Poker Rumours

June 23rd, 2015 by Maria T

Online poker room PokerStars is fighting tooth and nail to maintain any chance of entering a regulated gaming industry in the state of California. In response to a recent radio ad campaign funded by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, calling for Californians to vote to keep “corrupt” companies such as PokerStars out of the industry, the […]

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June 23rd, 2015 by Tom L

The World Poker Tour brand, owned up until now by the global gambling entity, Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, has been sold off to a Chinese gaming group.  Ourgame Holdings social gaming group paid $35 million for the World Poker Tour, which runs around 70 annual tournaments around the globe and regularly offers cash prizes to winners […]

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June 22nd, 2015 by Tom L

The Atlantic Club Casino , which closed its doors to patrons last year after it went bankrupt, may be replaced by a planned family-friendly development, including waterparks, it has emerged.  The casino-hotel was the first to shut its doors in 2014, and became a symbol of the struggling land-casino industry on the Atlantic City, New Jersey […]

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June 22nd, 2015 by Maria T

The Executive Director of Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board , Kevin O’Toole has predicted that it could take nine months to a year to bring real money online poker to state players, provided that the General Assembly gives the green light to legalized and regulated game play. O’Toole was speaking at a Senate panel hearing on the […]

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June 15th, 2015 by Maria T

It was definitely a case of beginner’s luck for 40 year old Vietnamese immigrant to the US, Christian Pham who accidentally entered the wrong World Series of Poker tournament category – and went on to beat a field of 219 players.  It all began when Pham sat down to play what he thought was no-limit Texas […]

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June 15th, 2015 by Tom L

Net Entertainment, considered one of the most successful and fastest growing European based casino software providers, has signed a deal to enter the New Jersey online gambling market.  The group has partnered with the Bwin.Party and Borgata brands to provide its full suite of online casino games to players in the Garden State. The Borgata […]

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June 12th, 2015 by Maria T

In the ongoing saga of Black Friday, 2011, when US authorities froze the websites of a number of online poker sites such as Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, it was announced this week that Full Tilt Poker will make another round of payouts to its players.  Since then, the Department of Justice managed to broker […]

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June 11th, 2015 by Tom L

It seems that Pennsylvania has made it a mission to fast-track the introduction of online poker legislation; so much so that there is a strong likelihood that the state will introduce its laws sooner than who was expected to be the next state on the list – California.  Yesterday, A hearing in the Pennsylvania Senate Community, […]

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