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What the New Wire Act Interpretation Means for Pennsylvania Poker?

Pennsylvania has been making impressive progress towards the introduction of a regulated online poker and casino market. However, a recently published opinion by the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel, may hamper this progress. While it not yet known how exactly this new interpretation of the Wire Act will affect the industry, it is […]

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Buddhist Poker Player Donates Winnings to Those in Need

Scott Wellenbach, an online poker player from Canada, believes that all his winnings should go to charity. The practicing Buddhist rationalizes his successful poker sessions by donating to those in need. Recently, Wellenbach was placed third in a PokerStars Caribbean land-poker event and won over $671,000, after reaching the Main Event through an online tournament. […]

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The Changing Face of Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Any time soon, poker fans will be able to play in a legal and regulated online poker industry in the Keystone State. Pennsylvanian gambling authorities are putting the final touches to the industry’s legal framework before sites can go live with their online poker and casino games.  While no date for the launch has been announced […]

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Will NY Abandon Online Poker for Sports Betting?

For years, the state of New York has flirted with the idea of introducing online poker legislation. Everyone seems to agree that it will be good for the budget and would no doubt be an attractive pastime for New York poker players. However, attempts to push bills to the Assembly floor have failed until now. […]

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