Poker Rumours

March 13th, 2012 by Renee K

Despite high hopes that Mississippi online poker players would be able to enjoy a legalized intrastate framework in the near future, a bill which was expected to make that a reality died on the table this week. The Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2012 was introduced by lawmakers scrambling to take advantage of a [...]

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March 8th, 2012 by Tom L

Full Tilt Poker has come under intense criticism from customers and poker pros alike regarding the deafening silences it has maintained since April last year, when the US DOJ shut down the site on Black Friday. Now, we are seeing the first signs of life from the beleaguered online poker site, with the Chief Executive [...]

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March 8th, 2012 by Maria T

A high profile case involving gambling charges in Alabama, finally came to a close this week after a jury acquitted all six defendants, including a casino owner, three state lawmakers and another two men. It took the jury seven days of deliberation to reach its decision, and there was relief all around as the judge [...]

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March 7th, 2012 by Renee K

The leading online poker room, Poker Stars, confirmed that it would be launching its long anticipated Zoom Poker brand for real money by the middle of March. A representative for the online poker room said the switch from the beta version, which has been running for several weeks at Poker Stars, will definitely be this [...]

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March 5th, 2012 by Maria T

As with everything related to Full Tilt Poker since the site dramatically shut down in April last year, things are still very much up in the air, despite the fact that an acquisition deal by investors Groupe Bernard Tapie is supposedly in its final stages. There is no much non-action that some poker pros are [...]

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March 5th, 2012 by Tom L

British poker professional Marcus Bebb-Jones, who was extradited to the United States fifteen years after allegedly murdering his wife, may have to stand trial if it can be proved that there is enough evidence to take the case to a jury. Bebb-Jones allegedly killed his wife, Sabrina Bebb-Jones in 1997 and dumped her body at [...]

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February 28th, 2012 by Renee K

The Department of Homeland Security in the United States fired another shot in its war against online poker, by seizing the Bodog.com domain name; this, in spite of the fact that there is no poker operator working under this domain. Bodog.com was used mainly as a forwarding site to the brand’s new Bodog.eu domain, which [...]

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February 28th, 2012 by Maria T

Members of Iowa’s Senate State Government Committee voted in favor of allowing the state’s gambling authority to create a structure that could see the establishment of intrastate gambling. By a majority of 11-4, the committee voted that hub operators could partner with licensed casinos in Iowa in order to provide residents of 21 years and [...]

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