Gambling News

  • 25 October 2010

    Online Gambling at Harrah's

    There has been big news coming out of the world’s largest casino company, Harrah’s Entertainment this week.  One that will directly involve online gamblers and one that will help the company take advantage of any changes financially. It was announced finally after rumors have been heard for a while that this month Caesars Online Casino will be re-launched by Harrah’s using JackpotJoy as the new software behind the site.

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  • 20 October 2010

    Update: GoWildCasino Police Raid

    According to an affiliate program representative posting at the Affiliate Guard forum, there was an issue regarding Go Wild Casino and the police but it is all do to a “vengeful ex-employee that was recently dismissed”. Also expected soon is a press release from Microgaming and Go Wild.

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  • 20 October 2010

    GoWildCasino Raided?

    According to two Belgrade newspaper reports dated yesterday, Serbian police in an operation they called “Atlantis” arrested a group of foreign nationals that they say were running an online gambling operation in Serbia without permission. One of the sites allegedly said to be operating in Serbia and has since been seized is the popular GoWildCasino.

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  • 19 October 2010

    New Jersey Looking at Intrastate Online Gambling

    While the federal government is slowing grinding away at regulating online gambling and the courts deciding that regulating online gambling will be left up to individual states to decide, several states have been trying to work something out including Florida, California and New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has come up with two expansions to help save the New Jersey gambling industry and hopefully help bring his state much needed revenue.

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  • 15 October 2010

    Nova Scotia Says No to Online Gambling

    British Columbia was the first to launch a legal online gambling site in North America with their site. Ontario and Quebec are also getting ready to follow B.C.’s footsteps. If you remember, Nova Scotia, was right on the heels of this online gambling bandwagon. Back in late August, Finance Minister Graham Steele said it was time that Nova Scotia had its own online gambling for the good of the people.

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  • 12 October 2010

    William Hill Teams Up with Iovation for Fraud Protection

    One of the UK’s biggest bookmakers, William Hill is teaming up with Iovation and their ReputationManager 360 software in their fight against fraud. According to a press release today: Iovation, the device reputation authority protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, announced that William Hill, the UK’s leading betting and gaming company, has adopted iovation ReputationManager 360 as part of its overall fraud prevention strategy.

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  • 11 October 2010

    Wife of Democrat John Tierney’s Indicted on Online Gambling Charges

    The seven-term Massachusetts Democrat Representative John Tierney is facing an election coming up; his wife Patrice is facing jail time. Patrice Tierney pleaded guilty to four counts of aiding and abetting the filing of false federal tax returns all resulting from her managing more than a $7 million bank account stemming from her brother, Robert Eremian’s online gambling business. Eremian’s site,, used a site based in Antigua but operated out of the United States.

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  • 07 October 2010

    Dutch Government Regulating Online Gambling?

    It seems the Dutch government is having a hard time with what to do with online gambling and has now, again it seems, flop stances. The Government has done a lot over the years to keep online gambling out. They made a blacklist of foreign online gambling sites (2008) and then told banks to not do business with them for fear of being prosecuted; the Dutch version of the U.S. UIGEA. They have also spent a lot of time in European Court fighting to keep online gambling out.

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  • 05 October 2010

    Major Casinos Looking at Online Gambling

    There has been a lot written lately about the online gambling regulation in the U.S. this year. Proponents of legalizing and regulating internet gambling have seen positive and negative so far from Barney Frank’s H.R. 2267  passing a markup vote to the NFL changing its stance to California denying an effort to legalize online poker to now the major land base casino’s changing their tune about legalizing online gambling.

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  • 04 October 2010

    New Treasury Rule Proposal and Online Gambling Funds

    There has been a new ruled proposed that has gotten online gamblers in the U.S. in a foul mood.  A rule proposed by the Treasury Department would require a weekly report of all electronic money transfers into and out of the U.S. by all financial institutions. Along with the reports the social security numbers of all those making thing transaction will be included. Currently no reports are made if transactions are less than $10,000.Could the U.S. government use this information to halt all U.S.

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