October 23, 2016

If you are looking for an actual answer to that question, then you may be disappointed. The day after the final debate for the election, and the blogosphere and airwaves are filled with commentary, opinions, polls and reports, all focused on determining the debate winner. If anyone objectively looks at the data, there is conflicting information in every nook and cranny of the debate coverage. […]

Evan McMullin
October 15, 2016

Evan McMullin has been involved in the United States presidential race for several months now, and hardly anybody in the country has even heard his name. He’s on the ballot in 11 states and eligible as a write in candidate in 23 additional states. According to his interview with Glenn Beck on Thursday, October 13th, citizens in 47 states will be able to vote for […]

Kahnawake Gaming Commission
October 6, 2016

The situation with online gambling in the United States has seen a lot of different interesting events, and things have become even more interesting as of late. The Kahnawake Gaming Commission has announced that their licensees will no longer be able to serve most US customers. The issue here stems from something that happened with a data center licensee operating out of New Jersey, but […]

Poker Stars
September 12, 2016

Earlier this year in March, insider trading charges leveled against David Baazov were unsealed, prompting a voluntary leave of absence from his positions as CEO and chairman of the board. Last week, he issued a statement formally resigning all positions as the investigation continues, which came as a surprise to some. His initial leave of absence was only supposed to be temporary, with Rafi Ashkenazi […]

New Jersey
September 7, 2016

When New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement released the most recent online gambling numbers last month, it was clear that the state’s online gambling revenues are showing no signs of slowing down. July’s numbers have broken the previous record yet again, in spite of the fact that gambling revenues typically dip during the summer months. In July, online gambling brought in $17.4 million, which is […]

Bovada Poker
September 1, 2016

Last week, Bovada Poker announced that it will be ceasing operations at the end of next month. While some may be surprised by this, anyone following the industry news will not be. This is because a sister site, Ignition Poker, recently added an online platform that is identical to Bovada’s, which alerted industry observers that something was happening with Bovada Poker. Following this announcement, they […]

Iowa Indian Tribe Of Oklahoma
August 31, 2016

In late November of last year, the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma was given approval to launch a real money online poker site called In May, the site went live for play money games using Universal Entertainment Group’s software platform. In April, just a few weeks before the play money launch, the Iowa Tribe announced that they expected to launch the real money side of […]

August 28, 2016

The struggle to pass legislation regarding legal online poker in California continues with no end in sight. There are rumors floating around of concessions regarding the disagreements over suitability standards, but it doesn’t look like they will be enough to achieve a working version of the bill before the current California legislative session ends. The Final Deadline For Passage Is Rapidly Approaching Just last week, Assemblyman […]

August 15, 2016

Just a few short days ago, Pennsylvania state legislature approved a two percent tax increase on all table game revenue generated by land-based casinos. This brings the current table game tax rate to an all-time high of 16 percent. This is in addition to the staggering 54 percent tax that the state’s casinos already pay on slot machines. With this latest tax hike, Pennsylvania casinos […]

August 9, 2016

As Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) is in the midst of voluntary bankruptcy proceedings, it is auctioning off one of the only two major assets that is not tied up in these proceedings, Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE). Currently, CIE ownership is split equally between CEOC and Caesars Acquisition Company (CAC), which is the other major part of Caesars that is not tied up in the […]