Poker Rumours

August 28th, 2012 by Maria T

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has used his veto power to nix major gambling expansion plans in the state – a decision that will see a major showdown between gambling proponents and opponents after the November 6th elections. Quinn opted to say no to the plan that would have set the stage for the construction of [...]

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August 28th, 2012 by Tom L

Everest Poker, the independent online poker room, is set to see its traffic jump with the news that the site will be moving to the iPoker Network. Speculation has been high that Everest Poker would shift to the network, and this was confirmed yesterday. The move promises to be a good one for both Everest [...]

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August 26th, 2012 by Maria T

It was announced this week that the iPoker Network will be splitting its more than forty online poker partners into two distinct groups – iP1 which will consist of top tier poker rooms, and iP2 where smaller, less profitable online poker rooms will be banished. In a no nonsense statement issued by the iPoker Network [...]

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August 25th, 2012 by Tom L

From the Wall Street Journal to the New York Times, an historic decision regarding the game of poker is making headlines around the United States and the rest of the world. On Tuesday, Federal Judge Jack Weinstein ruled in a case of a New York electronics dealer that the man was not violating federal gambling [...]

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August 25th, 2012 by Renee K

The first intrastate real money online poker site will be run by South Point Poker LLC, owned by Michael Gaughan, after the company was granted the first such license by the Nevada licensing authorities on Thursday. Speaking about the first such license in the United States was the chief operating officer of South Point Poker, [...]

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August 22nd, 2012 by Maria T

Ever since online poker giant, Poker Stars was forced out of the US market in April last year, it has been making all the right moves to return as soon as possible. It can be said that the group’s three-way deal with the Department of Justice, which came with a hefty $730 million price tag [...]

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August 18th, 2012 by Tom L

When the Department of Justice shut down Full Tilt Poker last year, a situation was not only created that the online poker room owed money to over a million US players, it also resulted in some of the industry’s top pros owing Full Tilt Poker cash. Now that Poker Stars have become the new owners [...]

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August 18th, 2012 by Renee K

Michael Phelps made history in the recent London Olympic Game by winning four gold medals and two silver medals – making him the most successful athlete of the Olympics for the third time running. Phelps told everybody that he would be retiring from professional swimming after these Games, therefore leaving him plenty of free time [...]

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