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Illinois Considering Online Poker

When the Department of Justice issued its reinterpretation of the Wire Act in December of last year in response to the interest New York and Illinois had in selling lottery tickets via the Internet, the door was opened for Illinois to become the first state to offer...

132 Domain Names Seized in Kentucky

Judge Thomas Wingate ordered the seizure of 132 gambling domain names. But, the order wasn’t just to the registrars, it named the registry as well, Verisign. The problem exists whether or not gambling sites constitute being by definition a gambling device. Quite...

Hawaii Poker Bill Dead

The bill that could have brought online poker to the state of Hawaii has been shelved for the time being. The bill named HB2422 failed to even make it to the legislative floor of Hawaii’s state government. This adds Hawaii to the states of Iowa, Mississippi as...

Roadblock for Iowa Poker Bill

Iowa’s proposed intra-state poker legislation is stuck in traffic. After clearing the state’s senate last Tuesday, the bill has failed to make the docket in the House of Representatives. According to iGaming Business, the bill (known as Senate File 2257)...

Iowa Intra-State Poker Bill Clears Senate

Politicians in Iowa have taken a major step toward legalizing online poker. Earlier this week, the state’s Democrat-controlled senate approved a measure which would legalize an intra-state version of the game, carrying the day with a vote of 29-20. Known in...

Iowa State Senate Passes Internet Poker Bill

Iowa’s senate has passed an Internet poker measure according to a short article on cbsnews. This is pretty exciting news for everyone in the United States as it opens the door for other states to follow suit. Now that the bill has gone though the senate it must...

Utah to Prohibit Internet Gambling

The Utah Senate has passed House Bill 108 which prohibits internet gambling on computers and handheld devices. The bill was introduced by Republican Stephen Sandstrom earlier in the year into the House of Representatives, who has been quoted as saying, “We want...

More Progress for Iowa Online Poker

Iowa’s proposed poker legislation has taken another step forward, just days after being approved by a small panel of state senators. The bill, known officially as Senate Study Bill 3164, has now been cleared for a vote before the entire State Senate. This was...

Potential Online Poker in Mississippi

An article written by Brian Pempus of cardplayer.com suggests the state of Mississippi may be trying to grab a slice of the pre-nationwide legislation pie by allowing for poker to be played by state residents. Due to a reversal of policy from the Department of...

Early Success for Iowa Online Poker Bill

Legislators within the state of Iowa have shown early support for a new bill which would legalize online poker within their borders. A three member panel made up of state senators recently approved the bill, clearing the first hurdle in what could be a speedy process....

Utah Ponders Anti-Gambling Law

The state of Utah is currently considering a bill which would continue their prohibition of online gaming should the activity become legal at the federal level. Authored by Representative Stephen Sandstrom, this piece of legislation would lock citizens out of any and...

Iowa Champions Multi-State Poker

Politicians in Iowa are working to assemble a poker system which could incorporate players from multiple regions of the country. Early sources have indicated that Nevada and Washington, D.C could serve as partners in this landmark proposition. While gaming experts...