With there being little chance a bill to regulate online poker in California would be successful this year, Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer has said he will not be re-introducing his Internet Poker Consumer Protection Bill in 2018. But, will any other legislator be willing to take on the challenge?
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On Thursday 22nd February, the fourth American Poker Awards will take place at the Andaz West Hollywood in California. Prior to the event, readers have the opportunity to vote for their APA Personality of the Year.
Although the full schedule for the Winning Poker Network´s forthcoming OSS Cub3d series is yet to be released, the Network has announced it will be running three leaderboard competitions during the series and that the top ten players on the three leaderboards will each win four entries to Million Dollar Sunday events.
BetOnline Poker is inviting players to “Tweet for Your Seat” in a $1,000 freeroll tournament that will take place next Sunday; but you only have until midnight on Thursday to send your Tweet if you want to take part in the event.
Sites on the Winning Poker Network are giving players the opportunity to qualify for one of five €5,000 buy-in “Live Cage” events to be played in Costa Rica later this year. At least three packages will be given away every week to players who win seats in satellite events via the Beast and Sit & Crush promotions.
Ignition Poker will be hosting a $250,000 guaranteed tournament with an extensive satellite schedule that guarantees an increasing number of seats.
A letter signed by four Congressmen has been sent to US Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, asking him to reverse the Office of Legal Counsel´s opinion on the Wire Act that led to the regulation of online gambling in Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
SportsBetting Poker is hosting a $150,000 guaranteed online poker tournament on Sunday January 28th and is offering players the chance to qualify for the event for free by collecting points when they play the site´s new Boost and Windfall games.
The Winning Poker Network is launching a new series of “Streak” tournaments with a unique payout structure that will give about a third of players in each event the opportunity to play in another Streak tournament for free.
This week has seen pro-regulation affiliates and anti-gambling columnists publish articles relating to gambling in the Big Apple. Both sides have their merits and their faults, but one look at the facts will tell you the prospects for regulated online poker in New York are poor – at least for the present.