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Australian Anti-Poker Legislation Could See PokerStars Leave by JulyMay 17, 2017
Currently, PokerStars, the world’s largest poker site, is still running in Australia and is allowing customers to play real-money games. This situation is currently in jeopardy in that anti-poker legislation could be brought to book as early as July.
The Old November Nine Format Has Been Replaced for The WSOP 2017May 16, 2017
The World Series of Poker’s (WSOP) main event is over and the champion is to be decided in July 2017. This is the first time since 2007. In the past, the main event was halted after the final table was confirmed and the 9 final players had to wait for over three months to continue play in order for ESPN’s coverage to catch up with production whereby fans would become more knowledgeable about the players contending.
PokerStars Owner Amaya to ChangeName and Move from MontrealtoTorontoMay 15, 2017
Amaya Inc., the owner of PokerStars, is in the process of changing its name to The Stars Group Inc. and is going to be based in Toronto. The online gambling company has recently gone through a difficult time and this is clearly part of their strategy for their planned transformation.
The 2-Year Extension Sought for Poker Arcades Reasonable Says Mayor ApatangMay 13, 2017
The proposal for a two-year extension to allow poker operators to continue conducting business in residential areas is a reasonable one according to t Mayor of Saipan, David Apatang. This opinion was recently expressed by him in a letter regarding House Bill 20-12. This bill is to grant operators and owners of nonconforming gambling businesses a two or more years’ allowance to relocate to those districts where these establishments are permitted.
Winamax to Bid for Italian Online Gambling LicenseMay 13, 2017
It is expected that the leading online poker operator in France, Winamax, will be among various iGaming brands to be in the bidding for an Italian license.
New Rules to Speed up Play brought in by World Series of PokerMay 12, 2017
The leading poker tournament, World Series of Poker will reduce both the time allotted to a player to make a decision after the clock is called and the minimum time needed prior to the clock being called.
New York Senate Finance Committee Passes Sen. John Bonacic’s Online Poker Bill S 3898May 11, 2017
Although this bill is now going to the full Senate for consideration and approval, there have been some serious ups and downs in online poker considerations during the past two years. There now are some signs, however of progress being shown by the Assembly this year.
Integrated Skill-Based Video Games Launched at Harrah’s Lake TahoeMay 10, 2017
Gamblit Poker and Cannonbeard’s Treasure have been launched at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. These new skill-based video games were introduced in April in Las Vegas at Caesars Entertainment’s Planet Hollywood and are also in San Diego. Gamblit Gaming will also be expanded the technology to other casinos later in 2017.
Ontario Poker Room and Social Club May Have to Close DoorsMay 9, 2017
A social gaming establishment in Ontario may be in jeopardy, because of a house bill circulating in the Oregon legislature.
$50M Expansion Planned for Parx CasinoMay 8, 2017
BENSALEM, Pa. -- Parx Casino in Bucks County, recently announced a planned expansion of $50 million that will incorporate a new 1 500-seat concert hall to be called the Xcite Centre, a new poker room and two new restaurants.
Portland Poker Rooms in Jeopardy in Oregon StateMay 8, 2017
Portland currently has a thriving profitable poker industry. It has 21 poker rooms within the city and surrounding county, but a new legislation, called HB 2190, that would prohibit Portland poker rooms was passed by a majority vote of 39-16.
Ohio Lawmakers Warned ofthe Consequences of Allowing Video Poker in RacinosMay 6, 2017
By adding video poker, the state estimates that funds generated would reach $12.5 million a year. These profits go to fund education in Ohio. But casino officials are up in arms believing that the consequences on the state’s four casinos would be far higher.
MGM-Branded Online Casino Platform to Operate in Atlantic CityMay 5, 2017
Although the playMGM platform has not set a launch date as yet, it is known that it will commence games later this year to those players only within New Jersey.
Donaco and Poker King Club Partner to Host International Poker TournamentsMay 4, 2017
As from July 1, 2017, Donaco International, an Asian casino operator and Kings Consulting will conduct a 3- year partnership agreement to host international poker tournaments. These will take place at Star Vegas; a venue in Poipet, Cambodia.
Peak Online Traffic Expected for WSOP 2017May 3, 2017
With the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) taking place between May 30th and July 17th this year, it is expected that the numbers are going to be significantly higher than ever before.
Roasted Pig and Poker Guys in FinleyMay 2, 2017
The summer is all set to be full of excitement and fun especially in the southern part of the world. What else do you want if you can have a pig roast and at the same time earn some bucks. Well, the recent news coming from the Down Under is that on coming May 6
Miami- The New Centre Table for Poker and Jai-AlaiMay 1, 2017
Sometimes a good news is followed by some sad or disappointed news. Well, the recent report from the forum of the Magic city is that they are planning to get the pelotas and poker chips down to
Next EAPT events will be sponsored by partypokerMay 1, 2017
Poker enthusiasts love to brush up the skills at one of the well-known platforms, partypoker. With lots of promos and bonuses, partypoker is now an amazing site to earn real cash. Recently, partypoker has announced its newest deal Poker Club Management for sponsoring the grand Eastern Europe tournament, Eurasian Poker Tour. This agreement is just for 5 years.
The World Series of Poker in Las Vegas to Make Your SummerApr 29, 2017
Sometimes we are defined by the choices we make. We often set an example for others to follow. Well, it may seem kind of offbeat but that is how we need to deal with the world. The city that never sleeps at night in the world is Las Vegas and it is most famous for the casino and poker
Australian Gambling Framework Approved by GovernmentApr 28, 2017
In an effort to crack down on online gambling, the Australian government has adopted a new set of regulations, one of which is prohibiting online gambling operators from offering different sign-up incentives to attract customers. Lines of credit will also become illegal under the new regime.
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