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GOP Votes "Neigh," Blocks Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill
GOP Votes “Neigh,” Blocks Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill

Republicans also allowed a separate bill that would have created a $50 million problem gambling fund to die in a Senate committee.


Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill is Down to the Wire
Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill is Down to the Wire

Supporters of expanded gaming in Kentucky caught a big break when legislation was read twice before a 10-day recess. But there are only two days left for this year’s legislative session and some conservatives remain opposed.


Michigan's Bid to Join Online Poker Compact "Still Under Review"
Michigan’s Bid to Join Online Poker Compact “Still Under Review”

No other states have submitted applications to join the interstate compact. If Michigan’s MSIGA application & suggested amendments are accepted, the door would open for BetMGM & PokerStars to challenge rival WSOP for top US online poker network.


Bill to Allow Online Poker & Sports Betting in KY Advances to State Senate
Bill to Allow Online Poker & Sports Betting in KY Advances to State Senate

In separate legislation, the House reduced the amount earmarked for the state’s problem gambling fund to $50 million, down from $225 million. But lawmakers are running out of time to pass both bills.


Michigan Poker Heading Towards an Interstate Gaming Compact
Michigan Poker Heading Towards an Interstate Gaming Compact

Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) sent out a five-page document outlining guidance for operators and platform providers ahead of the regulator signing a multijurisdictional agreement — likely the MSIGA.


NY Online Poker & Casino Gaming Could Pass in 2023, Says State Senator
NY Online Poker & Casino Gaming Could Pass in 2023, Says State Senator

Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. is “laying the groundwork for next year,” when federal pandemic relief runs out or is curtailed & iGaming legislation will be fiscally more attractive to State lawmakers.


RSI Acquires Phil Galfond's Run It Once to Help it Enter the US Regulated Market
RSI Acquires Phil Galfond’s Run It Once to Help it Enter the US Regulated Market

Rush Street Interactive, one of the leading iGaming operators in the US, acquires Galfond’s Run It Once Poker Room for $5.8 million in cash and stock.


WSOP 2022 Schedule Revealed: 88 Live Bracelet Events, 21 Online Bracelets -- And No Masks or Vaccine Requirement
WSOP 2022 Schedule Revealed: 88 Live Bracelet Events, 21 Online Bracelets — And No Masks or Vaccine Requirement

Officials expect the summer series “to be the biggest and most anticipated WSOP yet.”


The Wire Act Case That Could Decide US Online Poker Shared Liquidity
The Wire Act Case That Could Decide US Online Poker Shared Liquidity

With the 30-day extension on the IGT court case expiring this week, we could soon find out how Biden’s DOJ will deal with the Wire Act mess — and get clarity on US interstate online poker once and for all.


BetMGM Poker USA Goes Knockout Mode with Bounty Blitz Tournament Series
BetMGM Poker USA Goes Knockout Mode with Bounty Blitz Tournament Series

The series will run at the end of February, with 24 knockout tournaments in each state, nearly $750,000 in guaranteed prize pools, & massive Main Events.


DraftKings Casino: $1M in Prizes in Blackjack Hot Streaks Promo
DraftKings Casino: $1M in Prizes in Blackjack Hot Streaks Promo

Every day this week, DraftKings Casino blackjack players have a chance to win one of five $10,000 daily prizes and qualify for a share of the $550,000 prize pool.


GGPoker $5 Million Guarantee on $150 Freezeout Promises Massive Value
GGPoker $5 Million Guarantee on $150 Freezeout Promises Massive Value

GGMasters Overlay Edition: GG all but assures a huge overlay for players by 10xing the guarantee for a special two-year anniversary of its Sunday flagship tournament.


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