Poker Rumours

May 18th, 2015 by Tom L

As news broke that GVC Holdings made a multi million dollar bid for the online poker and gambling giant, Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, it was announced today that 888 Holdings has also joined the bidding war. While no numbers were mentioned in the statements, Reuters noted that ‘close sources’ said that GVC was planning to make […]

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May 18th, 2015 by Maria T

New York State has become the latest to introduce an online poker bill in the hope of bringing a legalized and regulated regime to the state in due time. Republican Senator Jon Bonacic introduced S3502 this week – the second time he has tried to push a bill of this kind through the state senate. […]

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May 16th, 2015 by Maria T

It was reported that GVC Holdings Plc, the sports betting and gaming company, made a bid to take over Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected to be worth hundreds of millions. In November last year, Bwin.Party, the parent group of online gaming sites such as Bwin Poker and Party Poker, said […]

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May 15th, 2015 by Maria T

The chief executive officer of Amaya Inc, David Baazov, noted that PokerStars’ entry into the regulated New Jersey online poker market is “still on track”. He said that PokerStars will join the New Jersey market in the third quarter of this year, as originally stated. Baazov told Cantor Fitzgerald: “I think we’re still on track […]

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May 15th, 2015 by Maria T

Senator Harry Reid, who has always been a supporter of online poker legislation, has now stated publicly that he would prefer a total ban on internet gambling if he is unable to lobby successfully for an exclusion of online poker from that ban. “Unless we can get something done with poker, I’m going to look […]

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May 9th, 2015 by Maria T

Indiana’s Governor Mike Pence allowed two gambling bills to pass without his signature, however he vetoed a third, it was announced this week. Pence allowed the passing of HEA 1540 which, according to Fox28 News “allows riverboat casinos to move on land within their current footprint, outlines procedures for legislative ratification of a tribal gaming […]

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May 9th, 2015 by Tom L

Alabama state voters could have the question of a lottery brought before them for the first time since 1999 if a bill, proposed by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, passes a committee vote next week. A public hearing has been scheduled for May 12th by the Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee regarding a bill that would […]

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May 8th, 2015 by Tom L

A recent poll taken in Pennsylvania proudly declared its results: The majority of Pennsylvanians are opposed to the introduction of online gambling. But a closer look at the survey paints a very different picture, leading many experts to point out that these results simply cannot be taken seriously. For starters, the poll is backed by […]

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