For reasons which remain obscure, the gambling industry fails to emphasize the most important reason for creating a legal environment for online poker in the US—online poker is a force for good.
How Regulating Online Poker Reduces Problem Gambling and Deters Crime

It’s time to stop talking about harm minimization and instead focus on benefit maximization in the debate over state regulation of internet poker.


Phil Ivey has posted $500k bail for Wai Kin Yong and put up another $500k towards the $1.5 million bail to release his father Seng Chen “Richard” Yong.
Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates Post $2 Million More in Bail

Businessman and high stakes poker player “Richard” Yong is among the latest suspects released on bail.


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have released Wei Seng “Paul” Phua and his son Darren Phua from the Henderson Detention Center.
Free at Last, Paul and Darren Phua Released

Efforts by prominent poker players to have suspects released finally pay off.


The Las Vegas Review Journal reported Sunday that high stakes poker players Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl posted a multi-million dollar bail for the release of Malaysia businessman Paul Phua and his son Darren Phua, who were arrested earlier this month by the FBI on charges of running an illegal sports betting ring.
Phil Ivey, Andrew Robl Post Multi-Million Dollar Bond for Sports Betting Suspects

Malaysian businessman remains behind bars—detained by Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Full Tilt Poker has confirmed that it will not be renewing its sponsorship contract with Tom “durrrr” Dwan.
Tom Dwan Out at Full Tilt

Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom remain as sponsored pros.


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