Poker Rumours

May 22nd, 2018 by Maria T

The head of the National Football League, Roger Goodell, has broken his silence on the issue of legal sports betting in the country, and has called for “uniform standards for states that choose to legalize sports betting.” Commissioner Goodall issued a statement yesterday, where he called for four basic principles: • The protection of content […]

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May 22nd, 2018 by Tom L

According to the author of A5250, a bill that could bring legal and regulated online poker to New York, the only thing that stands in the way in the passage of the bill is getting it to the Assembly floor. Gary Pretlow recently penned a letter to Assembly Speaker, Carl Heastie, asking him to put […]

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May 17th, 2018 by Tom L

Now that the US Supreme Court has ruled in New Jersey’s favor to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, deeming the legislation unconstitutional, the question remains how this new scenario will affect online poker in the United States. There are plenty of states that have already introduced legislation based on the […]

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May 14th, 2018 by Maria T

After a nail-biting period for the US gambling industry, the US Supreme Court finally ruled in New Jersey’s favor, stating that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 should be struck down. The court ruled 6-3 that the law that bars gambling on sports such as football, baseball, basketball and other sports in […]

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May 14th, 2018 by Tom L

With only weeks to go before it is due to open its long-awaited hotel and casino in Atlantic City, the Hard Rock was granted a casino license for gambling by New Jersey’s gambling authority. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City is slated to open its property in June and will take the spot […]

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May 10th, 2018 by Maria T

Hope has once more come to Michigan online poker players with the news that the Michigan Lawful Internet Gaming Act (Michigan House Bill 4926) has been reintroduced with amendments. Changes have been made to the September 2017 version of the bill, which failed to move further than the Committee on Regulatory Reform last year. Rep. […]

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May 10th, 2018 by Tom L

>With the US Supreme Court expected to hand down its ruling regarding the future of sports betting in the country by the end of June or the beginning of July, 2018, Atlantic City casinos are keeping a keen eye on the progress. The seven existing casinos, as well as the operators of the two that […]

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April 30th, 2018 by Tom L

The first interstate online poker games will go live on May 1st, and players from New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware will be able to compete against one another. Online poker sites such as WSOP.com that use 888Poker software will be the first to launch interstate play in all three states, subject to final regulatory approval. […]

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