Poker Rumours

May 15th, 2013 by Maria T

Following complaints by players regarding the use of iovation for player identification on the new Ultimate Poker platform, the online poker room decided to immediately to discontinue iovation’s services.  Now, it has been revealed that the Nevada Gaming Board will start investigating iovation in connection to Ultimate Poker and its initial involvement with the site. The issue […]

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May 14th, 2013 by Tom L

Online poker pro, Phil Hellmuth has been doing everything in his power this week to distance himself from the UltimateBet Poker cheating scandal that gripped the industry several years ago.  The issue came to the surface again on Friday after audio tapes about the scandal were made public.  The three hour tapes are secret recordings […]

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May 12th, 2013 by Maria T

The UK gambling group, William Hill, has signed a deal with the New Jersey racetrack, Monmouth Park ahead of potential changes to the sportsbetting laws in the state.   Should the New Jersey government win its case against major sports leagues and be allowed to enact new sports betting legislation, William Hill will be the first […]

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May 9th, 2013 by Matt W

For years, many Native American tribes in California have fought tooth and nail against the legalization of online poker, fearful that allowing internet gambling would affect their own gambling revenues.  However, major breakthroughs on the legal landscape in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have seen Indian tribes joining forces to discuss how to make online poker […]

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May 9th, 2013 by Maria T

Online poker pro, Phil Ivey has issued a writ against the oldest casino in Britain, Crockfords in Mayfair, for millions he claims is due to him in punto banco payouts.  Ivey said that he visited the London casino in August last year and enjoyed a winning spree on the card game, punto banco, which he is […]

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May 7th, 2013 by Maria T

Poker Stars has managed to win a temporary battle to stop Colony Capitalm owners of the Atlantic City casino resort, from terminating a deal signed between the two groups recently.  Poker Stars filed a lawsuit yesterday, asking the court to stop Colony Capital from entering into negotiations with other operators and extending the date of […]

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May 4th, 2013 by Matt W

Earlier this week, the Atlantic City Casino put out a brief statement, saying that the conditional deal it had signed with online poker group, Poker Star’s parent company, Rational Group to purchase the struggling casino-resort had terminated, giving no further details about the reasons behind this announcement. On Friday, the Rational Group responded to this announcement, saying […]

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May 4th, 2013 by Renee K

Despite significant changes made by lawmakers on the Illinois gambling expansion bill, including removing all traces the mention of online gambling, Governor Pat Quinn is still refusing to make any promises about finally giving it the final thumbs up. Governor Quinn has already vetoed two bills which would add five casinos and additional slot machines […]

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