Poker Rumours

November 25th, 2013 by Renee K

Today marks the last day of New Jersey’s five day online poker and gambling soft launch which began on Thursday.  All those companies and providers which had received authorization of the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement before the launch date, are currently participating in the test run before tomorrow’s official launch of the Garden State’s […]

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November 20th, 2013 by Renee K

New Jersey’s governor Chris Christie may have to take his fight to have sports betting in the Garden State legalized to the highest possible rung in the legal system, after the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request for a second hearing on the issue on Friday.   The appeal, put forward by Christie, owners […]

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November 20th, 2013 by Maria T

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has admitted that it was surprised by an announcement by Senator Raymond Lesniak that he intends to propose a new igaming law that will enable igaming license holders to offer their services in regulated international jurisdictions.  Lesniak will hold a press conference on Thursday morning outlining the new proposal […]

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November 18th, 2013 by Tom L

Sheldon Adelson, the American billionaire casino magnate and owner of the Sands conglomerate, is said to be picking up speed in his fight against the legalization of online poker and gambling in the United States.  According to a number of media sources, Adelson has hired public relation experts and lobbyists to push his anti-egaming message […]

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November 18th, 2013 by Maria T

The group commissioned by the US Justice Department to administer payments to former US players of online poker room, Full Tilt Poker, has said that money will start being paid out by March 2014. Players have been unable to access their funds since April 2011 on a date known as Black Friday, and it has […]

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November 15th, 2013 by Maria T

New Jersey, which predicted that its online gambling industry will launch on November 26th, has not ruled out the possibility of extending the five ‘soft-launch’ trial period if everything is not running as smoothly as expected.  Prior to the official launch, New Jersey will begin the trial period on November 21st, allowing a select group […]

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November 15th, 2013 by Renee K

With Delaware’s online gambling regime officially launched comes the news that the state has been involved in talks with Nevada to form an interstate compact.  The Las Vegas Sun reported that Delaware Governor Jack Markell has been discussing the possibility with his Nevadian counterpart, Governor Brian Sandoval, although nothing concrete has been decided on just […]

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November 15th, 2013 by Maria T

Speaking about the possible introduction of igaming in California in the coming years, the head of the state’s Gambling Control Commission, Richard Schuetz, predicted that only online poker may become a reality – at least for the time being.  Schuetz said that it may not be viable to allow the introduction of other online gambling […]

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