For the past few weeks poker players and fans of the game have been able to show our support for the legalization of poker in the United States by signing an online poker petition created by the Poker Players Alliance. As of July 14th the online poker petition passed the 300,000 signature mark and only a few days are left for more signatures before the petition will be presented to President Barack Obama.
From city to city, state to state, the US truly seems to be inching its way closer to legalizing online poker. Several recent court rulings have deemed poker a Ã¢â‚¬Å“game of skillÃ¢â‚¬Â, while other legislative [….]
The Court of Appeals in Kentucky has returned its ruling on the CommonwealthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s case that sought to seize 141 online gambling domains. The courts overturned the original ruling, stating that Kentucky does not have the [….]
On Change.gov, the official web site of Barrack Obama, the US President-elect has asked Americans to voice what changes they wish to see in the coming administration. Ranking #2 on the list is a call [….]
Similar to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) passed by the US government in 2006, the Norwegian government has just passed a proposal to ban online poker and gambling transactions to/from residents of Norway. [….]
For the online poker community, the potent segment on CBS news giant Ã¢â‚¬â„¢60 MinutesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ concerning the Absolute Poker and UltimateBet cheating scandals was mostly old news, but to the rest of the United States who [….]