United States First Real Money Online Poker Site Open for Business

United States First Real Money Online Poker Site Open for Business

Nevada has won the race to be the first American state to launch the first legal online poker site using real money. Since Federal legislation for online gaming is moving at an extremely slow pace, many states have taken matters into their own hands and passed legislation to allow intra state online gambling. Several other

Full Tilt Poker’s Ray Bitar Makes a Deal with Prosecutors

Ray Bitar FullTilt Poker

The poker world is not likely to forget “Black Friday” in April of 2011 when the American federal authorities shut down three poker sites that were offering online poker to players in the United States. The sites involved in the federal crackdown were Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars. They were accused of operating

BwinParty Waiting to Launch Online Poker in the US

Bwin Party

Bwin Party which was formed last year from Bwin Interactive Entertainment and Party Gaming is one of the world’s largest online poker companies. Bwin Party Digital Entertainment has its headquarters in Gibraltar. Since it had to withdraw from the American market in 2006 its activities are Europe based. However the company is just waiting for

Possible Online Poker Partnership with the State of Nevada

Possible Online Poker Partnership with the State of Nevada

The question of federal regulation and legalisation of online gambling in the United States is on going. Some operators, in particular land based casino groups interested in the online gaming market, favour federal legislation but others would prefer state by state legislation. At the end of last year Nevada’s Gaming Commission approved intrastate regulation of