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Tag: Poker and the Law

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.

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.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Wins, Losses, and Value

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up is your one-stop shop for the biggest and most-popular stories from our UK & Ireland focussed site.

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.

Breaking: PokerStars' Italian Subsidiary Under Investigation for Alleged Tax Evasion

According to Italy’s financial police, the Halfords Media Italy S.r.l. is currently under investigation for a 300 million Euros tax fraud.

New Online Gambling Tax Set to be Signed Into Irish Law

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

Christian Lusardi Prepares to Face Sentencing in Counterfeiting Charges

Attorney Mac VerStandig offers a legal analysis on the charges faced by Borgata chip counterfeiter Christian Lusardi.

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.

Take Action Before Thursday's Congressional Hearing on RAWA Online Poker Ban

On March 5, the a House Judiciary subcommittee is holding a hearing on H.R. 707, the so-called Restore America’s Wire Act bill.

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.

Sentencing for Poker Chip Counterfeiter Christian Lusardi Pushed Back to March 30

Christian Lusardi, the man behind Borgata counterfeit chip scandal, was to be sentenced regarding his DVD bootlegging operation, but it has been postponed.

New Revisions to Portugal's Gaming Bill Should Facilitate Shared Liquidity

The revised Portuguese gaming bill could be passed as soon as Feb. 26 with the hopes of shared liquidity for the country's online poker players.

Tournament Director Nicolas Fraïoli Talks About the Closure of Aviation Club de France

Tournament Director Nicolas Fraïoli discusses the closure of the Aviation Club the France and reminisces about his favorite moments.

Italy's Third Biggest Political Party Calls for Total Ban on Gambling Advertising

Politician Beppe Grillo accuses the Italian government to be "under the thumb of the gambling industry."

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon: "The Police Raid Was Completely Unnecessary"

"It has been a big violation of my personal freedom," Bryan Micon told PokerNews on Monday during an exclusive phone interview from Antigua, where he fled with his family right after being raided by police at gunpoint.

The End of an Era: The Aviation Club de France in Paris Goes Into Judicial Liquidation

Europe has lost one of its most iconic and exclusive gambling rooms on Thursday, as France’s authorities decided to put the world-famous Aviation Club de France into judicial liquidation.

Italy to Introduce New Gambling Laws by Feb. 20

According to gambling lawyer Giulio Coraggio, the new package of Italy's gambling laws will not affect the online industry but will focus on brick-and-mortar gambling rooms.

Trial Begins in the Murder of London Poker Player Mehmet Hassan

Last year, London poker player Mehmet Hassan was murdered during a burglary scheme. Now, Leonie Granger stands trial for murder at the Old Bailey.

Minister Says Sweden's Gambling Monopoly is Here to Stay

Sweden will consider the possibility to loosen its regulation of online gambling only once the country will have a budget for that, Sweden’s Minister for Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi said on Monday.

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.

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