Poker Rumours

July 25th, 2013 by Renee K

The Australian poker pro, Jackie Glazier is joining online poker room 888Poker.com as the site’s new ambassador. Glazier is currently part of Team Ivey Poker, the online poker training site run by Phil Ivey, but she will be vacating her spot on that team to become part of the online poker arm of the UK […]

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July 23rd, 2013 by Renee K

If anyone knows what poker players are seeking in a perfect poker world, it’s players themselves, and poker enthusiast, Martin Shapiro, has taken the initiative to put these dreams down on paper.  The player, known online as PokerXanadu, has drafted what he believes represents a gaming landscape that would be acceptable to poker fans and […]

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July 23rd, 2013 by Tom L

If former players of Full Tilt Poker thought that they’d be seeing some of their frozen funds returned to them in the near future, they’ll be disappointed with the latest news coming from Card Player.  Writer for the site, Bob Pajich cited unnamed but reliable sources from Garden City Group (picked by the Department of […]

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July 19th, 2013 by Maria T

The top nine players who beat out a field of thousands in the World Series of Poker event’s Main Event, will meet in November to fight it out for the Main Event champion title. The final 27 players battled it out on Day 7 of the WSOP 2013 Main Event and the November Nine will […]

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July 19th, 2013 by Renee K

The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance held a special hearing yesterday on internet gambling, including online poker.  The hearing was praised by the American Gaming Association which decided to use the opportunity to state its continued support of the need for internet gambling laws, and its objection to the legalization […]

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July 17th, 2013 by Renee K

Bally Technologies will be improving its product line significantly once it finalizes a $1.3 billion deal with SHFL Entertainment.  The two Vegas based gambling giants have signed a preliminary deal which will see Bally acquire all SHFL’s assets, including $40 million in cash, as well as $8 million in debts. The deal is seen as […]

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July 16th, 2013 by Tom L

The Poker Players Alliance, which represents over a million poker players in the United States, is throwing its full weight behind the new federal bill proposed by Rep. Joe Barton of Texas.  The PPA believes that the Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013 is a better option that individual bills being passed by states as […]

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July 14th, 2013 by Renee K

Caesars Entertainment announced in a regulatory filing that it would be creating a new spin-off  venture that will actively seek online gambling opportunities.  Investors in the venture will own part of the company, along with Caesars. Shares in the Vegas based group climbed 12% after the announcement, where Caesars said that it would be offering […]

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