Poker Rumours

August 18th, 2014 by Tom L

Authorities in South California swooped down on two internet cafes and closed down the businesses on grounds of illegal online gambling. Two people were arrested and over 70 computers were seized. Both businesses are located in Corvina, San Gabriel Valley and the police busts took place within a short space of one another. Using a [...]

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August 16th, 2014 by Maria T

Newsweek, the popular current affairs publication, features a new cover article entitled Poker Face, where online poker comes under attack and the authors stress the ‘dangers’ that the game poses to minors. The angle of the article can be understood without reading a word of it, as it is accompanied by a cover picture of [...]

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August 14th, 2014 by Maria T

A number of media sources are reporting that the one of the world’s largest online payment processors, PayPal, may be making its way into the US online gambling market. Although the company has yet to make a public statement regarding these plans, it is believed that PayPal will begin processing payments for regulated online poker [...]

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August 11th, 2014 by Renee K

Boyd Gaming is very satisfied with the performance of its online gambling segment in New Jersey, with the group reporting that numbers broke even for the first time in July 2014. Boyd’s interests in New Jersey include online poker and casino sites in partnership with Atlantic City casinos such as the Borgata and Bwin.Party Digital [...]

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August 11th, 2014 by Tom L

A coalition made up of Poker Stars, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and several Californian card rooms have reiterated their commitment to the legalization of online poker in the Golden State. This is despite the fact that lawmakers were forced to shelve their bills this session that would have seen the introduction of legal [...]

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August 9th, 2014 by Tom L

Ohio recently posted numbers for its casino industry, showing once again that revenues are on a downward spiral. Authorities say that the numbers are consistent with gambling industries on a national scale, and the question now remains whether Ohio and other struggling states need to get ahead of the competition by introducing a new dimension [...]

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August 9th, 2014 by Renee K

PokerStars became the first online poker site to launch in Bulgaria’s new online gambling regime. The site was handed an online poker license by Bulgaria’s State Gambling Commission in February this year, and the wheels were thus set in motion for the launch of PokerStars.bg this week.  So far, PokerStars.bg is the only licensed online [...]

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August 7th, 2014 by Renee K

Donald Trump, owner of Trump Entertainment Properties, is demanding that two Atlantic City casinos have his name removed from their establishments due to the fact that they are so run down that he is ashamed to be associated with them.  While Trump help found Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza, he no longer has controlling interest.  The casinos, [...]

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