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Poker Rumours

October 2nd, 2012 by Tom L

A survey which was commissioned to determine the extent of problem gambling in the state of Ohio, painted a very different picture to one being presented by anti-gambling lobbyists in the state. The Kent State University research study, commissioned by the Ohio Lottery Commission, showed that less than half a percent of the adults in [...]

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October 2nd, 2012 by Maria T

The Montreal based Amaya Gaming Group has confirmed that it has purchased the Ongame Poker Network from bwin.party digital entertainment for up to EUR 25 million. Amaya will pay bwin.party an initial EUR 15.1 million for the network, and will top it off with up to EUR 10 million extra should online poker become legal [...]

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September 29th, 2012 by Renee K

A recent poll conducted by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies shows that Marylanders are split almost evenly over the expansion of gambling in their state. The question of the expansion of gambling in Maryland will appear as Question 7 on the November ballot, and it seems that there is no clear cut decision among citizens. [...]

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September 29th, 2012 by Tom L

This week, as it does each time, PokerScout.com revealed the top ranking online poker rooms in the industry in terms of the number of real money ring players over a seven day period. And, as usual, Poker Stars has come out tops again by far, boasting 22,000 real money ring players in the seven day [...]

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September 27th, 2012 by Tom L

The public arguing between Republican Senatar Dean Heller of Nevada and his Democratic counterpart, Senatar Harry Reid regarding support for online poker has been seen as an obstacle in the passage of the bi-partisan bill proposed to see the introduction of regulated internet poker in the United States. Reid has accused Heller of not bringing [...]

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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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