Poker Rumours

February 16th, 2012 by Renee K

PokerStars, considered to be the largest online poker site in the world, is pushing ahead in the UK and European markets, following a difficult year in the US online poker market. The site announced that it has launched a new mobile application which allows UK players to access PokerStars games via their mobile devices, including [...]

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February 14th, 2012 by Renee K

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow, the Nevada based poker professional who is famous for his trash talking at the poker table, has denied claims by Full Tilt Poker that he owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars. Matusow was named by Groupe Bernard Tapie, the group hoping to finalize its acquisition deal with Full Tilt Poker, [...]

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February 13th, 2012 by Renee K

The Miccosukee Indian tribe of the Miami region has admitted that over one hundred of its members owe the US government millions of dollars in taxes and interest incurred on income from the tribe’s casino operations. The fact came out during a malpractice lawsuit brought by the tribe against its former lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen for [...]

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February 13th, 2012 by Renee K

When the Everleaf Poker Network told its players out of the blue late last week that they were exiting the US gaming market, it was expected that more information would follow the announcement. However, despite various reports, some of them conflicting, it is still not clear how US players will be able to cash out [...]

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February 11th, 2012 by Renee K

Chiligaming, the online gaming group, has announced a partnership deal with the Las Vegas hotel, Golden Nugget to launch a joint play-for-free online poker site, ahead of US legislation changes. A press release issued by The Golden Nugget said that the launch would take place some time within in the next quarter “in anticipation of [...]

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February 11th, 2012 by Renee K

Churchill Downs, the Louisville, Kentucky based racing operator, has taken important steps to move into the online gaming sphere ahead of imminent changes to the US legislation governing poker and gambling. The Nasdaq listed racing operator announced that it has acquired the Atlanta based Bluff Media which runs, among other things, the popular printed Bluff [...]

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February 8th, 2012 by Renee K

The Tapie Group, which is in the process of trying to close the Full Tilt Poker acquisition deal, has confirmed that former Full Tilt Poker pros have threatened to derail the contract over debts owed to the online poker room. Last week, the attorney representing the Groupe Bernard Tapie, Behnam Dayanim, noted that players such [...]

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February 6th, 2012 by Renee K

Online poker proponent groups such as the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) have come out against Republican presidential hopeful Matt Romney for his blatant anti online poker regulation stance. After Romney gave his opinion about the legalization and regulation of online poker to a Las Vegas publication earlier this week, the PPA issued a statement, stating [...]

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