Poker Rumours

February 26th, 2017 by Maria T

A player from New Jersey who accessed PokerStars NJ to try his luck on a Spin & Go tournament was left stunned after only 15 minutes of play into the tournament landed him a massive $100,000 payout. 28 year old James Piccolo visited PokerStars.com at the end of January and hoped to make a couple […]

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February 25th, 2017 by Tom L

2017 could be the year that online poker becomes a reality in the state of New York. This week the Senate Gaming Committee voted unanimously (11-0) to accept the bill sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic (R-42nd District), known as S 3898. The bill will state, among other things, that poker is a game of […]

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February 22nd, 2017 by Tom L

Lawmakers in California seem to be unfazed that they find themselves in almost exactly the same spot that they were ten years ago when it comes the legalizing and regulating online poker. It’s another year and yet another lawmaker has come forward to introduce his version of an online poker bill – with seemingly very […]

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February 22nd, 2017 by Maria T

Those who predicted that allowing online gambling to enter New Jersey’s gaming arena would see the cannibalization of the state’s brick-and-mortar casino industry, were proven wrong once again this month. In a new study carried out by the industry research group Eilers & Krijckik, it was shown that online gambling has had a very significant […]

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February 15th, 2017 by Maria T

While relationships between the United States and Russia may not be all roses and candlelight these days, there is one thing that the two federal governments seem to agree on. The Putin government has looked to US legislation for inspiration when it comes to passing its own anti-online gambling laws. Russia’s Ministry of Finance recently […]

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February 15th, 2017 by Tom L

Despite the fact that a scheduled hearing about gaming expansion in Pennsylvania was cancelled recently, there is still cautious optimism that lawmakers will successfully bring about a legal and regulated online poker industry in the state sooner rather than latter. Lobbyists for progress in the gaming industry tried not to see the cancellation of the […]

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February 9th, 2017 by Tom L

A second bill made its way to New York’s legal platforms, with the objective of turning online poker into a legal pastime within the state’s borders. The bill is exactly the same as the first bill proposed this year. Both bills seek to have poker defined as a game of skill, and make it legal […]

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February 4th, 2017 by Tom L

/a>Hopes are on the rise again for lawmakers to finally succeed in their efforts to bring legal online poker and gambling to the state of Pennsylvania. A memorandum was filed in the State Senate last week, announcing that “in the near future”, Senator Thomas J. McGarrigle, Sen. Thomas H. Killion, Sen. Guy Reschenthaler intend to […]

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