Poker Rumours

August 29th, 2016 by Maria T

The odds were always against California seeing its online poker industry finally legalized and regulated this year, but many were cautiously optimistic that Assemblyman Adam Gray’s AB 2863 was the Golden State’s best chance in years. Unfortunately, it seems that with only a couple of days left before the end of the 2016 legislature session, […]

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August 18th, 2016 by Maria T

Bovada, one of the more popular online poker sites that accepts players from the United States, raised eyebrows in the industry recently with the announcement that it had sold its online poker arm to the Lynton Limited owned Ignition Casino. Bovada’s online casino, racebook and online sportsbook will still operate under the Bovada brand. Players […]

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August 13th, 2016 by Maria T

Amaya Inc, owner of online poker rooms Poker Stars and Full Tilt Poker, have announced that they have parted ways permanently with former Chief Executive Officer, David Baazov. In a statement made this week, Amaya said Baazov had “resigned all positions within the company”, making his parting final. As will be recalled, Baazov announced that […]

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August 8th, 2016 by Maria T

After the New York legislature passed a Fantasy Sports bill in June, DFS operators were left waiting to see if Governor Andrew Cuomo would give his final approval for it to become law in the Empire State. In recent days, the Governor gave his blessing to the bill and signed it into law, allowing companies […]

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August 3rd, 2016 by Maria T

href=”https://www.compatiblepoker.com/poker-rumors/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Oklahoma.jpg”>The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has delayed the launch date of its real money online poker site PokerTribe.com, saying that more time is needed to finalize the details before it goes live. In a press release explaining why PokerTribe.com would not be launching real money games on the scheduled date, the tribe said that it […]

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August 3rd, 2016 by Tom L

Sunday proved to be a very dramatic night in Massachusetts, with the House and Senate pushing a bill that could see Daily Fantasy Sports legalized in the state – as long as Governor Charlie Baker doesn’t torpedo its chances by not signing on the bill. What makes this incident intriguing is that, for the first […]

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July 25th, 2016 by Tom L

Who is Mike Pence, the man picked by Donald Trump to be Vice President should he be successful in the upcoming November elections? It may come as no surprise to learn that the Indiana Governor is a strong, vocal opponent of any form of online gambling. Not satisfied with simply showing cursory support for Republican […]

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July 23rd, 2016 by Maria T

Seasoned online poker players who appreciate the skill element in the game have taken to poker forums such as Two Plus Two to grumble about 888 Poker’s new BLAST lottery sit & go format. BLAST is the latest poker-slot format to hit an already saturated market, with 888 Poker being one of the last operators […]

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