Poker Rumours

July 15th, 2018 by Tom L

Just before the weekend, the number of Pennsylvania casinos petitioning for an online gambling license grew to three as the Sunday deadline grew closer. Today marks the last day that casinos can request a license to offer a full suite of online casino games at a discounted rate. The license will allow casinos to bring […]

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July 10th, 2018 by Tom L

Good things are happening in the world of poker, and this can also be seen in the number of people who registered with the World Series of Poker Main Event taking place in Las Vegas. Not since 2006, at the peak of online poker, did so many people – 7,873 players this year – register […]

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July 2nd, 2018 by Tom L

Mark Brenner, the incoming president of the Poker Alliance spoke to PokerNews recently and described the need for nationwide lobbying to push the online poker industry’s agenda. Poker Alliance is the new name for the lobbyist group Poker Players Alliance. One of the group’s main objective is to coordinate a regulated online poker industry across […]

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June 30th, 2018 by Maria T

The Indiana Gaming Commission gave the green light for four casinos in the state to change ownership. On Thursday, the gambling authority gave permission for a rather complex three-company deal to go forward, involved Belterra Casino Resort in Switzerland County and Ameristar Casino in East Chicago. Pinnacle Entertainment, which owns both Belterra and Ameristar, is […]

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June 30th, 2018 by Maria T

When the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to determine the future of their own sports betting industries, analysts started predicting how this landmark ruling would affect related fields such as internet poker. One thing that analysts agree on is that a state that opens its doors to legal and regulated sports betting […]

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June 30th, 2018 by Tom L

If ever there was a story to highlight the success of online poker in New Jersey and multistate poker liquidity, this is it. A stay at home father who lives in rural New Jersey, Matt Mendez, became the first New Jersey resident to win a WSOP bracelet… while in New Jersey. 28 year old Mendez […]

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June 28th, 2018 by Tom L

Gambling winnings at all tribal casinos combined in the United States continued to grow significantly in 2017, according to the National Indian Gaming Commission. Gross gaming revenue increased nearly 4% year on year and totaled $32.4 billion, said that commission. The numbers were taken from 494 gaming operations that are run by over 240 federally […]

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June 27th, 2018 by Maria T

A new report issued by GamblingCompliance sheds an interesting light on the future of legal sports betting in the United States. It predicts that with the overturning of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the market will be worth between $3.1 billion and $5.2 billion by 2023. Within five years of the law […]

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