Poker News Summary in March

News from poker world.

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Online Super Series XL

The ACR’s huge $12million GTD OSS XL started 19 days of online action for 110 tournaments – Four $1million GTD adoring the program.

The OSS XL runs from 18th March to 6th April, and this is the best opportunity to indulge yourself in a poker fiesta affordably if you make the best use of the latest and creative ACR Cyclones Satellites.

The COVID-19 Wave Leaves Many Casinos Closed Nationwide

As the whole world remains shaken by the devastating effects of the deadly coronavirus infection, top casino firms remain shut in the United States in a bid to help contain the spread of the virus. 

Many operators announced their closure not long after 15th when the CDC recommended postponing of gatherings with 50 people and above for the next two months.


Increased Poker Cancellations and Postponement as Coronavirus Continue to Spread

The house of poker continues to face changes in their schedules and cancellation of events due to the coronavirus threat.

Read the Card Player Magazine For Free as the US Casinos Remain Shut Down

The U.S. brick-and-mortar casino industry is on a noble effort to assist in the cutting down of the mushrooming coronavirus. It has been noticed that most of the loyal followers have lost their usual access to the Card Player Magazine.  The best news is that within the period of lockdown, followers can freely access the magazine, which is normally published on

Nevada Players Flood Online at Global Poker on Sunday Majors

The fastest developing poker room worldwide flooded with much higher traffic as many players continue to learn about Global Poker. During marquee weekend tournaments hosted by Global Championships, none of them had issues sailing beyond posted guarantees.

The Virginia Senate and House Pass Bill to Permit Online Lottery Sales

Virginia House and Senate passed bills appealing against the Commonwealth’s restriction against online lottery ticket sales. The bills touch on sports betting as well.

The lottery bill in question, S 922, passed the House and Senate on 20th February. It then sat on Gov. Northam’s desk for almost three weeks before being signed on 4th March together with some other parts of legislation. The Bill is now a law.

Sports Betting Bill Passes in Maryland Legislature

Maryland’s legislature passed a bill that will allow voters to decide whether sports betting is legal or not in November.

On 17th March, SB 4 was passed by the House of Delegates through a 129-3 vote. The bill awaits Gov. Hogan’s approval, after which it is going to be a nationwide referendum matter come November.

Isai Scheinberg the Founder of Poker Stars Voluntarily Hands Himself Over to the U.S. Authorities

Isai Scheinberg landed in the United States after a long time to hand himself over to the federal authorities to face charges arising from Black Friday indictments.

A few months ago, federal prosecutors tried to extradite him to the U.S., but he fought it. He later realized that he was going to lose, and on 17th January, he surrendered to the U.S federal agents.

Once arraigned in court, he pleaded innocent and was released on $1 million bail. On 25th March, however, Scheinberg pled guilty of operating an illegal wagering business. He now faces up to 5 years in jail.