Poker Rumours

August 30th, 2012 by Tom L

888 Holdings, the UK based online gambling entity, has poker to thank for its increased profits, according to the group’s half yearly financial report released yesterday. After disappointing performances in past reports from its online poker arm, 888 was thrilled to announce that demand for the game increased revenues 72% compared to the same time [...]

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August 30th, 2012 by Renee K

If anybody had any fantasies that the Republicans were inching any closer to the idea of a licensed and regulated online poker and gambling regime in the United States, they are in for a rude awakening. The political party spelled out in no uncertain terms that it would not give its backing to online gambling [...]

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August 28th, 2012 by Maria T

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has used his veto power to nix major gambling expansion plans in the state – a decision that will see a major showdown between gambling proponents and opponents after the November 6th elections. Quinn opted to say no to the plan that would have set the stage for the construction of [...]

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August 28th, 2012 by Tom L

Everest Poker, the independent online poker room, is set to see its traffic jump with the news that the site will be moving to the iPoker Network. Speculation has been high that Everest Poker would shift to the network, and this was confirmed yesterday. The move promises to be a good one for both Everest [...]

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August 26th, 2012 by Maria T

It was announced this week that the iPoker Network will be splitting its more than forty online poker partners into two distinct groups – iP1 which will consist of top tier poker rooms, and iP2 where smaller, less profitable online poker rooms will be banished. In a no nonsense statement issued by the iPoker Network [...]

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August 25th, 2012 by Tom L

From the Wall Street Journal to the New York Times, an historic decision regarding the game of poker is making headlines around the United States and the rest of the world. On Tuesday, Federal Judge Jack Weinstein ruled in a case of a New York electronics dealer that the man was not violating federal gambling [...]

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August 25th, 2012 by Renee K

The first intrastate real money online poker site will be run by South Point Poker LLC, owned by Michael Gaughan, after the company was granted the first such license by the Nevada licensing authorities on Thursday. Speaking about the first such license in the United States was the chief operating officer of South Point Poker, [...]

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August 22nd, 2012 by Maria T

Ever since online poker giant, Poker Stars was forced out of the US market in April last year, it has been making all the right moves to return as soon as possible. It can be said that the group’s three-way deal with the Department of Justice, which came with a hefty $730 million price tag [...]

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