Witnesses Selected for U.S. Congressional Online Gaming Hearing on Dec. 10
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Witnesses are set for the Dec. 10 hearing on the state of online gaming in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Believes Online Gambling Will Produce $1 Billion by July
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie still believes online gambling will produce $1 billion by July.
Jim McDermott Introduces Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013
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Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) introduced the Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013 on Thursday.
Nevada Talks to Delaware About Possibility of Online Gaming Compact
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has been in talks with Delaware Governor Jack Markell about the possibility of an online gaming compact.
Albania To Ban Offshore Online Gambling
Albania is set to ban all access to offshore online gambling websites.
Report: Lawmakers in Bulgaria Consider Lowering Gambling Tax Rate
Lawmakers in Bulgaria are considering lowering the gambling tax rate in order to attract foreign operators to the country.
Sheldon Adelson's EuroVegas Threatened by Spanish Smoking Ban
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive of Las Vegas Sands, may have his plans for EuroVegas thwarted by a Spanish smoking ban.
AGA President Geoff Freeman Hopes to Capitalize on New Runner Runner Motion Picture
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American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman hopes to capitalize upon the release of Runner Runner to advocate for a proper regulatory framework.
Rep. Joe Barton Introduces HR 2666 Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013
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Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) introduces Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013 in Congress to pave way for states to legalize online poker w/o federal intervention.
Lawrence DiCristina's Poker Case Heard in U.S. Appeals Court
Oral arguments regarding the legality of online poker were heard Wednesday in New York's U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
PokerStars CEO Mark Scheinberg Settles with US Government for $50 Million
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PokerStars CEO, Mark Scheinberg has reached an agreement with the Southern District of New York to forfeit $50 million to serve as final resolution between PokerStars and the US Government.