Poker Rumours

January 31st, 2017 by Tom L

Senator John Bonacic has made new efforts in his attempt to legalize online poker in the state of New York. In the past, his online poker gambling bill passed the Senate with a huge margin, and was simply left by the wayside once it reached the Assembly. On January 27th, 2017, Bonacic introduced a new […]

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January 30th, 2017 by Maria T

New York, South Carolina and Michigan lawmakers are currently pushing to expand sports betting within their respective states. As with the regulation of poker and other gambling games, there is a process to be followed in each state. No matter what decision the individual states reach, there are further steps that need to be taken […]

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January 29th, 2017 by Tom L

The Commonwealth of Virginia has taken another step in the direction of legalizing land-based poker. The Senate has voted in favor of the poker bill, S1400. The bill will now move on to the House of Delegates. Senator Louise Lucas has attempted to get the Senate to pass a poker bill for the past three […]

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January 27th, 2017 by Renee K

Earlier this month, 888 Poker made the decision to pull out of Australia. The decision was made ahead of the amendment expected to be passed on the country’s gambling laws. Players were given little notice of the decision. Three days before player accounts were closed, 888 Poker posted a message on its site informing players […]

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January 25th, 2017 by Maria T

There have been a number of states in the US that have attempted to legalize online poker. Despite the number of attempts, only New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware have succeeded in legalizing the industry so far. There has been some interest in other states, and Hawaii is now considering the legalization of online poker. On […]

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January 23rd, 2017 by Tom L

Poker Central sponsors the Super High Roller Bowl event, and there have been some concerns that the event might not take place in 2017. Players need not worry because while Poker Central is not operating its cable television station, it still has a strong presence streaming online. The event will take place from 28 – […]

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January 14th, 2017 by Tom L

In what is considered to be bad news for online poker players in Australia, the industry-leading 888.com announced that it was pulling out of the Oz online gambling market this week. The move comes following imminent changes to the country’s igambling laws which will dramatically affect the gaming landscape Down Under. The Australian government is […]

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January 13th, 2017 by Maria T

When the Department of Justice issued a memorandum in 2011 in which it limited the 1961 Wire Act to include just sports betting, the online gambling industry rejoiced. It opened up doors to legal and regulated online gambling industries in several states, with others expressing interest to do so and are now in the process […]

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