Poker Rumours

April 17th, 2013 by Renee K

A number of high profile poker players have been named in a sportsbetting sting embarked on by US authorities.  The high stakes players were among those charged by the Department of Justice for operating an illegal sportsbetting platform, accepting bets for what the DOJ termed illegal sportsbetting and transmitting sports betting information to punters. Some […]

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April 13th, 2013 by Matt W

Things certainly got a little hot under the collar in a recent debate regarding the expansion of gambling in Illinois.  Key senator Terry Link and the chairman of Illinois’ Gaming Board, Aaron Jaffe exchanged heated words in Springfield on Wednesday, showing just how contentious the issue is. The exchange stemmed from Jaffe’s continued criticism of Link’s […]

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April 13th, 2013 by Renee K

An online payment processor who is serving time in the United States for his role in processing online poker transactions, is suing his former lawyer for malpractice.  Chad Elie has brought a suit against Jeff Ifrah, who also worked for Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars, claiming that he gave him misleading professional advice so that […]

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April 12th, 2013 by Matt W

Phil Ivey, considered one of the most talented poker players of all times, has rescued himself from a dry spell of final tables to earn himself his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet.  Ivey defeated a good field in the mixed games event at the WSOP Asia Pacific to capture the bracelet on Wednesday, at […]

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April 9th, 2013 by Renee K

Following the New Jersey governor’s decision to allow online gambling from Atlantic City, the area has embarked on a major new marketing campaign in a bid to attract players to its casinos and resorts.  Tourism officials in Atlantic City hope to address the perception among potential tourists that while the city may be a great […]

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April 9th, 2013 by Tom L

Caesars Entertainment is getting ready to launch a real money online World Series of Poker (WSOP) brand. The Vegas based company has announced that it is looking for players to help test the beta program of the new WSOP real money software and therefore help the group bring the product to the ever-competitive online poker market. […]

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April 8th, 2013 by Renee K

The governor’s office in Oklahomo expressed its satisfaction with the news that two tribes, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, had agreed to settle an ongoing dispute with the state to take down a controversial online gaming site that has been up and running for several months. The site was run by the tribes from Concho, […]

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April 8th, 2013 by Maria T

The Minnesota Lottery is considering expanding its gambling options to provide a new source of funding to help build the Viking’s Stadium.  The lottery stated this week that it is mulling the option of offering thousands of electronic monitors scattered around the state that would allow players to receive payouts every few minutes, instead of […]

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