Poker Rumours

October 31st, 2015 by Renee K

Despite the fact that there is almost no form of non-tribal gambling options in Texas, the Lone Star state has turned to Delaware for some tips about expanding its lottery products to include online gambling. This was seen in a letter written by Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission, to his counterparts […]

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October 31st, 2015 by Maria T

DraftKings, the daily fantasy-sports site which was subpoenaed by the US Attorney’s Office in Southern New York last week, has now cut its ties with the World Series of Poker, it was announced recently. DraftKings and the WSOP shared a strong business partnership. The fantasy sports company regularly advertised its brand at poker tournaments and […]

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October 31st, 2015 by Tom L

Christian Christian Lusardi, who was arrested in 2014 for bringing millions of dollars in counterfeit chips to a poker tournament held at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, was sentenced to five years in prison late last week. The player was also ordered to pay nearly half a million dollars to the casino, which lost […]

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October 17th, 2015 by Maria T

A new tactic has been thought up by online gambling opponents in Washington – the idea of introducing a two year “moratorium” on real money igaming across the United States, with an eye to turning it into a permanent law. According to The Hill,  “a proposal is being floated in Congress to impose a two-year moratorium to prevent […]

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October 17th, 2015 by Tom L

PokerStars online poker room confirmed this week that it has ended its partnership with tennis legend, Rafael Nadal who was sponsored by the site for the past three years. “Rafa Nadal has played an important role for our brand and while his time as a member of Team PokerStars SportsStars has concluded for now, we […]

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October 15th, 2015 by Tom L

While Pennsylvanian Republicans have traditionally been opposed to the introduction of regulated online gambling in the state, lawmakers point out that we may be seeing some changes to these sentiments. Pennsylvania recently entered its 105th day of state budget impasse and the Republicans are desperately seeking alternative ways to bring in revenue without the need […]

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October 14th, 2015 by Maria T

Former players at Full Tilt Poker who made claims to get their funds back after the online casino room’s operations were shut down by the Department of Justice in 2011, were told that about $5.7 million would be paid out in the coming weeks. The Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas said in […]

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October 6th, 2015 by Maria T

The Nevada Gaming Control Board released numbers for the month of August 2015 recently, showing that revenue dipped very slightly by 1%. The state’s gambling authority said that this drop was linked to fewer players of baccarat, especially Chinese tourists who were reacting to a problematic economy in their part of the world. Casinos in Nevada […]

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