Poker Rumours

February 14th, 2015 by Renee K

888 Holdings Plc, the London listed online gambling group and parent company of 888.com, has confirmed that it is in talks with rival British gaming giant, William Hill.  Reports coming out of the industry suggest that William Hill made an offer to 888 Holdings to acquire the group for £2.10 per share – a final price tag […]

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February 13th, 2015 by Tom L

For the third consecutive year, online poker giant, PokerStars was named Online Poker Operator of the Year at the International Gaming Awards in London.  Also on the shortlist for this title was PokerStars’ sister site Full Tilt Poker, who managed to take home the Online Casino Operator of the Year award. In addition, the two […]

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February 6th, 2015 by Tom L

The Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2015 has failed to advance significantly enough to meet a deadline that would have taken it past committee level. The Mississippi Legislature registered the bill as ‘dead’. State Representative Bobby Moak’s bill was not without controversy, even from those who support the idea of online gambling in the state. Moak […]

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February 6th, 2015 by Renee K

The bill that gave slight hope to Washingtonians regarding the introduction of legal online poker in the state, has died. HB 1114, introduced by Rep. Sherry Appleton and authored by Curtis Woodward of the Washington Internet Poker Initiative, will not be getting a hearing this session, according to the latest news coming out of the state. […]

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January 31st, 2015 by Renee K

Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Corporation head, may have been lying low for the past few weeks regarding his anti-online gambling efforts, but this week it was revealed that he is now back on track. According to media reports, Adelson met with a number of Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee in early January […]

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January 29th, 2015 by Tom L

Two leading gaming sites in the New Jersey online poker market, WSOP NJ and 888Poker NJ saw their new partnership bear fruit as the latest numbers reveal. Both sites opted to share liquidity on their online poker platforms from the middle of the month for many of their products. Recently, PokerScout.com revealed that  both sites […]

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January 28th, 2015 by RogerCP

A new bill to legalize online poker was introduced on Friday by Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer. The bill differs from previous legal efforts in the state that were introduced last year and from Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s AB 9 that was introduced earlier last year. The newly introduced AB 167 has two main differences from previous legislation: […]

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January 26th, 2015 by Tom L

Carnival Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Scientific Games to launch mobile casino games on many of the company’s cruise liners.  The games, from Scientific Games’ Bally brand, will be rolled out on mobile platforms and will be accessible to passengers in international waters.  Games from Play n Go, PokerTek […]

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