Poker Rumours

September 16th, 2017 by Tom L

Could the Australian government be easing restrictions on the country’s online poker industry on the eve of the introduction of a strict new regulatory regime? The last that the global gaming industry heard was that Australian online poker players had lost their fight for a legal and regulated industry when the Australian Senate passed the […]

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September 11th, 2017 by Maria T

The online poker room, PokerStars has made a number of changes that should satisfy recreational players. The site has decided to limit the number of live poker packages and seats that can be won by players to just one per person. This change to PokerStars’ satellite tournaments was given mainly positive feedback. “While recreational players […]

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September 11th, 2017 by Tom L

At least 20 individual states have entered briefs into New Jersey’s Supreme Court appeal to have the country-wide sports betting ban lifted by the federal government. New Jersey, which has been fighting for the right to introduce a legal and regulated sports betting industry for nearly a decade, will have its appeal heard in the […]

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September 4th, 2017 by Tom L

The Seminole in Florida are demanding that the state sticks to an agreement signed between the tribe and authorities this summer, where it was promised that there would be a serious clampdown on Florida cardrooms that offer ‘designated player’ games. The state promised “aggressive enforcement action” against non-Seminole cardrooms that offered house-banked games – which […]

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August 31st, 2017 by Maria T

888 Poker’s fantastic new Flopomania poker format has become such a a hit in the world of online poker, that the site wants to celebrate its success. From now until September 7th, head to 888 Poker and enter the Flopomania Celebration Promotion. You stand to win up to $100,000 simply by playing Flopomania during the […]

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August 31st, 2017 by Tom L

With the fall date for the United States Supreme Court to hear New Jersey’s appeal to stop the nationwide sports betting ban, and allow the state to introduce a legalized and regulated sports betting industry within its borders, attorneys for the Garden State have filed their briefs with the court. Part of New Jersey’s brief […]

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August 23rd, 2017 by Tom L

The Department of Justice Money Laundering and Asset Recovery unit has informed former players of the poker sites, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet that they should complete their claims to receive funds by September 7th. On April 15, 2011 (known as Black Friday in US online poker circles), the owners of major online poker sites […]

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August 22nd, 2017 by Maria T

The online poker room, PokerStars has chosen the United States market to be one of two areas in the world that it will relaunch its PokerStars Play social gaming service. Australia is the second market announced by the group. The social gaming service has been revamped and will be available to US and Australian players […]

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