Poker Rumours

May 28th, 2014 by Maria T

Daniel Tzvetkoff, the 30 year old Australian online poker processor who turned FBI informant and helped bring down some of the biggest US facing online poker rooms in the world, will probably avoid further jail time, according to media reports.  Tzvetkoff is currently residing in his native Brisbane and it is believed he will not [...]

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May 25th, 2014 by Maria T

Jerry Hannosh, the Arizona resident who turned to the state court’s system to help him regain some of the losses sustained after playing at an offshore online gambling site, has had his case thrown out by the Court of Appeals.  Hannosh claimed that he should be protected by state laws which help those who have [...]

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May 25th, 2014 by Renee K

Poker Stars’ entry into a regulated online poker landscape in California remains the issue that keeps interest groups divided. While most other issues have been ironed out and, for once, the Indian tribes seem to have reached a consensus about how online poker legislation in California should work, they still remain undecided regarding a ‘bad [...]

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May 23rd, 2014 by Renee K

As New Jersey waits to hear whether or not the Supreme Court will take up its request to allow sportsbetting in the Garden State, Senator Ray Lesniak has already come up with Plan B in case it doesn’t. Lesniak has promised that New Jersey will offer sportsbetting on major events next year, thanks to a [...]

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May 22nd, 2014 by Tom L

The National Council of Legislators from Gambling States (NCLGS) has introduced the framework for a set of standards that will be used by individual states who introduce online gambling legislation. The nationwide model will help these states regulate online gaming in a way that is on par with other states who have already done so. [...]

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May 22nd, 2014 by Maria T

Only months after American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman publicly urged federal lawmakers to regulate online poker, the group has stated that it can no longer support the issue. Freeman said that there was just too much of a divide between members of the AGA regarding online poker legislation for the group to continue to [...]

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May 20th, 2014 by Maria T

New Jersey’s State Attorney General has sent cease-and-desist letters to a number of internet sites which promote offshore online gambling operators.  The letters, sent in mid April, warned the sites that they were committing a fourth degree crime under New Jersey’s gambling laws, as it was illegal to promote online gambling without approval.  Those found [...]

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May 20th, 2014 by Renee K

A recent article run by Forbes Magazine questions whether it is time for California to move forward with regulated online poker.  The article, written by Darren Heitner, explains how California’s huge population (38 million) gives it an advantage in a potentially regulated online poker industry, compared the combined populations of Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada [...]

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