MGM tried and failed to get into the NY casino industry before, but it secured its space in the market with the recent purchase of Empire City Casino for $850 million.
After decades of service and tireless effort to expand gambling in New York State, Senator John Bonacic announced he will retire at the end of his term.
With the clock ticking to pass a framework for sports betting in New York, the possibility online poker gets tacked on to a sports betting bill seems possible.
Assemblyman Clyde Vanel may be relatively new in Albany, but he is committed to helping regulated online poker become law in New York in 2018.
New York lawmakers want no part of the money online poker could bring in or of any money to help commercial casinos.
The Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee had a busy week, voting through the online poker bill and holding a hearing on sports betting.
Poker players now have a reason to keep celebrating after New Year’s Eve. Globalpoker.com , the host of the 2017 Eagle Cup ($1.25M in winnings), is ramping up the intensity in 2018. Global Poker officially announced the 2018 Grizzly Games. …
A new year is upon us, which means a new start at trying to make online poker legal in the state of New York. With the state facing budget woes, it could happen.
There are three underperforming reasons upstate why Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow is not as enthusiastic about online poker as he was earlier this year.
For the second-straight year, the New York Assembly adjourned without voting on an online poker bill overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate.