Poker Rumours

May 15th, 2012 by Tom L

At a meeting of Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee yesterday, the chairman of the Gaming Control Board, Mark Liparelli, said that the state is expected to start issuing its first online poker licenses within a month or two, and that poker on the internet could became a reality within 10 months, which is as long as [...]

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May 12th, 2012 by Renee K

A new bill which will allow casinos in Atlantic City to offer online gambling has been approved by New Jersey’s State Assembly. Thursday’s vote and approval came one month after New Jersey’s Senate Committee gave the green light to a similar bill. The latest State Assembly approved bill will allow casinos in Atlantic City to [...]

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May 10th, 2012 by Maria T

The American Gaming Association posted stats this week showing that the number of Americans who visit casinos is on the rise. One out of every adult Americans visited a casino in the past year, according to the AGA, however not all of them were there to gamble. Around a quarter of those who entered these [...]

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May 10th, 2012 by Tom L

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has signed a deal with the Native American tribe which operates the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Sacramento, California to provide them with online poker software if and when regulation takes place in the Golden State. The deal with the United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC), a federally recognized Native American tribe, brings [...]

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May 8th, 2012 by Matt W

Update: There has been a May 10th, 1:14am update that’s quite interesting. I’ve posted the link on our twitter page (USAcompatible). It has come to our attention that representatives of Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars are in the USA today to come to settlements about the ‘purchase’ and agreements between both companies and the [...]

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May 8th, 2012 by Tom L

The hiring of a new interim executive director for the Massachussetts Gambling Commission has managed to raise a few eyebrows, with many branding the choice as “controversial”. The Commission said that it had chosen Carl Stanley McGee because he was an expert on the rights of federally recognized Indian tribes, a useful field when stepping [...]

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May 8th, 2012 by Maria T

After a couple of weeks of quiet on the Full Tilt Poker/Poker Stars acquisition speculations front, another interesting bit of news has developed. It was revealed yesterday that Lock Poker, the leading online poker room, would be leaving the Merge Poker Network and is in the process of acquiring the Cake Poker Network. Plans are [...]

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May 6th, 2012 by Tom L

The governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley, is said to be considering ways to expand gambling in the state, it was confirmed this week. According to a spokeswoman for the governor, O’Mally is looking in the direction of creating a special gambling commission, which will be tasked with examining the option of introducing table games and [...]

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