Legal

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.

Mobile Poker Apps Outplay Apple by Getting Illicit Games Into the App Store

Mobile Poker Apps Outplay Apple by Getting Illicit Games Into the App Store

CardsChat News - February 14th, 2019
Mobile poker apps which would normally never see the light of day have managed to bypass Apple’s stringent screening process, opening them up to public consumption, at least temporarily. According […]
Online Poker Takes off in India as Shane Warne Wonders Why Government Hasn’t Legalized Gambling

Online Poker Takes off in India as Shane Warne Wonders Why Government Hasn’t Legalized Gambling

CardsChat Tournament News - February 13th, 2019
Cricketing legend Shane Warne has never been one to mince words, and the part-time poker player has a question for the Indian government when it comes to legalized gambling — […]
New Hampshire Officials Prepared to Sue if Wire Act Threatens Online Lottery Sales

New Hampshire Officials Prepared to Sue if Wire Act Threatens Online Lottery Sales

CardsChat News - February 11th, 2019
The recent guidance issued by the US Department of Justice which reversed a previous 2011 opinion may most obviously affect interstate online poker, but states like New Hampshire have concerns […]
Poker in India Stalls as Gujarat Judges Choose to Ignore Legal Appeals

Poker in India Stalls as Gujarat Judges Choose to Ignore Legal Appeals

Daniel Smyth - February 11th, 2019
Poker in India won’t make any progress this month despite two high-profile appeals being scheduled to take place in the state of Gujarat. In what’s becoming a seemingly never-ending series […]
New Online Poker Bill Surfaces in Kentucky, Could Finally Legalize Game

New Online Poker Bill Surfaces in Kentucky, Could Finally Legalize Game

CardsChat News - February 7th, 2019
The battle to legalize gaming in the state of Kentucky has so far been a long and unsuccessful one, but a new bill that popped up this week is breathing […]
Joseph Stiers Reaches Settlement With Caesars Over Disqualification From 2017 WSOP Main Event

Joseph Stiers Reaches Settlement With Caesars Over Disqualification From 2017 WSOP Main Event

CardsChat News - February 6th, 2019
Maryland poker player Joseph Stiers has reached a settlement with Caesars Entertainment over a case that involved his disqualification from the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event. Stiers was […]
Borgata Wins Approval to Docket $10M Judgement Against Phil Ivey in Nevada

Borgata Wins Approval to Docket $10M Judgement Against Phil Ivey in Nevada

CardsChat News - February 5th, 2019
The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City has been given approval by a US District Court judge to docket its $10.16 million judgement against Phil Ivey in Nevada, […]
Online Poker Advocate Rich Muny Blasts Weak Response to DOJ Wire Act Reversal, Calls for Action

Online Poker Advocate Rich Muny Blasts Weak Response to DOJ Wire Act Reversal, Calls for Action

Cort Smith - January 31st, 2019
The former front man for the the biggest poker advocacy group in the US is making ominous predictions about the future of online poker following the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) […]
Bad Bluff: Ex-Kansas Highway Patrol Member Sentenced for Lying to FBI About Role in Poker Game

Bad Bluff: Ex-Kansas Highway Patrol Member Sentenced for Lying to FBI About Role in Poker Game

CardsChat News - January 30th, 2019
A former member of the Kansas Highway Patrol has been sentenced to a year of federal probation for lying to the FBI about taking part in an illegal poker game […]
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Pleads Guilty to Distributing 360 Pounds of Weed, Faces Minimum 5-Year Sentence

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Pleads Guilty to Distributing 360 Pounds of Weed, Faces Minimum 5-Year Sentence

Jon Sofen - January 26th, 2019
Poker pro Micah Raskin told RFDTV.com earlier this week that, “great content starts with good storytelling,” in an interview about business marketing. We have a story to tell about the […]
Department of Justice Reverses 2011 Wire Act Opinion, Says Law Applies to All Forms of Gambling

Department of Justice Reverses 2011 Wire Act Opinion, Says Law Applies to All Forms of Gambling

CardsChat News - January 15th, 2019
The Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel has released a new opinion on the Wire Act, one that reverses the 2011 opinion that suggested the law only applied to […]