Poker Rumours

October 20th, 2016 by Tom L

The talks between PokerStars parent company, Amaya and the British gambling giant, William Hill have reportedly been aborted. The two gambling superpowers have been involved in merger talks for several weeks now, with reports of an all-share deal possibly becoming a reality in the near future. According to a number of news outlets, while the […]

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October 13th, 2016 by Tom L

Following weeks of speculation, the Canadian online gambling entity and owner of PokerStars, Amaya Inc has confirmed that it is involved in merger talks with the giant British company, William Hill. The two have said that a deal could prove to be the perfect match in an industry that continues to see Merger and Acquisition […]

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October 13th, 2016 by Maria T

In a bid to boost its exposure and reach out to potential members, the online poker platform, PartyPoker has launched a dedicated Twitch channel. The announcement was made by PartyPoker’s official ambassador, Patrick Leonard this week, with the objective being to educate a potential 100 million viewers regarding poker strategy and other industry related issues. […]

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October 6th, 2016 by Maria T

Massachusetts’ State Treasurer, Deborah Goldberg, issued a statement to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce that efforts would be renewed next year to introduce online lottery products in the state. Goldberg is keen to bring the Bay State in line with other states such as Michigan, Kentucky and Illinois who have all passed legislation to […]

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October 6th, 2016 by Tom L

One of the online poker networks which was a major player at the peak of the industry, Ongame, will be shutting down sometime this month, it has been reported. Ongame has changed hands multiple times over the past few years, and was most recently acquired by NYX Gaming in July this year. However, no amount […]

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September 27th, 2016 by Tom L

Interest in US politics has never been at a higher peak, with the two presidential candidates fighting it out to their last breath ahead of the elections in November. But while heads are turned in the direction of Camp Clinton or Team Trump, some senators have been busy behind the scenes, trying to push their […]

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September 26th, 2016 by Tom L

PartyPoker online poker site, in conjunction with Dusk Till Dawn live poker room, has announced an ambitious new £5 million tournament, with a cool million set aside as top prize for one lucky winner. The MILLIONS tournament is set to begin with Day 1 events held online and off, with an affordable £550 buy in. […]

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September 19th, 2016 by Tom L

After years of trial and error, European gambling regulators seem to be able to agree on one thing: The idea of segregated poker player pools is a big mistake and has done nothing to generate income in countries’ online poker industries. Authorities from Austria, Britain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and France met in Paris last […]

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