Poker Rumours

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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September 21st, 2015 by Renee K

Online poker in Delaware has been having a rough ride with declining revenues for three consecutive months. While the online poker figures are have finally gone up, Delaware has seen an upswing in other online gaming revenue. The online gaming market in Delaware released August financial figures that show the best month so far this […]

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September 7th, 2015 by Maria T

A new casino that will be located only an hour away from Atlanta is scheduled to open at the end of the month. The Cherokee Tribe in North Carolina, which already runs the state’s only other casino resort, is bringing slots and blackjack tables closer than ever to Atlantans, when it opens its doors to […]

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September 7th, 2015 by Tom L

After a week-long investigation, authorities raided a cigar bar in Weston Florida and halted poker activities on the site. According to the Sun Sentinel,  residents of the suburban community in Broward County informed police that their neighbors were running a gambling house at the Smoke on the Water cigar bar.  After keeping tabs on the activities […]

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September 5th, 2015 by Tom L

There has been yet another twist in the road on the journey towards Bwin.Party being finally acquired by one of the two groups who have expressed an interest.  Although it was seen as almost a done deal when 888 Holdings confirmed that it would pay £893.3 million for the online gambling giant in July, the contract […]

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September 5th, 2015 by Maria T

Online poker room, PokerStars announced last week that it signed up two new team members for its Team PokerStars Pro. Both new members hail from Asia, and join just in time to wear the PokerStars jersey at the Macau Poker Cup, currently running until September 13th. Chen-An Lin from Taiwan started playing poker in 2009 […]

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September 2nd, 2015 by Maria T

A time and date has been given for a Senate committee hearing on iGaming in the State of New York, and it is expected that the hearing will discuss the merits of a poker-only online bill which is currently in the legal pipelines. The New York Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee will likely discuss […]

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August 26th, 2015 by Maria T

Two of the online gambling world’s greatest companies, Betfair and Paddy Power, have agreed in principle to a merger deal said to be worth just under $8 billion.  The Irish Paddy Power will own 52% of the new company, while Betfair shareholders will own 48%. The companies have combined revenues over over $1 billion each […]

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