Poker Rumours

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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October 2nd, 2015 by Maria T

Amaya Gaming’s two renowned poker brands, PokerStars and Full Tilt, were given the go-ahead by New Jersey’s gambling authorities to enter the Garden State’s regulated market. This week, the Division of Gaming Enforcement announced that PokerStars has been approved to return to the United States, more than four years after Black Friday left the world’s […]

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September 29th, 2015 by Tom L

Although it has precarious legality, Daily Fantasy Sports are now available in a large number of US states. There are still questions as to whether fantasy sports should be classified as gambling or not. Daily Fantasy Sports certainly has links with sports betting. The NBA’s former commissioner, David Stern, has said that he is still […]

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September 29th, 2015 by Maria T

Some of the top online poker managers and bosses will be meeting in London in October in order to discuss the future of the online poker industry. Information about the proceedings is being kept under wraps, although it has been said that Andrew West from Unibet will be there, along with representatives from MPN, iPoker, […]

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September 26th, 2015 by Maria T

Wynn Interactive, a division of Wynn Resorts, the land based casino operator, received approval for an online gaming license in New Jersey this month. Wynn Interactive has withdrawn its application, having made the decision to stay out of the online gaming market. The operator had requested an online gaming license in July 2013. Last year, […]

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September 25th, 2015 by Renee K

Amaya, owner of PokerStars, recently showed confidence that the online poker site would be granted an operating license in New Jersey. There is, however, no guarantee that the online poker site will be granted a license because of the company’s history in the United States. Amaya purchased the Optimal Group, the owner of PokerStars and […]

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September 22nd, 2015 by Maria T

Since PayPal merged with eBay in 2003, the online payment processor was prohibited from offering its payment services and technology for any online gaming that took place in the United States. Two month ago, PayPal split from eBay, and it appears that the well known online payment provider is heading back into the United States […]

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September 21st, 2015 by Tom L

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) has been won. In addition to being a prestigious online poker tournament with a buy-in amount of $51,000 for the no-limit hold’em event, PokerStars introduced a brand new betting feature. PokerStars added in a new betting feature in which fans could place bets on which players they predicted […]

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