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Tag: Sheldon Adelson

MGM Resorts Reveals Major Gambling Plans for Japan

MGM Resorts International released its plans for Japan on Thursday if casino gambling is legalized there during a presentation at the Mizuho Investment Conference, in Tokyo.

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

An Open Letter To Newsweek: There Are Questions To Be Answered

PokerNews issues an open letter to author Leah McGrath Goodman and Newsweek: there are questions to be answered.

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

Venetian Confirms Adelson's Anti-Online Gambling Stance Caused PokerNews Ban

The Venetian confirmed that it excluded PokerNews.com from covering a tournament inside its casino due to the site's ties to online poker companies.

Venetian Cancels PokerNews Live Reporting Services for Recent MSPT Event

One day prior to the Mid-States Poker Tour event at Venetian, the venue canceled PokerNews Live Reporting.

Sheldon Adelson Denies Retirement Rumors: "I Have No Plans of Slowing Down"

80-year-old Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson says he has no plans of stepping down from his role anytime soon.

American Gaming Association Withdraws Support of Internet Gambling

The American Gaming Association has withdrawn its support of Internet gambling in the U.S. after a long feud between its members.

Pennsylvania State Sen. Kim Ward Now Supports Bringing Online Gambling to the State

Following study, Pennsylvania State Sen. Kim Ward now supports bringing online gambling to the state.

Five Thoughts: Dewey Tomko's Alleged Impostor, Longest EPT Final Table Ever, and More

Five Thoughts looks at the bizarre Dewey Tomko hoax, the longest EPT final table in history, and more.

33 Witnesses Scheduled for Wednesday's Online Poker Hearing in California

The California State Assembly will hold a pivotal Internet poker committee hearing on Wednesday, April 23.

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?

American Lotteries Oppose Federal Ban on Online Poker

American lotteries announce opposition to federal ban on online poker, citing need for state's rights.

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.

Albert Agustinoy: "Online Poker Shared Liquidity Is Not a Priority in Europe"

What should have been Europe’s answer to Macau thanks to Shaldon Adelson’s "EuroVegas", is today a country with a complex fiscal system and a business environment that does not seem to favor the entrance of new international gambling companies.

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.

Gov. Brian Sandoval Eyes Summer Launch for Nevada/Delaware Internet Poker Compact

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval believes that Nevada and Delaware could be sharing online poker player pools by this summer.

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.

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