Tag: Gambling legislation

Pennsylvania iPoker Moving in Right Direction: Online Gaming Bill Passes GO Committee

Pennsylvania iPoker takes a step in the right direction, with online gaming bill HB 649 passing the GO Committee.

Russia Unveils the Tigre de Cristal Casino

Russia unveils the Tigre de Cristal casino in the Far East.

Russia Introduces Legislation to Potentially Prohibit Online Gaming Transactions

Russia introduces a Finance Bill which if passed could prohibit banks from processing online gaming transactions.

Here’s How Binyamin Netanyahu Plans to Bring Gambling to Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu appears to be country's strongest supporter for a plan to open the country's first legal brick-and-mortar casino.

The Insiders: All American Poker Network CEO David Licht on New York's iPoker Chances

David Licht, CEO of the All American Poker Network (AAPN), parent company to 888casino.com and 888poker.com, offers his take on online poker in New York.

Brazil Considering Gaming Legislation to Help Balance Its Budget

Brazil's budget crisis could be the catalyst to a bill passing to regulate online gaming in the country.

Swedish Gambling Minister Hopes To Accelerate New Gaming Laws

Sweden's Gambling Minster plans to accelerate his plan to introduce new gaming legislation to loosen Sweden's regulation of online gambling by 2018.

Europe in Pills: Thor Hansen On a Heater, Iceland Discusses Gambling Legislation

With two WCOOP final tables in just one day, the Norwegian Godfather of Poker is showing everyone that he's there and in top form to snatch one of the bracelets still up for grabs at PokerStars.

European Commission Expresses Concern Over National Gaming Laws

The European Commission expressed concern over some member's online gaming legislation that require licensees maintain a physical presence in the country.

Dutch Online Gaming Market Grows Despite Regulation Yet To Be Enforced

The Dutch gaming authority released a report highlighting the growth in the online gaming marketplace.

Philippines Representative Calls for Probe Into "Illegal Gambling Operations"

The Philippines House of Representatives will be probing into illegal gaming activities, specifically based in special economic zones.

Japan Once Again Delays Passing a Gaming Bill to Allow Land-Based Casinos

Japan once again delays Integrated Resorts gaming bill, which would alter the current ban on casinos in the country.

Unibet Plans to Apply for a Online Poker License with New Romanian Gaming Regime

Unibet announced to its affiliates and media partners it has started the process to apply for a Romanian online gaming license under the new gaming regime.

Five Thoughts: PS Pro Tour Wraps, Somerville Shines, Wisconsin Still Behind the Times

After a bit of a hiatus, Five Thoughts is back on the pages of PokerNews.

Mexico Expected to Pass New Gaming Regime by the End of the Year

A new gaming regime in Mexico, which would cover both online and live gambling, is expected to be passed by legislators by the end of the year.

Malta's Gambling Legislation to Be Updated in Coming Months

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) announced that the island's gambling legislation will be considerably updated in the coming months.

Mafia and Gambling Investigation Calls for an Update of Malta's Gambling Laws

Is Malta's gambling legislation good enough to keep the organized crime out of gambling?

Malta’s Former Prime Minister’s Son Named in Mafia and Gambling Investigation

The name of Malta's former Prime Minister's Lawrence Gonzi son, David Gonzi has been formally included in the gambling-related investigation started by Italy's Anti-Mafia Police.

PokerStars Giving Fans Chance to Play Neymar Jr; Three Stops Added to California Play!

PokerStars is giving fans a chance to play with Neymar Jr, while also adding three news stops to the California Play! PokerStars Pro Tour.

Global Poker Index Parent Company Raises $4.9 Million to Keep 'Sportifying Poker'

Mediarex Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Global Poker Index, announced that they have received $4.9 million in funding from private investors.