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Tag: Gambling legislation

Greece's Online Poker Monopoly Is Not in Short-Term Plans

As OPAP decided to focus on sports betting, Greece's might not be about to establish the next online poker monopoly in Europe

Should the UK Gambling Industry Do More To Tackle Problem Gambling?

Industry Group for Responsible Gambling chairman Clive Hawkswood speaks to PokerNews about problem gambling in the U.K.

California Reacts to Sen. Feinstein's Support of Online Gambling Ban

California's Indian tribes and gaming concerns respond to the news that Sen. Dianne Feinstein has co-sponsored a bill that would ban online gambling.

Five Thoughts: California and New York Discuss Bad Actors, Hansen's Break, and More

Five Thoughts looks at proposed poker-only legislation in California and New York, Gus Hansen's break, and more.

PokerStars To Continue Partnership Negotiations with California Card Rooms

Attorney Keith Sharp said California partnership negotiations with PokerStars will continue.

Online Poker Bill Introduced in New York State

Online poker is back in the New York Senate with the introduction of S 6913, a bill introduced Friday by Republican State Sen. John Bonacic.

Spring Cleaning Time: William Hill Pulls Out of 55 Countries

William Hill will no longer be available in countries as South Africa, Uruguay, Morocco and Thailand for what the operator calls "regulatory reasons."

Graham, Chaffetz Introduce Bills to Ban Online Poker in U.S.

A Sheldon Adelson-backed bill to ban online gambling the U.S. has been introduced by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

Democratic Battle Lines Form as Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Bill Nears

Eleven state governors in the Democratic Governors Association have expressed opposition to the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill that could be introduced on Wednesday.

Five Thoughts: Poker-Only Pacts and Legislation, Adelson's Upcoming Bill, and More

Five Thoughts examines the viability of poker-only legislation, the pending Sheldon Adelson bill, and more.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Talks Online Gaming

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission discusses the prospects of online gaming, and a UK-based company takes note.

Sheldon Adelson's Anti-Internet Gambling Bill Could Be Introduced Next Week

Sen. Lindsey Graham could introduce the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill as early as next week.

U.S. Congressman Plans to Introduce a Bill to Federally Ban Online Gambling

Utah Congressman Rep. Jason Chaffetz prepares to introduce a bill to federally ban online gambling.

Sweden's Gambling Law to Change in 2014: "We Hope the Commission Will Not Sue Us"

Sweden asks for more time before being taken to the European Court of Justice for gambling sanctions. But the EGBA secretary general says that it's way too late for that.

Portuguese Authorities Shut Down Illegal Casino in Norte Region

As Portugal's government delays new gambling legislation, illegal casino rooms keep popping up everywhere in the country.

Pro-Internet Gambling Coalition Increases Efforts to Combat Adelson

A pro-online gambling coalition has increased efforts to fight Sheldon Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.

Online Poker Legislation Making Progress in the Netherlands

The Netherlands may be renowned for its liberal stance on soft drugs and prostitution, but it’s a whole different story when it comes to gambling and poker. Will that soon change?

Payment Processors to Block Transactions Involving Unlicensed UK Gambling Operators

Several major payment processors have agreed to voluntarily block transactions involving any unlicensed gambling companies in the U.K.

California Assemblyman: Still a Chance for Online Poker in 2014

California Assemblyman Isadore Hall says there's still a chance for legalized online poker in the Golden State by the end of 2014.

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