Poker Ruled a Game of Skill In Pennsylvania

Date: January 23, 2009, Posted by James in Poker News

Poker has been ruled a game of skill in Pennsylvania. A case against a small-stakes home game was recently dismissed when the judge ruled that poker is a game of skill. Columbia County Judge Thomas James stated that, “The Court finds that Texas hold’em poker is a game where skill predominates over chance. Thus, is [...]

iMEGA Wins Appeal in Kentucky in Domain Seizure Case

Date: January 21, 2009, Posted by James in Poker News

In a decision that is hailed by the online gaming community, a three judge appellate panel overturned a lower courts decision for 141 different internet domains to forfeit their domain. The panel consisted of judges Michelle Keller, Jeff Taylor, and Michael Caperton. The final vote was 2 to 1 in favor of the Interactive Media [...]

TiltWare LLC Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit From Clonie Gowen

Date: January 19, 2009, Posted by James in Poker News

Tiltware, LLC. has filed a motion to have a lawsuit filed by Clonie Gowen against Full Tilt Poker dismissed. They claim that she has wrongfully named several top named professional poker players as defendants in the suit. Gowen filed suit against, Full Tilt Poker and against 13 players including Howard Lederer, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, [...]

DevilFish Notches First Win of Year

Date: January 18, 2009, Posted by James in Poker News

David “DevilFish” Ulliott recently won an event at the Irish Poker Champoinships in Galway. He outlasted a field of 126 opponents in a €750 event to take home the top prize of €33,000. Early on in the event, DevilFish was able to pick up a lot of chips and then was able to use a [...]

Playboy Poker to Shut Down

Date: January 16, 2009, Posted by James in Poker News

Playboy Gaming will cease operations as of January 29th according to emails issued by the company on Wednesday. The email stated that “Playboy Gaming will no longer have a poker site and will not be moving to another network.” Playboy Poker is a member of the CryptoLogic Network. CryptoLogic has confirmed that Playboy Poker will [...]