So Far It Doesn’t Look Pretty

PartyGaming and rivals warn of U.S. gaming ban PartyGaming said in a statement: “If the President signs the act into law, the company will suspend all real money gaming business with U.S. residents, and such suspension will continue indefinitely. “Any such suspension would also result in the group’s financial performance falling significantly short of consensus…

PPA Phone March on Capitol Hill Scheduled for Sept. 12

I’ll be participating. Will you? Dear PPA Member: Your urgent action is needed! On September 12th the Poker Players Alliance with the support of leading poker blogs and forums, PocketFives.com, Wicked Chops Poker and others are organizing a “Phone March” on Capitol Hill. From 9:00 AM Eastern Time, until 5:30 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday,…

Let the people play Mr. President

According to Professional-Poker.com, Philip Ittleson has launched a website to combat the anti-gambling legislation before Congress. U.S. movie producer Philip Ittleson is following the ethos of his poker documentary “No Limit” this week by publicizing his Let The People Play.org website to help educate and unite the millions of poker players in the United States…

Write your Senator today, and voice your opposition to an Internet Poker ban!

Dear PPA Member: As the summer temperatures continue to rise, so does the heated debate in Congress over banning online poker. The Poker Players Alliance is working to ensure that the U.S. Senate does not vote on the same misguided legislation that passed the House in July. We have been successful in delaying action until…

Why Poker-Bots are justifiable – A Painfully Ignorant Point of View

Why Poker-Bots are justifiable – A Painfully Ignorant Point of View

I ran across this article other other day that attempts to justify bot usage and cheating at online poker and I just couldn’t resist responding. After getting some feedback on my previous article about poker and online gaming cheats I decided to attempt to clarify my thoughts somewhat. What seems most debatable are my reasons…

Today in Poker

Gaming shares tumble as US targets BETonSPORTS — A take I haven’t seen on this yet is what happens if the courts side with BetonSports? Gambling bill in focus after industry arrests — Focus or just PR? Britain to allow Web gambling advertising on TV — As one country prosecutes, another opens up to the…