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article 'Bad actor' clause could be altered in new California iPoker bill (9/1/2014)
(California) -- The so-called ‘bad actor’ clause could be altered when a fresh internet poker bill is presented in the US state of California in the next...
article Gaming Law Expert: Online Poker In California Has 'Very Good Chance' Next Year (8/29/2014)
(California) -- The consensus is that online poker legalization in California is a matter of when, not if. When could very likely come next year, said I. Nelson Rose, a...
article California iPoker Bill To Modify “Bad Actor” Clause (8/28/2014)
(California) -- California state legislators Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer (AB-2291) and State Senator Joe Correa (SB-1366) introduced their respective iPoker bills...
article BLOG: Reginald Jones-Sawyer to Lead California Online Poker Efforts (8/27/2014)
(California) -- The soft looking puppy dog eyes that are mounted below the hairline of the U.S. poker community are looking adoringly at Assembly member Reginald Byron...
article Statement from Assembly Member Jones-Sawyer on his plans for California online (8/25/2014)
(California) -- Today Assembly Member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. announced he will author a new bill to legalize internet poker (iPoker) in California at the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Nevada suffers slight iGaming revenue drop in July (9/1/2014)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported that although the US state suffered a slight fall in online poker revenue in July, the month still proved to be...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

article BLOG: Online Gambling Expansion Most Likely on the East Coast (9/1/2014)
(USA) -- With the shelving of the Senate and the Assembly bills in California, the state's online poker expansion status has changed from "clear frontrunner...
article NCSL Approves Resolution Opposing Ban on iGaming (8/27/2014)
(Minnesota) -- The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) believes that individual states should have the freedom to choose whether or not to allow online...
article VP of Skrill USA Discusses Payment Processing at US Online Gaming Sites (8/27/2014)
(New Jersey) -- One of the biggest problems U.S. online poker players are facing is what to do if your credit card is declined at a legal online poker site. This is an...
article Controversial Newsweek Article Attacks iGaming (8/27/2014)
(USA) -- A Newsweek cover story attacking online poker with falsehoods, scare tactics and one-sided quotes has the iGaming community up in arms. Questions about the...
article The Allure of Online Gambling (8/26/2014)
(The Internet) -- Online gambling has a long and interesting history. The first online gambling site opened about 20 years ago right at the start of the internet trend....
article State Legislators Oppose ‘Pre-emptive’ Online Ban [sub req'd] (8/25/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Any effort by Congress to reverse a 2011 Justice Department opinion authorizing state regulation of online gaming would be “pre-emptive...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Santa Ysabel

article Real Money Launch Delayed at PrivateTable Online Poker Site (9/1/2014)
(California) -- For weeks, the online poker industry has been watching PrivateTable.com, a site launched by the Iipay National of Santa Ysabel Indians. The site was...
article Santa Ysabel Cries Wolf for the 3rd Time: Online Poker Site Delayed Yet Again (9/1/2014)
(California) -- After their latest “launch date” has once again come and gone, can we all finally agree that the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel tribe has no...
article PrivateTable.com Launch Delayed Indefinitely (8/29/2014)
(California) -- Online poker players in California have been anxiously awaiting the real-money launch of PrivateTable.com that was scheduled for this week.
article California Tribe to Launch Real Money Online Poker (8/27/2014)
(California) -- The Santa Ysabel tribe in San Diego County plans to introduce online poker from a tribal website, although the legality of that is open to question. The...
article California's Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launches poker site (8/26/2014)
(California) -- California’s Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indians are ready to take their chances with a hail-Mary-we’ve-got-nothing-to-lose tussle with...
article California Players May Soon Play Online Poker (8/24/2014)
(California) -- In 2014, no bills have been passed to regulate online poker in California. However, that does not mean that players will not be able to play online poker...
article Tribal online poker service to launch in California next week (8/24/2014)
(California) -- The Santa Ysabel Tribal Development Corporation has announced that it will launch its real-money online poker service in the US state of California next...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article STUTZ: Fresh start for PokerStars may revitalize N.J. gambling (8/31/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The online gaming community believes PokerStars’ planned entrance into New Jersey’s Internet wagering market in October is the fuel needed to...
article Another Assemblyman weighs in: PokerStars would harm Atlantic City market (8/29/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Another NJ Assemblyman has publicly stated his opposition to allowing Pokerstars to enter the NJ online gambling market.
article Is PokerStars Clean? (8/27/2014)
(USA) -- Amaya Gaming last week announced it has completed its acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt. The announcement came shortly after Amaya stockholders approved...
article NJ Assemblyman Dancer: PokerStars would harm Atlantic City market (8/27/2014)
(New Jersey) -- When Atlantic City’s gaming industry was established in 1977, it was done with the goal of keeping casinos free from the bad actors who had become...
article 888 CEO Talks US iGaming and Clarifies PokerStars Stance (8/25/2014)
(USA) -- We are “delighted at the success of the launch” in the United States, was how 888 CEO Brian Mattingley began our recent phone interview.
article 4 Changes PokerStars Will Bring to New Jersey Online Poker (I Hope) (8/25/2014)
(New Jersey) -- As someone who plays on New Jersey online poker sites frequently, I seem to keep getting asked the same question a lot lately: “What’s going...
article PokerStars Reentry to New Jersey “An Insult,” Says Caputo (8/25/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo has slammed PokerStars in an article for NJ.com, arguing that the ease with which the company may be allowed to...
article New Jersey Assemblyman Caputo Attacks PokerStars (8/25/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph R Caputo (D-Essex) has launched a stinging attack on PokerStars, labeling it a “disgraced” company with a...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Sports Betting And The Stock Market (8/31/2014)
(New York) -- Sports gamblers have lots in common with stock market investors. They both believe they can predict the future, and they sometimes fall into the trap of...
article Alabama online bookie kicks off football season with guilty plea; $67,000 in profits seized (8/28/2014)
(Alabama) -- Federal authorities charged a Hoover man for operating an online sports betting site called betkill.net. Prosecutors say Mark Andrew Edmondson, 39, served...
article Daily game explosion spawns big-dollar industry (8/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling...
article Fantasy and Real Sports Betting: The US Question (8/24/2014)
(USA) -- American daily newspaper USA Today has recently launched a fantasy sports betting site where its readers can place fantasy sports bets on NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL.
article Fantasy sports explosion has some giving up day jobs (8/24/2014)
(New York) -- Cory Albertson was cruising at 30,000 feet and, like others on the plane to Detroit, taking care of some business on his laptop. His spreadsheets contained...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Daily Fantasy Sports Games Raise Legal Questions (8/30/2014)
(USA) -- Daily fantasy sports games have become a big business in America. Just this week, DraftKings Inc. raised another $41 million in venture funding to expand their...
article Daily game explosion spawns big-dollar industry (8/30/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling...
article Is fantasy football online gambling? (8/27/2014)
(USA) -- Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Lottery Commission Considers Online Gambling (8/30/2014)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia is contemplating the introduction online gambling, the state’s Lottery Commission said this week. Faced with increasing...
article West Virginia To Ponder Online Gambling (8/28/2014)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia is looking at potentially legalizing online gambling for those within its borders. According to the Charleston Daily Mail, the state...
article West Virginia Lottery Exploring Online Gambling Options (8/27/2014)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia is the latest state to turn their eye toward the Internet to boost slumping revenue numbers from their state lottery and brick &...
article West Virginia Lottery considers online gaming options (8/26/2014)
(West Virginia) -- To help combat out-of-state competition, the West Virginia Lottery is considering introducing online gaming options, including smartphone applications...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Delaware Online

article Delaware Sees Summer Upswing for Online Poker (8/28/2014)
(Delaware) -- Delaware online poker revenue has been on a massive decline since March of 2014, but found some reprieve in the July intake numbers. The Delaware Lottery...
1 Article on this Issue

Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article California Bill Set To Ban Sweepstakes Cafes [sub req'd] (8/28/2014)
(California) -- The California legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill to ban Internet sweepstakes cafes. Assembly Bill 1439 was introduced in January to close a...
article People turning to online gambling after internet cafes close (8/25/2014)
(California) -- It's still 'game over' for Kern County internet cafes but many are now turning to online internet cafes instead. "It's all over the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Galaxy brand illegally exploited online (8/28/2014)
(Macau) -- The gaming operator has issued a warning that its brands are being used by fraudulent gaming and betting websites. After SJM and Las Vegas Sands, the Galaxy...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Newsweek Looks at Bitcoin Online Poker (8/27/2014)
(USA) -- Newsweek has published an article on Bitcoin online poker and gambling less than one week after a scathing cover story about online gambling in general. Poker...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey Effectively Combats Illegal Online Gambling Sites (8/27/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s crackdown on unlicensed online gambling sites accepting New Jersey players seems to be having an effect according to recent poll...
article PayPal in Talks with New Jersey Online Regulators (8/26/2014)
(New Jersey) -- PayPal and New Jersey regulators are currently in talks to bring the popular payment processor to the Garden State. The news comes on the heels of a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Delaware Gaming

article Delaware hit by iGaming revenue drop in July (8/26/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery has reported a month-on-month drop in iGaming revenue during July, despite the US state having experienced an increase in online poker...
1 Article on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article Georgia Lottery opposed to US online gambling ban (8/26/2014)
(Georgia) -- The Georgia Lottery Corporation is lobbying against any form of federal legislation that would limit online gambling in the US, according to various reports.
1 Article on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Amazon moves into online gaming with $970m acquisition (8/26/2014)
(The Internet) -- RETAIL GIANT Amazon has snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for $970m, underlining chief executive Jeff Bezos’ ambition...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Commission

article Tribal Websites May Force NIGC’s Hand [sub req'd] (8/25/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- The planned launch of real-money poker and bingo websites by a handful of American Indian tribes will force the National Indian Gaming Commission (...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Online Gambling Increase in Eastern Europe (8/31/2014)
(Czech Republic) -- The summer has traditionally been a profitable time for online gambling operators because people that are taking time off have more time to play....
article Norway Online Casino’s, New Slot Bonuses (8/30/2014)
(Norway) -- The latest from 7Red , Norgespill and RedSlots, three of Norway’s hottest destination stops for online gambling, has some exciting news and players...
article Attys Bullish On NJ Internet Gambling Despite Slow Start (8/27/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Patrick Madamba Jr. was featured in the Law360's article, "Attys Bullish on NJ Internet Gambling Despite Slow Start." Full text can be...
article ASA reprimands Ladbrokes over Christ the Redeemer advert (8/27/2014)
(UK) -- The UK Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) has reprimanded Ladbrokes for causing offence by displaying an advert for betting exchange subsidiary Betdaq in which...
article Ultimate Poker Loses Majority Of Sponsored Pros (8/25/2014)
(USA) -- Back in April, 2013, the USA’s first regulated iPoker site Ultimate Poker opened with great fanfare and soon after announced the addition of 2012 Big One...
press release Celebrating 10 years of responsible Internet gambling in Atlantic Canada (8/25/2014)
(New Brunswick) -- Atlantic Lottery is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of offering responsible Internet gambling, and wants to give back to its players to honour the...
article Ian Morris: Now there isn't a sector of our society
 that can't hear gambling's siren call (8/24/2014)
(Ireland) -- There's nothing new about the idea of gambling. It has existed in one form or another since the beginning of human history, and is more popular today...
article Israelis Turn Bomb Shelter Into Underground Casino (8/22/2014)
(Israel) -- A few weeks ago we learned of a wonderful initiative funded by a few Canadian Jewish philanthropists, who saw to it that kids in Southern Israeli bomb...
article Internet Gambling Sites Keep An Eye On DEF CON (8/21/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Hackers are often portrayed as criminals or vandals but at DEF CON they demonstrate they are also trying to keep our online gambling data safe.
article Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker (8/18/2014)
(UK) -- Ladbrokes showed a major decline in revenue from their digital poker business, according to the company’s half-year financial report, as compared to the...
article Newsweek Writer Defends Biased Online Poker Article (8/17/2014)
(USA) -- As most are undoubtedly aware, Newsweek writer Leah McGrath Goodman kicked up quite a controversy recently by publishing an article about online poker and...
article Utah Republican warns of kids gambling online (8/15/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is warning against online gambling sites, especially those aimed at children. In a new report from Newsweek, Chaffetz...
article Becky’s Affiliated: How to disrupt in today’s online gambling affiliate marketplace (8/15/2014)
(USA) -- The online gambling affiliate marketplace has changed so much over the last decade that we cannot even imagine what things were like back in 2004.
article Here Are 7 Ways to Create Gambling Content That Earns Big Links (8/15/2014)
(USA) -- If you’re a regular reader here at Calvin Ayre, you may have come across Paul Reilly’s post last October. Back then Paul was pretty aggressively advocating the...
article Here Are 7 Ways to Create Gambling Content That Earns Big Links (8/15/2014)
(USA) -- If you’re a regular reader here at Calvin Ayre, you may have come across Paul Reilly’s post last October. Back then Paul was pretty aggressively advocating the...
article Online Payment Processor Paypal Planning a Return to the US iGaming Market (8/15/2014)
(USA) -- Online payment processor Paypal may be ready to make a triumphant return to the US iGaming marketplace according to reports emanating from the Online Poker...
article GROVE: 11 Serious Problems With Newsweek’s Weird Tirade Against Regulated Online Gambling (8/14/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Did Sheldon Adelson buy Newsweek and no one said anything? I’m scratching my head for alternative explanations as to how a mainstream news source...
article How Washington Opened the Floodgates to Online Poker, Dealing Parents a Bad Hand (8/14/2014)
(USA) -- In 2007, the head of the FBI’s Cyber Crime Fraud unit, Leslie Bryant, issued a stern warning to Americans: “You can go to Vegas. You can go to...
article RUDDOCK: Newsweek Paints Online Gambling as Threat to American Family (8/14/2014)
(USA) -- The current issue of Newsweek features a feature column one-sidedly espousing the ills of online gambling, often through mischaracterizations and what I will...
article PayPal Considering Expanded Service in US Gambling Markets (8/14/2014)
(USA) -- PayPal has never been much of a friend to American gamblers. Once upon a time, those in the US who played at online gambling sites had plenty of e-wallet...

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