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Black Friday Online Poker Sites

Could Another Black Friday Happen?

Black Friday occurred on April 15, 2011.  It was the day that indictments were unsealed that charged PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker with illegal online gambling.  The prosecuting U.S. Attorney’s Office was in the Southern District of New York.  Preet Bharara led the investigation. PokerStars left the U.S. market immediately after Black Friday […]

Weekly Roundup October 13 2017

Weekly Roundup October 13 2017

New Jersey Enters Into Online Poker Interstate Compact New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an interstate online poker compact with Delaware and Nevada this week. That will permit New Jersey sites to accept players from those states. The platforms could merge player pools between the three states. WSOP.com is the only regulated poker site that […]

Other states to legalize online poker

Which State is the Favorite to Regulate Online Poker Next?

Three states have legal online poker.  Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey all regulate the activity.  All three states launched the fully legal games in 2013.   It has been nearly four years since online poker has been legalized in any state.  It has not even gotten close.  Passing out of a California Assembly Committee is […]

New Jersey online poker addition

Status of New Jersey Online Poker

New Jersey launched regulated online poker on November 21, 2013.  It was the third state to offer fully legal online poker behind Nevada and Delaware.  There were five poker networks in New Jersey when the games went live.  Party Poker and Borgata shared the only network platform in New Jersey at the time.  WSOP.com, 888, […]

Delaware online poker

Delaware Online Poker Update

Delaware became the second state to legalize and regulate online poker.  It was the first state to legalize online casino games.  The bill giving this power to the Delaware Lottery passed the state legislature in June 2012.  Casino games went live on November 1, 2013.  Online poker launched a week later.  This was about five […]