Poker Rumours

January 21st, 2014 by Renee K

Smaller states such as Delaware and Nevada, who have legalized their online poker industries, are hoping that other, larger states such as California will go down the same path very soon, so that they can sign compacts and start pooling their players.  However, the Commissioner of the California Gambling Control Commission, Richard Schuetz, recently shot […]

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January 19th, 2014 by Renee K

Geoff Freeman, head of the American Gaming Association, was the keynote speaker at the recent National Council of Legislators from Gaming States winter meeting in Hollywood, Florida.  Among the subjects touched on by Freeman was the issue of online poker and gaming, with the CEO reiterating the group’s support for a legalized and regulated industry in […]

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January 19th, 2014 by Maria T

Phil Ivey, considered one of the world’s greatest poker players, is set to launch his new Ivey League online poker training site at the end of January.  According to Ivey, the site will teach online poker players how to go about the game in “the right way”, and will include downloadable video instruction with various […]

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January 14th, 2014 by Maria T

The head of the US land casino industry group, the American Gaming Association (AGA) has called for Washington to make 2014 the year of federally legalized online gambling.  Geoff Freeman penned an op-ed in the political publication, The Hill, pointing to the fact that the issue of online gambling in the United States affects millions […]

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January 14th, 2014 by Maria T

Despite the fact that online poker is legal and regulated in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, online poker players are still experiencing payment problems because of a policy by big banks not to allow the transfer of funds using credit cards. Institutions such as American Express, Wells Fargo and J.P. Morgan Chase have all publicly […]

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January 12th, 2014 by Tom L

PartyPoker.com has entered into a multi year deal to sponsor two major sporting brands, the NBA Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL New Jersey Devils.  The deal was signed between the online poker room, belonging to Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, and billionaire Josh Harris, who owns both franchises.  This is the first time that an online poker […]

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January 12th, 2014 by Renee K

The data of around 50,000 active account members of the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League (WPTAPL) official website has been compromised because of a security breach.   Site officials have confirmed that the site was hacked by an individual who goes by the name [email protected]  The hacker posted a tweet via social networking platform, Twitter, […]

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January 8th, 2014 by Maria T

As the state of Pennsylvania examines options to expand gambling as a means to slow down a growing deficit, a new bill has been introduced which could legalize video gaming machines. The proposal by Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, would allow restaurants, bars and clubs with liquor licenses to operate up to three video gaming machines on […]

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