Poker Rumours

October 17th, 2015 by Tom L

PokerStars online poker room confirmed this week that it has ended its partnership with tennis legend, Rafael Nadal who was sponsored by the site for the past three years. “Rafa Nadal has played an important role for our brand and while his time as a member of Team PokerStars SportsStars has concluded for now, we […]

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October 15th, 2015 by Tom L

While Pennsylvanian Republicans have traditionally been opposed to the introduction of regulated online gambling in the state, lawmakers point out that we may be seeing some changes to these sentiments. Pennsylvania recently entered its 105th day of state budget impasse and the Republicans are desperately seeking alternative ways to bring in revenue without the need […]

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October 14th, 2015 by Maria T

Former players at Full Tilt Poker who made claims to get their funds back after the online casino room’s operations were shut down by the Department of Justice in 2011, were told that about $5.7 million would be paid out in the coming weeks. The Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas said in […]

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October 6th, 2015 by Maria T

The Nevada Gaming Control Board released numbers for the month of August 2015 recently, showing that revenue dipped very slightly by 1%. The state’s gambling authority said that this drop was linked to fewer players of baccarat, especially Chinese tourists who were reacting to a problematic economy in their part of the world. Casinos in Nevada […]

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October 2nd, 2015 by Maria T

Amaya Gaming’s two renowned poker brands, PokerStars and Full Tilt, were given the go-ahead by New Jersey’s gambling authorities to enter the Garden State’s regulated market. This week, the Division of Gaming Enforcement announced that PokerStars has been approved to return to the United States, more than four years after Black Friday left the world’s […]

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September 29th, 2015 by Tom L

Although it has precarious legality, Daily Fantasy Sports are now available in a large number of US states. There are still questions as to whether fantasy sports should be classified as gambling or not. Daily Fantasy Sports certainly has links with sports betting. The NBA’s former commissioner, David Stern, has said that he is still […]

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September 29th, 2015 by Maria T

Some of the top online poker managers and bosses will be meeting in London in October in order to discuss the future of the online poker industry. Information about the proceedings is being kept under wraps, although it has been said that Andrew West from Unibet will be there, along with representatives from MPN, iPoker, […]

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September 26th, 2015 by Maria T

Wynn Interactive, a division of Wynn Resorts, the land based casino operator, received approval for an online gaming license in New Jersey this month. Wynn Interactive has withdrawn its application, having made the decision to stay out of the online gaming market. The operator had requested an online gaming license in July 2013. Last year, […]

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