Poker Rumours

December 12th, 2012 by Maria T

The superstorm which ripped through the East Coast in October/November caused damage which is still being felt today. The recent numbers reported by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement showed that there was a considerable drop in revenue at NJ casinos in comparison to last year’s figures. This is largely due to the fact that the [...]

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December 11th, 2012 by Renee K

The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article over the weekend, reporting that Poker Stars online poker giant is currently involved in negotiations to purchase the struggling Atlantic Club Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City for a price that is under $50 million. Besides the fact that this is a ridiculously low price to pay [...]

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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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