PPA: No RAWA Hearing During Lame Duck Session

11.18.2014 · Posted in Poker news

According to a tweet from the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Monday evening, there will be no online poker hearing in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee during the lame duck session. Sheldon Adelson’s internet gambling-killing Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) bill would have likely been the top subject of discussion. ...

Is It Time to Nix the November Nine?

11.17.2014 · Posted in Poker news

When the World Series of Poker ( WSOP ) decided the shift the timing of the $10,000 Main Event final table to November in 2008, the move brought with it much skepticism. Players and fans alike criticized the strategy, many believing it harmed the integrity of the tournament, as the four month layoff potentially ...