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Ever since Black Friday, legal poker issues are a very big deal. Stay ahead of the game by following our latest news that looks at legislation everywhere that poker is played.

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation

CardsChat News - October 10th, 2018

Poker pro Micah Raskin was busted earlier this year in a major Long Island marijuana raid, and now he faces additional federal charges for distributing more than 100 kilograms of […]

Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions

Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions

CardsChat News - October 10th, 2018

A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential gaming license violations. Indiana gaming officials […]

Trial Begins in Case of 2014 Murder at Private Poker Game Near Houston

Trial Begins in Case of 2014 Murder at Private Poker Game Near Houston

CardsChat News - October 9th, 2018

Jurors heard opening statements on Monday in the trial for a 2014 murder that took place during a poker game near Houston. Defendant Eric Norris appeared in Fort Bend County […]

Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots

Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots

CardsChat News - October 8th, 2018

According to a report by Poker Industry Pro, a group of poker players who have accounts on French poker site Winamax are suing the online gambling operator, saying that the […]

Poker in India Takes Another Hit After Police Close 500 Card Clubs

Poker in India Takes Another Hit After Police Close 500 Card Clubs

Daniel Smyth - October 7th, 2018

The ups and downs of poker in India continued recently after police officers in Bengaluru shut down 500 cards clubs. Initially reported by local news outlet Bangalore Mirror, the crackdown […]

Borgata Appeal Could Triple Damages Collected from Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case

Borgata Appeal Could Triple Damages Collected from Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case

CardsChat News - October 3rd, 2018

Phil Ivey hasn’t done well in his edge sorting cases with major casinos on either side of the Atlantic. Crockfords in London has been allowed to withhold the 10-time bracelet […]

Details Emerge about Vancouver Poker Raid that Nabbed River Rock Casino Dealers

Details Emerge about Vancouver Poker Raid that Nabbed River Rock Casino Dealers

CardsChat News - October 3rd, 2018

Two poker dealers at the River Rock Casino near Vancouver were also allegedly dealing cards at an illegal gambling house, according to details of a police raid that recently became public. […]

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

CardsChat News - October 2nd, 2018

Police have reopened an investigation into allegations that former PokerStars ambassador and current Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo raped a woman in a 2009 incident at a Las Vegas hotel. The […]

WPTDeepstacks Houston Proves Successful Despite Legal Limbo of Texas Poker

WPTDeepstacks Houston Proves Successful Despite Legal Limbo of Texas Poker

CardsChat Tournament News - October 1st, 2018

When the World Poker Tour announced WPTDeepstacks Houston, there were plenty of questions raised – not the least of which was whether the controversy over poker clubs in the state […]

Paris Poker Suffers Blow as City’s Last Live Club Is Shut Down by Authorities

Paris Poker Suffers Blow as City’s Last Live Club Is Shut Down by Authorities

CardsChat News - September 27th, 2018

Live poker in Paris has been dying a slow death for years, and now French authorities appear to have driven the final nail into its coffin. Police shut down the […]

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Questioned About Gambling Habits and Poker Games

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Questioned About Gambling Habits and Poker Games

CardsChat News - September 13th, 2018

The US Senate Judiciary Committee wants to know more about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s gambling habits, including his penchant for country-club poker games. Trump’s selection for the Supreme Court […]