Poker Rumours

November 29th, 2014 by Tom L

Democrat Senator Gwen Margolis is pushing for reform in Florida’s gambling industry by introducing a bill which would allow the sale of lottery tickets online. SB120 calls for Florida’s lottery authority to “create a program that allows a person who is 18 years of age or older to make an online purchase of a Florida […]

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November 28th, 2014 by Tom L

Australian poker player, Nicholas Polias, convinced a judge that comments written in response to his Facebook status regarding an incident during a trip to Las Vegas, justified a $340,000 payout by those who wrote them.  The incident occurred after Polias traveled with several friends to Vegas in 2012 to attend a poker tournament. At one […]

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November 28th, 2014 by Renee K

Vicky Coren, one of the world’s best known female poker players, has decided to split from PokerStars, where she has been a sponsored pro since 2007. Coren’s move comes as a statement against the poker room’s move away from a skilled-only platform and the introduction of casino games since the takeover from Amaya Gaming. Coren […]

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November 25th, 2014 by Maria T

It seems that casinos across the United States are making a statement against the iconic comedian, Bill Cosby and allegations that he sexually assaulted a number of women throughout his career.  Cosby has close to 30 dates on his touring calendar up until May 2015, however several casinos have postponed his appearance at their locations […]

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November 23rd, 2014 by Maria T

Disappointing igaming numbers coming out of Delaware: The state’s lottery announced that the online gambling market generated just $130,500 in October, slumping to a new low. Since Delaware launched its online gambling market, it has seen only $2 million generated in a full year of operations. October saw numbers drop 10% compared to the previous […]

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November 22nd, 2014 by Maria T

Wednesday this week will mark the first year of official online gambling activities in New Jersey, and while revenues have not quite met the expectations originally predicted by financial analysts, operators are still looking ahead with confidence.  There is no denying that there have been hurdles in the first year of operations, but a look […]

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November 22nd, 2014 by Tom L

When Amaya Inc paid one of the largest acquisition sums in gambling history to purchase PokerStars, it rolled out long term plans to see the group become a global gaming platform, incorporating not only poker, but casino and sports betting as well.  This week, Amaya came closer to making that vision a reality by announcing […]

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November 21st, 2014 by Tom L

Ron Paul, an outspoken advocate for the introduction of legal online poker in the United States, has come out against Las Vegas Sands boss, Sheldon Adelson and his Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA).  Paul accused lawmakers for considering the law only to please Adelson, who is one of the largest donors to the Republican […]

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