Poker Rumours

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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February 13th, 2015 by Tom L

For the third consecutive year, online poker giant, PokerStars was named Online Poker Operator of the Year at the International Gaming Awards in London.  Also on the shortlist for this title was PokerStars’ sister site Full Tilt Poker, who managed to take home the Online Casino Operator of the Year award. In addition, the two […]

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February 6th, 2015 by Tom L

The Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2015 has failed to advance significantly enough to meet a deadline that would have taken it past committee level. The Mississippi Legislature registered the bill as ‘dead’. State Representative Bobby Moak’s bill was not without controversy, even from those who support the idea of online gambling in the state. Moak […]

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February 6th, 2015 by Renee K

The bill that gave slight hope to Washingtonians regarding the introduction of legal online poker in the state, has died. HB 1114, introduced by Rep. Sherry Appleton and authored by Curtis Woodward of the Washington Internet Poker Initiative, will not be getting a hearing this session, according to the latest news coming out of the state. […]

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