Long Running PokerStars Kentucky Battle Ends

In a dispute with root tied to Black Friday, the long and bitter PokerStars Kentucky fight has finally come to an end. This battle has been slowly simmering for a decade, beginning after the passage of the UIGEA, and escalating with the events of April, 2011, when the US Department of Justice seized the domains of the major online poker rooms. The state of Kentucky alleged that PokerStars offered “illegal gambling to state residents between 2007 and 2011. As a result, the state imposed a fine on the company of $290 million to Amaya Gaming, who were then the owners…

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