Poker Rumours

June 8th, 2013 by Tom L

The Nevada state Governor has been given the power to enter into agreements with other states or authorized agencies following the adoption of Assembly Bill (AB) 360 by the state’s legislature.  The bill essentially changes or updates the language of existing legislation governing online gambling and poker in the state. The governor will be allowed […]

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June 7th, 2013 by Maria T

Rep. Peter King introduced an online poker bill to the Congress that could see the game legalized and regulated on a federal level it is signed into law. The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013 is very similar to the bill that Barney Frank managed to move out House Financials Services Committee […]

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June 5th, 2013 by Tom L

The Louisiana House of Representatives has approved online legislation that was proposed by Mike Huval earlier in the year.  The bill is now pending the attention of the Louisiana state senate and could see some progress in the next few weeks. The House of Representatives approved Concurrent Resolution 3, with 62 voting in favor against 22 […]

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June 3rd, 2013 by Tom L

Nevada’s first real money online poker site, Ultimate Poker, has been up and running for about a month and if the numbers are anything to go by, the fledgling site is making good progress so far.  To date, Ultimate Poker has dealt its 2 millionth hand after 30 days of operation. Ultimate Poker had a […]

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June 3rd, 2013 by Maria T

PokerAce, which opened its doors to the public just ten months ago, will be shutting shop, according to the latest reports.   The online poker room was touted as a site for players from Asia and was based in the Philippines, although it accepted players from all over the world. PokerAce said that it would […]

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June 2nd, 2013 by Tom L

Caesars Entertainment is on the brink of launching the real money online poker site for its World Series of Poker brand as the live tournament launches in Nevada.   Caesars, which will launch the joint site with UK gambling giant, 888 Holdings, is poised to see the real money version of WSOP.com go live and […]

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June 2nd, 2013 by Maria T

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has called for greater Republican support for its intentions to push for federal online poker in the United States.   The group wants to concentrate its efforts on attracting support by lawmakers who are based outside of Nevada, in the hope of making the idea more appealing across the board. […]

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May 29th, 2013 by Renee K

The story of how the online poker room, Absolute Poker was founded and its meteoric rise to become a site worth millions of dollars unfolds in Ben Mezrich’s latest book, Straight Flush.  Mezrich’s two books The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House were the basis of two award winning movies, The Social Network and […]

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