Poker Rumours

September 22nd, 2012 by Tom L

The much awaited interview with Howard Lederer was published by Poker News this weekend, with the co-owner of Full Tilt Poker praising Poker Stars for its conduct during the negotiations which eventually led to a deal worth over $700 million. Lederer said that Poker Stars was one of several potential buyers of the beleagured online […]

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September 20th, 2012 by Renee K

With IGT’s Entraction Poker Network planning to close shop by the end of the year, many of its skins are looking for new homes. Yesterday it was announced that one of the biggest groups on the Entraction Network, iGame Malta, has signed a deal that will see it move to the Microgaming Poker Network by […]

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September 19th, 2012 by Tom L

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada based online gambling firm, International Game Technology (IGT), has offered her view on the course of online poker in the United States. Patti Hart spoke to Bloomberg Business Week about IGT’s news that it would be pulling its recently acquired Entraction Poker Network from the European gambling market, […]

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September 16th, 2012 by Tom L

Non US Full Tilt Poker players who hope to see their account reopened when the site relaunches later this year, will be pleased to note that a process has begun which will bring them one step closer. This weekend, Full Tilt Poker began sending emails to former players, asking them to supply some form of […]

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September 15th, 2012 by Maria T

Details of a proposal to legalize and regulate online poker, introduced by Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl – which they hope will pass in Congress during the upcoming lame duck session – were circulated in recent days. The four page document goes into great detail about how Democrat and Republican senators hope to see […]

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September 12th, 2012 by Renee K

A bipartisan proposal that could have seen the introduction of online poker in the United States at a federal level is probably gasping its last breath of life, with news that one of the key movers of the bill has suddenly quit the team. The Senate bill, which was drawn up by Senator Harry Reid […]

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September 11th, 2012 by Tom L

Full Tilt Poker, which is set to open its doors in two months time, is working around the clock to smooth out the details ahead of the big day. Part of opening for business is ensuring that there are enough staff on hand to operate the site, and Full Tilt Poker was seen inviting applications […]

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September 11th, 2012 by Maria T

The Democrats’ silence about any support they may have for the passage of online poker and gambling laws in the United States was deafening at the party’s National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina recently. Many felt that if there was ever a time for the Democratic Party to vocalize its support for a legalized and […]

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