Poker Rumours

July 29th, 2014 by Renee K

John Pappas, director of the Poker Players Alliance, has said that it would be dangerous to leave Calfornia’s horse racing tracks from participating in the process to legalize and regulate online poker in the Golden State. The current bills drafted to introduce online poker don’t specifically mention racing tracks as being allowed to participate in [...]

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July 27th, 2014 by Renee K

PokerScout.com has posted worrying statistics relating to the global online poker world. According to analysts, the size of the market has shrunk 13% and operators were disappointed that the predicted growth in online poker that was due around the World Cup soccer tournament did not materialize. Traditionally, online poker numbers dip around the summer months, [...]

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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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