Poker Rumours

March 6th, 2014 by Maria T

Two weeks after launching as a real money beta, Unibet Poker is now the sole online poker room operated by the Swedish group. Unibet Poker is no longer linked to the Microgaming Poker Network and is no longer using the Isle of Man group’s software.  Unibet switched off the MPN skin this week after it [...]

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March 5th, 2014 by Maria T

Optimal Payments Plc announced that it has relaunched its online payment brand, Neteller into the US market.  The e-wallet service gives Optimal Payments leverage as a payment processor in the newly regulated US online gambling markets.  The group launched its online payment processing service and Net+ Card in the US and said that it would be [...]

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March 5th, 2014 by Renee K

Infiniti Poker, the new Canadian based online poker room which went live with a soft launch that allowed Bitcoin withdrawals late last year, promised players that they would be able to get access to their accounts in the coming days, after being offline for a while.  It has been two weeks since Infiniti Poker players [...]

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March 3rd, 2014 by Renee K

Despite hopes that online poker would be included in Florida’s new gaming expansion bill, supporters of the game were disappointed to find that they are no closer to seeing the introduction of a legalized and regulated industry in the Sunshine State. The Florida Senate Gaming Committee released the proposed bill on Monday, and while online [...]

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March 2nd, 2014 by Tom L

Approximately 30,000 US poker players who were once members of Full Tilt Poker, will see a total of $80 million distributed to them in the first wave of payouts by the government appointed Garden City Group. The remission process is the beginning of the end of a long, drawn out saga involving Full Tilt Poker [...]

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February 27th, 2014 by Tom L

Neil Channing, English poker professional and former Irish Open winner, announced this week that his Black Belt Poker online poker room will be closing its doors on February 28th. “Today is a very sad day for me,” writes Channing on a blog. “It is with heavy heart that I have to announce that the Black [...]

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February 26th, 2014 by Maria T

As other states move towards the legalization of the own online gambling industries, Pennsylvania remains divided on the issue, with lawmakers on both sides of the fence pushing their agendas. On a state level, it can’t be said that Pennsylvania remains indifferent to the developments in the online gambling industry. Late last year, the State [...]

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February 26th, 2014 by Renee K

The states of Nevada and Delaware entered into a joint online poker compact that will allow players from both areas to play online poker against one another.  This is the first time that such an agreement has been signed in the United States and is the next step in the expansion of online gambling in [...]

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