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Santa Ysabel

article PrivateTable President: Our Poker Site Will Be “In Compliance” With Federal, California Law (7/25/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel’s recently-announced plans to launch PrivateTable.com, a real-money online poker site in California, elicited an...
article Attorney Explains Why Californian Indian Online Poker Site is Legal (7/24/2014)
(California) -- Earlier this week we reported that the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel in California was planning to launch its own online poker platform and offer real...
article California tribe plans to go it alone online (7/24/2014)
(California) -- The legislative dominoes that were supposed to fall across America once New Jersey went online are still standing, and with internet gambling largely a...
article Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launches online gambling in California (7/24/2014)
(California) -- In the spirit of the adage that it’s better to ask for forgiveness than beg for permission, the Native American Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, Calif...
article Iipay Nation started planning Internet poker games last year (7/24/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel in California started planning for an online poker site a year ago, an attorney who works for the tribe said. The tribe...
article Attorney: California real-money online poker site legal (7/23/2014)
(California) -- When the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel announced last week that it was launching an online poker room that would take real-money play from California...
article California Tribe Launches Online Poker Site (7/23/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indians has launched a real-money online poker site despite no state regulations in California for online gambling being...
article Iipay Nation to focus on online poker site (7/21/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has scrapped its casino in North County, California, and will concentrate on operating an online poker site. But, is it...
article California Indian Tribe Seeks to Launch “Sovereign” Online Poker Site (7/19/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has announced that it is using its “sovereign right under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act” to launch online...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Canada Online

article Atlantic Lottery wants talk about allowing online gaming (7/24/2014)
(New Brunswick) -- Atlantic Lottery Corporation is again calling for public discussion about allowing it to offer online gambling like some other provinces. The call...
1 Article on this Issue

Europe Online

article Top advisory body criticises government's online gambling plans (7/24/2014)
(Holland) -- The government's most senior advisory body has criticised plans by the justice ministry to deregulate the internet gambling sector and break the state...
article Svenska Spel eyes online casino launch (7/23/2014)
(Sweden) -- Sweden’s state controlled gambling operator, Svenska Spel has requested a direct application from the Swedish Government, to allow the operator to...
article European Commission seeks unified online gambling rules (7/18/2014)
(Europe) -- Online gambling service providers are facing a new list of recommendations from the European Commission that will encourage member states to aim for more...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Pennsylvania’s Parx Casino Readies For Regulated Online Gambling (7/24/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania moved one step closer towards regulated online gambling, after the state’s Parx Casino launched a simulated online gaming site, with...
article Parx Casino in Pennsylvania Betting on Online Gambling Regulation (7/23/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Online gambling proponents looking for signs that a new state will eventually join the trio that have already launched online poker and gambling...
article US casino contract for Smurfit's gambling software firm (7/22/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- GameAccount Network, the gambling software firm headed by Dermot Smurfit Jnr, has signed a deal to provide a simulated gaming system to Pennsylvania...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars deal: fish eats shark shock (7/24/2014)
(Montreal) -- June 2014 witnessed a strange phenomenon in nature when the little fish of Amaya Gaming turned round and gobbled up the great white shark of PokerStars.
article Bad Actor Clause Debate Rages On as Law Experts Weigh In (7/22/2014)
(California) -- There is a very good reason lawyers make the big bucks: Law, and gaming law in particular, is not for the faint of heart. There are arguments to be made...
article OP/ED: Onling gambling site PokerStars should be reviewed publicly (7/19/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Poker­Stars, the online poker giant that became the target of a federal crackdown three years ago, dubbed “Black Friday,” is changing...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Adelson's Anti Online Gambling Spokesperson Lambasted at GiGse (7/24/2014)
(California) -- In last week's holding of the Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Exposition (GiGse) in San Francisco, Willie Brown, a former San Francisco mayor...
1 Article on this Issue

Delaware Online

article Delaware Internet Poker Slump Deepens [sub req'd] (7/23/2014)
(Delaware) -- Tiny Delaware said Wednesday that June Internet gambling revenue rose 7.1 percent compared with the prior month, although the gap between its fast-growing...
article Delaware Online Gambling Sites Win $188K In June (7/23/2014)
(Delaware) -- The state of Delaware’s three online gambling operators took in $187,944.25 during the calendar month of June, according to figures released by the...
article Delaware Poker Rake Drops Over 50 Percent in June (7/22/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery announced the June results for its interactive games. Poker posted less than half of its May rake for the month of June. Poker rake...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Churchill Downs Readies Online Gambling Platform (7/23/2014)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Inc. has been blocked from entering the U.S. online gambling market, but has still developed an online platform at its Louisville Kentucky...
article Churchill Downs building online casino (7/18/2014)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Inc.'s entry into the emerging online casino market was planned for — in of all places — Louisville, in the state where its...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Nevada Regulators OK Plan to Expand Online Poker (7/23/2014)
(Nevada) -- Online gaming has failed to meet expectations in three U.S. states where it’s legal: Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey. Now Gibraltar-based 888 Holdings...
article Ultimate Gaming Grows Online Poker (7/23/2014)
(Nevada) -- Ultimate Gaming, which operates Ultimate Poker.com, is expanding its base of clients and casino operators in Nevada. With the addition of the historic El...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Ratings Firm Cuts New Jersey Online Gambling Projection (7/23/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Fitch ratings has cut its estimate for online gambling winnings in New Jersey for the year to $120 million. Fitch initially projected winnings of $300...
article Betfaircasino.com to continue operating despite Trump Plaza closure (7/22/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Betfaircasino.com, the New Jersey-facing online casino and poker offering launched through a partnership between Betfair, GameAccount Network and the...
article Churchill Downs Fails to Enter New Jersey Online Gambling Market (7/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- According to a recent report by the Courier-Journal, Churchill Downs of Louisville, Kentucky, has been working on a platform for online poker and other...
article Online gambling revenue continues to drop for NJ casinos (7/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling was supposed to provide a financial boost to New Jersey’s ailing casinos, but revenue has fallen for the third month in a row and...
article Party Borgata Regains Player Traffic Lead in U.S. Regulated Market (7/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- As expected, player traffic at WSOP.com in Nevada has decreased following the conclusion of the 45th annual WSOP, allowing the Party Borgata Network in...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Brief: Trump Plaza’s Announced Closure Dampens a Strong Performance by iGaming Sites (7/19/2014)
(New Jersey) -- In terms of how this week in New Jersey’s gambling history will be remembered, I’m inclined to steal a rather overused quote from Dickens...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article HBO Promos 'Love Child' Documentary Exploring Gaming Addiction (7/23/2014)
(South Korea) -- When the infant of a South Korean couple addicted to online gaming died of malnutrition in 2010, the trial that followed was unprecedented. It was the...
1 Article on this Issue

Amaya Gaming

article Amaya’s online casino games launch on Full Tilt Poker (7/22/2014)
(Canada) -- Canadian gaming provider Amaya Gaming has announced that its selection of online casino games have gone live on Full Tilt Poker as part of a move to help...
1 Article on this Issue

Bwin

article Numis suggests bwin.party twice as valuable if broken up (7/22/2014)
(UK) -- Shares in online gaming operator bwin.party gained 2.84 per cent Friday after Numis Securities issued a note suggesting that the company's constituent parts...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Fantasy sports keeps tabs on online gambling (7/22/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- The fantasy sports industry has hired lobbyists to keep their eyes on legislation that would make online gambling illegal across the country but...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

article CHART: Regulated Online Poker Reversing Years-Long Slide in Poker Revenue For US Casinos (7/22/2014)
(USA) -- When placed in the context of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s fantastical revenue projections, regulated online gambling looks like an abject failure....
article ERLICK: Alternative Payment Providers are the Best Bet for e-Gaming (7/22/2014)
(USA) -- Payment providers and licensed operators need to work together to educate consumers, banks and credit card companies in order to improve the overall experience...
article The Economic Effects of Online Gaming (7/22/2014)
(Worldwide) -- The world is changing fast. Most people may not recognise that this is happening straight away, but from the amount of new technology that is out there it...
article CSM Editorial conjures up more false online gambling arguments (7/22/2014)
(New Jersey) -- About two years ago the Christian Science Monitor decided to laughably weigh in on whether or not poker was a game of skill (I countered that article...
article CSM: Why the chips are down for Internet gambling (7/22/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Three states jumped into online gaming last year with high hopes. But so far their take is very low. The inherent problems in this addictive form of...
article Harvard Researchers Say Gambling Online Not Addictive (7/21/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- In the battles being waged over whether online gambling should be regulated in the United States, one major argument has been that Internet games...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Legislation

article Uniformity Needed In U.S. Online Rules, Panelists Warn [sub req'd] (7/22/2014)
(California) -- The U.S. Internet gambling market is off to a strong start from a regulatory perspective, but greater harmonization will be imperative as more states...
1 Article on this Issue

California Online Gaming

article Online Poker’s Coming Legislative Hearings Get California Card Rooms’ Support (7/21/2014)
(California) -- Six weeks from now, California lawmakers will convene to discuss the state of online poker within the state. Several California Card rooms including...
article California Gambling Control Commission's Richard Schuetz says now is the time. (7/20/2014)
(California) -- Richard Schuetz, head of the California Gambling Control Commission, has repeated his call for regulatory harmony in United States internet gambling,...
article California Poker – When Will It Finally Be Legal? (7/20/2014)
(California) -- One month after thirteen Californian Indian tribes reached an agreement over language in a potential online poker bill, 25 card rooms have issued a...
article 25 California Card Rooms Issue Letter Supporting Internet Poker Legislation (7/18/2014)
(California) -- Twenty-five California card rooms, including popular Los Angeles clubs Hollywood Park and Hustler, issued a letter to state lawmakers supporting Internet...
article 25 California Card Rooms Openly Support Online Poker Bill (7/18/2014)
(California) -- On Wednesday 25 California card rooms sent a letter to State Senator Lou Correa throwing their support behind a hypothetical state sponsored an online...
article California Internet Poker Bill Facing Long Odds For 2014 [sub req'd] (7/18/2014)
(California) -- A late push to get an Internet poker bill out of the California legislature in 2014 that includes licensing eligibility for horse tracks and modification...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article GiGse 2014 Cliffs Notes: 3 Days of iGaming talk in 1 Column (7/22/2014)
(California) -- With dozens of speakers representing every facet of the online gaming world and beyond, the 2014 GiGse conference held at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt...
article Atari's betting its future on gays and gamblers (7/22/2014)
(USA) -- "If I had a hole in New Mexico, maybe that one [the Project Runway game] would have made it there." Todd Shallbetter, Atari's chief operating...
article EU Cracks Down On In-app Purchases (7/22/2014)
(Europe) -- The EU has put Apple and Google on notice when it comes to mobile and online gaming. Following a large number of complaints in EU countries concerning in-app...
article Gambling Commission extends online application service (7/22/2014)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission has extended its online application service in order to allow operators to apply for a non-remote licence or make amendments to an...
article New Jersey Gambling Sites Win $9.5 Million In June (7/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling in the Garden State dropped to its lowest mark since January. Internet gaming win was $9.5 million in June, consisting of $2 million in...
article Parents give warning about dangers of online gambling after son sent to prison (7/20/2014)
(UK) -- THE parents of a surveyor jailed for stealing £100,000 from his employers to fund his gambling habit have issued a warning about the “all consuming...
article Online gambling: how I lost my wife, children and £750,000 (7/19/2014)
(UK) -- Oblivious to the summer rain, Oscar Larcombe is bouncing high on the trampoline in his garden in Kent. His mother, Emma, is chasing Bella, the Labrador, around...
article EU Calls for Tighter Regulation of Online Gambling (7/17/2014)
(Belgium) -- In Brussels, the European Commission has called for tighter regulation of the rapidly expanding online gambling industry with the goal of better protecting...
article Harvard Report shows Online Poker does not Promote Gambling Addiction (7/17/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Online Poker does not Promote Gambling AddictionConclusions drawn from a report compiled by Harvard Medical School´s Division on Addiction show...
article Online Gambling Joins U.K.Gambling Business Group (7/16/2014)
(UK) -- The online gambling industry is reportedly the fastest growing business in the European Union and the United Kingdom represents a big part of that growth.
article Swedish Games Developer Net Ent to Target US Market (7/16/2014)
(Sweden) -- Swedish online casino games developer Net Entertainment (Net Ent) has revealed that they are looking to crack the US market by the second half of 2015.
article Loquacious former S.F. mayor Willie Brown leaves online gambling conference attendees agape (7/15/2014)
(California) -- Online gambling is a controversial subject. At the online gambling’s industry’s latest Gigse Totally Gaming event in San Francisco, three...
article First Data Unveils PayLucky Solutions (7/15/2014)
(USA) -- First Data has launched PayLucky Solutions for legalized online and offline gambling and gaming. The forums for this activity are ever expanding, including land...
article For more protection for consumers of online gambling services - EU commission (7/15/2014)
(Europe) -- The European Commission has just released important recommendations to its State Members about online gambling regulation.
article Ultimate Gaming, El Cortez make deal for online poker (7/14/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ultimate Gaming, which operates Ultimate Poker.com, and the El Cortez have entered into a marketing partnership that makes Ultimate Poker the online poker...
article US Online Gambling Revenue, A Hit and Miss for 2014 (7/14/2014)
(USA) -- US Online Gambling Revenue, A Hit and Miss for 2014The 2014 fiscal tax year reports are in on revenues for online gambling in US states and the numbers are well...
article bet365 Founder Giving Back to the Tune of £100 Million (7/14/2014)
(UK) -- bet365 is big business! The Stoke-based online gambling platform recently doubled profits from 2013 in which pre-tax numbers were posted at £319 million...
article Op-Ed: Why Online Gambling Is Safer Than Gambling in Person (7/14/2014)
(USA) -- Online gaming has been a part of the internet since the early days of the web in the mid-90s, but is a relatively new venture in the U.S.
article Gladiator Slot Jackpot Of $630,260 Won (7/13/2014)
(UK) -- Last week one lucky player managed to win a massive $630,260 jackpot payout when playing the Gladiator Jackpot slot game. This Playtech developed slot has been a...
article Online Gambling Less Addictive Than Reported (7/11/2014)
(USA) -- Sheldon Adelson has it out for online gambling and has been using adjectives that describe internet betting as the crack cocaine of gambling.

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