Poker Rumours

December 6th, 2014 by Maria T

PokerStars and its coalition of partners in California were swift with their response to the new online poker bill introduced in California.  The group – made up of Amaya Gaming (owner of PokerStars) and several tribes and cardrooms – said in a public statement that AB9, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, was simply a rehash […]

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December 5th, 2014 by Renee K

The California online poker bill introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto continues to garner mixed reactions. The Poker Players Alliance announced that it required more time to study the proposal, which claims to solve all the challenges that previously prevented the state from passing long-needed online poker registration. The bill uses the similar language […]

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November 30th, 2014 by Renee K

While online poker players in New Jersey are pinning their hopes of seeing a larger player’s pool, on future compacts between the state and other regulated jurisdictions, the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, David Rebuck, said that such a compact isn’t yet on the horizon. Market watchers have wondered whether Rebuck […]

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November 29th, 2014 by Tom L

Democrat Senator Gwen Margolis is pushing for reform in Florida’s gambling industry by introducing a bill which would allow the sale of lottery tickets online. SB120 calls for Florida’s lottery authority to “create a program that allows a person who is 18 years of age or older to make an online purchase of a Florida […]

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November 28th, 2014 by Tom L

Australian poker player, Nicholas Polias, convinced a judge that comments written in response to his Facebook status regarding an incident during a trip to Las Vegas, justified a $340,000 payout by those who wrote them.  The incident occurred after Polias traveled with several friends to Vegas in 2012 to attend a poker tournament. At one […]

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November 28th, 2014 by Renee K

Vicky Coren, one of the world’s best known female poker players, has decided to split from PokerStars, where she has been a sponsored pro since 2007. Coren’s move comes as a statement against the poker room’s move away from a skilled-only platform and the introduction of casino games since the takeover from Amaya Gaming. Coren […]

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November 25th, 2014 by Maria T

It seems that casinos across the United States are making a statement against the iconic comedian, Bill Cosby and allegations that he sexually assaulted a number of women throughout his career.  Cosby has close to 30 dates on his touring calendar up until May 2015, however several casinos have postponed his appearance at their locations […]

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November 23rd, 2014 by Maria T

Disappointing igaming numbers coming out of Delaware: The state’s lottery announced that the online gambling market generated just $130,500 in October, slumping to a new low. Since Delaware launched its online gambling market, it has seen only $2 million generated in a full year of operations. October saw numbers drop 10% compared to the previous […]

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