John McCain Caught Playing Poker on His Phone During Syria Hearing, Doesn’t Care He Got Caught
A Washington Post photographer spotted Senator John McCain (R-AZ) playing poker on his iPhone during Tuesday's hearings on the situation in Syria, and he seems totally unremorseful about it saying the worst thing is that he lost the game.Read on...
Good News, Poker Fans! You Can Play Real Poker Online in the U.S. Again
Remember when you could stay home and lose all your money online instead of having to physically go somewhere to lose it? Well that golden age of online gambling could be making a comeback. Ultimate Gaming just launched the first legal real money poker site in the U.S. since 2006. The catch? You need a Nevada address to play.Read on...
Internet Poker Sites Seized by FBI
Visiting PokerStars.com, AbsolutePoker.com, or FullTiltPoker.com today will present you with the above warning. It seems the FBI has seized the Internet gambling sites' domains due to the owners being charged with violating U.S. anti-Internet gambling laws. This occasionally happens to popular Internet institutions, as it did with popular sports streaming sites back in February, though the sports streaming sites didn't have commercials air between nationally televised broadcasts, which is something a couple of these poker sites did, which made them seem legal enough. We haven't been able to find information regarding users' accounts as of this time.
UPDATE: If you visit any of the sites in question and notice that they are still up and running, it's simply a symptom of DNS propagation, which means whenever the change hits your neck of the Internet, the wonderfully terrifying FBI warning will replace your beloved poker site.
(via Reuters)Read on...
Telltale Games Crossover Tease Revealed: It’s a Poker GameLast weekend Telltale Games released an inexplicable teaser trailer for an upcoming project, that primarily featured the above image, calculated to create one specific response in the viewer: What the heck kind of game is going to have Tycho from Penny Arcade, Max from Sam & Max, Strongbad, and the Heavy from Team Fortress 2 in it? Today, we have an answer: A poker game.Read on...