Hit and Run: DFS Gets Day in Court; Nevada AG Supports RAWA; IS the WSOP Broadcast Fan Friendly?

Steve Ruddock : November 25th, 2015
PTP-Hit-and-Run

RELATED ARTICLES


DraftKings and FanDuel made their case in court on Wednesday. Nevada Attorney General supports RAWA. How can televised poker appeal to new viewers? And more.

DFS’s day in court

The two major DFS sites, FanDuel and DraftKings, were in court to argue against the New York Attorney General’s injunction seeking to shut down the states in the Empire State.

Wednesday’s hearing was for oral arguments and the judge decided to hold off on his ruling, saying it will be coming soon. Overall, both sides had a lot to be happy with and a lot to be concerned about.

I recommend looking through the Legal Sports Report Twitter account (which was manned by Daniel Wallach for the day) for a blow-by-blow description of what went down. You can also get the full recap here.

Nevada AG comes out in favor of RAWA

In an interview with Jon Ralston, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt indicated he would be supporting the Restoration of America’s Wire Act bill… a very surprising development considering Nevada has an online poker industry.

Laxalt’s support for RAWA was criticized by both the governor, Brian Sandoval, and the state’s top regulator, AG Burnett. On top of that, poker writer John Mehaffey dug into Laxalt’s connections and found some interesting ties to Sheldon Adelson and the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, widely believed to be the driving force behind the RAWA online gambling ban.

Quick Hitters

- Lee Davy spoke to one of the UK’s top tournament players, Simon Deadman in an interview for Poker Update.

- Part Time Poker’s Alex Weldon offered up his thoughts on a recent article that delves into the world of poker broadcasting, and why it may be turning off potential viewers and poker players.

- A British teenager was given the proverbial slap on the wrist (12 months suspended sentence and a small fine) for launching ddos attacks against online gambling sites.

- 11 companies have applied for an online gambling license in Portugal. Among the applicants were Betfair and Betclic, with Portugal saying the other applicants were national and international companies.

Get your daily dose of poker news with the PTP Hit and Run.

Props Get Paid up to 102%+ Rakeback. Click for Offers >>>
comments powered by Disqus
 
 
 
 

FREE POKER BANKROLLS

Don't want to deposit? Try free bankrolls.
Room Bankroll
Sign up at Titan Poker Titan Poker
Major room, easy qualify
$150  
Sign up at Sky Poker Sky Poker
Good for MTT / SNGs Only
£10  

Follow PartTimePoker ®







RSS Feed
Donate Bitcoins
 
 
 
 

About Part Time Poker ®

Online since 2004, PartTimePoker.com brings together a unique combination of top-paying poker rakeback and prop offers and a variety of poker-related content including poker news, strategy articles, free poker training reviews and the latest Poker News and Gossip. PartTimePoker.com - your best source for online poker.

Inside PTP

Rakeback and Free Bankrolls

PTP offers several rakeback and free bankroll offers for our viewers. If you're not familiar with rakeback, read our guide to online poker rakeback. To learn how much you could be earning with rakeback, check out our rakeback calculator.

Free and no deposit bankrolls (also called free poker money) are essentially promotional deals we've arranged with rooms where they give you a small amount of money (usually $10-$150) started.