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New Jersey online poker revenue continues to plummet reaching a new low point for 2019 during the month of April.
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Hit 2019’s Lowest Point in April

Limited liquidity sharing continues to take a toll in the Garden State.


Running for its seventh edition, the WSOP Online Championships 2019 boasts more than $3.5 million in guaranteed prize money.
WSOP Kicks Off Largest Ever Online Championships Featuring $3.5 Million Guaranteed Prize Pool

Despite Wire Act concerns which could jeopardize shared liquidity in the US, this year’s Online Championships will once again break the record for the biggest ever online tournament series to be hosted in the country’s regulated online poker market.


While all the attention may be on the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the organizers have quietly released the schedule of its signature online poker tournament…
Exclusive: WSOP Schedules Largest Ever Online Championships Despite Wire Act Concerns

This year’s Online Championships boasts over $3.5 million guaranteed prize pool over 133 events.


Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has announced the official opening of its new sportsbook and destination bar, the plans for which were…
Borgata Unveils Opening Date of New $12 Million Sports Betting Entertainment Venue

The new sports betting bar will open by the end of June.


The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has announced this week the introduction of its own online sports betting platform in New Jersey with the launch of BorgataSports.
Borgata Casino Launches its Own Sports Betting Platform

Exactly one year after the US Supreme Court overturned the PASPA act, Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino launches its own sports wagering option BorgataSports.com.


US-facing offshore online poker network WPN is gearing up to host its most ambitious online poker tournament to date.
WPN Set to Host $5 Million Guaranteed Online Poker Tournament

The Venom will be the biggest online poker tournament hosted by US-facing site since Black Friday.


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 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.


The federal government’s change in interpretation of the Wire Act could put existing online gambling operations at risk.
New DOJ Opinion: Wire Act Not Limited to Sports Betting

Online poker and daily fantasy sports could be in jeopardy.


The US Department of Justice released a new opinion on the Wire Act stating that the 1961 law restricts all forms of online gambling, not just sports betting.
New DOJ Opinion: Wire Act Not Limited to Sports Betting

Online poker and daily fantasy sports could be in jeopardy.


PokerStars has joined forces with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to become its first-ever “Official Poker Partner”, in a new sponsorship…
PokerStars Becomes First “Official Poker Partner” of UFC

The world’s global online poker giant has inked a deal with the UFC in an effort to widen TSG’s exposure to the US market and worldwide.


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