Poker Rumours

June 3rd, 2013 by Tom L

Nevada’s first real money online poker site, Ultimate Poker, has been up and running for about a month and if the numbers are anything to go by, the fledgling site is making good progress so far.  To date, Ultimate Poker has dealt its 2 millionth hand after 30 days of operation. Ultimate Poker had a […]

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June 3rd, 2013 by Maria T

PokerAce, which opened its doors to the public just ten months ago, will be shutting shop, according to the latest reports.   The online poker room was touted as a site for players from Asia and was based in the Philippines, although it accepted players from all over the world. PokerAce said that it would […]

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June 2nd, 2013 by Tom L

Caesars Entertainment is on the brink of launching the real money online poker site for its World Series of Poker brand as the live tournament launches in Nevada.   Caesars, which will launch the joint site with UK gambling giant, 888 Holdings, is poised to see the real money version of WSOP.com go live and […]

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June 2nd, 2013 by Maria T

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has called for greater Republican support for its intentions to push for federal online poker in the United States.   The group wants to concentrate its efforts on attracting support by lawmakers who are based outside of Nevada, in the hope of making the idea more appealing across the board. […]

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May 29th, 2013 by Renee K

The story of how the online poker room, Absolute Poker was founded and its meteoric rise to become a site worth millions of dollars unfolds in Ben Mezrich’s latest book, Straight Flush.  Mezrich’s two books The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House were the basis of two award winning movies, The Social Network and […]

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May 28th, 2013 by Tom L

GambleID, a service provider which helps online poker and gambling sites identify consumers, has become the 23rd group to receive a license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC).  The license will enable GambleID to enter Nevada’s lucrative online poker industry, which has already seen the launch of its first […]

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May 26th, 2013 by Renee K

Leading online poker room, 888 Poker, has announced its intention to continue sponsoring the PGA EuroPro Golf Tour.  The tour takes place at major golf courses across the United Kingdom from April to October each year. The tour is a traditional feeder of the Challenge Tour, while several have even gone on to the European […]

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May 23rd, 2013 by Maria T

The investment community has praised New Jersey for introducing sweeping changes to its gambling laws and introducing online gambling via Atlantic City casinos to its residents.  A panel of Wall Street analysts, speaking at the East Coast Gaming Congress this week, said that internet gambling could be the key to pulling Atlantic City out of […]

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