Tag: Gambling legislation

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.

Rep. Joe Barton Introduces New Bill That Would Regulate Online Poker in the US

Two contrasting bills were introduced this week. One would outlaw regulated online poker, while other could establish a legal regulation framework.

PokerStars Fighting For its Place in California With New Website

PokerStars is leading a coalition with a new website, californians4ipoker.com, to help promote open and fair regulation of internet poker in California.

Pennsylvania Shows Big Promise Towards Regulated Online Poker

A hearing in the Pennsylvania Senate Community on Wednesday showed why the Keystone State has passed California in likelihood to move Internet poker legislation: unity.

Europe in Pills: Sports Wagering in Spain, Portugal Regulation, No Changes in France

Spain approves 53 new licenses for sports betting and online casino games, Portugal's proposed tax rate may encourage a grey-market, changes unlikely in France before the 2017 presidential elections.

Daniel Negreanu, Jason Somerville to Host Online Poker Live Demo in California

Daniel Negreanu and Jason Somerville will be in California on May 21 to host an "online poker live demo."

EU Commission Has No Plans To Intervene on Gambling Legislation

According to Commissioner Bieńkowska, "The European Commission does not consider to propose sector-specific EU legislation on gambling services."

#14mayosinpokeronline: Spain Goes on Strike While Regulator Welcomes New Operators

Poker players in Spain are calling for country's first-ever poker-related protest on Thursday, demanding legislative changes to stop poker industry decline.

Le Monde Newspaper Urges French Government to Reform in Order to Save Online Poker

The downfall of the French online gambling industry was subject of a Le Monde online article titled "Is Online Poker Going Through The Floor Soon?"

Belgium Fines 79 Players For Playing at Betclic.com

Belgium fines 79 players for playing at Betclic.com.

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