Poker Rumours

February 22nd, 2013 by Tom L

The Governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval gave the green light to expand the state’s poker customer base and to enter into partnerships with similarly regulated states, after signing a bill – AB 114 – that had been discussed by the Nevada Legislature only 12 hours earlier.  This essentially means that Nevada has welcomed the idea of […]

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February 19th, 2013 by Renee K

The bill to make online gambling a reality in New Jersey hasn’t even been turned into law yet, and already Atlantic City casinos and hotels are already edging further towards this industry in order to test the waters.  Borgata Hotel and Casino Spa has become the first establishment in Atlantic City to offer real money in-room […]

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February 19th, 2013 by Matt W

Organizers of the 44th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) have announced the full schedule for this event, which will kick off soon after Memorial Day, May 29th, 2013.   To be held at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, WSOP 2013 will run until July 15th and see a total of […]

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February 16th, 2013 by Maria T

Online poker pro, Jens “Jeans89″ Kyllonen, is set to become the first player from the industry to blast off into space on a commercial sub-orbital trip for tourists planned by Virgin Galactic.  The 23 year old has paid $200,000 to spend two and a half hours on the flight, which also includes several moments of […]

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February 16th, 2013 by Renee K

The state of Washington has one of the toughest laws regarding online poker for its residents, and anyone caught playing the game over the internet could face a felony charge.  This week, State Rep. Paul Harris presented a bill that could essentially decriminalize online poker – moving it from felony to a class C civil infraction […]

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February 14th, 2013 by Maria T

Wednesday morning saw the groundwork laid to remove the last hurdles in the path for online gambling to become a reality in the state of Nevada.  William C. Horne for Las Vegas took AB 114 to the Assembly floor and if it gets passed by the Judiciary Committee, it could finally see the first intrastate poker sites opening their […]

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February 13th, 2013 by Matt W

With anticipation high that the the first legal and regulated real money online poker sites will be launched in Nevada in the coming months, many local businesses are already getting into the swing of things by launching free to play poker from their terrestrial establishments. The latest to join this trend is the popular Startosphere  […]

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February 13th, 2013 by Renee K

As it moves further into the regulated Nevada intrastate online gambling market, Bally Technologies announced this week that it has signed a deal with the Canadian Amaya Gaming to incorporate its recently acquired Ongame poker platform into the Bally iGaming platform.  Bally’s ultimate plan is to make a strong entrance into the Nevada online poker […]

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