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The online gaming market in the state of Pennsylvania is scheduled to go live during the week of July 15, according to an April 16 letter from the Pennsylvania…
Pennsylvania Targets Mid-July for Launch of Online Poker and Casino Games

Online sports betting could be live in the coming weeks.


West Virginia became the latest state to legalize online poker and casino games late last week.
Online Poker is Now Legal in West Virginia

West Virginia becomes the fifth state to legalize online poker.


Online poker in the state of New Jersey achieved a rare milestone last month: it achieved year-over-year growth. Combined, licensed operators reported revenues…
New Jersey Online Poker Fares Well in February

For the first time in eight months, market revenue figures in New Jersey have exhibited annual growth.


Lawmakers in the state of Michigan are mounting another push forward to legalize and regulate online poker and other forms of online gaming in the state.
Momentum Builds (Again) for Online Poker in Michigan

West Virginia is also on the cusp of regulating online poker.


With the licensing process nearly complete, the PGCB is now working to complete testing and certification of “compulsive and problem gambling” controls.
Pennsylvania Online Gaming Delay Attributed to Wire Act

The fourth regulated online gaming market in the US is now expected to launch in late June or early July.


Online poker in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has been delayed as a result of the recent reinterpretation of the Wire Act by the US Department of Justice.
Reinterpretation of Wire Act Officially Delays Pennsylvania iGaming Launch

PGCB confirms that talks about shared liquidity for online poker had begun before the new DOJ opinion was handed down.


The Department of Justice (DOJ) has extended the compliance period for its new opinion of the Wire Act by another 60 days—giving some much needed…
Wire Act Window Extended

The DOJ has extend the compliance period by a further 60 days, giving igaming companies extra time to bring their operations in line with the new interpretation of the Wire Act.


The West Virginia House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would legalize online poker and other forms of online gaming in the state.
West Virginia Considers Online Poker, But Without Shared Liquidity It Is Doomed to Fail

Cross-state shared liquidity in the United States could be disbanded by the time WV proposals become law, unless the current DOJ opinion on the Wire Act is reversed.


The 50th anniversary of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will see a record nine online bracelet events.
WSOP Doubles Online Bracelet Events to Nine Despite DOJ’s Reversal of Wire Act

WSOP adds nine online bracelet events to the 50th anniversary of WSOP, but eligibility for New Jersey players “has yet to be determined.”


The organizers of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) have finalized the full schedule of its upcoming 50th annual return.
WSOP Sets a Record Number of Online Bracelet Events Despite Uncertainty Around the New DOJ Wire Act Opinion

In what appears to be a cautionary move, organizers have rolled back all guarantees on its online bracelet events.


State Attorney General of New Jersey, Gurbir S. Grewal, is seeking information related to lobbying efforts that may have influenced the reversal in opinion on…
Lobbying, Corruption and Sheldon Adelson Suspected in DOJ Wire Act Flipflop

State governments and media outlets question the motives behind the recent federal government reversal on online gaming.


State Attorneys General of New Jersey and Pennsylvania raised “strong objections” to the DOJ’s recent reinterpretation of the Wire Act.
States Push Back on New Wire Act Opinion

New Jersey is also seeking information on lobbying efforts by Sheldon Adelson-funded organizations.


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