Poker Rumours

April 1st, 2013 by Renee K

The man considered to be the world’s best online poker players of all times, Phil Ivey, has been going through some tumultuous times – both on a professional and personal level. Professionally, Ivey performed well in the past week, managing to pocket over $760,000 playing the game online and clocking his second most profitable week-long […]

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April 1st, 2013 by Tom L

As individual states move swiftly ahead in the race to achieve viable online poker and gambling industries, another sector may be mulling the creation of its own online poker networks.  Native American tribes in the United States are said to be considering banding together to form their own network that will incorporate online poker and […]

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March 31st, 2013 by Renee K

A number of bills that have the potential to see far reaching changes in Texas land and online poker laws are currently in the pipeline, with hopes that they will be introduced in due course. Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin has filed the Poker Gaming Act of 2013, which, among other things, will allow poker tables […]

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March 31st, 2013 by Tom L

Authorities from Cumberland County in North Carolina started cracking down on illegal sweepstake cafes and seized over 200 gambling machines over the weekend, it was reported. The county appointed over 20 officers to the job, who spent several days loading the machines onto police trucks before unloading them off at the county’s old Health Department […]

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March 30th, 2013 by Maria T

The Vice President of Player Relations for the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), Rich Muny has thanked US poker players for taking an active role in pushing for changes in legislation, and credited them for the significant advances seen in the online poker laws in a number of individual states. According to Muny, players have worked tirelessly by contacting […]

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March 28th, 2013 by Renee K

Two online poker voter initiatives which are being pushed by a grassroots lobbying group have made progress by having their final language approved by the state.  The organizer of the petition drive, poker player Curtis Woodard said that official numbers have also been assigned to the two petitions.  The one is geared towards legalizing and […]

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March 24th, 2013 by Maria T

A new sweepstakes bill which was recently passed 108-7 by the Florida House, could make it difficult in the future to have online poker legalized and regulated in the state.  The bill explicitly states that it is no longer legal for an electronic device to accept currency or coins, nor account numbers and codes, which […]

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March 24th, 2013 by Renee K

Answering the Delaware state lottery’s recent call for gambling operators to submit their proposals in order to offer online gambling and poker later on this year, it has been revealed that fourteen groups have already done so.  These include Poker Stars, 888 Holdings, International Game Technology (IGT), the Canadian Amaya, which owns the OnGame Network […]

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