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California Gaming

article Anti-PokerStars California coalition seeks mandatory 10-year timeout, $60m penalty (6/30/2016)
(California) -- The California tribes blocking passage of the state’s latest online poker bill have proposed strict conditions for allowing PokerStars to get a...
article Tribal Coalition’s ‘Significant Concession’ On California Online Poker Is Likely A Non-Starter For Opposing Side (6/30/2016)
(California) -- A coalition of California tribes opposed to current online poker legislation in the state has proposed amendments to the bill that would remove the...
article Online poker bill advances in California (6/27/2016)
(California) -- Online poker has been under discussion within the state of California for years. Bills have been proposed and moved forward only to die out before any...
article WALTERS: Internet poker, fantasy sports gambling coming to California? (6/27/2016)
(California) -- The discovery of gold in California 168 years ago ignited a fabled rush of gold seekers from every corner of the globe. Those who sought fortune in...
article iPoker Bill Moves Closer to Vote in California Assembly (6/26/2016)
(California) -- A bill that would authorize online poker in California has moved closer to a floor vote in the Assembly. On June 22 AB 2863 by Assemblyman Adam Gray...
article California's Internet poker bill heads to full Assembly (6/24/2016)
(California) -- Legislation that would legalize Internet poker in California and provide California racing interests with a $60 million annual subsidy passed the...
article Lawmakers Seeking Pound Of Flesh From PokerStars For Entry Into California Online Poker Market (6/24/2016)
(California) -- California lawmakers appear intent on extracting a pound of flesh from international online gambling giant Amaya/PokerStars as legislation to tax and...
article California online poker bill passes committee, heads to full Assembly (6/23/2016)
(California) -- It's been nearly a decade in the making, but an online poker bill in California is finally heading to a full Assembly for a possible vote after...
article Amendments To California Online Poker Bill Include New Bad Actor Date (6/22/2016)
(California) -- PokerNews has obtained a copy of the amendments that the California Assembly Appropriations Committee is expected to make to online poker legislation...
article California assembly to vote on online poker bill following committee approval (6/22/2016)
(California) -- California’s online poker bill is headed for a vote on the state Assembly floor after a favorable vote by the Assembly Appropriations committee.
article California Online Poker Bill Clears Another Hurdle, Heads To Assembly Floor (6/22/2016)
(California) -- The California Assembly Appropriations Committee passed a bill regulating online poker in the state on Wednesday, sending it to the full chamber for a...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House (6/30/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Last week, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted in favor of an amendment to HB 2150 that would expand gambling in the state, including the...
article OP/ED: Smart regulation should trump revenue in push for more gambling: Rosita C. Youngblood (6/30/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Amid difficult budget years, legislative leaders often look at these numbers and think that gaming expansion, especially online gaming, or iGaming, is...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Cabinet told: No VIPs, stop online gambling (6/30/2016)
(Philippines) -- Forget special treatment and put an end to online gambling. These are two of Rodrigo Duterte’s first marching orders to the members of his Cabinet...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Two resolutions urge Congress to lift federal ban on sports betting (6/30/2016)
(USA) -- Pennsylvania and the United States Conference of Mayors each adopted resolutions this week in support of taking a new look at how the country approaches the...
1 Article on this Issue

Kahnawake Tribe

article Quebec’s New Online Gambling Law is Pissing Off Indigenous Groups and Net Neutrality Advocates (6/29/2016)
(Quebec) -- A Mohawk community in Quebec is gearing up to fight the provincial government over an unprecedented new law that gives government the power to block private...
1 Article on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article OLG vs. Offshore: Ontario Lottery seems to have learned its lessons (6/29/2016)
(Ontario) -- Online gambling was always a controversial issue in Canada. While the locals are not banned from spending their money at online casinos and poker rooms,...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article House gambling expansion bill could have casinos offer online gaming, slots at airports (6/29/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Along with a spending plan that stole much of the spotlight Tuesday, the state House of Representatives approved a sweeping gambling expansion bill...
article Pennsylvania House approves online gambling and DFS legislation (6/29/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has given its approval to a bill that could lead to the legalisation of online gambling and daily fantasy...
article Pennsylvania online gambling legislation passes House vote (6/29/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Yesterday saw the Pennsylvania House of Representatives pass a piece of proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and daily fantasy...
article Pennsylvania Poised To Legalize Online Gambling And Daily Fantasy Sports (6/29/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The watch is officially on for Pennsylvania to join New Jersey with legal online poker and gambling. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently...
article Highlights of gambling legislation in the Pennsylvania House (6/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to expand legalized casino-style gambling to websites, airports and mobile...
article House approves sweeping gambling expansion bill, sending it to Senate (6/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Without any debate, the House voted on Tuesday 114-85 to approve a bill that would represent Pennsylvania's third expansion of gambling in six...
article Pennsylvania House approves online gambling, daily fantasy sports legislation (6/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives has approved online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation, setting up a nail-biter in the state...
article Pennsylvania Houses Passes Online Gambling Bill, Focus Now Turns To State Senate (6/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- HB 2150 – a bill that would bring regulated online gambling to Pennsylvania – is heading to the Senate after clearing a vote today in the...
article State House OKs iGaming, measure goes to Senate for approval (6/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvanians could soon be on their way to playing online poker and blackjack from their homes. In the midst of budget negotiations, the state House...
article GROVE: New Jersey’s Experience With Regulated Online Gambling Makes A Strong Case For Pennsylvania To Follow Along (6/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- New Jersey is approaching its third anniversary of launching regulated online casino and poker games. By any measure - financial, regulatory, consumer...
article Pa. House to vote on $31.5B budget with iGaming, tobacco taxes (6/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The House Appropriations Committee on Monday approved a $31.5 billion state budget that raises taxes on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and relies on...
article Morganelli: Pa. lawmakers should reject online gambling (6/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania legislators may be poised to step up the ante when it comes to gambling in Pennsylvania. The idea of expanding gambling to include online...
article RUDDOCK: Another Week, Another Erroneous Op-Ed About Online Gambling (6/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- In what is becoming an all too familiar refrain, I will spend the next 700 words refuting many of the claims regarding the ills of online gambling from...
article Online Poker Amendment Passes Pennsylvania House (6/24/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- A month ago, the future of online poker was delayed in Pennsylvania when two amendments to Rep. John Payne’s HB 649 were given the thumbs down in...
article Here's a nuts and bolts review of the sweeping gambling expansion the Pa. House did pass Wednesday (6/23/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Here's a quick PennLive reader's guide to the gambling expansions that did pass the state House Wednesday, after a larger expansion failed. It...
article House backs bill to bring gambling to internet, but not bars (6/23/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- In a scramble to find cash just days from the state budget deadline, the Pennsylvania House backed a measure Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to...
article House votes to expand gambling in Pa. (6/23/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania House on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a proposal to legalize online wagering and permit slot machines in airports and off-...
article Online betting inches closer in Pennsylvania (6/23/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- A short time after a plan to allow video gaming terminals (VGT) in bars crashed and burned in the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday, a proposal to make...
article Online gaming awaits verdict in Pa. (6/23/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvanians soon might not have to leave their couches to play a game of poker or blackjack. Legislation that would legalize and regulate Internet...
19 Total Articles on this Issue

Canada Online

article E-gaming report from P.E.I. auditor general delayed until fall (6/27/2016)
(Canada) -- Prince Edward Island’s auditor general says the final report on her investigation into P.E.I.’s e-gaming scheme will be delayed until late...
article P.E.I.'s auditor general won't deliver an e-gaming report until fall (6/27/2016)
(Canada) -- P.E.I. Auditor General Jane MacAdam says a final report on the province's e-gaming initiative isn't expected until the fall. MacAdam confirmed the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars Bids “Shalom” to Israel as Gray Market Concerns Mount (6/27/2016)
(Israel) -- Israel is often accused of taking strong stands on a variety of political issues, but iGambling, it turns out, remains in the “unresolved”...
1 Article on this Issue

Social Gaming

article REPORT: Social casino — single issue (6/27/2016)
(Worldwide) -- This month’s edition of our industry-leading social and mobile casino games research includes a deep-dive into the worldwide mobile and social...
1 Article on this Issue

South Africa Gaming

article SA's appetite for online sports betting grows (6/27/2016)
(South Africa) -- Although SA has rebuffed efforts to open up the country's gambling market, there is increased activity in the online sports betting space. SA...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Daily fantasy sports launch weakly in Britain (6/26/2016)
(Boston) -- A bid to grow daily fantasy sports overseas doesn’t appear to be gaining much traction as the industry fights for survival on its home front. Gambling...
article New York shows DFS can learn lessons from the case of i-poker (6/23/2016)
(New York) -- The differences and similarities in how online poker and daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the US have been handled continue to emerge, following recent...
article Salerno to make fantasy sports pitch to Gaming Commission (6/22/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- Vic Salerno said fantasy sports betting should look more like horse racing. He may get his wish. The Nevada gaming veteran and innovator will go before...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Plainridge casino says there’s no deception in their online casino game (6/25/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- Plainridge Park Casino executives told state gambling regulators Thursday that there is no deception involved in their online casino game, which some...
article Are online casino games dangerous to some users? (6/23/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- Representatives of two of the country’s largest casino companies on Thursday are scheduled to appear at the state Gaming Commission to respond...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Poker

article Two-For-One: Online Poker Bills In California, Pennsylvania See Progress On Same Day (6/23/2016)
(USA) -- The steps taken this week regarding online poker and gambling bills in Pennsylvania and California this week were admittedly small. But any day during which two...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article The gambling industry thinks esports are sports -- even if you don't (6/22/2016)
(USA) -- You can bet on esports just like you can bet on football, baseball or basketball. You can’t go to Vegas to do it (yet), but you can place your bets online...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article CaesarsCasino re-launch on NYX platform; GAN spanked over NJ geolocation fail (6/22/2016)
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group has struck a deal that deepens its ties to Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) in New Jersey...
article GAN Fined by New Jersey Regulator for Geolocation Violation (6/22/2016)
(New Jersey) -- GAN, formerly the GameAccount Network, has been fined $25,000 by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement for allowing out-of-state customers to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article UK Gambling Commission Posts Latest iGaming Industry Statistics (6/30/2016)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission today provided an up-to-date overview of the state of Great Britain’s online gambling industry based on figures from all...
article UK Gambling Industry’s Total Yield Rises 12.5% in Latest Industry Analysis (6/30/2016)
(UK) -- The gambling industry in the United Kingdom is on the rise according to recent data published by the Gambling Commission’s regular industry figures,...
article Concerns fantasy sports could create new generation of gamblers (6/26/2016)
(Australia) -- Gambling critics are concerned fantasy sports wagering could create a new generation of problem gamblers. Fantasy sports sites have attracted hundreds of...
article NetEnt and Rank Strike Online Gambling Content Deal (6/25/2016)
(Europe) -- In Europe and Scandinavia the merging of online gambling operators and partnerships surrounding the industry are growing every day. The confluence of content...
article Online gambling operators could struggle in post-Brexit Gibraltar warns Better Collective (6/24/2016)
(Gibraltar) -- Gambling companies with online operations based in Gibraltar could struggle in the wake of yesterday's vote to leave the European Union, an affiliated...
article Spain makes new push for Gibraltar after Britain exits EU (6/24/2016)
(Gibraltar) -- Spain has made more demands over the British territory of Gibraltar just hours after Britain voted to leave the EU. The people living on the peninsular,...
article Spain seeks to jointly govern Gibraltar after Brexit (6/24/2016)
(Gibraltar) -- Spain will seek to jointly govern Gibraltar with Britain following the British vote to leave the EU, acting foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo...
article Why Gibraltar-based operators should not panic following Brexit vote (6/24/2016)
(Gibraltar) -- UK voters deciding to leave the European Union with a 51.9% majority vote brings about another possible exit discussion: Is it time for gambling companies...
article Brexit Decision Disrupts Online Gambling Industry (6/24/2016)
(Britain) -- The internet puts things into the world view quickly and the recent decision that Britain has made to exit the European Union is already having serious...
article Coalition wants to use online gambling tax for sports (6/23/2016)
(Netherlands) -- Government parties VVD and PvdA want to use money earned from taxing online gambling to promote and aid sports. They will present the proposal to...
article The Hidden Impact Of The Brexit Vote On Online Poker (6/23/2016)
(UK) -- 23 June 2016 could go down as one of the most historic days in British history as the country goes to the polls to vote for or against being a member of the...
article The Skinny On A Skin Betting Scandal (6/22/2016)
(USA) -- Rigged games and blackmail form the core of a recent online gambling scandal, focusing on the site CS:GO Diamond and the popular Twitch streamer and former...
article Britain’s Brexit Vote Spurs Wild Trading, Gambling (6/22/2016)
(UK) -- Currency traders are dubbing it the "remain bounce," buying Britain’s pound after torrid sales of sterling last week when markets feared the...
article NetNet, The Rank Group Plc Agree to Content Deal (6/22/2016)
(UK) -- NetNet, The Rank Group Plc Agree to Content DealNet Entertainment announced today that they have signed another content agreement. This time it’s with a...
article Denmark’s Spilnu Adds Evolution Gaming Live Casino Games (6/22/2016)
(Denmark) -- Major provider of Live Casino product offering Evolution Gaming has partnered with Danish online gambling brand Spilnu to supply the latter with its full...
article Online gambling licences issued (6/22/2016)
(South Africa) -- The first two online Limpopo gambling licences were issued in a bid to boost revenue and create jobs opportunities in the province, the provincial...
article Internal Affairs says $10mil jackpot win “looks suspicious” (6/22/2016)
(New Zealand) -- The Department of Internal Affairs is looking into an alleged $10mil win by a Matamata man which it says looks suspicious. Rawiri Pou apparently won the...
article New Zealand KFC worker wins $10.1m playing online slots at Casinoland (6/22/2016)
(New Zealand) -- A New Zealand man has won over $10m playing an online slot, which will likely spur the government to accelerate plans to clamp down on international...
article Teenager took his own life after gambling away £5,000 on internet betting sites (6/22/2016)
(UK) -- A coroner has raised concerns over the ease with which teenagers can access online gambling after an 18-year-old took his own life after losing more than £...
article Cantillon: Gan still waiting for US lawmakers to lighten up (6/21/2016)
(Ireland) -- The Smurfit family-backed gaming company Gan, formerly known as GameAccountNetwork, has lined up yet another US casino to take on its simulated casino games...

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