Poker Rumours

December 10th, 2013 by Renee K

Progress has been seen in New Hampshire’s efforts to legalize casino gambling, after a special panel responsible for developing regulations for any future casinos in the state, recommended that a single casino be authorized.  The panel suggested that the casino offer up to  150 table games and 5,000 slot machines. A bill authorizing the license [...]

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December 7th, 2013 by Tom L

Caesars Entertainment issued a cautionary note to its investors this week, warning them that the introduction of online gambling in New Jersey may have a negative impact on the profit levels of its four brick and mortar casinos in the Garden State. According to the group: “Caesars will, and other online providers do, offer online [...]

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December 7th, 2013 by Maria T

After a relatively long length of time when all the focus has been on the progression of online poker on a state level, it was announced that online poker will receive a federal hearing next week.  The website of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade said that it will hold a hearing on [...]

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December 4th, 2013 by Maria T

The state of Pennsylvania is slowly warming to the idea of online gambling, with a Senate committee  recently approving a Legislature study on whether legalization of the industry should take place in the future.  A full Senate vote will take place on Wednesday. The resolution passed by the committee does not specify which types of [...]

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December 4th, 2013 by Renee K

European gaming group, Unibet, announced that it would be leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) in order to become a standalone poker product. Unibet commissioned the Estonian based solutions supplier, Relax Gaming to develop exclusive poker software for its brands so that it could go solo and quit the MPN. Daniel Eskola, the head of [...]

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December 1st, 2013 by Renee K

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed that on one day alone – Thanksgiving Day – 5,000 online gamblers opened accounts with Atlantic City casinos to enjoy their games over the internet.  A total of nearly 40,000 accounts have been opened since the Garden State launched its new online gambling industry on November 26th. [...]

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November 29th, 2013 by Tom L

PIVGame Network has had its operating license suspended by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta, after failing to find a solution to see stranded players receive their balances. In June this year, PIV (PokerinVenice) was forced to admit that its unique payment method – where players were offered internal balance transfer capabilities between multiple [...]

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November 29th, 2013 by Renee K

The state of Michigan will offer its lottery games online from next year, it was confirmed this week.  The groups Pollard Banknote and NeoGames have been selected to provide online lottery services after successfully answering to the lottery’s Requests for Proposal issued earlier this year. “The Michigan Lottery is continually changing and evolving to meet [...]

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