Poker Rumours

March 21st, 2017 by Tom L

New legislation introduced in Australia today will see online poker banned outright. The new Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill, introduced on the back of a review that was presented to the federal government last November, essentially dictates that online poker operators will no longer be allowed to offer their services and products to Australians. It is […]

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March 13th, 2017 by Tom L

Molly Bloom, known as the Poker Princess, who was convicted for organizing high stake poker games for Hollywood stars such as Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, will see her own name in lights when a movie based on her life story gets released this year. Shooting for Molly’s Game was completed last week and the […]

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March 13th, 2017 by Maria T

No less than 90% of attendees at last month’s Conservative Political Action Conference opposed efforts by Sheldon Adelson to ban online gambling on a federal level. Results from a poll commissioned by the Institute of Liberty show that Adelson’s policy to back bills that call for federal anti-gambling laws was highly unpopular. According to an […]

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March 12th, 2017 by Tom L

Michigan State Senator, Michael Kowall successfully saw his Senate Bill 0203 move out of the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee by a 7-1 vote, thus moving the Lawful Internet Gaming Act to the state legislature. The bill creates a legal framework for the introduction of legal online gambling in Michigan. The opening of the bill reads […]

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February 27th, 2017 by Tom L

AB 3094 passed easily enough in December last year and was signed into law by New Jersey governor Chris Christie two weeks ago. The bill makes it legal for licensed couriers to buy and deliver lottery tickets for residents of the state. What everyone seemed to overlook, however, was the fact that the language of […]

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February 27th, 2017 by Maria T

Online poker forums are buzzing with the news that PokerStars’ new game, Power Up is now available for technical testing. A combination of No Limit Hold ‘em and innovative ‘power cards’, Poker Up allows you to influence game play in a number of ways. “It’s kind of like a mixture between poker and Hearthstone,” said […]

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February 26th, 2017 by Maria T

A player from New Jersey who accessed PokerStars NJ to try his luck on a Spin & Go tournament was left stunned after only 15 minutes of play into the tournament landed him a massive $100,000 payout. 28 year old James Piccolo visited PokerStars.com at the end of January and hoped to make a couple […]

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February 25th, 2017 by Tom L

2017 could be the year that online poker becomes a reality in the state of New York. This week the Senate Gaming Committee voted unanimously (11-0) to accept the bill sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic (R-42nd District), known as S 3898. The bill will state, among other things, that poker is a game of […]

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