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The 3rd running of the GPI American Poker Awards has been scheduled for Thursday Feb, 23, 2017 at the Sofitel in Beverly Hills, California.
Poker Insight

GPL China, a new online poker room, US affiliates cash in, Harry Reid allegations and much more.


Florida Governor Rick Scott's proposed state budget does not include revenue for the Seminole tribe.
US Insight

Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and more.


Former CEO of Caesars, Gary Loveman,sat down recently with Chris Sieroty at Nevada Public Radio and shared some of his knowledge on topics such as internet poker, the future of online gaming and possible further consolidation in Atlantic City.
Reads of the Week

Gary Loveman’s views on online poker, changes at the EPT and tips for igaming affiliates.


Harry Reid made comments this week threatening to support a ban of online poker, but he tripped over himself in an effort to leave wiggle room.
US Insight

News out of California, Minnesota, New Jersey and Pennsylvania mark some of the biggest events to impact the online gaming industry.


Senator Harry Reid from Nevada has made several legislative efforts to legalize online poker at a federal level in the US. After failing to achieve any progress he has now said that he would prefer a complete ban on all online gambling if he cannot get a carve out for poker.
Senator Harry Reid Considers Supporting a Complete Ban on Online Poker

Harry Reid appears to think that a total federal ban on online gambling is better than nothing.


Delaware online poker numbers jumped 25% in February thanks in large part to the performance of Delaware Park whose revenues from online poker increased over 44% from its January figures.
US Insight

California, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas make headlines this week.


A hearing on the Restoration of the Wire Act (RAWA) was held last week in front of the House Sub-Committee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
US Insight

Federal efforts to both legalize in ban online poker, PokerStars in New Jersey and cross-border liquidity sharing in the US.


RAWA fails to gain any traction in the lame duck. TRO issued against Santa Ysabel's online bingo site.
Regulation in Review: US

RAWA fails in lame duck but Adelson gets vocal support from Reid, plus all the latest from New Jersey and California.


He said that he and Sheldon Adelson agree that online gambling should be banned in the US, although he would personally argue for an exemption for online poker.
Senator Harry Reid Supports Adelson But Wants Online Poker Carve Out

Harry Reid no longer believes that a federal bill to legalize poker is possible without banning other forms of internet gambling.


With the midterm elections in the books, and the Republicans taking over control of the Senate, igaming in the US could be headed in a new direction.
Regulation in Review: US

Republican Senate win in the midterms casts shadow over online gambling efforts, plus the latest from California, New Jersey and Washington.


Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, both former Attorneys General of Utah have been arrested and charged with multiple offences including bribery.
Two Ex Utah Attorneys General Arrested for Bribery

Shurtleff and Swallow allegedly received cash donations from man linked to processing of online poker transactions.


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Regulation in Review: US

A review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week: Pennsylvania, California, a new Federal Bill and more.


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