Pala Interactive Debuts New Social Casino and Poker for WPT
Jan31

Pala Interactive Debuts New Social Casino and Poker for WPT

Leading online social casino and real money business-to-business (B2B) gaming provider, Pala Interactive on Tuesday, January 29 announced the launch of its social casino and poker for the World Poker Tour’s current ClubWPTTM sweepstakes-based subscription poker offering. The platform is considered to be one of the largest online poker sites in the United States thanks to its presence in several poker-friendly states where it has...

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888 Holdings Buys Out All American Poker Network for $28M
Jan03

888 Holdings Buys Out All American Poker Network for $28M

Renowned Gibraltar-based online gaming operator, 888 Holdings in December 2018 announced its intentions to acquire the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network (AAPN) as part of its efforts to facilitate future growth in the United States poker market. The company has followed through with these plans and has now bought out the remaining 53 percent stake of the All American Poker Network from Avenue Capital, its joint...

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Potential DOJ Wire Act Reversal Decision on The Horizon
Dec20

Potential DOJ Wire Act Reversal Decision on The Horizon

The United States Department of Justice is hard at work preparing an opinion that is likely to reinterpret the Wire Act and make it apply to all forms of gambling and not just sports betting. This move would reverse the 2011 Office of Legal Counsel opinions which made sports betting the only activity under the Wire Act’s purview. While the actual content of the opinion is still unknown, it is expected to come down this week....

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PokerStars Gets Approved for Online Poker in Pennsylvania
Dec04

PokerStars Gets Approved for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Over seven years ago, the Stars Group and its poker-facing online operation, PokerStars, was forced to exit the United States market in the wake of the April 2011 “Black Friday” crackdown that targeted a number of off-shore and local US-facing sites. Since then, PokerStars ha campaigned very hard to re-enter the American gaming market and until last week Wednesday, November 28, the only place it had managed to get to was the New...

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Pa. Poised to Breathe Life into Sluggish US Online Poker
Nov27

Pa. Poised to Breathe Life into Sluggish US Online Poker

Regulated online poker in the Keystone State is poised to go live next year after more than five years in the tanks, a move that could make the state the live straddle for the country’s struggling online poker market. As it stands, only three states – Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware – have active online poker market. Unfortunately, there has not been anything worth writing home about in this regard particularly because the poker...

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PokerStars Brings Social Poker Game to Australia and the US
Aug31

PokerStars Brings Social Poker Game to Australia and the US

The Stars Group, the parent company of online poker giant PokerStars, has recently announced the launch of their new social game, PokerStars Play, to players living in the United States and Australia. The social poker game will once again give players in both regions to enjoy online poker while at the same time assisting in the operator’s global expansion bid that targets the particularly difficult countries. The last few years have...

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