Tag: Gambling legislation

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Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard is offering politicians a one million Norwegian Kroner freeroll to raise awareness on outdated gambling laws.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

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.