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The Wire Act and Online Poker: Where We Are and Where We're Going
The Wire Act and Online Poker: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Hopefully, the two-year saga will be over soon, permitting the PokerStars USA, partypoker US and WSOP/888 networks to expand into PA and MI.


No, The Wire Act Case is Not Over--But the Clock is Ticking
No, The Wire Act Case is Not Over—But the Clock is Ticking

This week saw another procedural step, while the opportunity to appeal at the Supreme Court still technically available.


The Rise and Fall of Full Tilt Poker: How FTP Shaped the Online Poker Industry
The Rise and Fall of Full Tilt Poker: How FTP Shaped the Online Poker Industry

While the web client still remains, the apps are gone and the brand all but sunset—pokerfuse takes a look back at the trend-setting yet deeply-troubled online poker room.


Federal Appellate Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Wire Act Reinterpretation
Federal Appellate Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Wire Act Reinterpretation

The latest favorable ruling in the Wire Act case sets the stage for the expansion of interstate online poker in the US.


888 and Caesars Extend Partnership, New Poker 8 Software to Power WSOP.com
888 and Caesars Extend Partnership, New Poker 8 Software to Power WSOP.com

Once again, 888poker highlights its priority to further expand into new US markets.


The Battleground States of Michigan and Pennsylvania Play a Key Role in the 2020 Presidential Election and the Future of US Online Poker
The Battleground States of Michigan and Pennsylvania Play a Key Role in the 2020 Presidential Election and the Future of US Online Poker

Online poker players in key states could help the game they love spread more widely across the US.


Good News for Partypoker US Network, Roar Digital Approved to Offer Online Poker in Pennsylvania
Good News for Partypoker US Network, Roar Digital Approved to Offer Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania now has approved three online poker companies, but the PGCB still has no word on when a second launch will happen in the state.


Pennsylvania Online Poker Falls to its Lowest Point Since the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pennsylvania Online Poker Falls to its Lowest Point Since the COVID-19 Pandemic

Though online poker in PA is trailing its NJ neighbor, there are a few things that could happen soon that would inject more life into the market.


PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Avoids Prison Time in Last Black Friday Case
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Avoids Prison Time in Last Black Friday Case

Last of the Black Friday Eleven sentenced to time served and a $30,000 fine for his role in operating an illegal gambling business.


BREAKING: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Expects GVC, ROAR License Approval in Coming Weeks and partypoker Soft Launch “This Summer or Early Fall”
BREAKING: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Expects GVC, ROAR License Approval in Coming Weeks and partypoker Soft Launch “This Summer or Early Fall”

With PokerStars PA already operating and 888 also awaiting approval, the expansion by the partypoker US Network could make Pennsylvania the online poker capital of the US by the end of the year.


Oral Argument in US Wire Act Case to be Heard Next Week
Oral Argument in US Wire Act Case to be Heard Next Week

The fight for interstate online poker in the US will now take place before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


After Another Down Year, New Jersey Online Poker Poised to Rebound in 2020
After Another Down Year, New Jersey Online Poker Poised to Rebound in 2020

Though the market experienced its toughest year in 2019, prospects for the new year are bright.


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