Poker Rumours

March 16th, 2013 by Tom L

One of the most respected members of the online poker community, Greg Raymer, winner of the World Series of Poker main event in 2004, has allegedly been arrested for being involved in a prostitute ring.  A number of media outlets have reported on the arrest which took place at hotel in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  According […]

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March 14th, 2013 by Renee K

After nearly two years to the day, former players at Full Tilt Poker from the United States will be able to start the process of claiming back the millions of dollars owed to them.  Funds belonging to these players were frozen when the Department of Justice (DOJ) swept across several US facing online poker platforms […]

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March 13th, 2013 by Tom L

A new bill has recently been introduced that will allow the state of Texas to opt in to any future federal bills that regulated online poker.  The bill was introduced by Texas State Senator Leticia van der Putte, calling for the word for word adoption of federal online poker laws and for federal law to supersede […]

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March 12th, 2013 by Maria T

A 15 page letter sent by PokerStars’ parent company, the Rational Group to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, demands that the gambling authority ignore an official objection made by the American Gaming Association against the purchase of the Atlantic Club casino by Poker Stars. Last week, the AGA made public its objection that […]

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March 6th, 2013 by Renee K

Pro-gambling groups in Illinois were left frustrated this week as Governor Pat Quinn vetoed a 2011 casino expansion bill, essentially sending legislators back to the drawing board.  Quinn’s veto message on Senate Bill 744 was clear and straight the point. “This is a bad bill for the people of Illinois,” he said. “I will not approve […]

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March 5th, 2013 by Matt W

The American Gaming Association has broken away from its traditionally neutral stand on the internal licensing processes of individual states by filing an official objection to the entry of Poker Stars into the New Jersey gambling market.  The AGA said that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and the Casino Control Commission should not […]

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March 4th, 2013 by Matt W

An industry analyst has said that New Jersey’s new online gambling industry could be worth up to $1 billion, and top groups entering this market would be able to share a huge chunk of that sum. Recently, the Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie signed into law a bill that will see the introduction of […]

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March 4th, 2013 by Maria T

A worrying trend is being witnessed in Las Vegas, with the closure of poker room after poker room by top spots on the Strip.  It was recently reported that in the past two months alone, eight poker rooms have been shut down, and for the most, replaced with slot machines in the space they once […]

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