less than 12 hours later, Sandoval signed the bill into...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Conditionally Vetoes Online Gambling Bill

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finally revealed his hand on Thursday. In a victory for the future of online poker, his conditional veto asks for minor changes to the Internet gambling legislation that will allow the bill to advance next...

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...

State Sen. Lesniak Says PokerStars-Atlantic Club Deal Is Good for New Jersey

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New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak doesn't think Rational Group, the parent company of PokerStars, should have any trouble gaining the state's approval for its purchase of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel. "They're a huge international company...

New Jersey Senate Passes Internet Gambling Bill With a 33-3 Vote

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New Jersey's Internet gambling bill is headed back to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie, having passed through the state senate Thursday with a 33-3 vote. "I hope the governor will sign as soon as possible so we can save jobs, create jobs in...

Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc. Approved for Online Poker License in Nevada

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On Thursday, Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc. was approved for an online poker license in Nevada per Howard Stutz of the Las Vegas Review. Caesars will launch the site as a World Series of Poker brand alongside their partner 888 Holdings. The...