ShareWhen Fox 13 News in Tampa called Poker Players Alliance for an interview about online poker legislation in Florida, PPA called me. As PPA’s Florida State Director, I was thrilled and set aside a day for the 4-hour round trip for the interview. Imagine my disappointment when the news piece aired and was slanted towards addiction. I understand how the […]
SharePoker Players, your voice matters. 2016-2017 Update: Please help this go viral. Social Media has taken off. I’d appreciate you commenting at the end of this article and sharing on Twitter and Facebook. Your voice counts. Thank you in advance! Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is a terrific resource for all poker players. At the end of this […]
SharePoker players are wondering, what do we do now after the Department of Justice came to an agreement with PokerStars to acquire the assets of Full Tilt Poker. How do we get our money? Today I emailed both Department of Justice and Full Tilt Poker asking for direction. Full Tilt bounced back with an instant […]
While I can’t do Donna Blevins’ story justice about poker and US Veterans, I can assure you that it got the attention of Members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
“Poker is not a crime” on countless red t-shirts milling around the lawn in front of the US Capitol. It’s May 24, 2011, THE day US poker players finally speak with one voice.
The PPA lobbying team, 30 PPA State Directors/Board members, and several poker pros will be meeting with targeted Reps & Senators in Washington DC on May 24
Poker News – As Part of Agreements between the US & two online poker sites, Use of Domain Names Pokerstars.com and Fulltiltpoker.com Will Be Restored to Facilitate Return of U.S. Player Funds
Florida poker players rights are in jeopardy. Florida State legislation is under consideration that would, if enacted, mean you as a Florida resident could only play poker online with other Florida residents. Ultimately, fewer players, fewer games, fewer stakes and limits, and the lack of freedom of choice.
Poker News in Florida – PPA Executive Director John Pappas testifies in front of the State Senate Committee on the possible “intra-state” licensing being proposed in the state.
Poker history made yesterday when the United States Federal Reserve and Department of Treasury delayed the implementation by six months of the UIGEA regulations. What does that mean for poker players?