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By Paul Black on February 26, 2011
The spring poker season is in full-swing as several major tournaments are underway....
By Brian Chan on July 21, 2010
A lawyer for a restaurateur says his client was operating a legal poker game when police raided the place, seizing a million dollars in cash....
By Lance Burkhart on March 1, 2010
A new Florida bill proposes regulation and licensing of an online poker network, using existing card rooms to identify players and fund accounts....
By Brian Chan on January 20, 2010
Devilfish Gaming, an operator known for online poker, has expanded into the UK'S bingo market....
By Lance Burkhart on December 31, 2009
The head law enforcement officer in South Carolina says chance and skill play no part in determining whether poker is illegal gambling, as long as money is at stake....
By Lance Burkhart on November 16, 2009
A study on the potential for intrastate online poker in Florida found the state could make as much as $#100 million by regulating the Internet gambling game....
By Lance Burkhart on November 11, 2009
Allowing two poker tournaments in 2007 to be operated by outside parties is costing the Palms Casino Resort a $100,000 fine....
By Lance Burkhart on October 10, 2009
A Kansas judge sided with state prosecutors, who say a poker variant played at a Wichita card room is an illegal gambling game decided by luck....
By Lance Burkhart on September 30, 2009
A case against a gambling operator illegally running a video poker network in South Carolina resulted in the forfeiture of millions of dollars, which the police divided amongst departments....
By Brian Chan on September 19, 2009
Five men convicted of illegal gambling for participating in a home poker game had their verdict reversed as an appeals judge in South Carolina found poker's skill aspect dominant....
By Lance Burkhart on August 14, 2009
Internet new site Gambling 911 is in the center of a controversy for publishing an article that carelessly ruminates on whether poker professional Daniel Negreanu is a racist....
By Lance Burkhart on July 7, 2009
The WSOP Main Event drew its biggest crowd of entrants by far on Monday, as the fourth and final day sold out, forcing many players to sit out the year's premier poker event....
By Brian Chan on July 5, 2009
Taking advantage of a slight decline in players, the World Series of Poker is giving players extra chips to start, allowing them more patience as the gambling progresses....
By Brian Chan on July 3, 2009
Barney Frank will be a special guest this weekend at the World Series of Poker, as he celebrates Independence Day and all it stands for by rallying support for his online casino bill....
By Lee Rockwell on May 4, 2009
The World Poker Tour (NASDAQ: WPTE) announced Q1 earnings this afternoon and shareholders were surprised to hear the good news....
By Brian Chan on March 3, 2009
Five poker players convicted of gambling by a judge who said poker doesn't meet gambling definitions have appealed the verdict....
By Brian Chan on January 31, 2009
A jury in Colorado decided that evidence that poker is a game of skill precludes including the game among illegal gambling activities....
By Lance Burkhart on January 26, 2009
Increasing numbers of violent robberies of poker rooms has led to talk of legalization of the gambling sport in Texas....
By Brian Chan on January 24, 2009
Poker star Amarillo Slim was put in the hospital by thugs who beat and robbed him, but local police shrugged it off....
By Paul Black on December 2, 2008
The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City announced today they will offer a $2 million dollar prize-pool in their upcoming poker championships....