Poker Rumours

April 23rd, 2013 by Maria T

Joe Sebok, professional poker player, was caught up in a cruel scam which saw blackmailers try to exort money from a group of poker pros in return for not making public nude photos of them.  The photos were stolen from the players’ private email accounts which were illegally accessed by the blackmailers. In 2010, Joe Sebok was […]

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April 22nd, 2013 by Tom L

Yet another state is sniffing out online gambling possibilities, with news that Pennsylvania lawmakers proposed legislation to legalize and regulate it in the state.  State Rep. Tina M. Davis, one of the main sponsors of the bill tried to see opponents see reason by explaining that if the Keystone State wanted to continue benefit from […]

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April 21st, 2013 by Matt W

Two months ago, as part of a larger budget plan, Massachusetts lawmakers introduced a bill that would allow the state lottery to regulate online gambling, including poker in a two pronged plan.  The first stage would allow the lottery to offer tickets online, while the second allowed Massachusetts Gaming Commission to grant licenses to online […]

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April 21st, 2013 by Renee K

When US authorities blew the lid open on what they allege to be an illegal sports betting ring, a range of colorful characters emerged in a case which has captured the imagination of the media.  On the surface, the police say that the network, spanning from the US to Russia, laundered over $100 million in […]

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April 18th, 2013 by Renee K

After multiple indictments against 34 personnel were handed down to Legends Sports, also referred to as Legendz (betlegends.eu) the company has made the decision to shut down to their customers in the United States and across the world. While the sportsbook is in the process of transferring player balances to a new website. Note: A […]

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April 17th, 2013 by RogerCP

The Bodog Poker room, casino and sportsbook (www.bodog.eu) announced today that they would be disabling the use of Moneybookers, now known as Skrill, from their cashier system. It has also been removed from the Asian site, Bodog88. Compatible Poker’s opinion is that in an attempt to keep Bodog poker room in a healthy state they […]

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April 17th, 2013 by Maria T

The chances of seeing any progress in gambling legislation in the Lone Star State in the near future are slim, according to Senator John Carona, R-Dallas.   Carona expressed his pessimism shortly after making the decision not to move his casino gambling measure out of committee on Tuesday. The senator called the chances of the bill […]

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April 17th, 2013 by Renee K

A number of high profile poker players have been named in a sportsbetting sting embarked on by US authorities.  The high stakes players were among those charged by the Department of Justice for operating an illegal sportsbetting platform, accepting bets for what the DOJ termed illegal sportsbetting and transmitting sports betting information to punters. Some […]

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