Poker Rumours

July 24th, 2014 by Renee K

Earlier this week we reported that the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel in California was planning to launch its own online poker platform and offer real money gaming to residents of the Golden State.  Now, the attorney representing the tribe, Martin Owens, has explained why he believes that this type of online poker platform is legal, [...]

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July 24th, 2014 by Maria T

The state of Kentucky has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to move ahead with plans to introduce an online lottery system.  The Kentucky Lottery Corporation is seeking to increase revenues and lottery sales, and believes that taking its brand into the world of interactive gaming could be the answer. Earlier this month, the lottery presented [...]

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July 23rd, 2014 by Tom L

The online poker industry in Delaware has hit an all time low as seen in the numbers posted for the month of June, 2014.  According to the report, revenue from online poker in the state was only $25,607 – a significant drop from the previous all time low of $57.5K posted in May. It is [...]

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July 20th, 2014 by RogerCP

One month after thirteen Californian Indian tribes reached an agreement over language in a potential online poker bill, 25 card rooms have issued a letter to lawmakers supporting the idea of legislation. The card rooms include the Hustler and the Hollywood Park, two popular destinations for poker players in the Golden State. But when will [...]

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July 20th, 2014 by Tom L

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has announced that it is using its “sovereign right under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act” to launch online poker services, despite the fact that California is still deliberating the passage of online gambling legislation. In a press statement put out by the Iipay Nation, the creation of the Santa [...]

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July 19th, 2014 by Maria T

Full Tilt Poker, the online poker site that was sold to Poker Stars parent group, Rational in 2013, has now announced that it will moving away from a poker-only environment and focusing more on becoming a comprehensive gaming site.  As such, the site has decided to drop the ‘Poker’ from its name and will known [...]

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July 18th, 2014 by Maria T

New Jersey’s struggling online gambling industry got another knock this week when the Wall Street based credit rating firm, Fitch Ratings, slashed the estimates of i-gaming winnings in half. After New Jersey reported that it had seen yet another monthly slide of online casino and poker winnings – the third in as many months – [...]

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July 18th, 2014 by Renee K

After an intense World Series of Poker tournament in Vegas, the final nine players who will make up the main table finish in November, were introduced to the poker world this week.  The November Nine, as they are known, made it through a field of 6,683 players. The final line up includes Mark Newhouse  once [...]

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