Poker Rumours

March 16th, 2014 by Maria T

Rhode Island Lottery Director Gerald S. Aubin told the local Providence Journal last week that he is not opposed to the introduction of online poker in the Ocean State.  He said, however, that the creation of an online poker industry would be faced with many hurdles, including logistics. Like many lottery heads in the United States, Aubin spent [...]

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March 12th, 2014 by Maria T

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has highlighted the urgency of the state to license and regulated online gambling, becoming the fourth state in the US to do so. According to Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby: “The time [to introduce online gambling] is now, it’s upon us. We can’t wait any longer, even though we’re still in [...]

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March 12th, 2014 by Renee K

One week after 27,000 online poker players in the United States saw the return of $80 million to their accounts, following the first phase of the Full Tilt Poker payout, it was possible to track how this process impacted the country’s online poker traffic. It was shown that traffic grew around 5% in the first [...]

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March 10th, 2014 by Renee K

The state of Missouri continues to see shortfalls in its terrestrial casino industry, with lawmakers worried that if things continue this way, the Show Me State may not be able to fund many projects with gambling revenues as it has in the past.  It remains too early to tell whether the industry is going through [...]

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March 10th, 2014 by Maria T

New changes have been introduced to the tournament schedule at Merge Gaming which will largely affect two of its poker rooms, Carbon Poker and Aced Poker.  After consulting with players about they would want to see changed or upgraded in the tournament schedule and framework, the new changes were implemented yesterday.  The network hopes that [...]

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March 6th, 2014 by Maria T

Two weeks after launching as a real money beta, Unibet Poker is now the sole online poker room operated by the Swedish group. Unibet Poker is no longer linked to the Microgaming Poker Network and is no longer using the Isle of Man group’s software.  Unibet switched off the MPN skin this week after it [...]

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March 5th, 2014 by Maria T

Optimal Payments Plc announced that it has relaunched its online payment brand, Neteller into the US market.  The e-wallet service gives Optimal Payments leverage as a payment processor in the newly regulated US online gambling markets.  The group launched its online payment processing service and Net+ Card in the US and said that it would be [...]

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March 5th, 2014 by Renee K

Infiniti Poker, the new Canadian based online poker room which went live with a soft launch that allowed Bitcoin withdrawals late last year, promised players that they would be able to get access to their accounts in the coming days, after being offline for a while.  It has been two weeks since Infiniti Poker players [...]

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