Poker Rumours

March 3rd, 2015 by Maria T

Jason Somerville is best known for his Run it UP! series. This series shows Somerville on live streaming Twitch.tv while he attempts to turn $50 into $10,000 in a set amount of time, while playing Texas Hold‘em poker. He first started playing the Run it UP series in the middle of 2013. Since Somerville parted […]

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February 28th, 2015 by Tom L

This week, a new online poker bill was introduced in Pennsylvania. This is not the first time the legalization and regulation of poker has come up in this state. The bill seems to be similar to other proposals that have come before. The House Bill 649 was introduced by State Rep. John Payne, the House […]

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February 27th, 2015 by Renee K

While Nevada and Delaware have made an interstate online poker liquidity pact, New Jersey has delayed making a decision regarding the possibility of joining with the other two states. Interstate liquidity pacts allow online poker sites to connect, thereby increasing the number of people that can play against each other. New Jersey had suffered a […]

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February 25th, 2015 by Tom L

BetfairCasino.com, which teamed together with the Atlantic City based Nugget Casino to offer online gambling to New Jersey residents, boasted the biggest igaming jackpot win in the fledgling industry. The lucky player hit a $1.52 million jackpot on Valentine’s Day while enjoying Let it Ride at Betfair Casino. The online gaming site revealed that the […]

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February 25th, 2015 by Renee K

Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada has told journalists that approval of the interstate online poker agreement between his state and Delaware was imminent, pending final approval of gaming regulators. Sandoval told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that technical glitches were responsible for last minute delays but everything else was in order. The deal was signed between Governors Sandoval […]

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February 16th, 2015 by Maria T

A shift by Caesars Entertainment’s hard line approach against PokerStars’ entry into the Californian online poker market, could be a positive step towards legalizing and regulating the game on the internet in the Golden State.  Previously, Caesars would not budge from its insistence that a bad actor’s clause be entered into any legislation, which would […]

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February 14th, 2015 by Maria T

Harnam Matharu was having a great day at the tables of the Fallsview Poker Classic last week. The 22 year old joined over 600 players at the tables and clearly played one of the best days of his poker career, breezing past the majority of participants to make the final table.  With $80K already in […]

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February 14th, 2015 by Renee K

888 Holdings Plc, the London listed online gambling group and parent company of 888.com, has confirmed that it is in talks with rival British gaming giant, William Hill.  Reports coming out of the industry suggest that William Hill made an offer to 888 Holdings to acquire the group for £2.10 per share – a final price tag […]

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