Poker Rumours

January 6th, 2017 by Tom L

Senator Jay Costa of Pennsylvania has taken the first step this year to continue with 2016’s efforts to introduce online gambling legislation. Costa co-sponsored a memorandum where he stated his intention to begin steps to introduce a bill that is almost a carbon copy of last year’s bill, with the intent to legalize and regulate […]

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December 31st, 2016 by Tom L

ESPN recently reported that 2017 may be the year that we see the creation of a new sports betting bill in New York. Reporter, David Purdum tweeted earlier this month: “Staff for NY Assemblyman @JG Pretlow is in the process of writing a bill that aims to legalize sports betting, challenge federal prohibition.” This is […]

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December 27th, 2016 by Maria T

As we head into the final few days of 2016, we take a look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the online gambling industry throughout the year. Online Gambling State by State We would’ve loved to give you a list (even a short one) of individual states that managed to pass legislation to regulate […]

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December 27th, 2016 by Tom L

Spin Games announced recently that it has received authorization by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to receive a ‘Casino Services Industry Enterprise’ license from the gambling authority. In early 2016, Spin Games was awarded a transactional waiver – considered a temporary license. Spin Games can now start deploying its interactive gaming content to […]

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December 22nd, 2016 by Tom L

A federal judge has essentially put an end to any hopes that the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel tribe had of offering online poker and other forms of gambling from its land. Judge Anthony J. Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that the tribe, as well as the […]

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December 22nd, 2016 by Maria T

The former chief executive officer of Amaya Group, David Baazov, announced this week that he had ended acquisition talks to acquire the company that he founded. Baazov said that some of the company’s shareholders were demanding a price that was too high for him to pay. In November this year, Baazov made an offer to […]

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December 14th, 2016 by Maria T

Attempts continue to be made by online gambling opponents in the United States to introduce tougher legislation. Last week, Pennsylvania Republican Representative Michael Fitzpatrick introduced HR 6453 which has the same ultimate objectives as the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). According to the wording of the bill, the aim of HR 6453 is this: […]

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December 14th, 2016 by Tom L

Boris Becker, the former world champion ace tennis player, has become the latest sportsman to become a brand ambassador for PartyPoker online poker room. Becker is a six-time major singles winner in tennis, although he is not new to the world of poker. He previously represented PokerStars and has finished deep in a number of […]

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