Poker Rumours

November 6th, 2014 by Maria T

Ever since PokerStars was purchased by the Canadian based Amaya Gaming, the site has announced a number of policies which are considered unfriendly to loyal players.  The latest announcement concerning a rise of the rake on many games has caused the greatest outcry among members of this iconic brand. Recently, PokerStars announced a rise in […]

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November 6th, 2014 by Renee K

The results of the midterm elections in the United States are out, and it comes as little surprise that the Republicans made a grand sweep in the takeover of the Senate House. This didn’t come as a surprise for political analysts, but it leaves some unanswered questions for those fighting to bring legalized and regulated […]

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November 5th, 2014 by Renee K

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launched a real money gaming site this week, but is not offering the product that most poker fans would be content with. The tribe made grand promises to launch an online poker site, whether or not legislation in California changes. However, this week, online gambling fans had to make […]

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November 5th, 2014 by Tom L

The giant internet search engine, Yahoo! may be eyeing entry into the real money online poker market.  The group announced the launch of a Texas Hold ‘em game this week and while it will initially be in play-for-fun format, at least one source believes that it is a good way for Yahoo! to position itself […]

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November 3rd, 2014 by Tom L

Rutgers University has been awarded $1.3 million to study the impact of online gambling in New Jersey. The Center for Gambling Studies at the Rutgers University School of Social Work will conduct the research to examine how gambling over the internet has influenced the Garden State since it was introduced nearly a year ago, with funding […]

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October 30th, 2014 by Tom L

The recent Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit took place in Atlantic City, New Jersey and industry leaders convened to discuss this fast growing platform. The summit, held on October 27th and 28th, attracted politicians, operators, gambling authorities and other interested parties, with a focus on the future of mobile casino and poker gambling in the United […]

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October 30th, 2014 by Maria T

Senator Ray Lesniak of New Jersey is trying to justify the delay of Poker Stars’ much-awaited entry into the state’s online poker by blaming Governor Chris Christie.  Lesniak was responsible for getting players’ hopes up that Poker Stars will be making an appearance withing “a few weeks”, according to Tweets he put out at the […]

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October 27th, 2014 by Maria T

In an attempt to stamp out a growing grey market of online gambling in Singapore, the government has passed a bill that prohibits nearly all forms of online gambling.  The Remote Gambling Bill essentially bans all forms of real money online gambling in the country, including online poker. The government announced that the bill’s objective […]

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