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Tag: Gambling legislation

ARJEL President Charles Coppolani: "Poker Is Not That Popular Anymore"

The president of France’s gambling regulator believes that the country's online poker market may have simply reached its peak.

PokerStars Inks Online Poker Partnership in California

PokerStars has agreed to an Internet poker partnership with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three major card clubs in California.

Poland’s Gambling Legislation Costs Millions in Missed Tax Revenue

Poland loses approximately PLN 600 million in potential tax revenue thanks to the highly restrictive Polish Gambling Act that was approved back in 2011.

European Commission Pushes Greece to Abandon Plans of Monopoly

European commissioner Almunia asked for clarification on the deal with OPAP while the government introduced amendments to Greece's gambling law

Mississippi Orders Unusual Study on Internet Gambling

The state of Mississippi has ordered a study on Internet gambling. But PokerNews' Matthew Kredell is concerned with the way the study is being conducted.

Sweden's 'Grey Operators' Invested €119 Million in TV Ads During 2013

Despite the country’s monopolistic market, unlicensed gambling operators have invested over €119m in Sweden’s TV advertising in 2013

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Colorado to Georgia

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

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.

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