"Poker Alliance (formerly known as The PPA) is the largest and most influential advocacy organization focused on advancing the interests of the poker playing community. The PPA created a voice for the millions of Americans who want to protect consumers, preserve the rights of states, and allow poker players to play poker where and when they choose. We are an organization dedicated to advancing the sport of poker on behalf of the poker playing community in the United States and around the world. Whether you are playing in a neighbors backyard, at a casino, or via the internet - we want your game to be safe, legal and fair. We represent the needs of many to ensure legal and healthy competition."