This is a list of Websites with information about poker and the law. We thought the information on these sites was valuable, so we included links to them here. We were not paid in any way to link to any of these Websites. We reserve the right to remove and/or change any of the links or their anchor text at any time.

http://www.gambling-law-us.com/ – Chuck Humphrey’s excellent site about United States law and how it applies to citizens in various states.

http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ – I. Nelson Rose is a professor and attorney with a site about gambling laws in the United States, too.

http://www.gamblinglawupdate.com/ – Lawrence Walters is another attorney who specializes in gambling law, especially as it relates to gambling on the Internet.

http://theppa.org/ – Lobbying group whose motto is “Poker is not a crime.” That’s a sentiment we can support completely.The site features an excellent section about which bills related to poker are under consideration and who’s sponsoring them.

http://www.homepokergames.com/homepokerlaw.php – Great page outlining poker laws in various states. Especially useful for people who are interested in hosting poker games in their homes.

http://www.amateurpokerleague.com/ – The Amateur Poker League hosts free, legal poker games in bars all over the country. They’re sponsored by the World Poker Tour.


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Poker Pro Scott Robbins Sues Borgata for Lifetime Ban

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

Sometimes, if you say the wrong thing at the wrong time, it can get you in trouble. Take poker player Scott Robbins for instance. He was visiting the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey last year, having traveled from

Interstate Online Poker Legalized as DOJ Declines Wire Act Ruling Appeal

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

It’s been a long and winding road when it comes to the Wire Act and interstate online poker. For years, poker proponents have waited for the saga to be over. Finally, it has come to an end. Interstate online poker

Truck Stop Owner Fighting Virginia Skill Game Ban

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Next week, a ban on electronic skill games will take effect in Virginia. However, Hermie Sadler plans on fighting the change. The truck stop owner and former driver in NASCAR has filed a lawsuit in the state, claiming the law

Doral Bans Gambling in Attempt to Stop Any Trump Casino Effort

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

In South Florida, the city of Doral is home to a nice community with plenty of businesses, including a golf resort owned by Donald Trump. Recent legal changes to the gambling industry have possibly opened up the door for Trump

Connecticut Legalizes Online Poker Gaming

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

While most states in the US considering online gaming are focused on sports betting or casino, there are those that are also looking to add the online poker industry. Connecticut is the latest state to pass online poker legislation, becoming

Ronald Allison Arrested for Robbing The Cosmopolitan

Friday, June 11th, 2021

Earlier this week, the Cosmopolitan casino in Nevada was robbed in the early morning hours, causing a huge police rush to the building to try and capture the assailant. When the robbery was first made public, little details were known

California Nun Pleads Guilty in Gambling Theft Case

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

It is not uncommon for a gambling addict to steal from family, friends, and even the work place in order to fund a gambling habit. We see news stories all the time about an individual who was so caught up

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