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
27 September 2011New Microgaming Slots - Coming This October!
Three new Microgaming slots are coming to online casinos this October, and they are, Lucky Witch slots, Irish Eyes slot, and Ramesses Riches slot! Each of the new slots have a different pay-line amount, free spins and wilds, but only two have a bonus or feature game. Check out our new slots area to get the quick and detailed review on each slot game, or see our Microgaming slots section for the new games available in this software (just look for the “new” tags).Read full article
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
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18 August 2011Is This the Year Congress Regulates Online Gambling?
More rumors? More hope? Possibly, but it seems there is a chance that a bill that seeks to legalize online gambling in the United States could be headed to Congress by year end. It seems the momentum is building towards federal legislation with online poker leading the way.According to Roger Gross who is the publisher for Global Gaming Business magazine, the only issue will be how it is structured.Read full article
17 August 2011iNetBet adds more games to slots line-up
If you’re looking for new online slots games, iNetBet is coming to your rescue. A recent upgrade within its RealTime Gaming software included the Glitz and Glamour Real Series video slot, in all its 25-line, 5-reel, glittery wonder. Triple-payout wilds, free games, and a wild-combo multiplier worth 6x your line bet all add up to more old Hollywood charm than you can point a long cigarette at.Read full article
10 August 2011Live Casinos Have Staying Power
They’re popping up all over the place, like those frozen yogurt shops or cupcake bakeries. Live online casinos. With their live streaming video, experienced croupiers, and human-to-human interaction. Well, sort of. You can see the dealers in live casinos, but they can’t see you–just your name, your chat remarks, and your wagers in the game. What seems at first a little unnerving and awkward is also just as fascinating and exhilarating.Read full article
09 August 2011Full Tilt Pays Overdue Licensing Fees
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) announced that Full Tilt Poker has paid overdue licensing fees thus allowing talks to end its suspended license to move forward. Martin Heslop, Full Tilt Poker’s lawyer, justified not paying the fees by saying that the poker room never thought it would have its operating license reinstated by Aldernay. The AGCC claims Full Tilt Poker’s license is still valid, just suspended. Another hearing is scheduled for no later than Sept. 15th.Read full article
09 August 2011Bingo Gala offers £500 new deposit bonus
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05 August 2011Rival software denying new US players as of Aug 7, 2011
If you thought it was windy today, it might be because of all the gasps taken by Rival affiliates and prospective online gamers at Rival-powered casinos. On August 7, 2011, Rival software will no longer accept new registrations from players living in the United States.Read full article
05 August 2011Bet365 launches Affiliate Fantasy Football league
If you think you have the inside scoop on the football season, or it’s just been too long since you were able to smacktalk an opponent over the internet, you’re in luck: Bet365 is firing up a Fantasy Football league just for its affiliates and just in time for the 2011-2012 English Football season to start. Affiliates will battle against each other, against their affiliate manager, and against the rest of the Bet365 affiliate team.Read full article
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04 August 2011Kahnawake Renews Full Tilt Poker License
Since Black Friday on April 15th, Full Tilt poker has been on a downward fall that few thought that could pull up from. No money forthcoming to players in withdrawals, Alderney and French licenses suspended and an on again off again rumor of a buyout.Even though Full Tilt still has to resolve the above issues, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC), regulatory authority for the Canadian-based Mohawk territory renewed its Secondary Client Provider Authorization (CPA) for its Kolyma Company.Read full article
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