Poker Rumours

September 24th, 2012 by Tom L

Under the terms of the Isle of Man’s licensing regulations, any company which carries its gambling license must have its servers and infrastructure physically located within the jurisdiction. As such, with the newly relaunched Full Tilt Poker now operating under an Isle of Man license, the online poker site had its hardware, including hosting racks, [...]

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September 24th, 2012 by Renee K

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved three more gambling operators to provide their services in the state’s newly regulated gambling industry. The three groups are American Casino and Entertainment Properties LLC, PokerTrip Enterprises and WMS Industries. American Casino and Entertainment Properties LLC (ACEP) was granted an interactive gambling operator’s license by the Nevada Gaming Commission. The [...]

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September 22nd, 2012 by Tom L

Another online poker room has closed its doors to players from the United States. Up until now, Red Star Poker, part of the Revolution Gaming Network, has continued to accepts players from the US, including new sign ups. However, this weekend, affiliates were informed that, effective immediately, they would not be allowed to accept new [...]

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September 22nd, 2012 by Tom L

The much awaited interview with Howard Lederer was published by Poker News this weekend, with the co-owner of Full Tilt Poker praising Poker Stars for its conduct during the negotiations which eventually led to a deal worth over $700 million. Lederer said that Poker Stars was one of several potential buyers of the beleagured online [...]

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September 20th, 2012 by Renee K

With IGT’s Entraction Poker Network planning to close shop by the end of the year, many of its skins are looking for new homes. Yesterday it was announced that one of the biggest groups on the Entraction Network, iGame Malta, has signed a deal that will see it move to the Microgaming Poker Network by [...]

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September 19th, 2012 by Tom L

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada based online gambling firm, International Game Technology (IGT), has offered her view on the course of online poker in the United States. Patti Hart spoke to Bloomberg Business Week about IGT’s news that it would be pulling its recently acquired Entraction Poker Network from the European gambling market, [...]

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September 16th, 2012 by Tom L

Non US Full Tilt Poker players who hope to see their account reopened when the site relaunches later this year, will be pleased to note that a process has begun which will bring them one step closer. This weekend, Full Tilt Poker began sending emails to former players, asking them to supply some form of [...]

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September 15th, 2012 by Maria T

Details of a proposal to legalize and regulate online poker, introduced by Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl – which they hope will pass in Congress during the upcoming lame duck session – were circulated in recent days. The four page document goes into great detail about how Democrat and Republican senators hope to see [...]

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