Tag Archives: John Pappas
- Poker Players Alliance ramps up online gambling push in Pennsylvania
November 25, 2015
Pennsylvania poker players we are so close, and with your help we will soon have regulated online poker in your state. That was the message advocacy group Poker Players Alliance sent to residents and poker players in Pennsylvania on its web page theppa.org/pa-action. The page serves as a tool for...
- Interview with John Pappas of Poker Players Alliance
March 4, 2015
Becky Liggero talks John Pappas of Poker Players Alliance as he shares what he learned at the G2E iGaming Congress and gave an update on federal online poker legislation. Becky Liggero: I am here with John Pappas, executive director of Poker Players Alliance (PPA).This is the day of iGaming Congress. So, John, tell...
- G2E 2014 Day 1 recap: iGaming Congress
September 30, 2014
The biggest gambling industry expo of the year, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) has officially begun, attracting thousands of delegates from around the globe. Day one of G2E consisted of sessions only, with the much anticipated and absolutely gigantic expo floor opening tomorrow for three consecutive days. G2E’s iGaming Congress...
- PPA director claims DOJ has approved $82m in Full Tilt Poker remissions
January 23, 2014
Valentine’s Day may be coming early for Full Tilt Poker’s former American players via claims that the remission of their long-frozen account balances may finally be in the works. On Wednesday, Poker Players Alliance exec director John Pappas took to the 2+2 forums to announce that the US Department of...
- Recap of House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “The State of Online Gaming”
December 10, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade met today for a hearing on the current state of online gaming, including discussion of Rep. Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Freedom Bill. This marked the first congressional hearing on the subject since this summer's Senate gabfest, and it showed...
- Garden City Group Confirm That Full Tilt Points Are Valueless in US Facing Accounts
October 18, 2013
Garden City Group (GCG) have confirmed that all non monetary items in US facing Full Tilt Poker (FTP) accounts such as Full Tilt points, bonuses and Iron Man medals are worthless, and therefore will not be considered as part of the remission process. There has been a lot of activity...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013