Poker Rumours

June 21st, 2013 by Tom L

Kentucky’s infamous anti online gambling crusader, Steve Beshear  announced that he has earned over $6 million for state coffers after reaching a settlement with online poker rooms Poker Stars and Full Tilt Poker.  The announcement stems back to a case that began in 2008 when Governor Beshear seized the domain names of 141 online gambling […]

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June 19th, 2013 by Tom L

Sheldon Adelson, the Chief Executive Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the world’s largest gambling group, has come out in a blatant attack against online gambling in a recent Forbes.com article.  Adelson has called online gambling “fool’s gold” and a “societal wreck waiting to happen”. The gambling tycoon urges the federal government to rewrite the […]

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June 15th, 2013 by Tom L

It was good news for poker fans in Oregon this week, after a bill that was meant to close poker rooms in the state failed to make any real progress.  At one point, it seemed that the bill, which would have seen the end of poker rooms in Portland, was gaining momentum, after part of […]

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June 15th, 2013 by Renee K

The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division has instructed Atlantic City casinos that they have until the end of this month to find partners for their potential online gambling operations.  The 12 local casinos have been told that June 30th is the cut off date for them to arrange internet poker and gambling deals. While many […]

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June 13th, 2013 by Maria T

Caesars Entertainment continues on its path to bring the World Series of Poker brand across multiple channels, with the group’s latest move being to purchase all interests in  the WSOP play money social poker app belonging to Electronic Arts software group With the app downloaded over six million time since it was created, and with […]

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June 13th, 2013 by Tom L

While the state of Ohio is only speculating an online gambling regime at present, with no actual law in the legal pipelines, one potential obstacle in its path may be Ohio’s own constitution. A 2009 state constitutional amendment dictates that casino gambling can only take place in four clear locations in Ohio – at the […]

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June 12th, 2013 by Renee K

Rep. Tina Davis of Pennsylvania introduced a bill to legalize online gambling in the state in April this year, however lawmakers opposed to the introduction of internet wagering through HB 1235 have vowed to make it extremely difficult for Davis to see any real progress in her proposal. The chair of the Pennsylvania Gambling Oversight […]

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June 9th, 2013 by Maria T

The latest efforts to legalize and regulate online poker on a federal level may backfire and actually see online poker legislation take a step backwards, according to Senator Harry Reid of Nevada.   The Democrat was reacting to a bill proposed by Rep. Peter King which seeks to legalize all types of online gambling in […]

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