Poker Rumours

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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February 24th, 2014 by Renee K

Dean Heller, US Senator for Nevada is planning to introduce a bill calling for a federal ban of online gambling – but allowing online poker – according to the Las Vegas Review Journal.  The Republican lawmaker told the publication that he wanted to put a stop to what he termed “the wild wild west” of [...]

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February 24th, 2014 by Tom L

Californian lawmakers managed to slip in two bills that could see the beginning of online poker regulation in the state, as the deadline to introduce new legislation loomed.  On the very last day to push through new bills, SB 1366 and AB 2291 were introduced in the hope that the seeds will finally be sown [...]

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