Tag Archives: Online Poker

Phil Galfond’s Run It Once Poker Site Launches Public Beta

More than two years after announcing his plans to launch a new, player-focused online poker platform, Phil Galfond, one of the most popular personalities in the high-stakes online poker community, has finally unveiled the Beta version of his Run It Once Poker site. Named after Phil’s Run It Once blog, the new online poker site […]

Connective Games Inks Partnership Deal with Baadshah Gaming

In a bid to exploit the rapidly online poker market in India, Connective Games, a renowned Malta-based gaming supplier has recently entered into a partnership agreement with Indian poker operator Baadshah Gaming. As per the terms of the agreement between the two companies, the Connective Games platform will allow Baadshah to localize its poker offerings […]

Gaming Interests Weigh in on the New Wire Act Opinion

Last week’s reversal of the Wire Act of 1961 by the United States’ Department of Justice sparked a lot of heated debates pertaining to the future of online gambling and online sports betting in the country. There was an almost equal measure of support for the move – mostly by anti-online gambling lobbyists – and […]

Online Poker and the New DOJ Wire Act Opinion

Last Monday, the United States Department of Justice issued a new opinion regarding the Interstate Wire Act of 1961. According to the new opinion, the law’s prohibitions were not limited to sports betting as previously stipulated by an opinion that was issued back in 2011 – instead, it extends beyond sports betting and covers other […]

Sweden Kicks Off 2019 With Launch of Multiple Poker Rooms

At the turn of 2019, Sweden’s online gaming industry finally went live with around 60 operators now running at full blast and the country’s official gaming regulator being rebranded as Spelinspektionen. The launch of the online poker rooms was preceded by a ton of TV ads from a number of established television brands such as […]

Curaçao Online Gambling Licensing Could Be Up for Changes

Curacao has been in the gaming industry for nearly as long as it has existed but one of the biggest flaws that it has is the fact that, despite the plethora of gaming operators in has licensed, it is essentially just a stamp regulator that offers very little, if any, regulatory oversight over its licenses. […]

Michigan Governor Vetoes Online Casino and Online Poker Bill

Michigan residents’ hopes that the state could become the fifth state to pass online poker and online gambling legislation were crashed last Friday when the outgoing governor, Rick Snyder, vetoed it thus putting an end to monumental amounts of effort by Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden. While the outgoing governor vetoed a number of other bills, […]