Poker Rumours

July 18th, 2017 by Maria T

In a rather surprising move by PokerStars, it was recently announced that the online poker room will be refunding players from the beleaguered PKR poker site – without reviving the brand. This is probably the first time that we have seen such a move in the industry – where a rival site takes on the […]

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July 18th, 2017 by Tom L

The Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City became the first New Jersey casino to allow customers to play daily fantasy sports contests for real money. Customers at the Resorts Casino now have access to the DFS game, FastQuick. In this game, they pick head-to-head player matchups of true athletes and if their pickings outperform the […]

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July 15th, 2017 by Tom L

Senator Mark Warner has called on US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ban online gambling on a federal level, adding his voice to some of his colleagues calling for the same. In a letter penned to Sessions on July 5th, Warner wrote that online gaming sites are “especially fertile platforms for the facilitation of money […]

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July 14th, 2017 by Maria T

Earlier this year, the Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall of Michigan introduced S 203, a bill that proposed to introduce and regulate online gambling in the state. While the bill was passed by the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee, any other progress came to a halt, and it was expected that nothing more would come […]

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July 9th, 2017 by Tom L

A new agreement between France, Portugal, Spain, and Italy will see the opening of digital borders in the European poker market. The new agreement follows discussions that have taken place over years. In an official statement, the regulators noted: “This agreement will set the basis for cooperation between the signing authorities in this context and […]

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July 7th, 2017 by Renee K

The State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe have had a long-term dispute over the blackjack tables that are owned by the Seminoles in Florida. The tables bring in a large amount of income and have been a contentious issue for some time. The Seminole Tribe own two Hard Rock casinos, one in Tampa, and […]

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June 29th, 2017 by Maria T

Across the ocean, progress is being made in France’s floundering online poker market with an encouraging statement made by the country’s gambling authority, ARJEL. The authorities said in their annual report that significant progress has been made in the European shared liquidity project that will see online gambling operators from a number of countries sharing […]

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June 29th, 2017 by Tom L

Illinois may not be getting online poker legalized or regulated in the very near future, but this week saw the issue receive mention in the legal channels as the subject came up for review. Lawmakers discussed two pending bills surrounding online gambling and Daily Fantasy Sports and while the hopes of them advancing seem quite […]

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