Gambling News

  • 01 May 2008

    Gary Kaplan and Tax Evasion Charges

    If the US Government would go after real criminals as hard as they try to get people in the Gambling Industry, there would be no terrorists for us to worry about. They would all be in prison. I think the US has their priorities in wrong places. Kaplan was arrested over a year ago on several charges, including tax evasion.

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  • 29 April 2008

    Online Gambling to be Legalized in Poland

    U.S. needs to take heed to these other countries! They have realized how hard it will be to enforce the UIGEA Bill. Wake up America and smell the roses, this is one bill that is almost impossible to enforce. Jacek Kapica the Deputy Finance Minister stated in April there were plans to legalize online gambling by end of 2008.The previous conservative Law and Justice(PiS) ruled against legalizing online betting a year ago, saying the cost to the state would be tremendous.

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  • 23 April 2008

    House Committee Calls on Congress to STOP Implementation of Internet Gambling Ban

    We have all been waiting to see the next step in this saga of the UIGEA, well we can now see the next step. This article is a step in the right direction. We all need to stand behind this and to let our Congressmen know where we stand on this issue. The proposed rules of the UIGEA Bill are ambiguous and are not going to stop millions of Americans from gambling online.

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  • 13 April 2008

    Pokertrillion and Boss Media PR

    The online poker site Pokertrillion is leaving the Boss Poker network, and is filing a law suit against Boss Media. Therefore Boss Media has had millions of Euros frozen in their accounts. So will Boss Media have enough to pay their players who decide to cash out?That is a question everyone is asking, and how this will be settled. Pokertrillion has just released this press release. This details the reasons of the law suit.April 12, 2008 Malta – Trillion Limited (POKERTRILLION.com).

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  • 11 April 2008

    Congress Moves to Suspend Internet Gambling Ban!

    It is about time for some good news for a change!! And the ones that have been fighting for this since it was passed in 2006, the UIGEA Bill, maybe finally winning the battle!! After the hearing last week with the U.S. Treasury, they found out just how hard it would be to get this bill enforced. Now finally we get this fresh off the press, and this is going to make a lot of people very happy. I know it puts a smile on my face!!! Current law unduly burdens U.S.

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  • 11 April 2008

    Time for the U.S. to Hold’em or Fold’em

    Yes U.S. it is time to say fold’em. Listen to what the rest of the world as well as most of the citizens of the United States are saying. We all want what is fair for our Free Nation. A Nation of free enterprise and trade for one and all! This antigambling law needs to be folded. It is like playing poker, a game of skill I may add, to know when it is time to fold.

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  • 08 April 2008

    Online License Won by SNG

    Another WIN for online gaming!! Now if the rest of the world would just take heed, all this could be settled just as easy. Especially the US!!! This just goes to show that not giving up pays in the long run. All of us in the Industry could learn that fighting for what we think is right, could pay off. So US get your head out of the sand, and listen to what the people want in America. SNG (Spielbanken Niedersachsen GmbH) won their appeal to get a license to operate an online gaming site.

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  • 03 April 2008

    UIGEA- Regulators- Struggle with Internet Gaming Rules

    At the hearing yesterday on just WHAT the rules are on the UIGEA Bill, left everyone more confused than ever! No one could say exactly what the rules were in the bill, what is illegal and what is legal. Now if the people who is supposed to enforce this law, don’t know what it all means, who does? And should the Government put this burden on the shoulders of the banks in the U.S.? Banks say NO!

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  • 29 March 2008

    Hearing Set on Proposed UIGEA Regulations

    We all need to write our Congressman, so maybe our voice can be heard at this hearing!! This will be the first time that our concerns about the UIGEA will be addressed in public, Speak Up!! The list of who all will testify is not yet available, but The House Committee of financial Services is chaired by Rep. Barney Frank, who has a bill in committee that would essentially wipe the UIGEA off the books. Keep fingers crossed that this will happen!!

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  • 27 March 2008

    Betfair Wins Landmark Case in Australia

    Today could be a turning point for the Gaming Industry. It shows if we continue the fight, we could get things moving!! We all could take lessons from Betfair!! When you have a legit reason to fight, never give up, you never know what will happen. Our right to play online gaming is a Constitutional Right! If we sit back and do nothing, then our rights will be taken away.  Let’s be more like Betfair!

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