World Poker Tour back in Maryland Sept. 20

The World Poker Tour returns Sept. 20-Oct. 7 to the Live Casino and Hotel in Hanover, Md. There are 21 events $2.3M-plus in guarantees. The...

Liu wins World Poker Finals at Foxwoods

Jia Liu topped 200-plus entries to win the $2,500 World Poker Finals Main Event at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The victory paid the...

Summary Text of Reid-Kyl Internet Gambling Bill Goes Public

A summary text of the Reid-Kyl Internet gambling bill that has been circulating among a small number of lobbyists and lawmakers for two months finally leaked this week. The bill is titled The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer...

Poker Players Alliance Releases Congressional Ratings Guide; Decline in Poker Opponents

The Poker Players Alliance issued its Congressional Ratings Guide for the 2012 elections this week, showing a sharp decline in poker opponents on Capitol Hill, compared to two years ago. The guide, searchable by zip code or state, gives grades...

2012 GOP Platform Includes Clause That Seeks to Prohibit Internet Poker

For the fourth consecutive presidential election, Republicans have included a clause in the GOP platform, seeking to prohibit Internet poker. On page 32 of the platform, under a section titled "Making the Internet Family-Friendly," the text...

White House Responds to “We The People” Petition on Online Poker

After nearly eight months, the Obama administration finally responded Friday to the American people's online petition to license and regulate Internet poker. Brian Deese, deputy director of the National Economic Council and a special assistant...

Fraternal Order of the Police Supports Online Poker Regulation

The Fraternal Order of Police, which lobbies Congress on behalf of 330,000 law-enforcement officers, sent a letter to leadership of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives last week asking for federal action to create a strong regulatory...

Will Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Push Federal Online Poker Legislation in 2012?

For a guy expected to be the key politician involved in eventually getting Internet poker legislation passed in the United States, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has never said much on the topic. Congressmen Joe Barton and Barney Frank are...

PPA Chairman Al D’Amato Among Witnesses in This Week’s Internet Poker Hearings

The witness lists are out for this week's two congressional hearings regarding Internet poker. American Gaming Association president Frank Fahrenkopf and Rep. John Campbell (R-Calif.) will speak in favor of online poker regulation at Friday's...

DOJ Responds to the Pretrial Motions of Elie & Campos

On Friday, Pokerati reported that the United States Department of Justice filed a response to the pretrial motions of Chad Elie and John Campos, two men indicted on Black Friday for their roles as payment processor and Utah banker, respectively. The...

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