Carolyn Dutton

Carolyn Dutton

Carolyn is our legislation expert, with a background in law she is able to cover the current state of poker around the world

Three weeks ago, the Gujarat High Court passed an order that stated that poker was a game of chance and could not be considered a game of skill. Poker is considered an illegal game under the 1887 ...  Read more...

The Turkish government announced recently that it will be tightening its security measures on cash transfers and withdrawals as part of its efforts to crack down on illegal gambling in the ...  Read more...

There are a number of U.S legislators who are not happy that online gambling is gaining momentum in the country. Two of those senators have decided to put pressure on the Trump Administration to ...  Read more...

Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into fruition a new measure to expand gaming regulations in Pennsylvania, the second largest commercial casino state in the US. After lawmakers approved the iGaming bill ...  Read more...

A new bill to legalize online gambling in Michigan was introduced this week to the state House. A hearing was held for the bill by the state House Regulatory Reform Committee. The main sponsor of ...  Read more...

Gambling regulators of a few select European Union (EU) countries are hoping to reach a deal to share online poker liquidity by the end of June 2017 according to reports emerging from French ...  Read more...

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that Absolute Poker, one of the three online poker companies involved in a civil forfeiture action with regards to Black Friday would be ...  Read more...

A fresh legislative attempt is being made to push through an online poker bill in California. Sponsored by Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer, the bill will reignite the long-standing debate ...  Read more...

A new gaming bill in Florida if passed will permit charity organizations to hold low-stakes poker tournaments, an exemption to the existing rule that allows only tribal casinos and pari-mutuel ...  Read more...

Poker legend Phil Ivey has made his next move in the lengthy legal battle that is ongoing between him and Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Earlier this week Ivey ...  Read more...

With a new administration led by President-elect Donald Trump set to take office next month, the online poker industry in United States is planning to continue pushing for legalization of online ...  Read more...

As anticipated, PokerStars the world’s leading online poker site has been granted a license to operate in Portugal, nearly two years after it withdrew from the market. The country’s gaming ...  Read more...