Poker Rumours

April 14th, 2014 by Renee K

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment reported on good performance for its online poker sector after posting its first quarter financial report last week, and says that it is optimistic about moving into new markets in the United States as more individual states offer the option. Bwin.Party called the performance of its online poker arm “robust”, despite a [...]

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April 13th, 2014 by Renee K

Phil Ivey, considered one of the world’s best poker players of all times, is facing his second lawsuit for alleged card-cheating, after the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in New Jersey filed a federal suit against him on Tuesday.  The casino claims that Ivey and his associate “exploited a defect in cards made by a [...]

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April 12th, 2014 by Maria T

In efforts to make it easier for New Jersey and Nevada online poker players to deposit funds into their accounts, at least two brands have signed on with Neteller as a payment option. WSOP.com, the online poker brand owned by Caesars Interactive Entertainment, recently started offering  players the use of Neteller’s Net+ card in Nevada, [...]

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April 9th, 2014 by Tom L

The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey has announced that security measures for poker play have been tightened, following a scandal where counterfeit chips were used in a January poker tournament.  Announcing the security upgrade, the casino’s senior vice president, Joe Lupo said that new, more intricate chips have been introduced with unique [...]

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April 9th, 2014 by Renee K

A special task force commissioned by a Mississippi government committee to study the effects of online gambling on the state will present its results by the end of the year.  The objective of the study, which comprises eight members from different sectors in Mississippi, is to provide the government with an objective look on the [...]

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April 6th, 2014 by Maria T

The appetite for the introduction of legal and regulated online gambling in Pennsylvania is weak at best, with neither the the Republicans nor the Governor pushing particularly hard for this type of industry. Speaking on Friday, the House GOP spokesman, Stephen Miskin said: “I’m not sure there’s a whole lot of support in our caucus [...]

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April 6th, 2014 by Renee K

The Las Vegas Review Journal recently ran an article examining a new trend – the need for online poker players in the state’s regulated i-gaming industry to pay taxes on their winnings if the IRS insists.  According to the article, in the past, players who frequented offshore poker sites weren’t quick to cooperate with the [...]

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April 5th, 2014 by Renee K

The state of Florida continues to place pressure on internet gambling activities as a new round of arrests were made late last week. Authorities used search warrants to break up activities in two internet cafe operations which they claim were promoting gambling, and arrested dozens of people. Florida Department of Law Enforcement swooped on establishments [...]

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