Poker Rumours

July 27th, 2015 by Maria T

Two years after relaunching its branded offering on the Ongame Network, Playboy Poker has shut its virtual doors again, and players were urged to withdraw their money immediately. The fact of the matter is that today, July 27th, was the last day that players were able to withdraw funds on their own, and from now […]

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July 26th, 2015 by Tom L

The Couer d’Alene tribe in Idaho lost its appeal in the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to allow it to run a poker room at its gambling facility.  Last September, a lower court ordered the tribe to close the poker room, which was running alongside slots and bingo games.  The Court of Appeals told the […]

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July 23rd, 2015 by Tom L

Sheldon Adelson, owner of the Las Vegas Sands and intense opponent to online gambling in the United States, has brought two more politicians on board in his efforts to ban igaming on a federal level.  The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, the group formed by Adelson to lobby Capitol Hill, disclosed recently that it had added former […]

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July 23rd, 2015 by Maria T

It has long been recognized that learning how to play poker improves students’ grades by teaching them analytical skills. Now the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has given a further stamp of approval on this teaching tool by providing students with a free online poker course. The objective of the course is to encourage students […]

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July 20th, 2015 by Maria T

The three locations in Delaware which are licensed to offer regulated online poker have reported a drop in revenue for the second month running. Harrington Raceway, Dover Downs and Delaware Park reportedly saw revenues fall by a joint 21.8% – from $39,245 in May to $30,675 in June 2015.  This was not the worst month recorded […]

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July 20th, 2015 by Tom L

PokerStars online poker room is breaking industry records by running the biggest buy in online tournament in history.  The group said that it would include a $50K Super High Roller tournament during the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). High rollers are encouraged to diarize Sunday, September 20th as the date of this history-making event, […]

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July 17th, 2015 by Tom L

In a true battle of the giants, it was finally announced this morning that 888 Holdings has trumped its rival GVC in the race to acquire Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment.  Until as recently as this week, analysts were sure that GVC and its co-bidders Amaya, would be victorious in their bid, however early on Friday morning, […]

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July 16th, 2015 by Maria T

Daniel Negreanu narrowly missed making the last nine players left in the World Series of Poker final table lineup – and he didn’t take the news too well either.  Negreanu literally threw himself on the floor in anguish as he came in 11th place as the 2015 WSOP Main Event came to a close.  The […]

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