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Tag: Gambling legislation

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

An Open Letter To Newsweek: There Are Questions To Be Answered

PokerNews issues an open letter to author Leah McGrath Goodman and Newsweek: there are questions to be answered.

Unibet CEO Criticizes Svenska Spel's Casino Plans

Unibet CEO criticizes Svenska Spel's casino plans.

Five Thoughts: California Bills Die, The Poker Hall of Fame, WPT and GPI, and More

Five Thoughts examines the two bills that fell short in California, the Poker Hall of Fame nomination process, and more.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Kansas to Maryland

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Gaming Lawyer Says Holland's Online Regulation "Will Be a Huge Disappointment"

According to the gaming attorney from Gaming Legal, the bill that the Dutch government wants to approve to regulate online gambling is costly, discriminatory and built over a hidden compromise between the legislator and a lobby of international...

PokerStars, Full Tilt and 888Poker Blacklisted in Latvia

Latvia announced the launch of its first-ever online gambling blacklist, naming PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and 888poker.

Two California Online Poker Bills Shelved for 2014; New Bill to be Introduced in December

Two online poker bills in California have been shelved for 2014, but a new bill is set to be introduced first thing next session in December.

Cyprus To Grant Its First Casino License By 2015

"This will be one of the most important infrastructure projects in Cyprus in coming years," said government spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides.

Portugal To Launch Regulated Gambling Market By the End of 2014

Portugal's upcoming regulated gambling market is set to become operative by the end of 2014, as the Portuguese national parliament gave the green light.

Could Disallowing Participation of Horse Racing Tracks Stop California Online Poker?

Whether or not to allow horse racing tracks to participate in online poker may prevent legislation from passing in California this year.

Svenska Spel Applies For Online Casino License in Sweden

Should she Swedish government accept the request, Svenska Spel would become the only licensed casino operator in the Scandinavian country.

European Commission Has Issued a Recommendation On Gambling

Member States should consider to act and eventually modify their national legislation in order to "protect minors from gambling, provide for more coherent commercial practices and improve awareness in order to mitigate to the extent possible the...

Brazil Discusses Gambling Regulation: "A Prohibitionist Approach Does Not Work"

If approved, a new gambling law in Brazil would guarantee tax revenues of more than 8 billion dollars every year.

Malta Discusses Social Gambling Regulation

The Mediterranean island of Malta could soon become the first country in the world to regulate social casino games.

European Commission to Issue Recommendation on Gambling Advertising

The European Commission may soon issue a recommendation for all 28 European Union Member States to add warning messages to gambling advertisements.

Report: 43% of Spain's Online Poker Players Still Play on Non-Regulated Websites

According to research conducted in Spain, 43% of the country's online poker players play on illegal websites.

Philippe Ktorza On the Decline of France's Poker Industry: "We Shouldn't Rely On Politicians"

According to the French poker pro, the market needs a new regulation and also some significant changes from the operators' side.

Portugal to Fight Compulsive Gambling with Online Players Blacklist

Portugal is cracking down on Internet gambling operators to ensure that strict measures against compulsive gambling are being met.

Merging of Italian and Spanish Poker Markets is France's Best Solution

French poker pro Julien Ferey believes that merging the Italian, French and Spanish online poker markets could be the best solution for France.

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