Poker Rumours

July 6th, 2013 by Tom L

The general public has just under a month to comment on new online gambling regulations that the State of Delaware is hoping to finalize by September this year.  27 pages of regulations were published on Friday, outlining the different clauses that will make up the Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012 which was introduced last year. […]

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July 5th, 2013 by Tom L

Speculation is high that a poker player who recently placed 11th in a World Series of Poker tournament was able to afford the buy in fee because he took part in a casino robbery several months ago. The case against 27 year old Troy Wilcoxon came to light after his arrest, together with another alleged […]

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July 4th, 2013 by Maria T

Poker Stars, the online poker room owned by the Isle of Man based Rational Group, is in the running to enter the New Jersey gambling market, following an announcement that it has inked a contract with Resorts Casino Club in Atlantic City to provide the casino with online poker and games software. The New Jersey […]

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July 3rd, 2013 by Tom L

After becoming the first online poker room to go live in Nevada, Ultimate Poker is now looking beyond the Silver State’s borders and seeking to become a prominent fixture in New Jersey’s newly regulated online gambling industry as well.  An announcement this week stated that Ultimate Poker, owned by the Stations Casino group, has entered […]

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June 30th, 2013 by Renee K

The State of New Jersey told a three judge panel of Appeal Court judges why it was imperative that sports betting be introduced to the state, during a final appeal last week.  New Jersey is hoping that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia rules in its favor and overturns a decision […]

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June 29th, 2013 by Tom L

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, one of the world’s largest gambling and casino entities, has agreed to pay the State of Kentucky $15 million to settle an online gambling case dating back to 2010.   At the time, Governor Steve Beshear of Kentucky brought a civil suit against Bwin.Party for what he termed “illegal gambling activities” in […]

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June 27th, 2013 by Maria T

Bally Technologies, the US based game maker, has expanded its services to offer payment options for online gambling through a new deal that the group signed with the UK listed Optimal Payments, parent company of Neteller payment method. Optimal’s NETBANX payment platform will be integrated onto Bally Tech’s platform and offered as a payment method […]

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June 27th, 2013 by Tom L

The Poker Players Alliance has reacted strongly to claims by Vegas Sands boss, Sheldon Adelson, that online poker and gambling are dangerous and immoral.  Adelson made these claims in an op-ed piece for Forbes magazine, causing a major backlash and even calls by online gamblers to boycott the Sands’ owned The Venetian poker room. John […]

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