Read the Latest on US Poker Legislation

The US has had an “on/off” relationship with online poker since Black Friday. Here we will keep you updated on all the latest developments to ensure you stay on the right side of the law.

PokerStars Folds Play Money Games in Washington State Following Court Ruling that Bans Social Gaming

Even poker games that don’t involve the transfer of money are deemed illegal gambling in the state of Washington, per a recent court ruling. As a re...

New York Assembly Disses Online Poker, Not Included in State Budget

Online poker won’t be coming to New York, at least for the foreseeable future. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate passed an $168 billion ann...

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Wants Casino Operators to Apply for Sports Betting License

A possible removal of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a federal law that prevents legalized sports betting in all but...

Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Passes After Governor Signs it Into Law

It’s been a long time coming but the wait is officially over. A Pennsylvania online poker bill passed a House vote on Thursday and was signed, seale...

Online Poker Pact to Share Liquidity in Regulated States Announced

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced a deal that will allow online poker operators in his state, Nevada, and Delaware, to share player pools. ...

Online Poker 2016: What Flew, What Grew, What Didn’t

Online poker in 2016 was much talk, and little action. State politicians from Pennsylvania to California considered and labored over bills that would...

New Jersey Online Poker Racing Towards Horse Racetracks

New Jersey online poker might soon be coming to horse racetracks should a new proposal in the state Assembly find support in Trenton. A supplemental a...

State Attorneys General Call on Trump to Fold on Legal Internet Poker

Ten state attorneys general have cosigned a letter that urges President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to consider reinterpret...

Online Poker Might Benefit from DraftKings and FanDuel Merger

Online poker enthusiasts in the US are upbeat on the news that daily fantasy sports (DFS) leaders DraftKings and FanDuel are readying to merge. Accor...

Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Ready to Fold?

The legalization of Pennsylvania online poker seemed imminent this summer after the state’s House of Representatives passed HB 2150, State Rep. ...