Gambling News

  • 27 February 2012

    Everleaf Gaming Network Shuts Out U.S. Players

    Earlier this month Everleaf Gaming Network shut down its US operations. It was reported that the United States Department of Homeland Security had a cease and desist order. Everleaf on Feb 9th, prohibited all US based players from using any of the more than 100 skins it offered. Today Everleaf issued this statement: As has been reported, certain funds maintained by one of our payment processors to be distributed to U.S. customers were seized by U.S. authorities.

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  • 26 February 2012

    Iowa Online Poker Bill Clears Committee Vote

    “I don’t see this as an expansion of gambling, I see this as an expansion of freedom.” That was the statement issued by Senator Rick Bertrand R-Sioux City after legislation in Iowa to bring online poker under state regulation passed with ease in a Senate committee.The final vote was 11-4 to allow for the state Racing and Gaming Commission to being together and regulate competing hub operators and partner them with state licensed casinos to provide Iowan’s access to online poker.

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  • 23 February 2012

    First Legal Intranet Gaming Platform Launched

    In the press release below it was announced that the first legal intranet gaming was launched in the United States. The first two Native American Tribal Casinos in the company’s Tribal Gaming Network, Coushatta Indian Casino in Louisiana and Coyote Valley Casino in California, signed the agreement. LAS VEGAS, NV, Feb 22, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Atlantis Internet Group Corp.

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  • 13 February 2012

    Senate Committee Meets Today to Discuss Internet Gambling Ruling

    There has been another call to action today for Congress to federally regulate online gambling in the United States.  A Senate Committee in Indian Affairs meets today to discuss the impact of the recent reversal of opinion of the U.S. Department of Justice and how it would concern Indian tribes. Max Waxman of Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative release the following press release: (Washington, D.C.

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  • 06 February 2012

    Romney Stands Against Online Gambling

    In an interview posted on, Mitt Romney lays out his plans to help Nevada if he is elected President. At the end, almost as a side note, the Presidential hopeful also commented on where he stands on online gambling: “Romney also said he doesn’t support legalizing online gaming. He’s says he’s against it because of the social costs and people’s addictive gambling habits.

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  • 02 February 2012

    888 and Caesar's Getting Ready for U.S. Online Poker

    Caesars Interactive Entertainment and 888 Holdings Plc has expanded its UK Software licensing agreement to now include the United States. Once online gaming is permitted in the U.S., Dragonfish, the business to business subsidiary arm of 888, will be the power behind some of Caesars private poker brands.

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  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Gaming Survey Finds Support for Online Poker

    The U.S. Gaming Survey, founding by a research group over 30 of online gambling, conducted a survey in December with the Poker Player’s Alliance and found a strong support for regulated online poker. The survey had 8,000 respondents from all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico. The general demographic was 30-60 years old with income of over $50,000 a year.There were some interesting answers to some of the questions.

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  • 24 January 2012

    Zynga Poker Looking into Real Money Gambling

    Zynga games, yes, the company responsible for all those popular Facebook games, wants to turn Zynga Poker into a real money gambling game. Zynga Poker is one of their most popular games and a spokesman told AllThingsDigital: “We build games and experiences that our players want and love. Zynga Poker is the world’s largest online poker game with more than 7 million people playing every day and over 30 million each month.

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  • 18 January 2012

    Iowa Looking at Multi-State Online Poker

    Another possible scenario that may be coming from the U.S. Department of Justice reversal of opinion involving online gambling is multistate poker and Sen. Jeff Danielson, D-Cedar Falls believes Iowa can take full advantage. Those in the Iowa legislature that want to have legalized online poker in Iowa are currently working on a new plan that may open the door to multi-state poker and possibly lead to agreements with Washington D.C.

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  • 15 January 2012

    IGT Buys Online Gaming Double Down Interactive

    Though there seems to be no big moves so far federally since the DoJ reversal of opinion on the wire act, some states like Nevada are moving fast to get an infrastructure in place to handle the wave on online gambling players.So it only makes since that companies within the state of Nevada are getting in line as well to take advantage. Slot machine make International Game Technology (IGT), based in Nevada, is one of the companies.

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