Tag Archives: igba
- Weekly Poll – How will the DiCristina ruling affect poker regulation?
August 15, 2013
[polldaddy poll=7307102] Last week, the Federal Circuit Court for the Second Circuit handed down a surprising decision that some are claiming will have a monumental impact on the online poker industry. In line with this, we asked our readers how the DiCristina ruling will affect poker regulation. 65% of the...
- US District Court judge rules poker not prosecutable under federal IGBA
August 21, 2012
A US federal judge in Brooklyn has ruled that Texas Hold’em Poker is predominantly a game of skill and therefore does not fall under the scope of the federal Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA). Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York...
Why the phrase “Poker is a Game of Skill” is nonsensical
June 29, 2011
Swedish Supreme Court weighing poker skill v. luck argument
February 25, 2011