Gambling Laws in Florida

March 25, 2013

In the past two years, the gaming laws in the United States have changed drastically, and at present many US states are working towards legalizing online poker and other forms of online gambling within their premises. While states like Delaware, Nevada, and New Jersey have formulated and passed laws in support of online gambling, the latest bill introduced in the state of Florida might have a derogatory impact on the status of online poker within the state. Read more

Using the Over-bet to Win Poker Games

March 18, 2013

If you looking for ways to improve your chances of winning poker games, you should concentrate on the over-bet feature of the game a bit more seriously. In simple words, an over-bet is all about betting a large amount of money in comparison to the pot size of the game. Many people use the over-bet to make their opponents fold their cards, and these bets are usually used in deep-stacked games. Some players like to use this technique in all forms of poker, but they make this bet only while playing on the river. Read more

Treasure Island and 888 Holdings to Apply for Internet Poker License in Nevada

March 11, 2013

Since the US DoJ amended its Wire Act and declared online real money gambling legal at the end of 2011, the state of Nevada were one of the first US states to set up a Gaming Commission and accept poker operator license applications. As a result, even in the absence of an online poker bill, the gaming commission in the state approved over 15 poker operator licenses, some of whom were renowned such as International Game Technology (IGT), Bally Technologies and MGM Resorts International. Read more

Internet Poker – Still a Felony in Washington

March 4, 2013

Since a lot of the US states are legalizing online poker within their premises, Paul Harris, a state Representative in Washington suggested that the state should change its law with regard to online gambling as well. Even though, no resident has been arrested for playing online poker in the state of Washington, Harris feels that the state should amend its law on online gambling, issue a fine against playing online poker, and not treat it as a felony. So playing online poker would remain illegal in the state, but it would not be a serious offense in the eyes of the state. Read more