Poker Rumours

June 30th, 2013 by Renee K

The State of New Jersey told a three judge panel of Appeal Court judges why it was imperative that sports betting be introduced to the state, during a final appeal last week.  New Jersey is hoping that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia rules in its favor and overturns a decision […]

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June 29th, 2013 by Tom L

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, one of the world’s largest gambling and casino entities, has agreed to pay the State of Kentucky $15 million to settle an online gambling case dating back to 2010.   At the time, Governor Steve Beshear of Kentucky brought a civil suit against Bwin.Party for what he termed “illegal gambling activities” in […]

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June 27th, 2013 by Maria T

Bally Technologies, the US based game maker, has expanded its services to offer payment options for online gambling through a new deal that the group signed with the UK listed Optimal Payments, parent company of Neteller payment method. Optimal’s NETBANX payment platform will be integrated onto Bally Tech’s platform and offered as a payment method […]

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June 27th, 2013 by Tom L

The Poker Players Alliance has reacted strongly to claims by Vegas Sands boss, Sheldon Adelson, that online poker and gambling are dangerous and immoral.  Adelson made these claims in an op-ed piece for Forbes magazine, causing a major backlash and even calls by online gamblers to boycott the Sands’ owned The Venetian poker room. John […]

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June 24th, 2013 by Renee K

Casinos in the state of Delaware have sent an SOS message to the state government, saying that they are struggling under the weight of growing competition in the region and requesting immediate assistance. Revenue fell sharply in the Delaware gambling industry throughout 2012, and there is no sign of improvement this year either. The three […]

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June 23rd, 2013 by Maria T

Wynn Resorts, the giant US gambling and casino operator, received the overwhelming support of voters in Everett, Massachusetts to construct a $1.2 billion casino resort in their midst.  Over 6,000 eligible voters went to the polls on Saturday, with 86% giving their support to the casino plan.  This was the first vote held after new […]

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June 22nd, 2013 by Renee K

The New York State Senate and Assembly agreed on Friday that residents of the state will decide on gambling expansion after voting on a constitutional amendment.  The vote will go to the people in November this year, and if it passes, four new casinos will be constructed around the state, with locations chosen by a […]

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June 21st, 2013 by Tom L

Kentucky’s infamous anti online gambling crusader, Steve Beshear  announced that he has earned over $6 million for state coffers after reaching a settlement with online poker rooms Poker Stars and Full Tilt Poker.  The announcement stems back to a case that began in 2008 when Governor Beshear seized the domain names of 141 online gambling […]

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