Why The Quandary Regarding US Poker? Ever heard the date April 15th 2011 mentioned in relation to US poker? Well, it was a sad day for online poker players, especially those who did not just play for fun but for the money element. After months and years of making a living off online gambling, avid [...]
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The controversy surrounding the legality of online poker in the US is unusual considering that the free market system is a major cornerstone of the American way of life, especially when poker is more commonly referred to as ‘America's card game’. To expert players and the general public, poker is a sport and that's the [...]
South Africa has had a vibrant gambling arena for many years. Unfortunately, some people have been known to abuse the free gaming atmosphere to the detriment of genuine poker lovers and other sincere gaming enthusiasts. To curb this abuse, the country decided to accommodate gambling within the state laws so that authorities could have legal [...]
Mississippi has an interesting history as far as gambling goes. There was a time when residents of Mississippi and visitors alike gambled on almost everything and did it almost everywhere. That was the 17th century era when Mississippi was not actually a formal state. Then, people could bet on races and participate in Lotteries just [...]
For gamblers wondering if they can play online poker in the United States, the short answer is that there’s no federal law prohibiting US players from operating online poker accounts and playing for real money. The long answer is somehow complex because when it comes to state law, the picture becomes hazy. Many states still [...]
Slovakian are doing a good job on the world poker scene and this is probably due to the gambling environment in their home country. Gambling in Slovakia is legal. It has been so ever since 1992 when Slovakia became a state governing its own. Before then, Slovakia was part of a bigger country known for [...]
Poker players will go to great lengths to find out where casinos are located wherever they visit. This is because poker is not like most other games. It comes with some thrill that is almost addictive. Whether a poker enthusiast is playing in a city casino or on some online poker site is not of [...]
Colorado is likely to have a bill on online poker passed very soon. There has been much lobbying in this regard, and poker lovers in Colorado are hopeful that online poker will soon be legalized. In a number of US states, the poker law is not explicit especially regarding online poker. That means that betting [...]
Picture this scenario, I take all the money that is in your pocket, you would probably feel and maybe be furious that I have taken all your money. In other words, you would feel like you have lost something. But what if I took 70% of the money that is in your pocket, would you [...]
Recent poker news posted on CardsChart reveal that the Global Poker league might be having a few legal woes. CardsChart’s Jon Sofen also suggested in his article that GPL may not be such a popular event with global poker players as Global poker Index CEO Alexander Dreyfus hyped it out to be. Sofen who dubbed [...]