Tag: Gambling legislation

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.

Online Poker Shared Liquidity Insight with Ty Stewart and Seth Palansky

Shared liquidity is a common topic as legally regulated online poker grows on the state level in the U.S. The WSOP's Ty Stewart and Seth Palansky provide insight on the topic.

Delaware Launches Free Online Poker Game on Facebook; Real-Money Gaming Set for October

Delaware launched a free-play online gaming platform on Facebook, which will serve as the foundation for the real-money operation set to take off at the end of October.

U.S. Appeals Court Overrules Decision in Lawrence DiCristina Poker Case

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the acquittal of Lawrence DiCristina on Tuesday.

Inside Gaming: New York State of Mind, More for Macau, and Studying Problem Gaming

New York State may expand casino gambling, Macau continues to boom, and a UK group studies problem gambling.

PokerNews Op-Ed: Congress Has Been Dealt a New Online Poker Hand

Attorney Maurice "Mac" VerStandig on why Congress has been dealt a new online poker hand with Rep. Joe Barton's Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013.

Rep. Joe Barton: U.S. Federal Online Poker Legislation Not Far Away

Congressman Joe Barton believes that federal online poker legislation will occur once more populous states launch their own markets.

Inside Gaming: WSOP Acquires Mobile App, Harry Reid Discusses Federal Online Poker Bill

In this week’s edition of Inside Gaming, Harry Reid discusses the new federal online poker bill, and the World Series of Poker acquires its mobile app.

Federal Online Poker Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) introduced a federal online poker bill titled the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013.

Report: PokerStars' Deal to Purchase Atlantic City Casino Expires

According to the Wall Street Journal, PokerStars' agreement to purchase the Atlantic Club Casino in New Jersey has expired.

Lesniak: PokerStars License in Hands of New Jersey Gaming Officials, Not Legislature

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak discusses his thoughts on PokerStars' application for an online gaming license in New Jersey.

ClubWPT Withdraws from Florida Market Upon Bill Signed by Florida Governor Rick Scott

ClubWPT withdraws from Florida market following Governor Rick Scott signing a bill into law on Wednesday that seized the operations of hundreds of Internet cafes.

Inside Gaming: Casino Gaming in Texas, Chicago, and Philadelphia

This week's edition of Inside Gaming, takes a look at casino gambling in Texas, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

Update On Government's Appeal in Lawrence DiCristina Case

Matthew Kredell provides an update on the Lawrence DiCristina case that the government is appealing in a federal circuit court.