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

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...

A revised online poker bill is expected to be presented for a committee hearing in California by the end of April with a view to move it through to the next stage of the legislative process. ...  Read more...

The U.S. state of Maryland is on its way to abolish laws that penalize home poker games. A new bill is in the works that if cleared, make it possible to legally host poker games at homes but with ...  Read more...

The gambling industry in the United States makes billions of dollars in revenue each year and state governments collect a significant portion of their revenue from taxes imposed on the gambling ...  Read more...

California was expected to become the fourth state to legalize online poker after Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware. Poker analysts estimated that California would legalize online poker during the ...  Read more...