09 December 2011Not Everyone Sure Online Gambling is Safe
Nevada and in particularly Las Vegas is pushing to regulate online gambling either within the state or on a national level. Many U.S. land based casinos are already making partnerships with online gambling companies to get ready for what they hope is the inevitable passing of some kind of U.S. regulations. Not everyone however seems to be on the online gambling bandwagon.Read full article
05 December 2011Commission Study Shows $60m in Online Poker Revenues in Iowa
A new study in Iowa by the Racing and Gaming Commission projects if lawmakers choose to legalize online poker within the state, operators could make between $13-60 million dollars a year. The report goes on to say that if poker operators would be levied the same tax level that is currently being levied to most of the state-licensed riverboats and racetrack-casinos that the state gambling revenue would increase $3 million and $13 million annually.Read full article
03 December 2011Bodog Debuts Anonymous Poker Tables
Bodog Poker’s new software creates a new realm of online poker with a whole host of new features, including their revolutionary anonymous online poker tables now featured site-wide. Bodog’s own Jonas Odman emphasizes these measures as necessary to create fair and fun environment for players of all levels. “We’ve shown before that we are not afraid of controversy by changing the way rakeback was viewed and starting to black data mining sites,” says Odman.Read full article
30 November 2011Online Gambling Will Miss Barney Frank
One of online gambling’s biggest supporters has announced he will not seek another term in office. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) announced that he will not seek reelection in 2012.In 2006, Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in a last moment add-on to must pass legislation. This angered Rep. Frank and ever since he has fought for online gambling and has sponsoring of several pieces of legislation to legalize and regulate online gaming in the United States.Read full article
29 November 2011Online Gambling Companies Complain to EU over Greek Law
A complaint has been filed by online gambling companies with the European Union (EU) regulators against the new Greek revenue-raising law. The new law, according to the complaint would hinder betting firms who would want to start services in Greece.The European Gaming and Betting Association which represents some of the big names in online gambling including Bwin.Read full article
19 November 2011DOJ May Have Deal in Place For Sale of Full Tilt Poker
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17 November 2011European Parliament Agreed on Online Gambling Resolution
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14 November 2011More Online Gambling Meetings Scheduled This Week in Congress
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08 November 2011Gaming Policy Committee Revived in Nevada
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31 October 2011German Online Gambling Proposal Criticized
The rules for online gambling in Germany are changing and though it seems that Germany is relaxing its grip a little, it is not far enough according to the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and some of Europe’s largest online gambling operators. Currently 15 of the 16 German States have a adopted a policy that will follow the French model that taxes all bets at 5%, far lower than the originally planned 16.67%. The total allowed licenses will also increase from the current 7 to twenty.Read full article
25 October 2011Internet Gambling: Is there a fair bet?
Internet Gambling: Is there a fair bet? – That was the name of the hearing today by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trades. Hopefully this was another step towards regulating and legalizing online gambling in the United States. Some like Poker Players Alliance chairman and former Sen. Alfonso D’Amato (R-N.Y.) say it is inevitable. “The status quo is badly broken and benefits no one,” D’Amato said.Read full article
24 October 2011Donald Trump Looking for Legal Online Gambling in U.S.
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California is not being left behind Las Vegas in launching their free online poker sites. The groups that want make online gambling in legal in California hope that this will show lawmakers how popular this idea will be.Like other states, California’s bid to become the first state to allow online gambling within its borders stalled this year. Proponents though are already looking towards January to renew their efforts.Read full article
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05 October 2011American Gaming Association Calls for New Regulations
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03 October 2011Bernard Tapie to Buy Full Tilt Poker
It seems that losing their license has not ruined the investor Groupe Bernard Tapie from agreeing to buy the struggling Full Tilt Poker. The French investor as also agreed to pay back the over $300 million owed to players there. There are conditions however and one is that the company resolves its problem with the DOJ. Bernard Tapie is a former government minister, sports tycoon and actor and the Groupe is an investment firm that once owned Adidas in the 90’s.Read full article
30 September 2011AGCC Revokes Full Tilt License
The colossal fall from one of the largest online poker rooms to being accused of by U.S. prosecutors as being a “global Ponzi scheme” is now complete. Earlier this summer it had its French license revoked and this week, Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) in the Channel Islands has also revoked its license.Read full article