Poker Rumours

December 22nd, 2013 by Maria T

While Sheldon Adelson, tycoon head of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, tries to convince us that the majority of US citizens are opposed to online poker, a new study has shown quite the opposite.  Reason-Rupe recently polled 1,000 Americans on various topics, some related to gambling and others not, such as Obama’s health care plans.  Among […]

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December 22nd, 2013 by Renee K

One month after launching into New Jersey’s new online gambling industry, Party Poker is able to claim 50% of the fledgling market, according to PokerScout. According to the numbers posted, based on a 7 day average, Party Poker had around 240 concurrent players on its network wagering for real money.  The group shares a player […]

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December 16th, 2013 by Renee K

Rafa Nadal has proven his prowess both on court and off after winning a Poker Stars European Tour Prague charity tournament.  The 13 time Grand Slam winner entered the EUR 100,000 event through Poker Stars where he has been serving in a promotional capacity since being laid up with a knee injury.  Nadal has focused […]

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December 16th, 2013 by Tom L

In a lawsuit filed late last week, Caesars Entertainment has sued the head of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, blaming Stephen Crosby for a failed effort to win a state gaming license. Caesars, which took the case to a federal court, said that a conflict of interest and Crosby’s actions resulted in the casino giant losing […]

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December 15th, 2013 by Renee K

Despite the sensationalist headlines across gambling-related news platforms that the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement has “shut the doors on Poker Stars” and “blocked it from obtaining an online gambling license”, some other sites are trying to bring proportion to the overall picture and telling the story how it really is. According to sites […]

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December 15th, 2013 by Maria T

Last week’s Congressional hearing on internet poker came with an interesting philosophical twist after God was introduced into the debate by several speakers.  The first witness in the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Tuesday to mention God was online poker proponent, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, who said jokingly: “God must be for […]

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December 10th, 2013 by Maria T

Today’s hearing by the federal House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on online poker will attract a number of big names in the industry. One of the witnesses chosen to speak is the executive director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), John Pappas, as well as the president and chief executive officer […]

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December 10th, 2013 by Renee K

Progress has been seen in New Hampshire’s efforts to legalize casino gambling, after a special panel responsible for developing regulations for any future casinos in the state, recommended that a single casino be authorized.  The panel suggested that the casino offer up to  150 table games and 5,000 slot machines. A bill authorizing the license […]

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