Gambling News

  • 19 October 2011

    IPhone 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.

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  • 12 October 2011

    Free U.S. Poker at

    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.

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  • 10 October 2011

    Aristocrat 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.

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  • 05 October 2011

    American 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.

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  • 03 October 2011

    Bernard 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.

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  • 30 September 2011

    AGCC 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.

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  • 29 September 2011

    Paddy 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.

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  • 26 September 2011

    Possible 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.

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  • 22 September 2011

    AGA 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?” This is in response to the DOJ calling Full Tilt Poker a “global Ponzi scheme” after amending the civil lawsuit showing that more than 20 owners and shareholders were paid up

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  • 20 September 2011

    Full 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.

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