Poker Rumours

April 12th, 2014 by Maria T

In efforts to make it easier for New Jersey and Nevada online poker players to deposit funds into their accounts, at least two brands have signed on with Neteller as a payment option. WSOP.com, the online poker brand owned by Caesars Interactive Entertainment, recently started offering  players the use of Neteller’s Net+ card in Nevada, […]

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April 9th, 2014 by Tom L

The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey has announced that security measures for poker play have been tightened, following a scandal where counterfeit chips were used in a January poker tournament.  Announcing the security upgrade, the casino’s senior vice president, Joe Lupo said that new, more intricate chips have been introduced with unique […]

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April 9th, 2014 by Renee K

A special task force commissioned by a Mississippi government committee to study the effects of online gambling on the state will present its results by the end of the year.  The objective of the study, which comprises eight members from different sectors in Mississippi, is to provide the government with an objective look on the […]

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April 6th, 2014 by Maria T

The appetite for the introduction of legal and regulated online gambling in Pennsylvania is weak at best, with neither the the Republicans nor the Governor pushing particularly hard for this type of industry. Speaking on Friday, the House GOP spokesman, Stephen Miskin said: “I’m not sure there’s a whole lot of support in our caucus […]

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April 6th, 2014 by Renee K

The Las Vegas Review Journal recently ran an article examining a new trend – the need for online poker players in the state’s regulated i-gaming industry to pay taxes on their winnings if the IRS insists.  According to the article, in the past, players who frequented offshore poker sites weren’t quick to cooperate with the […]

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April 5th, 2014 by Renee K

The state of Florida continues to place pressure on internet gambling activities as a new round of arrests were made late last week. Authorities used search warrants to break up activities in two internet cafe operations which they claim were promoting gambling, and arrested dozens of people. Florida Department of Law Enforcement swooped on establishments […]

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April 5th, 2014 by Tom L

Opposition to attempts to introduce a federal igaming ban continues to grow, with two other authorities joining a growing number of groups using their clout to influence lawmakers in Washington. The North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL), and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) both spoke out against Senator Lindsey Graham’s Restoration […]

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April 3rd, 2014 by Renee K

Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein has surprised lawmakers in her native state of California by backing a bill that would make online gambling completely banned in the US on a federal level.  Feinstein was the sole Democrat to sign on as co-sponsor to the controversial Sheldon Adelson-backed proposal put forward by Senator Lindsey Graham of South […]

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