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Tag: Gambling legislation

Inside Gaming: MA Gov. Signs Casino Law, Cantor Countersued, and More

Massachusetts is now officially a casino state, Cantor Gaming's legal drama continues, and Margaritaville moves to Louisiana.

Internet Poker Hearings Give Reason for Optimism

A recap of the Internet poker hearings that took place on Capitol Hill on Nov. 17 and Nov. 18, 2011.

PPA Chairman Al D'Amato Among Witnesses in This Week's Internet Poker Hearings

A look at the witness list for the congressional hearings on Internet poker. Among those on the list are Al D'Amato, chairman of the Poker Players Alliance.

Inside Gaming Breaking News: MA Passes Casino Bill, Caesars IPO, and More

Mass. passes a bill allowing for 3 casino-resorts, Caesars restarts the IPO process, and the Cosmopolitan wows visitors but can't seem to take their money at the tables.

Nevada to Take Applications in February for Internet Poker Licenses

On Monday, reported that Nevada’s Gaming Control Board will begin accepting applications in February from companies looking to obtain licenses to operate online poker sites.

Senate and House to Hold Hearings on Internet Poker Next Week; D'Amato to Testify

Poker Players Alliance chairman Al D'Amato will testify next week in one of two hearings on Internet poker on Capitol Hill next week.

Inside Gaming: NJ Votes for Sports Betting, Sahara to Live Again, and More

New Jersey voters gave legislators the go ahead to pursue sports betting legalization, the Sahara got approval for renovation plans, and Nevada took a gaming revenue hit in September.

MGM and Boyd Gaming Strike Deal with Bwin.Party to Form Online Poker Venture

MGM & Boyd Gaming strike deal with Bwin.Party to form online poker venture.

House Subcommittee Hearing Witnesses Speak Favorably for Online Poker

On Tuesday, the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing regarding licensing and regulating online gaming.

The Nightly Turbo: Layoffs at Pocket Kings Ltd., Tom McEvoy's Game Face, and More

An estimated 180 employees at Pocket Kings Ltd. were laid off last week, and former Team PokerStars Pro member Tom McEvoy has a new online poker home.

PPA Chairman Alfonse D'Amato Will Be Witness at Subcommittee Hearing on Internet Poker

Poker Players Alliance chairman Alfonse D'Amato will be a witness at the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade hearing on Internet poker.

The Nightly Turbo: Details on the ISPT, Online Poker Buzz in Washington, and More

More details have been released about the ISPT $30 million event at Wembley Stadium, and The American Gaming Association says there's a "buzz in Washington" about online poker.

Commonwealth of Kentucky Files Claim for Indicted Online Poker Domains

The Commonwealth of Kentucky filed a claim for the rights to online poker domain names that were indicted on April 15.

Department of Justice Releases Update Regarding Full Tilt Poker & Player Funds

The United States Department of Justice released an update regarding Full Tilt Poker and the issue of player funds.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Takes on Asia, New Online Laws for Denmark, and More

Caesars breaks ground on its first hotel in China, the EU approves new Danish online gaming regulations, and in-room betting technology passes the Nevada Gaming Commission.

Online Poker Petition Reaches Goal; Poker Players Alliance Urges More Players to Sign

Even though the online poker petition reached its goal of 5,000 signatures, players are still urged to sign it.

The Nightly Turbo: Was Full Tilt Sold, Nevada Internet Poker Regulations, and More

It wouldn't be a typical day around here if there wasn't a story on Full Tilt Poker to report — even if it is just a rumor.

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Statement, Sure Bet Poker Signs Trishelle, and More

Which online poker site has signed Trishelle Cannatella and what did Full Tilt Poker say in its latest statement?

The Nightly Turbo: Online Poker Petition, T.J. Cloutier on Full Tilt Poker, and More

What does T.J. Cloutier have to say about Full Tilt Poker? Find out that, and more in the Nightly Turbo.

The Nightly Turbo: Furst's Open Letter, Epic Poker Suspends Lederer & Ferguson, and More

Rafe Furst wrote an open letter discussing the recent Full Tilt Poker developments. Read it in the Nightly Turbo.