Poker Rumours

April 6th, 2016 by Maria T

After two weeks of operations in the New Jersey online poker market, Poker Stars has managed to maintain its lead ahead of the other operators. The online poker site averaged around 160 ring game players a day, a result which was better than its closest rival, the WSOP-888Poker Alliance and Party-Poker-Borgata. The former alliance topped […]

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April 2nd, 2016 by Maria T

Poker Stars is performing well in New Jersey’s online poker market, according to parent company, Amaya, and management is pleased with the online poker room’s initial launch which took place on March 21st. The group was advised on Friday that the Division for Gaming Enforcement would be renewing its six month operational license in New […]

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March 31st, 2016 by Maria T

DraftKings and FanFuel, the two giant companies that offer daily fantasy sports across the United Stats have buckled to pressure placed on them by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The groups announced that they will indefinitely suspend contests on college sports in all U.S. states. This is a voluntary decision by both DraftKings and FanFuel, […]

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March 31st, 2016 by Tom L

Amidst trading charges leveled against him by the Canadian authorities, David Baazov, CEO of the Poker Stars owning Amaya Gaming, announced that he was taking an indefinite, paid leave of absence from his role. Regulators have charged Baazov with five counts of insider trading around the time that Amaya purchased Poker Stars. Other charges against […]

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March 28th, 2016 by Tom L

Online gambling proponents in New York saw their hopes rise once more last week after the state listed that one of the sources for much-needed revenue in the budget could potentially come from legalized online poker. With the state needing to find $150 billion in order to cover costs, lawmakers will definitely not leave any […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Tom L

A law dating back to 1802 will be used to prosecute 11 people who were arrested for playing poker in an underground game on Thursday in South Carolina. Eleven people in Lexington County were nabbed after police raided the commercial property where the game was being played and, according to thestate.com, over $30,000 was seized […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Tom L

Amaya shares dropped significantly on the Toronto Stock Exchange this week after it was reported that CEO, David Baazov is facing five charges of insider trading over the acquisition of online poker room, PokerStars.com. Quebec’s security regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) filed a total of 23 charges against Amaya, charging Baazov with “aiding […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Maria T

It is no secret that DraftKings and FanDuel, two of the most popular daily fantasy sports operators has managed to garner great success among players in a short period of time. However, New York residents will have to put their contest fever on hold until legal hassles are sorted out with the state’s attorney general. […]

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