Poker Rumours

April 21st, 2014 by Renee K

An op ed article written by the two lawmakers seeking a federal ban on internet gambling, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz, calls for the issue to be debated and “time-out” taken on the move to legalize internet gambling by individual states.  Writing for The Hill, Chaffetz and Graham attacked the Department [...]

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April 20th, 2014 by Renee K

Republican James Hinton of Napa has declared that he is running as an individual candidate in the 5th Congressional District, traditional Democrat turf, in a bid to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson. What makes Hinton unique, besides the fact that he favors legalizing marijuana and taxing Wall Street, is that he is a former online [...]

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April 20th, 2014 by Maria T

Atari, the iconic games manufacturer is moving into the world of online gambling, thanks to a deal signed with the Isle of Man based company, Pariplay.  Atari, famous for the creation of games such as Pong and Centipede, will see several of its classic titles turned into online gambling games and distributed by Pariplay. In [...]

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April 18th, 2014 by Maria T

After two months of showing declining revenues, the online poker industry in the state of Delaware seems to have picked up.  This week, new numbers showed that online poker in Delaware is improving, with the combined revenue from the three licensed operators up 14%.  The majority of Delaware’s online poker market is coveted by Delaware [...]

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April 15th, 2014 by Maria T

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement issued a directive this week that the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa would be allowed to distribute $1.7 million in prize money and refunds to over 2,000 poker players.  These players took part in a January poker tournament that was cancelled by authorities after it was discovered that [...]

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April 14th, 2014 by Renee K

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment reported on good performance for its online poker sector after posting its first quarter financial report last week, and says that it is optimistic about moving into new markets in the United States as more individual states offer the option. Bwin.Party called the performance of its online poker arm “robust”, despite a [...]

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April 13th, 2014 by Renee K

Phil Ivey, considered one of the world’s best poker players of all times, is facing his second lawsuit for alleged card-cheating, after the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in New Jersey filed a federal suit against him on Tuesday.  The casino claims that Ivey and his associate “exploited a defect in cards made by a [...]

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April 12th, 2014 by Maria T

In efforts to make it easier for New Jersey and Nevada online poker players to deposit funds into their accounts, at least two brands have signed on with Neteller as a payment option. WSOP.com, the online poker brand owned by Caesars Interactive Entertainment, recently started offering  players the use of Neteller’s Net+ card in Nevada, [...]

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