Poker Rumours

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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January 31st, 2015 by Renee K

Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Corporation head, may have been lying low for the past few weeks regarding his anti-online gambling efforts, but this week it was revealed that he is now back on track. According to media reports, Adelson met with a number of Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee in early January […]

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January 29th, 2015 by Tom L

Two leading gaming sites in the New Jersey online poker market, WSOP NJ and 888Poker NJ saw their new partnership bear fruit as the latest numbers reveal. Both sites opted to share liquidity on their online poker platforms from the middle of the month for many of their products. Recently, PokerScout.com revealed that  both sites […]

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January 28th, 2015 by RogerCP

A new bill to legalize online poker was introduced on Friday by Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer. The bill differs from previous legal efforts in the state that were introduced last year and from Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s AB 9 that was introduced earlier last year. The newly introduced AB 167 has two main differences from previous legislation: […]

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January 26th, 2015 by Tom L

Carnival Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Scientific Games to launch mobile casino games on many of the company’s cruise liners.  The games, from Scientific Games’ Bally brand, will be rolled out on mobile platforms and will be accessible to passengers in international waters.  Games from Play n Go, PokerTek […]

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January 26th, 2015 by Maria T

Amaya Gaming scrambled to issue a statement denying that it would be rolling out a real money poker app for the New Jersey market through the Full Tilt Poker platform any time soon. The Toronto listed gaming giant, owner of Poker Stars and Full Tilt Poker, was forced to clarify matters after a number of […]

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January 24th, 2015 by Maria T

A reintroduced online poker bill has the potential to see PokerStars blend into a regulated landscape in California in the future. California Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer reintroduced his AB 167 as a slightly different version, with the main changes being no eligibility to the racing industry to offer online poker, and the exclusion of a […]

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January 23rd, 2015 by Maria T

Owners of a string of Chinese online gambling sites made illegal use of Las Vegas Sands’ logo and have been fined $2 million for doing so.  This decision was passed down by Judge James Mahan in a lawsuit brought against the unnamed operators by the Sands and its head, Sheldon Adelson, one of the world’s […]

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