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Spencer Harwood
Spencer Harwood

With a flair for writing and editing, Spencer brings a lot to the table. He’s committed to helping us streamline our editorial policy and enforcing the highest ethical standards of reporting. Serving as an inspiration for the rest of the staff, Spencer presently operates remotely from India, but he’s always our man on the job when it comes to improving the overall content strategy.

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World Poker Tour (WPT), Allied Esports to Expand into Mexico

A little over a week ago, the World Poker Tour (WPT) announced a five-year strategic partnership agreement with the Grupo Salinas-owned TV Azteca. This strategic alliance will bring WPT’s amazing content library to the rapidly growing Latin American online poker audience. Moreover, Allied Esports, a sister company of the World Poker Tour, has also entered […]

Mini-Casino Coming to Caernarvon Township Despite Opposition

Last Tuesday, the officials of Caernarvon Township unanimously approved Penn National Gaming’s bid to establish a Category 4 satellite casino in the area despite opposition from a good number of residents. Penn National which currently owns and operates the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pennsylvania has been trying to expand its […]

Churchill Downs Takes Over Operations at Lady Luck Casino

Following the approval by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on March 6, 2019, Churchill Downs Incorporated has finally followed through with its plans to assume operations at the Fayette County-based Lady Luck Casino in Nemacolin. According to the Nasdaq-listed and Kentucky-based gaming, racing, and entertainment group’s Friday press release, they paid a cash consideration of […]

Jason Koon Joins All-Time Money List Top 10 Club

The Triton Poker Series is currently one of the most followed poker events on the planet and as always it has not disappointed. Poker enthusiasts have been treated to a ton of poker action with a number of professional poker players going toe to toe against each other for the huge prize monies. Now, one […]

PokerStars Bans Seating Scripts, Limits Hand Range Charts

PokerStars has recently announced a set of new policies on the use of third-party tools on its online poker platform. Set to go into effect on all poker games across all of the poker operators online gaming market on March 4, 2019, the new policy changes involve the ban of seating scripts as well as […]

New Wire Act Opinion Forces Pa. To Fence-In Online Gambling

Late last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board responded to the change of opinion on the 1961 Wire Act by the United States’ Department of Justice – the new opinion stated that the law applied not only to sports betting but also all other forms of online gambling. This reversal of the same law back […]

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 […]

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 […]

PointsBet Will Not Be Venturing into Pa. Sports Betting

Sports betting in the United States is still in its early stages – this is true for all states except for Nevada where sports betting has been present for way longer. The legal sports betting industry is just about five months old even in New Jersey where the business has been able to quickly pick […]

Online Poker in New Jersey Languishing Without Pennsylvania

A week ago, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released a revenue report that detailed the earnings of the state’s online gambling operators. From the looks of it, things have not been improving, at least not in the way that the state as well as the online gambling operators expected, something that has […]