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Tag: Gambling legislation

U.S. Digital Gaming's Richard Bronson: "It's Game Time" for Online Poker

U.S. Digital Gaming founder Richard "Skip" Bronson weighs in on online gaming legislation.

FairPlayUSA to Continue Push on Educating Public on Need for Online Poker Regulation

FairPlayUSA has been quiet in its first six months of operation, though that doesn't mean the organization funded by Las Vegas casinos to make the case for federal legislation to regulate online poker, has been ineffective.

Washington, D.C. Online Gambling Bill Headed to Full Vote for Repeal Next Week

Washington D.C.'s Internet gambling bill will head to a full vote for repeal next week.

Rep. Stephen Sandstrom Introduces Bill to Prevent Internet Gambling in Utah

Utah Rep. Stephen Sandstrom Introduces H.B. 108 to Prevent Internet Gambling in Utah if congress passes H.R. 1174, Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection & Enforcement Act.

District of Columbia Ready to Repeal Online Gambling Legislation

Washington, D.C. could repeal its online gambling legislation.

Caesars Entertainment Interactive, 888 Extend Licensing Deal to U.S.

888 Holdings and Caesars Interactive Entertainment announced they were extending their U.K. licensing agreement to the United States.

Playtech Announces Partnerships Ahead of New Gambling Markets

Playtech announced two new partnerships and the acquisition of a UK sportsbook developer as part of its new global strategy.

Will Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Push Federal Online Poker Legislation in 2012?

A look at what Harry Reid's latest comments to could mean for federal online poker legislation.

Iowa Senator to Draft Bill for Intrastate Online Poker

Iowa Sen. Jeff Danielson says he plans to draft an Internet poker bill in Iowa sometime in the near future.

Online Poker: What to Look for in 2012

A look at what could be in store for online poker legislation in 2012.

Belgian Gaming Commission Approves, and

The Belgian Gaming Commission announced that it three sites for real-money play and will block access to all other unauthorized sites.

The Insiders: Groupe Bernard Tapie Lawyer, Behnam Dayanim

Behnam Dayanim, the U.S.-based lawyer for GBT, discusses the Full Tilt Poker acquisition.

A Look at the Nevada Gaming Commission's Online Poker Regulations

A look at the regulations that the Nevada Gaming Commission recently passed regarding online poker.

U.S. Department of Justice Opinion: Wire Act Only Applies to Sports Betting (UPDATED)

The United States Department of Justice has changed its stance on the Wire Act, which could affect online poker.

No End-of-Year Fireworks for Federal Online Poker Legislation in the United States

The opportunity to pass legislation to license and regulate online poker in 2011 has passed.

Why Has Co-Sponsorship on Joe Barton's Internet Poker Bill Stalled?

Joe Barton believes his Internet poker bill can get through the House, but why does it have so few co-sponsors?

PokerStars Among 38 Operators Granted Online Gaming Licenses in Denmark

PokerStars, 888,, PKR and Unibet were among the 38 operators awarded online gambling licenses in Denmark.

Inside Gaming: Japan Reconsiders Casinos, Vegas Revenue Rebounding, and More

Japanese legislators are changing their minds about casinos, Las Vegas casinos put up impressive numbers in October, and Majestic Star emerged from bankruptcy.

Adelson Morally Opposes Internet Gambling; PPA Urges Players to Take Action

Sheldon Adelson recently stated he was morally opposed to Internet gambling. The Poker Players Alliance is urging players to voice their disapproval.

The Weekly Turbo: Facebook Considers Online Gambling, Barney Frank to Retire, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including Facebook's plans to offer real-money gambling, Barney Frank's retirement announcement, and more.