Poker Rumours

November 20th, 2016 by Tom L

On Friday last week, the two largest companies in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports announced their intention to merge in a 50/50 deal. DraftKings and FanDuel are awaiting regulatory approval before they finalize their deal in April 2017 and, until then, will retain their individual brands. One of the main long-term objectives of the […]

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November 17th, 2016 by Tom L

a>Tapping into the leisure poker player market, the online poker room, PokerStars has launched a new gaming format. Beat the Clock tournaments are fast, highly condensed games that last just five minutes. Beat the Clock is an affordable way to enjoy high quality online poker with a fun social factor and a chance to share […]

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November 14th, 2016 by Maria T

In a ballot vote on Tuesday, November 8th, the majority of voters in the town of Tiverton voted in favor of the building of a casino. The results of the referendum were extremely close and the pro-casino lobby won by just 366 votes. The final count was 4,305 in favor of the casino versus 3,939 […]

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November 14th, 2016 by Tom L

It was announced recently that the state of Massachusetts is advancing the idea of legal online gambling in the state with the launch of a new study. The state legislature will partner with gaming experts in order to explore the potential of legalizing and regulation igaming in Massachusetts. The comprehensive review will be undertaken by […]

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November 11th, 2016 by Tom L

It wasn’t only elections for presidency that were held on November 8th. Local governments also held their referendums to determine the fate of different issues that the people felt they wanted a vote on, and one of these was the question of building casinos outside the borders of Atlantic City. This week New Jersey voters […]

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October 31st, 2016 by Tom L

Online gambling observers may be wondering how the upcoming US elections will affect the industry. Analysts tend to agree that there won’t be any dramatic changes for the industry, if at all, since online gambling doesn’t seem to a focal issue for either of the contenders. There are many more pressing issues that Donald Trump […]

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October 31st, 2016 by Maria T

Just when Pennsylvania thought that the issue of gambling expansion had come to a dead end in the Senate this year, the House of Representatives managed to surprise everyone by passing a last minute bill that gave everyone a little bit more hope. The House of Representatives has been waiting for the Senate to vote […]

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October 25th, 2016 by Maria T

It was a good month for brick and mortar casinos in Pennsylvania last month, with pleasing results from the Keystone State reported by the Gaming Control Board. According to reports, gaming in the state’s casinos increased by 3% year on year – a $7 million increase compared to the same period last year. Casinos reported […]

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