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

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...

The thriving poker scene in Portland, USA might soon see curbs placed on it after increasing publicity is highlighting the fact that city’s poker clubs are violating city and state laws. Portland ...  Read more...

The push for the legalization of online poker in the United States finally gathered momentum this year with many states including California, New York, Michigan and Pennsylvania taking steps ...  Read more...

The push to legalized online poker in California received yet another setback after a number of objections were raised over the proposed online poker bill. A number of fresh objections were ...  Read more...