Poker Rumours

November 3rd, 2014 by Tom L

Rutgers University has been awarded $1.3 million to study the impact of online gambling in New Jersey. The Center for Gambling Studies at the Rutgers University School of Social Work will conduct the research to examine how gambling over the internet has influenced the Garden State since it was introduced nearly a year ago, with funding […]

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October 30th, 2014 by Tom L

The recent Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit took place in Atlantic City, New Jersey and industry leaders convened to discuss this fast growing platform. The summit, held on October 27th and 28th, attracted politicians, operators, gambling authorities and other interested parties, with a focus on the future of mobile casino and poker gambling in the United […]

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October 30th, 2014 by Maria T

Senator Ray Lesniak of New Jersey is trying to justify the delay of Poker Stars’ much-awaited entry into the state’s online poker by blaming Governor Chris Christie.  Lesniak was responsible for getting players’ hopes up that Poker Stars will be making an appearance withing “a few weeks”, according to Tweets he put out at the […]

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October 27th, 2014 by Maria T

In an attempt to stamp out a growing grey market of online gambling in Singapore, the government has passed a bill that prohibits nearly all forms of online gambling.  The Remote Gambling Bill essentially bans all forms of real money online gambling in the country, including online poker. The government announced that the bill’s objective […]

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October 27th, 2014 by Renee K

Facing criticism by some online poker players that its new Spin & Go games are not in the true ‘spirit’ of poker, PokerStars has replied through its Ring Games Manager, who goes by the alias Baard on social forums, regarding the reasons for introducing the games. The bottom line, according to Baard, is that Spin […]

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October 25th, 2014 by Renee K

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has issued a list of US politicians who share Sheldon Adelson’s anti-online gambling sentiments. The list has been published ahead of the November vote for US Senate and House Representatives, and the PPA hopes that poker fans will cast their vote based on the politician’s support of online poker in […]

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October 25th, 2014 by Tom L

Online poker room, PokerStars, has announced the return of its MicroMillions tournament.  The ninth series of this series will begin on November 6th, offering low stakes online poker players the chance to get into the action of exciting tournament play without having to spend thousands of dollars. PokerStars has lined up over 100 events for […]

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October 23rd, 2014 by Tom L

Unsurprisingly, professional sports leagues have asked a federal judge to halt New Jersey’s efforts to bring legal sports betting to casinos and racecourses this weekend. Four professional sports leagues and the NCAA officially filed a motion in federal court this week, requesting a temporary restraining order against venues such as Monmouth Park, which are scheduled […]

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