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Tag: Gambling legislation

New Jersey Passes Online Gambling Legislation Through State Senate

The New Jersey State Senate has passed a bill that would license and regulate Internet gambling in the state. This is the first time ever that a bill like this has passed. See what it means for New Jersey.

Inside Gaming: Gambling Legalized in Sri Lanka, Cake's New License, and Much More

Highlights from the gaming industry including revenue stories about casinos, casino lawsuits, stock news about casinos or online poker sites, and mergers.

The Nightly Turbo: Kara Scott Discusses Anonymous Tables, USA COOP Starts This Weekend, and More

The Nightly Turbo is bringing you the day's top poker news stories including Kara Scott's thoughts on anonymous tables, USA COOP beginning this weekend, and more.

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Not Set; Bachus Losing Steam

Although it seemed as though Rep. Spencer Bachus would become the new House Financial Services Committee chair, things have changed.

Inside Gaming: The Elections Impact, Foxwoods Goes Online, and More

Highlights from the gaming industry including revenue stories about casinos, casino lawsuits, stock news about casinos or online poker sites, and mergers.

What the Midterm Elections Mean for Online Poker

A look at the impact this week's midterm elections could have on online poker.

Poker Players Alliance Announces Congressional Candidates Endorsement List

The Poker Players Alliance has released its endorsements for Congressional candidates.

Is Poker a Game of Skill Debate in South Carolina

South Carolina debates if poker is a game of skill.

Inside Gaming: PokerStars in Belgium, Blackjack on Cake, UIGEA Fallout, and Poker in Chicago

This week in Inside Gaming, we look at Harrah’s latest projects and the latest in’s European licensure saga. In addition, we look at the Cake Network’s newest gaming option, Blackjack tournaments, and the fallout for one Massachusetts

Revitalizing California's Potential Online Gaming Regulation

Since California State Sen. Rod Wright withdrew his bill to license and regulate Internet poker within the state in late June due to a lack of support from California's card clubs and Indian casinos, Poker Voters of America has gotten involved to...

Markup Not Likely for McDermott's Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act

With Congress adjourning for November elections next week, McDermott's Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act won't get the markup needed this session.

The Nightly Turbo: Dwyte Pilgrim Wins WPT Borgata, WCOOP Results, and More

We're bringing you enough news to get you through the weekend. We've got the scoop on Dwyte Pilgrim's WPT victory, WCOOP results, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: World Poker Tour Borgata Update, ESPN Inside Deal, and More

If you're looking for the top poker news stories, then you've come to the right place. Tonight's lineup has an update from the WPT Borgata, the latest ESPN Inside Deal, and more.

Online Poker's Chances in Congress' Final Stretch of the Year

Congress is about to adjourn for the year for elections. We take a look at online poker's chances before the regular session ends.

Poker Players Alliance Responds to Commerce Casino's Opposition on Online Gambling Legislation

The Poker Players Alliance called for action last week for its members to sign a letter urging Commerce Casino to change its position on Barney Frank's bill to federally license and regulate online poker. More than 7,000 people had signed the...

Internet Gambling vs Focus on Family

Internet poker's enemies are dropping like flies. Out of the four main groups that fought for passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in an attempt to suffocate the industry four years ago, only one remains opposed to efforts...

An Update on Intrastate Online Poker in New Jersey

Legislation to establish intrastate online poker in New Jersey has stagnated in recent months, overshadowed by discussions to completely overhaul the gambling industry in the state. New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak told PokerNews in April...

NFL Drops Opposition to Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act

One of the biggest opponents to Barney Frank's efforts to license and regulate Internet poker says it is hanging up its helmet and shoulder pads. An amendment added by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) during the House Financial has caused the NFL to...

Internet Gambling Legislation: What's Next

The House Financial Services Committee's passage of Barney Frank's bill to license and regulate Internet gambling has some overly excited poker players talking about the imminent federal legalization of the activity they love. The reality is...

House Financial Services Committee Votes to Approve Barney Frank's Internet Gambling Legislation

The eventual timeline of how officially legalized online poker came about in the United States will include a spot for July 28, 2010, the first time a licensing and regulatory bill received a positive vote at the federal level. The House...