Poker Rumours

May 7th, 2014 by Renee K

Following a huge crackdown on sweepstakes machines in Honolulu, Hawaii, it has been reported that customers could be next on the police’s target list.  Last week, a grand jury charged three gambling establishment owners and six of their employees in an indictment of over 400 pages, mainly for promoting gambling and money laundering.  Hawaii is [...]

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May 6th, 2014 by Maria T

Hollywood star, Ben Affleck, has been banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas because, according to several media sources, because he was “too good” at the game.  CNN, citing an anonymous source, said that a security guard told the Argo star that since he was suspected of card [...]

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May 6th, 2014 by Maria T

While there are always those who are for online poker and those who are against online poker, it is always interesting to see what surveys show. The Coalition for Consumer & Online Protection (C4COP) recently commissioned a survey to find out how Californians feel about online poker. The results of the poll showed that at [...]

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May 2nd, 2014 by Tom L

Ultimate Poker has been operating for a year. On April 30th, 2013, Ultimate Poker quietly opened its virtual doors. While there had not been any fuss and certainly no fanfare, the Nevada online poker site was launched. There had been some tweats on Twitter that mentioned that the site was opening, but other than that, [...]

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May 1st, 2014 by Maria T

The March 2014 online poker results that have been released by the Nevada State Gaming Control Board have shown a 12.2% increase. The 12.2% increase in revenues show that the total has increased to $926,000 for March, whereas in February, the total was $824,000. Nevada launched online poker in April 2013. The first online poker [...]

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April 30th, 2014 by Renee K

While there are always those who are for online poker and those who are against online poker, it is always interesting to see what surveys show. The Coalition for Consumer & Online Protection (C4COP) recently commissioned a survey to find out how Californians feel about online poker. The results of the poll showed that at [...]

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April 29th, 2014 by Tom L

When New Jersey legalized online poker, PokerStars had partnered with a brick and mortar casino, The Atlantic Club Casino. PokerStars was not granted an operating license, and the casino filed for bankruptcy soon after the deal fell through. In July 2013, PokerStars made another deal with the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. While PokerStars still [...]

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April 28th, 2014 by Renee K

The 2014 World Poker Tour has been won by Keven Stammen. Stammen is an American poker pro that has beaten a field of 328 poker players. He won an incredible $1,350,000. Stammen, who is from Ohio, has made it to three final table so far this year. The poker pro also won a prelim at [...]

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