Poker Rumours

October 18th, 2014 by Renee K

In its recently released Business Acquisition Report, Amaya Gaming Inc. noted its satisfaction with the performance of Poker Stars and Tilt Poker, stating that their performance was very pleasing. Chief Executive Officer, David Baazov also said in a statement that PokerStars’ recently introduced tournament format, Spin and Go, was proving to be a very successful [...]

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October 18th, 2014 by Maria T

Jeffrey Haas, the Group Director of Poker at Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment recently gave an interview to Bluff Magazine, and one of the subjects he touched on was the online gambling regime in New Jersey.  Haas was critical of some areas of the Garden State’s fledgling i-gambling industry, but he was full of praise for others. “It’s [...]

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October 16th, 2014 by Maria T

According to the New York Times, MGM Resorts is the group behind a campaign which supports online gambling in the state. The Let NY Play online poker campaign is being spread across social media platforms, mainly Facebook and Twitter, where they started appearing a few weeks ago.  The general message of the campaign is that [...]

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October 13th, 2014 by Maria T

Swedish poker players are being tagged by their country’s tax authorities on social network platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.  The Skatteverket – the official taxman in the Scandinavian country – is scouring social sites for information about Swedish players who won big playing online poker at offshore sites.  Under Swedish law, these players are [...]

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October 12th, 2014 by Tom L

Poker Stars has only been running its new Spin & Go games since the beginning of the month, but already close to 800 players have clocked up five figure prizes.  The games have not been without controversy however, with online poker regulars complaining that the Spin & Go’s are detrimental to their environment and do [...]

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October 10th, 2014 by Tom L

Phil Ivey, considered one of the world’s greatest poker players, has lost his High Court case against Crockfords Club Casino, with the residing judge accusing him of cheating the casino out of $12.5 million (£7.7 million). In 2012, Ivey won millions of dollars in four sessions of high stake Punto Banco at Crockfords.  When he [...]

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October 10th, 2014 by Renee K

A ruling regarding the future of sports betting in the state of New Jersey was delayed until the end of the month. Judge Michael Shipp was meant to give his opinion at the beginning of the week but ruled that he was extending the time period because both sides requested to file extra briefs. The [...]

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October 8th, 2014 by RogerCP

Online poker is still alive and well in the United States, but each site in the market has its positives and negatives. See which online poker rooms make our list as the top options and which sites players should avoid. Best Sites – Our Year In Review for Ongoing 2014 #1 BetOnline Poker BetOnline.ag has [...]

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