Poker Rumours

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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September 22nd, 2012 by Tom L

The much awaited interview with Howard Lederer was published by Poker News this weekend, with the co-owner of Full Tilt Poker praising Poker Stars for its conduct during the negotiations which eventually led to a deal worth over $700 million. Lederer said that Poker Stars was one of several potential buyers of the beleagured online [...]

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September 20th, 2012 by Renee K

With IGT’s Entraction Poker Network planning to close shop by the end of the year, many of its skins are looking for new homes. Yesterday it was announced that one of the biggest groups on the Entraction Network, iGame Malta, has signed a deal that will see it move to the Microgaming Poker Network by [...]

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