Is PokerStars Still Buying Full Tilt?

By Wednesday, this had already been a busy week with regard to the presumably impending deal between PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.  Early in the week, three members of FTR’s board of directors, Rafe Furst, Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer, filed motions to...

Is American Online Poker Already Legal?

According to a recent ruling by the U.S. Justice Department, online poker may have been legal all along. The DOJ's Office of Legal Council (OLC) has re-examined the wording of 1961's Federal Wire Act, the law which, up until now, has stifled the existence of inter-state gambling.