The Aria In Las Vegas Will Host Its First Blockchain Poker Tournament

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The World Crypto Conference (WCC) will debut on the Las Vegas strip and hold interactive blockchain-focused events to raise awareness for its applications. The Blockchain Poker Tournament, hosted by Decent.bet and the WCC, will utilize blockchain technology combined with live poker to give attendees a unique gaming experience. If the chance to play on this …

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World Series Of Poker To Enter Pennsylvania

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One of the largest poker brands in the world is making its way to Pennsylvania. World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been confirmed to be joining Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) through Caesar’s Entertainment Harrah’s Philadelphia. This partnership will see the launch of domestic online casino and poker gambling in Pennsylvania. CIE is one of the …

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New Jersey Senator Hoping To Amend Online Poker Bill

Senator Ray Lesniak

New Jersey made history by becoming one of three states to legalize online poker and online casinos, essentially revolutionizing the domestic online gambling market. Online casinos make up the lion’s share of the revenue, so lawmakers have pitched the idea of creating an interstate poker network to jumpstart the market. The current legislation has provisions …

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New Jersey Interstate Poker Network Hits A Snag

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The US online poker market is still in the process of being rolled out. Only three states have successfully passed legislation introducing online casinos and poker—Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware. Pennsylvania is the next closest state to online gambling expansion, though nothing has been made official yet. New Jersey has expressed interest in forming an …

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Pennsylvania Stalling On Gambling Legislation

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Pennsylvania has been the leading state in terms of gambling legislation behind New Jersey. The state began pushing a large gambling expansion bill back in 2016. It passed through the House of Representatives that year but failed to make it through the Senate. The bill made a comeback in 2017 and was making significant progress, …

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Online Poker Players Clinch WSOP Bracelets

Moorman and Obst

Chris Moorman and James Obst, two of the biggest poker tournament players in the worldwide circuit, just won their first World Series of Poker bracelets after winning two separate events. Moorman won a $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em event and Obst was victorious in a $10,000 Razz Championship. WSOP bracelets are considered prestigious marks of a player’s …

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New York Poker Bill Fails In State Assembly

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New York looks set to miss out on state-regulated online poker. The news comes from Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, the leading representative behind the legalization effort. For proponents of nationwide legal poker, this news is a big loss as New York would have been the fourth largest state to feature online poker. Currently, NY residents do …

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NY Poker Looking To Leave Out Bad Actors

NY Online Poker Bill

New York recently joined the legal online poker forefront with its ambitious legislative bill, S-3898. If passed, land-based poker operators could partner with online poker technology vendors in providing legal games to residents. An amendment was recently made to the bill that could see some of the largest online gambling providers miss out on the …

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