• 10 January 2012

    Whats Next for Online Gambling in the U.S.?

    According to Mark Lipparelli, chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, there is one question every state will be asking its Attorney General…”Tell us what this opinion means.” The opinion, of course, is the recent reversal by the Department of Justice and online gambling. Now California, Illinois, Iowa, New York and New Jersey are other states are trying to get a piece of the estimated $4 billion that Americans spend every year on online gambling.

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  • 04 January 2012

    Calvin Ayre's Predictions for Online Gambling in 2012

    What’s in store for 2012 and online gambling? Most would say based on what happened previously that no one could really know what to expect. Calvin Ayre, founder of however thinks he may have the answer. In a press release earlier, here is his predictions for online gambling in 2012 according to Mr. Ayre.

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  • 02 January 2012

    New Jersey Taking Last Shot at Online Gambling

    State Sen. Raymond Lesniak wants one more chance. On the heels of the U.S. Department of Justice clarification that in-state online gambling will not violate the current Wire Act, Lesniak is pushing for a bill legalizing online gambling in his state of New Jersey.His goal is to have a bill on Governor Chris Christie’s desk as early as next week. He wants to New Jersey to take advantage of this new ruling quickly and become the national leader in online gambling.

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  • 29 December 2011

    Top Online Gambling Stories of 2011

    From losing processors, federal indictments and opinions reversed, it has been and interesting year in online gambling. Here is a list of what we think are the top ten stories of 2012.10 – eWalletXpress Has Money Seized – Turns out that this was more than a rumor.9 – eCogra Under New Management – eCogra is no longer owned by online gambling companies.8 – Online Gambling in New Jersey Vetoed – There were many attempts by states to pass online gambling laws, this one came the closest.7 – U.S.

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  • 26 December 2011

    U.S. Department of Justice Reverses Stance on Online Gambling

    Merry Christmas U.S. online gambling!! Last week, right before the Christmas holiday was to begin, U.S. online gamblers got the best present of all. The Department of Justice had changed its stance and is now stating the Wire Act of 1961 only applies to sports betting. Back in July, Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl as well as Illinois and New York ask the DoJ to clarify its position regarding online gambling and poker in regards to the Wire Act.

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  • 23 December 2011

    Nevada Approves Online Poker Regulations

    To some this may be a case of “here we go again.” Nevada however is trying to position itself to be an important cog if the U.S. takes the leap and legalizes online gambling. As the debate is growing in Congress, Nevada voted to become the first state to allow online poker. Thursday, Nevada approved rules that would allow companies to apply for licenses to operate a poker website in Nevada.

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  • 21 December 2011

    Aced Poker Sign Up Bonus 150% up to $750!

    Aced Poker is offering 150% up to $750 as a new player sign up bonus, plus $4 million in monthly tournament prize pools and up to 35% cash back in the Aced Rewards program! Read our Aced Poker review for information on their different games and tournaments available to players. Aced online poker is powered by Merge Gaming Network software, with cutting edge graphics and the latest in special features for online card games.

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  • 20 December 2011

    Absolute Poker Co-Owner Pleads Guilty

    There has been a plea from one of the three online poker companies following last Aprils U.S. federal indictments. Brent Beckley, co-owner of Absolute Poker, pleaded guilty today in a Manhattan Federal court. The charges were conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud as well as conspiracy to violate an Internet gambling law. All related to the deception of U.S. banks over processing online gambling proceeds.

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  • 18 December 2011

    Bodog is now Bovada: How Poker Players Will Be Affected

    It seems all the speculation has been proven true: Bodog is re-branding for US-players. Since the Bodog Brand licensing agreement with the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group expires at the end of 2011, MMGG will no longer be operating under the Bodog name or the website. As of today, the operation-formerly-known-as-Bodog is now branded as Bovada. What does this mean for the thousands of online poker players loyal to Bodog? Essentially nothing.

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  • 17 December 2011

    Bovada is the new Bodog: What It Means For Affiliates

    The Bodog rebranding for US-players is less a result of an identity crisis and more one of necessity. As the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group loses its licensing agreement with the Bodog brand at the end of the year, they are maintaining operations under a new name and website to create seamless continuity for its US players (and your affiliate information). That being said, affiliates need to be aware of a few changes in the affiliate program offered by MMGG.

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