Tag: Gambling legislation

Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee Passes HR 140 Ahead of iGaming Hearing

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Oversight Committee passed HR 140, a resolution that urges Congress, and the state's delegation, to oppose RAWA.

France Could Be Considering a Casino in Paris

French authorities are evaluating the possibility of a legislative reform that would lead to the opening of a casino in Paris and could generate up to €30 million a year in tax revenues.

Europe in Pills: Online Gaming in Holland, Italy Goes Casino, and PKR's New Pro

Illegal operators prosper in the Netherlands as the regulator works on the new gambling law, Italian players flock to online casinos, and more.

PokerStars Gets Closer to Start Operations in New Jersey

PokerStars is getting closer to starting operations in New Jersey, according to CEO David Baazov.

Morgan Stanley: Delay in US Gambling Legislation to Cost Billions

Morgan Stanley decided to cut the estimate of the US online gambling market by half, removing billions of dollars from the projection.

Japan to Reintroduce an Integrated Casinos Bill by March 31

Japan's Liberal Democratic Party plans to resubmit an integrated casinos bill in Japan by March 31, 2015.

Fear-Mongering Testimony Overshadows Facts at Internet Gambling Ban Hearing

A U.S. House Judiciary hearing on Sheldon Adelson's Internet gambling ban bill was an exercise in fear mongering, says the Poker Players Alliance. Read our full recap.

Europe in Pills: Greece Unveils Ambitious Plan for Gambling and Winamax Leaves Italy

While Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explained how a new gambling legislation is critical for the country's economic recovery, France's Winamax decided to pull out from the declining Italian market.

Bloomberry Purchases an Island and a Casino Operator for Big Bet on South Korea

Bloomberry purchases an island and a casino operator for big bet on South Korea.

Future of Japan's Gambling Legislation To Be Decided in April

If approved, the bill would create the third biggest gambling economy in the world and boost Japan's tourism industry.

Europe in Pills: Poland Opens to Foreign Operators and Sweden Attacks the AppStore

While Italy and Spain are busy with important changes at the top of their respective online gambling regulators, Poland gets ready to slowly open its market to international operators and Sweden partners with Apple against grey operators.

New Online Gambling Tax Set to be Signed Into Irish Law

Taxation on online gambling activities is about to become a reality in Ireland.

Understanding the Witness List for Thursday's Congressional Hearing on RAWA

The witness list for Thursday's House Subcommittee hearing on the Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA) legislation is stacked against Internet poker as expected.

Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling Pulls a No-Show at Debate

Las Vegas Sands Vice President of Government Relations Andy Abboud was a no-show at his scheduled iGaming debate against the PPA's John Pappas.

Five Thoughts: Nevada/Delaware Compact, Aviation Club Closes, and Jason Somerville

Five Thoughts talks compacts, Aviation Club de France, Jason Somerville, and more.

Portugal's Council of Ministers Approves Online Poker Regulation

Portugal's government believes that new gambling legislation will generate additional fiscal revenues of €25 million.

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Unlikely to Reverse DOJ Wire Act Interpretation

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch told the Senate Judiciary Committee that, if appointed, she is unlikely to reverse the DOJ's Wire Act interpretation.

State Sen. Lesniak: Adelson, Gov. Christie Delaying PokerStars' Entrance into New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak explains to PokerNews why he believes PokerStars has not received an operating license in New Jersey.

Five Thoughts: The Banker Returns, New WSOP Payouts, and More

Five Thoughts talks Andy Beal's $5 million loss to Todd Brunson, the new WSOP Main Event payouts, Aussie Millions, and more.

Online Poker Legislation Reintroduced in California -- With Big Changes

California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer reintroduced his online poker bill, but with big changes this time.