Barton bill creates federal online poker optimism
The legislation simply says that Americans should be able to play poker legally over the Internet from the privacy of their own homes,co-sponsoring Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) said in a statement. This is bad news for international online giant PokerStars.com, a company still viewed in high regard with U.S. customers because of its ability to quickly pay back player funds following the federal shutdown of its business.
Ken Griffin Wins World Series of Poker Event No. 45
Event no. 45, the $1,000 no-limit hold’em tournament, now belongs to Ken Griffin, a 34-year-old amateur from Houston, Texas. Griffin defeated a field of 2,890 players to collect the $455,356 first-place prize.
Full Tilt’s Alderney Gambling Licenses Suspended Due To “Several Issue
The executive director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission says he decided to suspend five egambling licenses of Full Tilt Poker because of “several issues” that arose as part of a special investigation involving forensic auditors that was prompted by the U.S. government’s online poker crackdown.
FullTilt Poker is not done, read this to find out why
As most of you know, FTP had their europe license pretty much suspended until a hearing set for July 26th can clear this issue up. However, Jack Binion has expressed a real interest in coming in and buying out Ray Bitar's shares of FTP.