California's Hawaiian Gardens Casino FINED $3.15M

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The Hawaiian Gardens Casino has run afoul of California state gambling regulators. For infractions that involve lying about pending investigations into money laundering, the owners will have to pay a $3.15 million fine. Read on to learn more about what they did wrong and how this may impact the legal gaming scene in the Golden State.

Nov 2019 NJ Online Poker Revenue Hits ALL-TIME Low

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New Jersey has released November 2019 revenue figures for licensed online poker, and they sure aren't pretty. All the operators in the state combined for just $1.49 million in revenue! Keep reading to learn more about this dismal performance and possible reasons for it.

Prez Hopeful Joe Biden: DoJ Wire Act Opinion WRONG

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden recently signaled his support for expanded internet gaming legalization. However, the Department of Justice stands in the way of these plans. Will this change if Biden is elected to the White House? What about if some other Democrat wins? Read on to find out our take on this topic.

WSOP 2020 Dates Set, ME Late Reg Draws Criticism

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Prepare yourselves, serious poker fanatics: The WSOP has announced a few dates for the 2020 series, including the Main Event. Yet, in a controversial move that has left some observers miffed, organizers have opted to allow late registration into the second day of Main Event play. Read on for more details about the WSOP 2020 schedule and player reactions to the late registration decision.

NJ DGE Wallops Online Gaming Firms: $150K+ in Fines

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The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement seems to never take a rest. This time around, the DGE issued fines to numerous companies totaling more than $150,000. Learn more about what they did wrong and the possible impact this tough regulatory action has on the legalized online gambling economy in the Garden State.

Police Raid Illegal California Gambling Den; 11 Arrested

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California law enforcement is at it again, busting up illicit gambling dens. This time, the raid occurred at Nisey's Thrift Store in Long Beach where police found 11 gambling machines and also seized an unstated amount of cash. Read on to learn more about why the police raided this establishment, the people who were arrested, and info about the California live gambling scene.

“KidPoker” Fundraiser for Prez Candidate Andrew Yang

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Daniel “KidPoker” Negreanu is hosting a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who supports online poker legalization. It will cost $2,800 to participate in the tournament, which will include other professional players as well. Find out about this event by reading more.

Michigan to Introduce Legal Online Gambling Soon?

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Michigan has done it – online gaming legalization (HB4311) has passed both chambers of the legislature. But the same thing happened last year, only for the bills to be vetoed at the last minute. Find out why this year is likely to be different.

Chess + Poker = Choker in Unusual New App

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Poker and chess are both well-beloved forms of mental competition, but is it possible to combine these two pastimes into one game? The answer is a definite “yes,” at least according to the developers of the Choker app. Learn how the game works and some of the prominent individuals who are part of the team.

Rick Salomon Loses $2.8M Payout

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Prominent ladykiller and poker player Rick Salomon supposedly won $2.8 million from a wealthy Saudi sheikh but was unable to collect. A French court decided that this debt was unenforceable, referring to a law that dates back to 1804! Keep reading to find out more about the case and the court's reasoning.