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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.

Romania Approves New Gambling Legislation, Opens Market to Foreign Operators

The Romanian government hopes to collect extra revenues for at least €100 million every year with the approval of an all-new gambling legislation.

Greece’s Gambling Industry Grows as the Country Tries to Rebound

Greece's gambling industry grows as the country tries to rebound.

Revenues and Profits Continue to Decline for Sweden's Svenska Spel

Revenues and operating profits decline in the first quarter of 2015 for Swedish national state-owned gaming operator.

Japan Gets Closer to Legalized Gambling as Casino Bill Hits Parliament

Japan's journey to legalize casino gambling entered a decisive phase, as a bill was submitted to the country's parliament.

Positive Step: California Online Poker Bill AB 431 Passes GO Committee

California online poker bill AB 431 passes GO committee and provides a positive step in the right direction.

Italy Considering Restricting Gaming Commercials To Be Shown Only After Midnight

Italian authorities are considering limiting gaming related commercials on television to be shown only after midnight.

Update: Nanjing Millions Organizers Being Investigated for Gambling

The format of the Nanjing Millions Main Event may have been at the origin of the police operation that halted the tournament on April 17.

Poker Player Wins $60,000 and Quits His Job, But Bank Refuses to Pay the Winnings

After a third-place finish in the MicroMillions Main Event, German-based "RuiDeck" decided to quit is job as a waiter, but his bank decided not to pay his winnings.

Four Online Poker Hearings Scheduled In California; First On Wednesday, April 22

Four online poker hearings are scheduled to take place in California, starting with one on Wednesday, April 22.

The American Gaming Association Offers Its Support To Bring Gaming to Japan

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has volunteered its support to legalize casino gambling in Japan.

Ireland Opens Up Licensing to Gaming Operators

Gaming operators can begin to apply for gaming licenses in Ireland with enforcement on a one percent tax to begin on August 1, 2015.

Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee Passes HR 140 Ahead of iGaming Hearing

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Oversight Committee passed HR 140, a resolution that urges Congress, and the state's delegation, to oppose RAWA.

France Could Be Considering a Casino in Paris

French authorities are evaluating the possibility of a legislative reform that would lead to the opening of a casino in Paris and could generate up to €30 million a year in tax revenues.

Europe in Pills: Online Gaming in Holland, Italy Goes Casino, and PKR's New Pro

Illegal operators prosper in the Netherlands as the regulator works on the new gambling law, Italian players flock to online casinos, and more.

PokerStars Gets Closer to Start Operations in New Jersey

PokerStars is getting closer to starting operations in New Jersey, according to CEO David Baazov.

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