Poker Rumours

March 31st, 2016 by Tom L

Amidst trading charges leveled against him by the Canadian authorities, David Baazov, CEO of the Poker Stars owning Amaya Gaming, announced that he was taking an indefinite, paid leave of absence from his role. Regulators have charged Baazov with five counts of insider trading around the time that Amaya purchased Poker Stars. Other charges against […]

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March 28th, 2016 by Tom L

Online gambling proponents in New York saw their hopes rise once more last week after the state listed that one of the sources for much-needed revenue in the budget could potentially come from legalized online poker. With the state needing to find $150 billion in order to cover costs, lawmakers will definitely not leave any […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Tom L

A law dating back to 1802 will be used to prosecute 11 people who were arrested for playing poker in an underground game on Thursday in South Carolina. Eleven people in Lexington County were nabbed after police raided the commercial property where the game was being played and, according to thestate.com, over $30,000 was seized […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Tom L

Amaya shares dropped significantly on the Toronto Stock Exchange this week after it was reported that CEO, David Baazov is facing five charges of insider trading over the acquisition of online poker room, PokerStars.com. Quebec’s security regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) filed a total of 23 charges against Amaya, charging Baazov with “aiding […]

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March 24th, 2016 by Maria T

It is no secret that DraftKings and FanDuel, two of the most popular daily fantasy sports operators has managed to garner great success among players in a short period of time. However, New York residents will have to put their contest fever on hold until legal hassles are sorted out with the state’s attorney general. […]

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March 15th, 2016 by Maria T

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has presented numbers for the month of February, 2016, showing that revenue dipped 7.3% month on month. This is the first time in four months that gains haven’t been seen in the market. Analysts say that the main reason that the two operators in the Garden State saw […]

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March 13th, 2016 by Tom L

Poker Stars New Jersey will go live for real money players on March 21st, it was announced recently. A soft launch is scheduled for this week for up to 500 players and within certain time slots only. On the Saturday and Sunday prior to the official launch, test-driving players will be allowed to play 24/7. […]

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March 7th, 2016 by Tom L

Starting at the end of March, 888 Poker will be shifting its rewards to a more recreational player loyalty program, becoming one of several sites to see overhauls of their platforms in recent months. The new 888PokerClub will replace the rakeback rewards concept, and instead players will need to reach goals such as collecting gold […]

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