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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Online Casinos Up for Discussion in Nevada

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Online casino gaming is legal in Nevada, but not an option right now. When the state started offering online poker in 2013, it had the option to launch casino games well. However, land-based casino operators were worried that the games

Colorado Casinos Begin Offering More Poker Games

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

As of May 1, the state of Colorado saw several changes regarding its gambling industry. Legislation changes have led to the removal of low betting limits as well as the addition of new gaming options. Poker players will now find

Toyko Authorities Raid Underground Poker Game

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Anonymous tips to police in Tokyo led to a raid of an underground poker game that was suspected to be connected to the Yakuza, an organized crime syndicate in Japan. According to local media, the game was raided on April

PokerStars Pays Up First Portion of Kentucky Lawsuit Payment

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Kentucky is now collecting its first payment from the $1.3 billion lawsuit it won against online poker room PokerStars. The operator must pay up the first $100 million after Franklin Court Judge Thomas Wingate told the state it could move

Las Vegas Sands Starts Advertising Push for Casino Legalization in Texas

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

The Las Vegas Sands Corp. really wants to offer casino gaming in Texas. The company has been supporting legislation for quite some time now that would expand gambling in the state to include casinos. Right now, legislation would allow voters

Alabama Casino, Sports Betting, and Lottery Legislation Effort Continues to Gain Momentum

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

The state of Alabama may finally join the rest of the US and provide players with access to more casino gaming options, sports betting, and a lottery. An effort to see all of this come to pass has slowly been

Feds Raid Several Illegal Gambling Dens in San Diego

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

The city of San Diego was hit with raids recently, as federal agents took down 24 different slaphouses, with links to illegal gambling, drugs, and the V-Boys street gang.  The raids took place Wednesday morning and resulted in 35 arrests.

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