Poker Rumours

October 16th, 2014 by Maria T

According to the New York Times, MGM Resorts is the group behind a campaign which supports online gambling in the state. The Let NY Play online poker campaign is being spread across social media platforms, mainly Facebook and Twitter, where they started appearing a few weeks ago.  The general message of the campaign is that […]

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October 13th, 2014 by Maria T

Swedish poker players are being tagged by their country’s tax authorities on social network platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.  The Skatteverket – the official taxman in the Scandinavian country – is scouring social sites for information about Swedish players who won big playing online poker at offshore sites.  Under Swedish law, these players are […]

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October 12th, 2014 by Tom L

Poker Stars has only been running its new Spin & Go games since the beginning of the month, but already close to 800 players have clocked up five figure prizes.  The games have not been without controversy however, with online poker regulars complaining that the Spin & Go’s are detrimental to their environment and do […]

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October 10th, 2014 by Tom L

Phil Ivey, considered one of the world’s greatest poker players, has lost his High Court case against Crockfords Club Casino, with the residing judge accusing him of cheating the casino out of $12.5 million (£7.7 million). In 2012, Ivey won millions of dollars in four sessions of high stake Punto Banco at Crockfords.  When he […]

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October 10th, 2014 by Renee K

A ruling regarding the future of sports betting in the state of New Jersey was delayed until the end of the month. Judge Michael Shipp was meant to give his opinion at the beginning of the week but ruled that he was extending the time period because both sides requested to file extra briefs. The […]

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October 8th, 2014 by RogerCP

Online poker is still alive and well in the United States, but each site in the market has its positives and negatives. See which online poker rooms make our list as the top options and which sites players should avoid. Best Sites – Our Year In Review for Ongoing 2014 #1 BetOnline Poker BetOnline.ag has […]

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October 3rd, 2014 by Maria T

PokerStars and its sister site, Full Tilt Poker, have announced a partial pullout from several areas known as ‘grey areas’ around the world, most probably in anticipation of new gambling laws going into effect in the United Kingdom this month. “Our management team and advisers regularly review our operations market-by-market to assess commercial opportunities and […]

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September 30th, 2014 by Maria T

PokerStars will introduce Lottery Spin ‘n Go type games called Spin & Go on its PokerStars.com site, after test driving the game in a number of selected markets.  The group trumpeted the roll out of Spin & Go after it proved so successful among players in countries such as Italy, France and Spain. Team PokerStars […]

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