Poker Rumours

August 13th, 2015 by Maria T

The stakes continue to rise in what has been described as the biggest battle yet to acquire an online gambling company.  GVC Holdings, which up until now has seen its multi million dollar proposals rejected by Bwin.Party in favor of lower proposal by 888 Holdings, has made yet another bid in the hope of luring […]

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August 12th, 2015 by Tom L

Senator Raymond Lesniak, a well known proponent of online poker in his state of New Jersey, is reportedly running for Governor’s office in 2017. “My official position has been that if enough people show their belief and support for me that I’m the best person to lead the state out of its problems, then I’m […]

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August 6th, 2015 by Maria T

For the fourth quarter in a row, the online poker arm of the Borgata Hotel and Casino in New Jersey turned a profit in the second quarter of 2015 and operated in the black. This means that the Boyd Gaming and Bwin.Poker operated online poker room can mark a full year of profitability for the […]

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August 5th, 2015 by Tom L

Online poker room, PokerStars will feature strongly in a new marketing campaign set to be embarked on by Amaya. The new campaign will use two of the world’s biggest football stars, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr who have both signed sponsorship deals with the online poker room. PokerStars has revealed that this promises to be […]

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August 4th, 2015 by Maria T

Despite the fact that it seems highly unlikely that we will see any progress in the legalization and regulation of online poker this year, stakeholders are not losing hope and continue to create partnerships ahead of what they see as a fact that will eventually happen. The Courier-Journal recently announced that Churchill Downs, based in […]

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July 27th, 2015 by Maria T

Two years after relaunching its branded offering on the Ongame Network, Playboy Poker has shut its virtual doors again, and players were urged to withdraw their money immediately. The fact of the matter is that today, July 27th, was the last day that players were able to withdraw funds on their own, and from now […]

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July 26th, 2015 by Tom L

The Couer d’Alene tribe in Idaho lost its appeal in the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to allow it to run a poker room at its gambling facility.  Last September, a lower court ordered the tribe to close the poker room, which was running alongside slots and bingo games.  The Court of Appeals told the […]

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July 23rd, 2015 by Tom L

Sheldon Adelson, owner of the Las Vegas Sands and intense opponent to online gambling in the United States, has brought two more politicians on board in his efforts to ban igaming on a federal level.  The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, the group formed by Adelson to lobby Capitol Hill, disclosed recently that it had added former […]

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