Poker Rumours

February 10th, 2016 by Maria T

US baseball great, Pete Rose, who was handed a lifetime ban over allegations that he bet on the game, has snubbed Major League Baseball by appearing in a new TV commercial promoting William Hill US mobile sports betting app in Vegas. Pete Rose appears in the ad together with former Vegas mayor, Oscar Goodman who […]

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February 4th, 2016 by Maria T

For the fourth executive year, PokerStars has been named Poker Operator of the Year by the independent judging panel of International Gaming Awards (IGA), held this week in London’s Savoy Hotel. The group beat a competitive field of shortlisted poker rooms, including Full Tilt Poker, Unibet, Caesars’ WSOP and Sky Betting and Gaming. “We are […]

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February 2nd, 2016 by Tom L

In 2014, Amaya Holdings took the world’s largest online poker room public after it purchased Poker Stars. Now it seems that Amaya’s trail-blazing CEO, David Baazov is seeking to do the exact opposite. Rumors were floating in the US online poker industry this week that the CEO is planning to take Poker Stars private, with […]

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January 25th, 2016 by Tom L

There is a heightened sense of urgency among proponents of online gambling legislation in Pennsylvania as two important assemblymen announced their impending retirement from politics. Both Assembly John Payne (chairman of the Gaming Oversight Committee Chairman) and Nick Kotick (Gambling Oversight Committee’s Democratic Chairman) have said that they will not seek re-election next year and […]

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January 23rd, 2016 by Maria T

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow has seen the reintroduction of his bill which could see online poker sites regulated in New York. The bill, which was considered last year but failed to move far in the legal pipelines, gives Pretlow and his fellow assemblyman and online poker proponent, Sen. Bonacic another shot at bringing legal and regulated […]

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January 11th, 2016 by Tom L

It’s a sum that hasn’t ever been seen before in the history of the US lottery. The Powerball jackpot has reached an incredible $1.3 BILLION, and ticket-buying activity is going through the roof ahead of Wednesday’s draw. This never-before-seen amount is so big that billboards in states where the Powerball lottery is offered, have had […]

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January 11th, 2016 by Maria T

It seems that the US’s sudden obsession with the need to regulate Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), has negatively impacted the progress of online poker legislation in California. Last week saw AB 167, introduced by Assemblyman Reggie Jones late last year and scheduled to be discussed by the state legislature’s Government Organization Committee, swept aside in […]

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December 19th, 2015 by Maria T

Net Entertainment, the Swedish based online casino software provider, has expanded further in the US online casino market through a deal signed with New Jersey’s Resorts Casino. While the contract was signed in October between the two, this week NetEnt announced that its desktop and mobile games can now be found on the casino’s remote […]

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