Gambling News

  • 25 March 2010

    Gaming Lobby Open To Legalized Internet Gambling

    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has released in a new policy statement that it is open to the idea of legalized internet gambling as long as the proper regulatory structure was enacted to protect consumers and the integrity of the game. However, while changing its stance on legalized internet gambling, it has still not endorsed any of the bills now before Congress.Internet gambling is estimated to be a $26 billion a year industry.AGA Chief Executive Officer Frqank fahrenkopf Jr.

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  • 25 March 2010

    Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Against Online Gambling

    On Thursday, the Kentucky Supreme Court overturned a Court of Appeals decision and ruled that domain names, under Kentucky law,  are not gambling devices.

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  • 23 March 2010

    Macau May Reclaim Land From Casinos

    Fernando Chui, Macau’s Chief Executive, stated in a public policy speech that the Special Administrative Region of China may take back land promised to casino operators and use it for “other development purposes”.Chui stated that the government would do everything in its power to reclaim land not being developed.

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  • 22 March 2010

    BoDog Online Casino Gets Serious

    BoDog Online Casino recently issued a press release which illustrates that BoDog is serious about growing in the online gaming community. While most online casinos add a game or two every couple of months or so, BoDog has announced that they will be adding twenty new games all at one time. BoDog, owned by Morris Mohawk gaming Group, is an American company which services players around the world.

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  • 15 March 2010

    Nevada May Clamp Down On Land/Online Gaming Site Relationships

    The Nevada gaming Control Board is looking into the possibility of regulating how land based casinos and the non-gambling sides of online gambling sites enter into agreements. If the Board comes to an agreement and makes new regulations affecting this relationship, it could seriously alter or even cut off the money from events such as the World Series of Poker and others. The World Series of Poker is owned by Harrah’s Entertainment.

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  • 14 March 2010

    Race Intensifies to Legalize Sports Betting and Gambling

    To the end that many states are struggling with the poor economy and are fighting to find new ways to pay for their existence and services, New Jersey passed State Resolution No. 19 on January 12, 2010. Resolution 19 instructs its President of the Senate to “take legal action concerning certain federal legislation prohibiting sports betting.

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  • 13 March 2010

    66th Co-Sponsor Behind Frank Legislation on the UIGEA

    Rep. Barney Franks Internet gambling regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act, has signed on its 66th co-sponsor, Ohio representative Charles Wilson. The bill is designed to legalize and regulate internet gambling while protecting and safeguarding players, and instituting safeguards against compulsive and addictive gambling, underage gambling, money laundering and fraud and identity theft.

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  • 09 March 2010

    A Giant Step for Internet Gambling - Tax Reform Bill

    Ron Wyden represents Oregon, a state where online gambling is illegal. He is coauthor of the bill. What does this mean for internet gambling? We will have to wait and see. But this is one big step! ST. LOUIS, Missouri (PRWEB) March 8, 2010 — The recent inclusion of Internet gambling regulations as provisions under a new tax reform bill in the Senate signifies an important–and necessary–step for the pro-online gambling movement in Washington, DC.

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  • 08 March 2010

    Online Gambling Future Looking Good

    A group of online gambling companies, the Manx eGaming Association (MeGA), has released some good news for the online gaming community. MeGA has released the results of its annual survey. It shows that employment in the online gaming community on the Isle of Man increased by 18% in 2009. Projections show a similar rise is expected this year also. Taxes paid in 2009 were more than double what was paid in 2008. 2009 paid taxes were £11.2 million. 2010’s estimated taxes are £19.

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  • 04 March 2010

    Florida Wants Online Poker

    Last Friday, Florida became the second state to file an intrastate egaming bill, when State Representative Joseph Abruzzo filed the Internet Poker Consumer Protection and revenue Generation Act of 2010. This submits plans for legal, intrastate online poker.Under provisions within UIGEA, the Unlawful Internet gambling Enforcement Act, states can authorize and regulate egaming within their borders.

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