Poker Rumours

October 9th, 2011 by Tom L

New Jersey gambling proponents are hoping that statewide referendums held on November 8th could give Atlantic City a piece of the lucrative industry, and infuse a potential $200 million a year into local casinos. If the referendum is approved, the law could be changed in the New Jersey Constitution to allow lawmakers to give the [...]

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October 9th, 2011 by Roger

Full Tilt Poker and Poker Stars have been named in a new lawsuit brought against them, this time by the software company, Cardroom International. The group listed its complaints against the online poker rooms and claimed access to bank accounts held by executives of these groups, including Howard Lederer, Ray Bitar, Rafe Furst and Chris [...]

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October 9th, 2011 by Matt W

It seems many are allowing the acceptance of slots as we just released the news that Florida will allow slot machines and now at Kentucky Downs. A conservative anti gambling group has had its demand for Kentucky Downs to remove gambling devices from the racetracks turned down by a Kentucky court. The Appeals Court denied [...]

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October 9th, 2011 by Maria T

Pro-gambling efforts made major headway in Florida this week after an appeals court ruled that state lawmakers can authorize slot machines anywhere in the state. The First District Court of Appeal’s decision is the first step in allowing Legislature to open the doors for casino resorts in the state. Thursday’s ruling gives Haileah’s race track [...]

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October 6th, 2011 by Renee K

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission released another statement on Monday, whereby the body essentially wiped its hands off Full Tilt Poker – for the time being. It should be recalled that on Thursday last week, the Alderney Commission issued a dramatic statement revoking Full Tilt Poker’s gambling license. Monday’s statement essentially addressed Full Tilt Poker [...]

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October 5th, 2011 by Matt W

As the US gambling scene dips and rises, based on legislation moves, DOJ inquiries and even the weather, one fact remains constant – Macau, on the other side of the world, continues to gain momentum. This week it was revealed that gambling revenue in this Chinese territory grew 39% last month year on year, thanks [...]

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October 1st, 2011 by Matt W

When the online gambling giant Betfair issued its flotation prospectus in September last year, the group did not reveal details of a huge cyberattack that took place on its site, where the personal details of millions of players were stolen by hackers. The attack saw the theft of over three million account names, including 90,000 [...]

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October 1st, 2011 by Renee K

Full Tilt Poker issued a statement on Friday announcing that the French business tycoon, Bernard Tapie, is interested in purchasing the online poker room. Tapie, who once served in the French government, and is also a sports tycoon and actor, agree to buy Full Tilt’s assets, despite the deep water it finds itself in with [...]

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