05 July 2011ARJEL Suspends Full Tilt Poker License in France
It has seem to go from bad to worse for Full Tilt poker since the April 15th indictments from the U.S. government. Their U.S. business cut off, do repayments to U.S. players, European license revoked and now it seems Full Tilt Poker in France no longer has a license either.The French site is run by a company named Rekop Limited.Read full article
01 July 2011European Investors to Buy Full Tilt Poker
About 2 months ago Full Tilt Poker was dealing cards as one the top three internet poker sites. How quickly things can turn. April 15th brought down FBI indictments and a loss of their domain along with Pokerstars, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet. Shortly after they reached a deal with prosecutors to get their domain back only to process withdrawals along with Pokerstars, since then Pokerstars has paid back over $120 million to players and the other sites…zero.Read full article
29 June 2011Full Tilt Poker European License Suspended
In a major online poker development today, Alderney Gambling Control Commission has suspended the operations license of Full Tilt Poker. This requires the online poker room to suspend operations immediately and currently the servers are down. Full Tilt Poker was one of the largest online poker rooms in operation up until the U.S. crackdown on April 15th.Read full article
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27 June 2011Rep. Joe Barton Proposes State's Control Online Poker
On Friday Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, introduced online poker legislation that would allow individual states to choose whether online poker should be allowed or not within their borders. Barton who claims to have bipartisan support, would require poker websites to obtain a license in at least one state and the U.S. Department of Commerce to be able to operate legally.Read full article
23 June 2011COPA Signs Deal with Playtech
There are currently two bills that have been proposed to California lawmakers in recent months and currently both seem to be stalled. Senator Lou Correa has a bill that would basically authorize intrastate poker on a set number of platforms while Senator Rod Wright has a broader based platform and includes an emergency clause that gives it a high priority to be heard.Read full article
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20 June 2011The Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act
In a letter after our Constitution was established Ben Franklin wrote”… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Well over 200 years later, this still seems to be the standard. The Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act, H.R. 2230 was introduced Thursday that will require online gambling companies to withhold taxes from net winnings. Which is acceptable except online gambling is still illegal in the United States.Read full article
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13 June 2011Nevada Passes Online Gambling Bill
It looks like Nevada is poised and can now start getting ready for online poker. All we need now, as usual, is federal help. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed 36 bills into law Friday and one was AB258 which was designed to make Nevada a front runner of internet gambling.The was only one revision to the bill and that came after Black Friday on April 15th when the U.S. Justice department handed down indictments on the three major online poker sites.Read full article