Gambling News

  • 10 March 2011

    Caesars Entertainment and 888 Holding Make Deal

    The Nevada Gaming Control Board approved a business relationship between Caesar’s Entertainment Corp. and Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Ltd. and Fordart Ltd.,which are subsidiaries of 888 Holding Company LLC. This is only the second time an approval has been given under the state’s foreign gaming statutes. In 2007 MGM Mirage was approved to conduct its business with Pansy Ho’s company in Macau.

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  • 08 March 2011

    Wall Street Journal Asks Should Web Gambling be Legalized?

    There has been a poll put up on the Wall Street Journal community board that asks a pretty basic question: Should web gambling be legalized? This is not the first time the WSJ has posed such a question on its boards and the results as of this article are overwhelmingly in favor.This is not a formal poll by any means and as of today just shows 358 total votes but 78.2% of those voting favor legalizing online gambling.

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  • 03 March 2011

    Online Gambling in New Jersey Vetoed

    “If the Legislature believes that expanding gambling outside of Atlantic City is in the best interests of the State of New Jersey, it should place the question on the ballot for the voters to decide.” That is the message offered by Governor Christie as he vetoed the online gambling bill in New Jersey. Gov. Christie also echoed in his message what others have said he was concerned about as well and that was the State Constitution.

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  • 03 March 2011

    State Online Gambling Update

    There is a lot happening across the United States lately concerning regulated online gambling. There are currently 4 states in varying progress considering legalizing intrastate online poker. The one closest to making this a reality is New Jersey. Today is the day for Governor Christie to act or not act on an intrastate online poker bill that has been lying on his desk since January.

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  • 28 February 2011

    Add Iowa to List on Online Poker Interest

    It seems for online poker players in the United States, California, New Jersey and Florida would be a good place to live. No, they haven’t technically passed anything as of yet but at least they are in talks which puts them ahead of all the others. Now however there is another state where online poker players could enjoy…Iowa.Iowa is now considering legislation to allow for intestate online poker.

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  • 25 February 2011

    California Nations Indian Gaming Association Endorses Online Poker Bill

    California Democratic Sen. Lou Correa Senate Bill 40 that is trying to legalize Internet gambling within the state got another major endorsement this week from the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA). The main reason cited for the endorsement over other bills currently being looked at is that Correa’s is specific to online poker.This is the first time that CNIGA has endorsed any bill looking to regulate online gambling in California.

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  • 22 February 2011

    Online Gambling in New Jersey Coming Down to the Wire

    It is coming down to the wire for Governor Christie to act on the internet gambling bill that is still lying on his desk. The bill was passed by the New Jersey legislature on January 10th with a feeling of that it was a safe bet to get passed the Governor’s desk and help the state increase its revenue.That is not been the case. Now it seems the New Jersey Governor may not sign the bill into law.

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  • 21 February 2011

    Hope for Federal Online Gambling Law?

    For all of those that think the recent elections may have destroyed any hope of a federal government law regulating online gambling may have to rethink their position if rumors become a reality later this year. Though it may come as a surprise what side this bill may be coming from, who may introduce it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.

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  • 16 February 2011 Security Investigation Complete

    The investigation into the Canadian online gambling site by the B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has concluded and said that the site had not taken sufficient steps to protect its player’s privacy when it launched July 15th. The PlayNow site was shut down within hours of its initial launch. It was said at the time that it was a server overload but later the B.C.

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  • 15 February 2011

    Payment Processing Inc. Facing Federal Charges

    There is another payment processor being charged by the federal government for allegedly sending $44 million in winnings to bettors all across the United States. Company officials of Payment Processing Inc. are now facing charges of operating an illegal gambling business, transmission of wagers and international money laundering.There are six people named as defendants in the case that was investigated by the IRS’s Criminal Investigations Division and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

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