Poker Rumours

April 30th, 2016 by Tom L

Tennessee has become the third state after Virginia and Indiana to legalize and regulate Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), with Governor Bill Haslam signing the relevant bill into law this week. Tennessee’s legalization of the industry broke the trend of states adopting anti-DFS laws based on negative opinions by their Attorney Generals. The state’s AG Herbert […]

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April 26th, 2016 by Tom L

>This week will mark the first time that online poker has a real chance of advancing in California’s legal channels, with a hearing set for tomorrow (Wednesday, April 27th). But several amendments made quietly behind the scenes in the days leading up to the hearing could make or break Adam Gray’s California Assembly Bill 2863. […]

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April 22nd, 2016 by Tom L

On May 31st this year, the long running Everest Poker will shut operations in France, according to operators Betclic Everest. Towards the end of this month, all customers will be migrated to the BetClic.fr platform, and later in May, the online poker room will cease to run. The Everest Poker brand in France will then […]

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April 14th, 2016 by Tom L

AB 2863, an online poker bill sponsored by Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) and Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) will receive a hearing sometime this month, it was reported by the chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Steve Stallings. The bill “is set to move ahead,” said Stallings, “with internet poker legislative efforts as close […]

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April 9th, 2016 by Tom L

The giant US gambling company, Las Vegas Sands owned by Sheldon Adelson, has been slapped with a $9 million penalty for allegations of bribery in Asia, according to a statement by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The group was told to pay the fine in order to settle an investigation that has been ongoing […]

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April 9th, 2016 by Maria T

The second state in recent days has declared Daily Fantasy Sports an illegal gambling pastime. Tennessee’s Attorney General, Herbert H. Slatery III, said in a published opinion paper that DFS is illegal due to an absence of legislation declaring that it is not. This decision deals a blow to lawmakers who have been working tirelessly […]

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April 6th, 2016 by Maria T

After two weeks of operations in the New Jersey online poker market, Poker Stars has managed to maintain its lead ahead of the other operators. The online poker site averaged around 160 ring game players a day, a result which was better than its closest rival, the WSOP-888Poker Alliance and Party-Poker-Borgata. The former alliance topped […]

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April 2nd, 2016 by Maria T

Poker Stars is performing well in New Jersey’s online poker market, according to parent company, Amaya, and management is pleased with the online poker room’s initial launch which took place on March 21st. The group was advised on Friday that the Division for Gaming Enforcement would be renewing its six month operational license in New […]

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