Poker Rumours

March 3rd, 2013 by Matt W

Is Phil Ivey running out of steam? The man considered to be the greatest online poker player in history reportedly lost over $1 million at internet poker sites in the month of February, making it one of the worst time periods for the pro.  Tracking data research revealed that Ivey was down $1.1 million last […]

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February 28th, 2013 by Maria T

Democrat representative Clem Bissonnette of Vermont has introduced a new bill, H-186, which he hopes will result in the establishment of a Vermont Gaming Commission.   Bissonnette stated in the introduction of the bill that the gaming commission’s task would be to license and regulate gambling in the state, including home poker games and poker games […]

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February 27th, 2013 by Renee K

New Jersey has joined the growing ranks of individual states in the US who have decided to take the growth and regulation of their online poker industries into their own hands. Yesterday Governor Chris Christie, after a two year waiting game with legislators, finally signed the bill into law, making New Jersey the third state […]

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February 26th, 2013 by Maria T

With online poker soon to become a reality in a number of individual states, such as New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware, legislators in California are pushing for changes to their own law books that they are not left too far behind in the race. Senator Lou Correa of California has become the latest politician to try […]

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February 22nd, 2013 by Maria T

One of the earliest successful brands of online poker, PokerRoom.com has been shut down by its current owners, Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment.  This comes just a year after PokerRoom was relaunched on the Ongame Network, then also owned by Bwin.Party.  The online poker site has now left the Ongame Network. Players at this site, fearing another […]

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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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