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Federal Judge Says Wire Act Confined to Sports Betting, Doesn’t Apply to Online Poker, Lotteries

Federal Judge Says Wire Act Confined to Sports Betting, Doesn’t Apply to Online Poker, Lotteries

CardsChat News - June 4th, 2019
A federal judge ruled Monday that the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 applies only to sports betting, granting a summary judgement to the New Hampshire Lottery Commission in its lawsuit […]
One Year Later, PASPA Repeal Hasn’t Offered Much Help for Online Poker

One Year Later, PASPA Repeal Hasn’t Offered Much Help for Online Poker

CardsChat News - May 14th, 2019
It was exactly one year ago today that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act – or PASPA – was struck down by the Supreme Court, a decision that opened […]
FOX Sports Signs Landmark Deal with Stars Group

FOX Sports Signs Landmark Deal with Stars Group

Daniel Smyth - May 10th, 2019
PokerStars and FOX Sports have forged a unique partnership that will see the two embark on a new US sports betting venture. Announced on May 8, the deal will be […]
PokerStars Slapped with Record Fine in New Jersey for Sports Betting Slip Ups

PokerStars Slapped with Record Fine in New Jersey for Sports Betting Slip Ups

CardsChat News - April 24th, 2019
PokerStars was hit with a $10,000 fine by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement for taking bets on New Jersey college teams through its BetStars sportsbook. The fine is […]
New Jersey Online Gambling Continues Rapid Growth in March, But Poker Isn’t Benefitting

New Jersey Online Gambling Continues Rapid Growth in March, But Poker Isn’t Benefitting

CardsChat News - April 15th, 2019
New Jersey online casinos raked in more revenue than ever in March, setting new records that far surpassed the previous highs for the state market. But unfortunately for fans of […]
Rhode Island Sportsbooks Lose $900K in February to Fall Further Behind Optimistic Projections

Rhode Island Sportsbooks Lose $900K in February to Fall Further Behind Optimistic Projections

CardsChat News - April 2nd, 2019
States have shown much more interest in authorizing sports betting than online poker since the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act last year, with many citing […]
Defensive Juggernauts on Display at 2019 Final Four, Virginia Favored to Cut Down Nets

Defensive Juggernauts on Display at 2019 Final Four, Virginia Favored to Cut Down Nets

Jon Sofen - April 1st, 2019
A year removed from being the first top-seeded team to lose to a 16-seed, the Virginia Cavaliers are favored to cut down the nets at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final […]
NCAA Tournament: Cinderella Not Invited as Chalk Dominates Heading Into Sweet Sixteen

NCAA Tournament: Cinderella Not Invited as Chalk Dominates Heading Into Sweet Sixteen

CardsChat News - March 25th, 2019
College basketball fans who love upsets have been sorely disappointed with March Madness so far, as the NCAA Tournament has featured a historic level of domination by favorites in the […]
March Madness Betting Guide: Where You Can Legally Wager on NCAA Tournament Games in US

March Madness Betting Guide: Where You Can Legally Wager on NCAA Tournament Games in US

Jon Sofen - March 20th, 2019
For the first time ever, Americans can legally wager on the NCAA Tournament from outside Nevada. Not that laws ever stopped anyone from getting action before. But legal sports betting […]
March Madness Betting: Duke Enters NCAA Tournament as Biggest Favorite in Four Years

March Madness Betting: Duke Enters NCAA Tournament as Biggest Favorite in Four Years

CardsChat News - March 19th, 2019
As millions of people prepare to fill out their NCAA tournament brackets, the Duke Blue Devils are coming into March Madness as the biggest favorites since the Kentucky Wildcats in […]
Duke Blue Devils Primed to Dominate During March Madness, Oddsmakers Say

Duke Blue Devils Primed to Dominate During March Madness, Oddsmakers Say

Jon Sofen - February 12th, 2019
Zion Williamson and Duke won’t be stopped next month during March Madness, if you believe what the Vegas handicappers project. But you can’t pencil them in as the 2019 men’s […]