Poker Rumours

December 4th, 2013 by Renee K

European gaming group, Unibet, announced that it would be leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) in order to become a standalone poker product. Unibet commissioned the Estonian based solutions supplier, Relax Gaming to develop exclusive poker software for its brands so that it could go solo and quit the MPN. Daniel Eskola, the head of […]

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December 1st, 2013 by Renee K

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed that on one day alone – Thanksgiving Day – 5,000 online gamblers opened accounts with Atlantic City casinos to enjoy their games over the internet.  A total of nearly 40,000 accounts have been opened since the Garden State launched its new online gambling industry on November 26th. […]

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November 29th, 2013 by Tom L

PIVGame Network has had its operating license suspended by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta, after failing to find a solution to see stranded players receive their balances. In June this year, PIV (PokerinVenice) was forced to admit that its unique payment method – where players were offered internal balance transfer capabilities between multiple […]

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November 29th, 2013 by Renee K

The state of Michigan will offer its lottery games online from next year, it was confirmed this week.  The groups Pollard Banknote and NeoGames have been selected to provide online lottery services after successfully answering to the lottery’s Requests for Proposal issued earlier this year. “The Michigan Lottery is continually changing and evolving to meet […]

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November 27th, 2013 by Maria T

The Garden State officially kicked off online gambling on Tuesday after a successful five day soft launch.  While New Jersey is the third state to launch real money igaming, it is considered to be the test-case for independent states going solo, due to the size of its population.  All eyes will now be on just […]

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November 25th, 2013 by Renee K

Today marks the last day of New Jersey’s five day online poker and gambling soft launch which began on Thursday.  All those companies and providers which had received authorization of the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement before the launch date, are currently participating in the test run before tomorrow’s official launch of the Garden State’s […]

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November 20th, 2013 by Renee K

New Jersey’s governor Chris Christie may have to take his fight to have sports betting in the Garden State legalized to the highest possible rung in the legal system, after the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request for a second hearing on the issue on Friday.   The appeal, put forward by Christie, owners […]

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November 20th, 2013 by Maria T

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has admitted that it was surprised by an announcement by Senator Raymond Lesniak that he intends to propose a new igaming law that will enable igaming license holders to offer their services in regulated international jurisdictions.  Lesniak will hold a press conference on Thursday morning outlining the new proposal […]

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