Poker Rumours

September 20th, 2014 by Tom L

Ultimate Gaming, one of the handful of online poker operators in New Jersey, announced that it was pulling out of the market.  The group put the blame squarely on the shoulders of its land based Atlantic City casino partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, saying that the casino breached multiple clauses of their joint [...]

Read More
September 20th, 2014 by Renee K

Although its entrance into the New Jersey online poker market is not yet official, Poker Stars is already putting out the word that it intends making a splash when the time is right. It was reported this week that Poker Stars held a number of ‘meet and greet’ sessions with former Poker Stars members from [...]

Read More
September 18th, 2014 by Renee K

Global investors Morgan Stanley predict that the US online gambling market could be worth $5.2 billion in only six years time, with 20 states offering some type of online gaming by 2020. In a research note issued by the group, it was stated that this amount could actually be double if all states were to [...]

Read More
September 18th, 2014 by Maria T

New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak has been dropping fat hints about the imminent entry of online poker group, Poker Stars into the state’s online gambling regime.  This will mark the first time that Poker Stars will enter the market with the blessing of official authorities should it obtain license approval. Last week, Lesniak tweeted [...]

Read More
September 1st, 2014 by Maria T

The National Council of State Legislators has adopted a policy that is opposed to the introduction of a federal ban on internet gambling in the country.  The NCSL told authorities that it would not support any law which undermines the sovereign right of individual states to create their own legislation which governs online gambling within [...]

Read More
September 1st, 2014 by Renee K

Prof. I Nelson Rose, undoubtedly one of the United States’ leading experts on internet gaming laws, has predicted that we will see the introduction of online gambling in California next year. Rose was already correct when he said that 2014 was still too early to see a change in laws in the Golden State, especially [...]

Read More
August 30th, 2014 by Renee K

The West Virginia Gambling Commission said this week that it was considering the introduction of online gambling, in a bid to fight growing competition from other states and falling revenues. West Virginia’s gambling industry is facing a number of obstacles, with numbers impacted by issues such as smoking bans at land casinos and the growing [...]

Read More
August 30th, 2014 by Maria T

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, the online poker and casino giant, and owner of the Bwin.com and PartyPoker brands continues to report on growing losses.  The company said this week that its operating losses in the past six months ending June 30th totaled £83 million compared with losses of £3.9 million previously. The poor numbers were the [...]

Read More