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.

“Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen” Shares Shocking Thanksgiving Poker Murder

“Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen” Shares Shocking Thanksgiving Poker Murder

Jon Sofen - September 27th, 2016

Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen, a show on the Investigative Discovery network that retells some of America’s most shocking tales of homicide, will feature an eerie Thanksgiving murder story that […]

NJDGE and Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Quebec Reach Accord, as Canadian Regulator Agrees to Pull Out of US Markets

NJDGE and Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Quebec Reach Accord, as Canadian Regulator Agrees to Pull Out of US Markets

Philip Conneller - September 27th, 2016

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) has ordered its licensees to cease offering bets to the entire US market, after reaching an agreement with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement […]

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

Jon Sofen - September 26th, 2016

Each year, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) brings the future of gambling to Las Vegas. The event, which kicked off on Monday, will be at Sands Expo on the Las Vegas […]

Montreal Chabad Center Linked to David Baazov Amaya Insider Trading Scandal

Montreal Chabad Center Linked to David Baazov Amaya Insider Trading Scandal

Philip Conneller - September 16th, 2016

A Chabad center in Montreal is the latest organization to be linked to the ever-unravelling insider trading case against former Amaya CEO David Baazov and over a dozen alleged accomplices. The […]

Ted Forrest Scheduled to Return to Court Next Month, Faces Two Felonies

Ted Forrest Scheduled to Return to Court Next Month, Faces Two Felonies

Jon Sofen - September 12th, 2016

Ted Forrest faced a judge in Clark County, Nevada after being arrested on charges of alleged theft and writing bad checks, both felonies. The 51-year old was granted the right […]

David Baazov, Former Amaya CEO, Took Kickbacks for Insider Trading, Alleges AMF

David Baazov, Former Amaya CEO, Took Kickbacks for Insider Trading, Alleges AMF

Philip Conneller - September 9th, 2016

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov’s alleged insider trading dealings were more than just casual stock tips whispered to close friends and family, they were an organized pyramid of information-sharing with […]

Quebec Regulators Pronounce iGaming Site Blocks Illegal, Dispute Bill

Quebec Regulators Pronounce iGaming Site Blocks Illegal, Dispute Bill

Jon Sofen - September 5th, 2016

In Canada, regulators for the province of Quebec are now disputing a recently passed bill that would block its citizens from accessing unlicensed online gambling websites. Quebec Bill 74 passed […]

Ted Forrest Facing Felony Theft, Bad Checks Charges to Wynn Las Vegas

Ted Forrest Facing Felony Theft, Bad Checks Charges to Wynn Las Vegas

Jon Sofen - September 5th, 2016

Ted Forrest had better hope his legal counsel is as good at lawyering as the poker pro is at playing stud. The six-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner […]

Antigua, Barbuda Angle for US Dollars, Challenge Online Poker Stance

Antigua, Barbuda Angle for US Dollars, Challenge Online Poker Stance

Jon Sofen - August 29th, 2016

The twin island country of Antigua and Barbuda has been fighting American online poker issues for 13 years now. The US government has made attempts that date that far back […]

Travell Thomas Fight to Clear Name of Criminal Fraud Charges Continues

Travell Thomas Fight to Clear Name of Criminal Fraud Charges Continues

Chad Holloway - August 29th, 2016

Poker player Travell Thomas’ legal woes, which include facing criminal charges of fraud while claiming his prosecution by US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is […]

California Online Poker Push for 2016 Goes Out with a Whimper

California Online Poker Push for 2016 Goes Out with a Whimper

Philip Conneller - August 24th, 2016

A California online poker bill, AB 2863, appears to be dead for the year. With just one week to go till the end of the  Golden State’s legislative session for […]