Poker Rumours

January 12th, 2014 by Renee K

The data of around 50,000 active account members of the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League (WPTAPL) official website has been compromised because of a security breach.   Site officials have confirmed that the site was hacked by an individual who goes by the name [email protected]  The hacker posted a tweet via social networking platform, Twitter, […]

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January 8th, 2014 by Maria T

As the state of Pennsylvania examines options to expand gambling as a means to slow down a growing deficit, a new bill has been introduced which could legalize video gaming machines. The proposal by Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, would allow restaurants, bars and clubs with liquor licenses to operate up to three video gaming machines on […]

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January 6th, 2014 by Tom L

California gaming attorney I. Nelson Rose, considered by many to be one of the leading experts of gambling law in the United States, has predicted that 2014 will be a tough year to see online poker legislation passing in the state of California. Professor Rose told the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday that while he […]

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January 6th, 2014 by Maria T

Romanian-Canadian poker pro, Daniel Negreanu, has been named Poker Player of the Decade by the independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index.  He was honored for his excellent performance at a steady pace over the past ten years, culminating with an exceptional 2013 where he received Player of the Year titles from a number of […]

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January 5th, 2014 by Renee K

The President of the Atlantic City based Borgata Casino and Hotel, Tom Ballance, said in a recent interview that New Jersey’s new online gambling regime has “exceeded all expectations”.  He also said that the 20,000 new online poker and gambling accounts opened through the casino’s online gambling platform will not serve as a threat to […]

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January 5th, 2014 by Maria T

Sobe Holdings, the group which bid to purchase the financially strapped Atlantic Club Casino and Hotel, and which lost out to Caesars Entertainment and the Tropicana, has asked for a rehearing so that its offer can be considered once more.   Sobe claims that its bid was $1 million more than the other group’s and […]

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December 31st, 2013 by Maria T

The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, has been forced to admit defeat regarding privatization plans for the state’s lottery. According to Reuters, the governor has backed out of a controversial deal with the UK lottery operator, Camelot which was signed earlier this year.  The deal would have seen Camelot run the Pennsylvania State Lottery for […]

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December 31st, 2013 by Tom L

The Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, agrees that the price tag on pursuing the legalization of sports betting in the state is hefty, but he says that the cost is worth it in the long run.  According to Matt Friedman, a reporter for the Newark Star-Ledger, the state is expected to pay over $2.3 […]

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