Poker Rumours

December 5th, 2016 by Tom L

At the recent annual EGR Operator of the Year awards held in London, the online poker room, PokerStars was named Poker Operator of the Year. This is the third consecutive year that PokerStars has won this coveted title. In addition, PokerStars and its parent company Amaya Inc were shortlisted for five different awards, making this […]

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November 30th, 2016 by Tom L

If the United States does not settle a nearly-decade long dispute regarding online gambling, the Caribbean island state of Antigua and Barbuda has threatened to enact a program to collect the judgment due it through the abrogation of intellectual property rights. In 2007, the World Trade Organization ruled that the United States had broken a […]

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November 30th, 2016 by Maria T

In an interview given to Gambling Compliance, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada said that he would not push for a ban on internet gambling in his final months in Congress. Reid dispelled rumors currently doing the rounds that he has partnered with Sheldon Adelson for the implementation of an all-out ban on igaming, and that […]

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November 30th, 2016 by Tom L

Paul Tate, who was indicted by the Department of Justice in 2011 for processing payments for the online poker room, PokerStars, returned to the United States to face the charges. Tate managed to avoid going to prison after he willingly traveled from the Isle of Man to face charges dating back from Black Friday. The […]

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November 28th, 2016 by Tom L

PokerStars Casino may not be new in the industry but it is definitely reaching the ears of more gaming fans than ever these days. The online casino arm of the world’s biggest ipoker site, has been part of the scene for two years already, and the operator now feels that it is time to take […]

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November 22nd, 2016 by Tom L

The former CEO of Amaya, the parent company of PokerStars online poker room, has made a $6.7 billion bid to purchase the company. David Baazov founded Amaya in 2004 and threw the company into the limelight after it agreed to purchase PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker for $4.9 million ten years later. In 2016, Baazov […]

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November 20th, 2016 by Tom L

On Friday last week, the two largest companies in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports announced their intention to merge in a 50/50 deal. DraftKings and FanDuel are awaiting regulatory approval before they finalize their deal in April 2017 and, until then, will retain their individual brands. One of the main long-term objectives of the […]

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November 17th, 2016 by Tom L

a>Tapping into the leisure poker player market, the online poker room, PokerStars has launched a new gaming format. Beat the Clock tournaments are fast, highly condensed games that last just five minutes. Beat the Clock is an affordable way to enjoy high quality online poker with a fun social factor and a chance to share […]

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