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.
What is the worst thing that anyone could do to Donald Trump…take money out his pockets and according to him that is exactly what is happening. It seems Mr. Trump, founder of a casino company in Atlantic City, says it’s time for the United Stated to take steps to approve online gambling. His company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, is making plans to be ready as soon as it happens by establishing its own online betting venue.Read full article
21 October 2011SubCommittee to Look at Online Gambling in U.S.
For U.S. online gamblers, it looks like the time is coming to make their case before Congress. Tuesday the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade has scheduled a hearing on U.S. online gambling. The panel will most likely be discussing the legislation introduced by Reps. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Barney Frank, D-Mass but not specifically on online poker. Rep. Barton said:Read full article
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19 October 2011IPhone Betting App Approved
A company executive for American Wagering Inc. said last week that their application for allowing sports wagering from IPhones has been approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. This would make American Wagering d.b.a. Leroy’s Horse and Sports Place Inc. the first gaming company in the U.S. to have a free sports application in the iTunes store.Read full article
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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
10 October 2011Aristocrat Announces Launch of Online Gaming Solution
It looks like Aristocrat will be the muscle behind some U.S. casinos who are starting to launch free online casinos in the United States. In a press release today, Aristocrat announced that the first casinos to launch the new platform will be the soon to be opened Maryland Live! Casino in Arundel Mills, Maryland, and Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan.Read full article
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05 October 2011American Gaming Association Calls for New Regulations
In an industry conference in Las Vegas, Chief Executive Frank Fahrenkopf of the American Gaming Association said he would like Congress to table all the current proposals in front of them and pass an all new regulation that would allow states to decide whether to all online gambling.There is an estimated $6 billion at stake and according to Fahrenkopf, “We’re perhaps closer to federal legislation than we’ve ever been. There’s a buzz in Washington about the need for action.Read full article
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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
29 September 2011Paddy Power Looking for Nevada License
If everything goes as planned in Nevada, there is an online gambling company based in Ireland that is trying to be the first European gaming operator licensed in the state. Paddy Power is looking to get approval from the Nevada gaming regulators for a license as a manufacturer and operator of mobile gaming devices. They already operate online gambling sites in Australia and across Europe. Paddy Power sites has never excepted U.Read full article
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26 September 2011Possible Buyers For Full Tilt Poker
Jeff Ifrah, a lawyer for Full Tilt stated today that “The future is a question of whether we can still find an interested investor.” Ifrah also announced that the company is in talks with a yet unnamed French investor and another possible buyer.Full Tilt it could be argued has been the hardest hit since the DOJ released indictments on three online poker companies in April.Read full article
22 September 2011AGA Releases An Online Gambling Code of Conduct
The American Gaming Association (AGA) president Frank Fahrenkopf has two simple questions:”…‘How much and for how long?’ How much money that we don’t know about is being swindled from US consumers and how long will it take before we change laws to protect those consumers?”Read full article
20 September 2011Full Tilt Poker a Global Ponzi Scheme According to Prosecutors
More bad news regarding Full Tilt Poker was released today in the form of an amendment to the civil law suit filed against the company. The amendment claims more than 20 owners and shareholders were paid up to $443 million.Read full article
19 September 2011Court of Justice Sides with Austria
The European Union’s highest court ruled that Austria could ban foreign gaming firms from operating within its borders. This was a hard hit by online gambling companies trying to release the stronghold of national gambling monopolies. A few online gambling companies have brought this up legally by bringing some of the EU member countries to court. With revenue of €80bn last year, there is much money at stake and so far they have had little success in court against EU members.Read full article
14 September 2011The Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein Passed Egaming Legislation
In late August, opposition parties in Schleswig-Holstein requested that its ruling on a new State gambling treaty be delayed. At the time head of fiscal policy for the Green Party, Monika Heinold stated, “The aim must be a joint state contract.” Two days ago, Schleswig-Holstein, delayed its vote again at the last minute. Today the Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein took the first step by approving Germany’s first egaming legislation by a slim vote of 46-45.Read full article
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12 September 2011Massachusetts to Look at Online Poker
Massachusetts has a bill in the legislature that is targeted to expand its land based gambling projects. Republican State Representative Dan Winslow filled an amendment on Friday however that would allow for online gambling in the form of online poker.According to Winslow, his amendment fits into the already proposed gambling bills and would provide an increase in state revenue, create multiple job opportunities and would give the public what it has been asking for, online gambling.Read full article
06 September 2011Spain Has New Online Gambling Law
Bad economic times are not just constrained to the United States. European country’s are also facing tough times and looking for ways to boost the bottom line. Some, like states are doing in the U.S. are looking at regulating online gambling as a way to so just that. In a press release Spain announced a new law on online gambling: VALETTA, Malta — (PRESS RELEASE) — Online gambling is growing rapidly in Spain. Therefore, the government is introducing a new law.Read full article
30 August 2011Legal Online Poker in D.C.
Maybe the U.S. Government is on an island of its own. Though they are standing strong against online gambling (so far), the people around them are now getting ready to “Shuffle up and deal!” The District of Columbia is moving forward with its plan to allow online poker within the next week or so.This plan will allow 20 or 30 districts to offer legalized online poker within the city limits. The only areas offering online poker will be in hotels and bars.Read full article
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23 August 2011No Online Gambling this Year in California
According to Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, online gambling in California is dead until 2012. This comes as a major disappointment to two Southern California tribes who have spent the better part of this year lobbying for the proposals that where on the table there. This news come on the way of a letter sent from Steinberg to representatives of tribes, card rooms, horse tracks, online poker groups and others who have showed interest.Read full article
19 August 2011ClubWPT Welcomes Online Poker Players from the US
For too long, it’s been “illegal” to join together these two souls that were destined to be together. While it was okay to hold some hands in public, there was media and religious scrutiny about what these people do in their own homes, with people from other countries, and the implications it could have on certain tax laws.Read full article
19 August 2011US-Friendly Online Poker Tournaments Hit The States
ClubWPT, as in Club World Poker Tour, has found a way to give US online poker players a way to keep doing what they love, and it’s called Subscription Poker. It’s a brilliant premise, actually: pay a specific fee on a monthly or yearly basis, enter unlimited tournaments with no buy-in (and therefore no real risk), and, through your poker skills, have a chance to win the cash and/or prize promotions available. It’s not gambling; it’s a competitive club.Read full article