Poker Rumours

December 12th, 2017 by Maria T

The trial against the former chief executive and founder of Amaya, began in Montreal, Canada this week. David Baazov, who has since stepped down from his role as CEO, is facing charges of insider trading. In particular, the judge will be examining the details pertaining to the deal where Amaya (now The Stars Group) acquired […]

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December 6th, 2017 by Tom L

This week, the US Supreme Court began its consideration into whether an almost blanket ban on sports betting is constitutional or not. On Monday, the high court attracted major media attention, with New Jersey’s Governor, Chris Christie and other lawmakers addressing reporters. New Jersey is challenging the ban on sports betting which pertains to 46 […]

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November 30th, 2017 by Maria T

An article written by Greg Stohr of Bloomberg shines an interesting light on the upcoming Supreme Court ruling regarding sports betting in the United States. The piece points to the fact that the National Football League, for a long time now a target of the President’s Twitter mocks, is actually banding together with the Trump […]

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November 30th, 2017 by Tom L

In the third quarter of 2017, most of the top online casino operators posted very good numbers, showing year on year growth across the board. Statistics published by Poker Industry Pro show that three out of the four leaders in the industry, namely Poker Stars’ The Stars Group, GVC which runs Party Poker and 888 […]

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November 29th, 2017 by Tom L

A suspect who stormed the poker room at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino yesterday and took off with “an unknown amount of money”, is still at large, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. The authorities say that the partially-masked man entered the poker room wearing a blonde wig and glasses, and demanded money from […]

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November 28th, 2017 by Maria T

Two US Senators who have a history of bashing legal and regulated online poker and gambling at every turn, have whipped out their stationery to have another go at the industry. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wrote a letter to Rod J. Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General in Washington DC, urging the […]

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November 27th, 2017 by Tom L

The online gambling industry is always in motion as it adjusts itself to new technologies and realities. The US igaming market is a case in point, with changes seen all the time, and across the pond, things aren’t very different. On Friday, the Portuguese government announced that it was planning to review its online gambling […]

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November 26th, 2017 by Tom L

The US Supreme Court may pass a ruling in the coming months that could have a positive impact on the country’s online poker industry. Since 2013, legal and regulated online gambling has been limited to three states – Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey – but if the high court rules in favor of New Jersey’s […]

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