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Exclusive: "This is What the European Regulators Really Discussed in Rome"

Giovanni Carboni, one of Italy’s top gambling consultants, gave PokerNews an exclusive insider view on what happened behind closed doors at Rome's international informal meeting.

Sweden's Gambling Company Refuses to Comment on Possible EU Sanctions

Swedish gambling company Svenska Spel denies accusations of not tackling compulsive gambling.

Dont' Expect Any iGaming Movement in Iowa in 2014

According to Wes Ehrecke, President and CEO of the Iowa Gaming Association, no movement on the iGaming front is expected in the state in 2014.

Richard Branson's Virgin Group Launching Online Casino in New Jersey on Friday

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group will enter the New Jersey Internet gambling market this week, partnering up with Gamesys and the Tropicana in Atlantic City.

Exclusive: Former ARJEL President Says "French Parliament Closed to Shared Liquidity"

ARJEL former President Jean-François Vilotte: "the French parliament decided that it was not the right moment to open to international liquidity."

Executive Director of Gaming Commission Says iGaming Unlikely in Mississippi for 2014

The Executive Director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, Allen Godfrey isn’t optimistic for iGaming’s 2014 chances in his state.

UK Gaming Tax Bill Makes It to the House of Lords

The UK Gaming (Licensing and Advertising) Bill, which had a Third Reading in the House of Commons back in November, has advanced to the House of Lords.

Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard Offering Politicians One Million Norwegian Kroner Freeroll

Online superstar Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard is offering politicians a one million Norwegian Kroner freeroll to raise awareness on outdated gambling laws.

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Define Contests of Skill

Earlier this week the New Jersey Assembly passed Bill A-3624, which seeks to define a contest of skill, by a vote of 78-0.

America Gaming Association Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager

Earlier this week the American Gaming Association (AGA) announced significant staff additions including President Obama's 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina.

Year in Review: 2013 Online Poker Legislation in the U.S.

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell takes a look back at the online poker legislation that took place in the U.S. in 2013.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #1, The Launch of Regulated Online Poker in the U.S.

PokerNews' No. 1 story of 2013 is the launch of regulated, real-money online poker in the United States.

Inside Gaming: Nigeria's Gambling Growth, and Gambling Bills in Japan and Kentucky

Inside Gaming examines a projected increase in Nigerian gambling revenue and casino bills in Japan and Kentucky.

Inside Gaming: Federal Commission Concerned About Macau, Tribes Eye iGaming, and More

Inside Gaming examines potential issues in Macau, Native American tribes planning for internet gambling, and an EU official scrutinizing Austrian gaming laws.

New Jersey Sen. Lesniak Fights Back Against Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Campaign

New Jersey Sen. Ray Lesniak is fighting back against Sheldon Adelson's efforts to ban online gambling in the U.S.

Jim McDermott Introduces Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013

Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) introduced the Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013 on Thursday.

Inside Gaming: Boston Mayor Knew of Caesars' Troubles, Casino Ban in Japan, and More

Inside Gaming looks at Caesars' issues in Boston, 24-hour gaming in Illinois, and the casino ban in Japan.

New Jersey's iGaming Launch Date Confirmed; Lesniak Expects Internet Gaming Dynasty

With New Jersey's iGaming launch date set for Nov. 26, Senator Ray Lesniak is predicting big things early on.

European Union Rules That Italy Can't Block Online Gambling

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on Monday that Italy cannot block online gambling.

Inside Gaming: Casino Boats in Hong Kong, the House Votes Against an AZ Tribe, and More

In this week’s edition of Inside Gaming, we took a look at a floating casino in Hong Kong, a House vote to block a casino in Arizona, and a potential casino project in Japan.