Poker Rumours

December 10th, 2012 by Matt W

Ever since Full Tilt Poker relaunched its site at the beginning of November, a number of top online poker pros lost significant sums of money. According to statistical reports released, three representatives of the site, Tom Dwan, Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen have lost $3.3 million in total over the past month. Unfortunately for him, [...]

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December 10th, 2012 by RogerCP

Zynga Inc., the gaming firm which is responsible for some of the top rated games on social network site, Facebook, has filed an application with the Nevada Gaming Control Board to see if it qualifies to operate in the state’s changing gambling industry. The paperwork by Zynga seeks to obtain a preliminary hearing regarding Zynga’s [...]

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December 4th, 2012 by Renee K

Boyd Interactive, which was granted a license by the Nevada Gaming Commission last month to operate real money online poker, has picked Bwin.Party Digial Entertainment for its software platform to use when the site is launched. Boyd is not the only group which has shown interest in Bwin’s quality online poker software, whom are licking [...]

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December 4th, 2012 by Matt W

The American Gaming Association, is begging Congress to make progress in the adoption of Senator Harry Reid’s online poker bill before individual states move forward in establishing their own patchwork online gambling regulations. The AGA wants Congress to stop dithering and to pass Reid’s online poker licensing bill before things get out of hand, according [...]

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November 27th, 2012 by Matt W

Former sponsored players of Full Tilt Poker, known as the Red Pros, were finally informed of their status under the newly launched site. An email was sent to the players, apologizing for the fact that Full Tilt Poker hasn’t clarified their status up to now, and announcing that they will no longer be retained as [...]

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November 27th, 2012 by Maria T

The Daily Telegraph reported this week that French members of parliament have been photographed doing a lot of everything – except listening to their peers debating. Among the forms of amusement during long parliamentary sessions, MPs were found using their iPads and mobile devices to play online poker. Members were also found shopping online for [...]

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November 19th, 2012 by Renee K

Three gambling groups were awarded licenses to operate online poker in Nevada, including MGM Resorts. It was widely expected that MGM would have no problem obtaining the license from the Nevada Gaming Commission due to its excellent reputation in the US gambling world. Questions were raised this week regarding MGM’s partnership with the European gambling [...]

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November 17th, 2012 by Maria T

The Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John A. Pappas has met this week with the US Department of Justice regarding the funds due to former players at Full Tilt Poker. The message that came out of the meeting was that players shouldn’t count on seeing their funds in the near future as the [...]

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