Poker Rumours

February 19th, 2018 by Tom L

Portugal’s gaming regulator, the Servico de Regulacao e Inspecao de Jogos, has cleared the last hurdle to allow the pooling of local online poker players with those in other European countries, namely France, Spain and Italy. Portugal published the technical standards framework which was the final prerequisite before licensed online poker sites from the said […]

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February 17th, 2018 by Maria T

When the Latin American Poker Tour kicks off next month, its first stop will not be Chile as originally planned. In a press release via PokerStars’ Spanish blog last week, the online poker giant confirmed that it has cancelled the LAPT Chile stop. The group did not give any specific reason for the cancellation, besides […]

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February 15th, 2018 by Tom L

After over a decade of efforts to bring online poker to the Golden State, it has been revealed that lawmakers won’t even bother pushing a bill in 2018. Tomorrow marks the deadline for bills to be filed by Californian lawmakers and Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer broke the news to OPR that, contrary to previous years, he […]

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February 12th, 2018 by Maria T

At the annual International Gaming Awards ceremony, recently held in London, the Kindred Group – formerly the Unibet Group – received the coveted Poker Operator of the Year award. The group’s platform was built by Relax Gaming and was launched in early 2014 following a strategic decision to leave the Microgaming Poker Network. This is […]

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February 8th, 2018 by Tom L

A new group of sponsored pros has been created by the online poker room, Party Poker. Team Online will consist of pros who not only represent the company at live events, but also at online poker tournaments. At present, several Brazilian poker players make up Team Online, while the Australian player, Josip Simunic has also […]

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January 31st, 2018 by Maria T

BetOnline Poker, one of the most popular online poker sites for US players, continues to roll out exciting gaming action. The latest offering at the site is Boost Poker – a fast paced high action gaming format that is used at BetOnline Poker in cash games as well as tournaments. Through this format, participants are […]

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January 31st, 2018 by Tom L

This year promises to be an exciting year for the New Jersey online gambling market, with two new casinos in Atlantic City set to offer online gambling services to their players. Two operators applied for online gambling licenses from New Jersey authorities, namely the owners of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (formerly the Taj […]

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January 31st, 2018 by Tom L

Following a fast vote in the Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee of the New York Senate last week, an online poker bill began advancing once more in the Empire State’s legal channels. This is the third time that New York is trying to push for regulated and legalized real money online poker games as part […]

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