Poker Rumours

October 11th, 2012 by Renee K

Full Tilt Poker is well on its way to the November 6th launch date, with news that the online poker room was granted an operating license by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission. The license was granted after intense scrutiny by the licensing authorities, with promises made by Full Tilt Poker that all non-US […]

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October 8th, 2012 by Maria T

Vadim Trincher, poker pro and winner of a 2009 World Poker Tour title, is suing Trump Towers for a problem that he is having with mold in his New York apartment. Trincher filed suit in a New York court this week, claiming that a condo located above his New York pad had destroyed high end […]

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October 8th, 2012 by Maria T

Online poker pro and former member of Team Full Tilt Poker, Phil Ivey is embroiled in a legal battle with a popular London casino, after the Genting owned Crockfords refused to pay him out the $11.3 million in winnings owed to him. Ivey sat down to a two night Punto Banco session during the August […]

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October 6th, 2012 by Tom L

At his annual state of the industry media conference held this week, the head of the American Gaming Association, Frank Fahrenkopf, painted an interesting picture of the US gambling landscape. Gross commercial gambling revenues in the United States numbered $35.6 billion, excluding Native American tribal gambling, which was around $27 billion. In 17 out of […]

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October 6th, 2012 by Renee K

Gus Hansen, Swedish poker pro and three times World Poker Tour open title winner, has been chosen to be the first official ‘face’ of the relaunched Full Tilt Poker, it was announced this week. In the past, Hansen served as a member of FTP’s exclusive Team Full Tilt, consisting of other top pros in the […]

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October 3rd, 2012 by Renee K

Top sports leagues in New Jersey, including the NCAA, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League, have called the state’s new sportsbetting laws hypocritical. The groups say that it wrong for New Jersey to ban gambling on state college games and still allow gambling on other college and […]

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October 2nd, 2012 by Tom L

A survey which was commissioned to determine the extent of problem gambling in the state of Ohio, painted a very different picture to one being presented by anti-gambling lobbyists in the state. The Kent State University research study, commissioned by the Ohio Lottery Commission, showed that less than half a percent of the adults in […]

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October 2nd, 2012 by Maria T

The Montreal based Amaya Gaming Group has confirmed that it has purchased the Ongame Poker Network from bwin.party digital entertainment for up to EUR 25 million. Amaya will pay bwin.party an initial EUR 15.1 million for the network, and will top it off with up to EUR 10 million extra should online poker become legal […]

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