PokerStars Enjoys Uncontested Launch in Regulated Michigan Market, But…

Having a monopoly in a market with years of pent-up consumer demand ought to be a recipe for easy success, and that’s exactly what PokerStars has enjoyed in the first two weeks of real-money online poker play in Michigan. While the Michigan Gaming Control Board has yet to issue any formal revenue updates for online […]

Phil Ivey and Borgata Reach Unofficial Settlement as Edge-Sorting Case Nears Conclusion

After a news void of more than nine months, recent court filings show that the long-running court battle between Phil Ivey and New Jersey’s Borgata casino is finally nearing its conclusion. Last week, lawyers for the two sides jointly notified the US’s Third Circuit Court of Appeals that they had reached a preliminary agreement to […]

DOJ’s Wire Act Stall Game Continues

By way of continuing to waste government resources in the names of Sheldon Adelson and crony capitalism, the US Department of Justice has been back in court in recent days in its “Wire Act” appellate case in the US’s Third Circuit. At stake, of course, is the immediate future of interstate online poker in the […]