This American Poker Conference panel discussion is titled: Online Poker Snapshot: The Current State of Online Poker in the U.S.
I was joined live by Competitive Enterprise Institute fellow Michelle Minton. We discussed last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the upcoming House subcommittee hearing on RAWA / HR 707, and Sheldon Adelson’s ongoing efforts to ban online poker throughout America.
Jason Mercier makes a great play at the wrong time against Justin Bonomo. We go deep into the hand to break it down.
New scam asks “investors” to fund network of poker bots. Druff calls an affiliate of this scam in Nigeria. Pennsylvania Bill introduced to bring online gaming to the state. PPA’s Rich Muny angry at Druff for dismissing threat of Adelson hearing. Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi starts new “last longer” site, but how safe is it? Jason Somerville now Pokerstars Team Pro, will broadcast 70 days straight of poker play. Katie Dozier complains on blog about treatment of women by Pokerstars. Aviation Club de France closes 5 months after raid, after being in operation since 1907. Druff turned down after offering to give Caesars property high limit video poker action. Editorial: Are raids against online poker sites & payment processors justified, or indicative of an out-of-control police state?
Edoardo Riario Sforza has moved up through the ranks to become a contender in some of the biggest MTTs on the Italian sites. The same ambition that helped him succeed at poker is now taking him on a 10-month backpacking trip around the world.
Rich and Eric recap the American Poker Awards at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, briefly preview the European Poker Awards in Malta, and take a peak a the GPI Player of the Year race.
We break down the American Poker Awards and Conference with guests Dutch Boyd and Jesse Capps plus co-hosts Joe Pane and Nate Dowland!
Chris and Mark discuss Jason Somerville's sponsorship with PokerStars and the evolving state of poker entertainment with live streaming. Then, the two look at the latest moves by the WSOP Circuit, as well as an interview with a Lock Poker employee that reminds us all that not everything is perfect in online poker.