Poker Rumours

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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October 16th, 2013 by Renee K

Despite big plans for a triumphant return to the online poker industry, one year down the line sees Full Tilt Poker at a sorry sixth position in global online poker player traffic rankings. Poker Scout noted that Full Tilt’s cash game traffic dropped 5% last week, sending the once industry-great to a position below 888 [...]

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October 14th, 2013 by Renee K

Six years after he claims to have merely given legal advice, Florida lawyer, Kelly Mathis was convicted on over 100 counts in connection with the Allied Veterans internet cafe gambling bust by a state court. 57 defendants face trial in the case which exposed the Allied Veterans charity as a front for a multi million dollar [...]

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October 14th, 2013 by Tom L

The findings of a recent study done by the Spectrum Gaming Group and commissioned by the Florida government, found that the expansion of the state’s gambling industry would have little impact on social or economic spheres. The government ordered the $400,000 study in a bid to weigh the pros and cons of introducing expanded gambling [...]

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October 13th, 2013 by Maria T

The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, owned by MGM and Boyd Gaming, has become the first casino to be granted an online gambling license in the state’s new regime.  As such, the Borgata will be the first casino to go live with its egaming and poker products on November 26th. MGM signed a [...]

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October 13th, 2013 by Renee K

Years after Black Friday, when the Department of Justice froze the domain names of several US online poker sites, including Full Tilt Poker, affiliates of the site have been informed that they, too, may be seeing money owed to them returned. The group appointed by the Department of Justice to deal with the reimbursement of [...]

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October 8th, 2013 by Renee K

The organizers of the  iGaming Legislative Symposium at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento, set to take place in California early next year, expect that the subject of online poker legislation in the state will be a hot topic among speakers.  The inaugural symposium is set to attract gaming regulators, internet gaming specialist, tribal gaming [...]

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