Jon Pineda

About Jon Pineda

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Jon Pineda is a former casino poker dealer and knows the game from both sides of the table. This gives him a unique insight into poker because he can discuss the beautiful game from a player and a dealer perspective. Jon has also travelled the world playing cash games and tournaments of all sizes which hands to his extensive poker knowledge.

Marco Rubio Plays Marco Polo With Online Poker, Speaker Ryan Hires Internet Gaming Adversary

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) is inching his way up the polls of the 2016 Republican primary for the party’s presidential nomination, the Florida congressman receiving the boost thanks to a strong debate performance this week in Colorado.

Pro Sports Commissioners Say Daily Fantasy Sports Isn’t Gambling

Pro sports commissioners from the NBA, NFL, and MLB are all in agreement that playing daily fantasy sports (DFS) does not constitute gambling, but all also concur that the market is in serious need of regulation and oversight.

How Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Might Influence Online Poker Legislation

United States Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) is the overwhelming favorite to replace resigning Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), rep...

Pennsylvania Online Poker Could Become Reality in 2016, New Jersey and Delaware Revenues Tumble

Pennsylvania online poker is shaping up to be a worthy candidate for legalization in the Keystone State.

Democratic Debate Focuses on Hillary Clinton as Former Secretary of State Shines

The first Democratic debate was held Tuesday night at the Wynn Las Vegas, the mood a stark contrast from the two Republican showdowns as frontrunner Hillary Clinton reinstated her commanding position over the four other candidates as the favorite for the party’s nomination to become the next Commander-in-Chief.

US Elections Betting Proposed by Casino Bookmakers and Internet Entrepreneurs 

US elections betting was standard and legal practice for many years in the United States before scientific polling became part of mainstream politics in the mid-20th century.

Amaya Pushes for DFS Regulation in the US

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) might be a booming industry in the US at the moment, but the recent scandal involving its two largest operators has prompted Amaya to call for tougher regulations.

PokerStars Triumphantly Returns to United States Online Poker Market

PokerStars is back in the United States, authorized by the State of New Jersey to offer online poker to its over seven million residents of legal Internet gambling age.

RAWA Lite Reportedly Being Considered by Sheldon Adelson

RAWA Lite, a more innocent version of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, is allegedly being designed by casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his faction of influenced politicians in Washington, DC.

Poker Central Launching Twitch Series Starring Maria Ho

Maria Ho has become a popular figure both for her poker tournament success and her many appearances on television.