Online Poker Bill Introduced In New York State Assembly

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There is no bigger proponent for domestic online poker in the Empire State than Senator Joseph Addabbo of Howard Beach. Addabbo has sponsored three bills this session that would regulate local poker sites in New York, with the latest, S9226, introduced yesterday. The bill’s next stop will be the Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee. Senator …

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2023 US Poker Open Pays Out $1.7 Million In Prizes

US Poker Open 2023 winner

The 2023 US Poker Open Championship paid out $1.7 million in prizes to their top six contenders. Martin Zamani, a professional poker player from Boca Raton, Fl., took home the top prize of $666,000 at the event held in Las Vegas, March 23rd – April 4th.  The no-limit Texas Hold’em tournament had ten events that …

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Why Domestic Online Poker Lags Behind Other USA Gambling Markets

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In the United States, there are just four major categories of regulated gambling outside the various state and interstate lotteries: Casino gambling Sports betting Poker Horse betting In the online space, betting on horses has always been the most domestically available gambling market, as over 40 states allow the pastime. The Interstate Horse Racing Act …

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The COVID Vaccine Deals Bad Hand To Brick-And-Mortars

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If you’re an avid brick-and-mortar poker player, chances are you’re now an avid online poker player instead. And if you aren’t, you’re probably strongly considering it. That, of course, is thanks to the widespread card room and casino shutdowns brought on by they 2020 coronavirus outbreak in America, which took away most poker players’ legitimate …

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