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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.


PokerStars has announced that it has now become the official partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization.
PokerStars Inks New Strategic Marketing Deal with UFC

The world’s largest online poker brand eyes the US market with its sponsorship deal with the popular mixed martial arts organization.


888 Holdings, the Gibraltar-based online gaming operator, last month announced that it has acquired the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network…
888 Buys Out All American Poker Network for $28 Million

Online gaming operator acquires remaining shares in All American Poker Network to facilitate the company’s future growth in the US market.


The acquisition is part of a “growth strategy” for 888 to flex its muscles within the US regulated online gaming markets.
888 Is Now The Sole Owner of The All American Poker Network

The buy out now gives 888 “full flexibility to deliver on multiple potential growth opportunities” in the United States.


The Stars Group and Eldorado Resorts have announced a twenty year partnership that will see the duo bring sports, casino and poker to eleven US states.
The Stars Group Eyes US Expansion With New Partnership Deal

Eldorado Resorts and The Stars Group enter a twenty year deal to bring sports, casino and poker to multiple US states.


The Stars Group will tread carefully in the established UK and Australia markets, retaining the existing platforms and brands.
With its Acquisitions Complete, The Stars Group Crystallizes Global Sports Betting Strategy

Platforms, brands and expertise will be combined in different configurations to expand its sports betting footprint in the UK, Europe, Australia and the biggest prize of them all—the United States.


The Stars Group is already heavily involved in talks with US facing media companies in the hopes of penning a lucrative partnership deal, the company revealed…
PokerStars Deep in Talks With Media Partners to Build US Branding Strategy for Sports Betting

Aiming to replicate Sky Bet’s success in the UK, The Stars Group is searching for a US media partner—its “Plan A” for the United States.


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