Poker Rumours

July 23rd, 2016 by Maria T

Seasoned online poker players who appreciate the skill element in the game have taken to poker forums such as Two Plus Two to grumble about 888 Poker’s new BLAST lottery sit & go format. BLAST is the latest poker-slot format to hit an already saturated market, with 888 Poker being one of the last operators […]

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July 23rd, 2016 by Maria T

The Garden State saw an increase in online casino and online poker revenues in June 2016 year on year, according to numbers posted by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). Online casinos reported an increase of 40.6% in revenues in June 2016 – a total of $16.4 million, compared to the $11.7 million […]

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July 11th, 2016 by Maria T

The First State has put an end to daily fantasy sports betting for now, after operators were sent cease-and-desist letters by Attorney General Matthew Dean. DFS operators such as DraftKings and FanDuel were told by authorities that would need to stop offering paid-for competitions to Delaware players. Delaware has made it clear that real-money DFS […]

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July 11th, 2016 by Tom L

While many expected that the first online poker partnership outside its borders that New Jersey would sign would be with another US state, reports are coming in that the Garden State is actually poised to enter a deal with the United Kingdom gambling authorities. According to Global Gaming Business, the two have signed what they […]

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July 4th, 2016 by Tom L

The State of Pennsylvania is the closest it has ever come to achieving a legal and regulated online poker regime, now that the House of Representatives passed legislation that will expand gambling in the Keystone State. The bill now faces two more hurdles – it has to be passed by the Senate before heading to […]

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July 4th, 2016 by Maria T

Four men were arrested after authorities busted a multi billion dollar global sports betting ring which was operating out of New York City. A 57-count indictment charged the men and several online gambling sites – all operating under one organization – with everything ranging from corruption to illegal gambling promotion. According to the District Attorney, […]

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June 20th, 2016 by Maria T

In a nail-biting finale to a weekend full of lobbying on both ends of the spectrum, a major victory was hailed for pro-Daily Fantasy Sports fans in New York. The New York Legislature approved DFS regulation and licensing bills A 10736 and S.8153. Faced with an immediate deadline as the final day of the session […]

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June 18th, 2016 by Maria T

The New Jersey Assembly Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee approved New Jersey State Assemblyman Ralph Caputo’s AB 281, which would require online gambling sites to promote the Atlantic City land-based casinos with which they are associated. Online gambling and poker operators would need to “prominently advertise the name of its Atlantic City casino on its […]

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