Poker Rumours

October 29th, 2013 by Tom L

Only days before launching its online gambling industry, the state of Delaware has confirmed that the new gaming schedule will incorporate online poker.  Speaking to PokerFuse, the director of Delaware Lottery, Vernon Kirk said “peer to peer poker is included in Delaware’s internet gaming solution and it will be available at launch.” Delaware is well [...]

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October 29th, 2013 by Renee K

New York voters will go to the polls on November 5th to decide on whether or not to approve Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to expand casino gaming in the state. The plan will initially allow the construction of four new casinos in the Catskills, near Saratoga and/or in the eastern Southern Tier.  The Governor has predicted [...]

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October 27th, 2013 by Maria T

The Walt Disney Company continues to uphold its policy of as much distance as possible from the US gambling industry, in the hope of maintaining the squeaky-clean-family-entertainment image it hopes to reflect.   As Florida once more debates on whether or not to allow the expansion of  casino resorts in the state, Disney has kept [...]

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October 27th, 2013 by Tom L

The Keystone State has clearly taken a ‘watch and wait’ attitude to the idea of joining neighboring states as they gallop into the world of online poker and gambling, as stressed by authorities at the recent World Regulatory Briefing, held in Philadelphia. One of the speakers of the conference was Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman [...]

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October 23rd, 2013 by Tom L

Wagerlogic, the operator of online poker site, InterPoker and its sister site InterCasino, has been sold by its parent group Amaya Gaming Group.   Wagerlogic was sold for a $70 million consideration to Goldstar Acquisitionco, a gambing focused acquisition company.  Extra will be paid after two and three years of sale depending on performance levels and [...]

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October 20th, 2013 by Tom L

Sheldon Adelson, who seems to have made it his life’s mission to bad mouth the online poker and gambling industries, has made headlines again after commissioning a new study on gambling in the United States.  The CEO of the Sands Group, one of the most powerful casino companies in the world, commissioned the Republican slanted [...]

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October 19th, 2013 by Maria T

A second casino has been granted permission to launch online poker and gambling when the industry goes live in New Jersey next month.  The Golden Nugget Casino, which partnered with Bally Technologies to offer online gambling to customers, was informed by authorities on Thursday that it had received approval after applying for an online  gaming [...]

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October 16th, 2013 by Maria T

Last week, the Nevada Gaming Control Board heard requests from four online poker operators to give them more time to get their internet brands up and running.  The board granted licenses to Boyd Interactive Gaming, Golden Nugget, MGM Resorts Online and Z4Poker six months ago, and the online poker rooms needed to have been launched by now. [...]

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