Poker Rumours

January 14th, 2017 by Tom L

In what is considered to be bad news for online poker players in Australia, the industry-leading 888.com announced that it was pulling out of the Oz online gambling market this week. The move comes following imminent changes to the country’s igambling laws which will dramatically affect the gaming landscape Down Under. The Australian government is […]

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January 13th, 2017 by Maria T

When the Department of Justice issued a memorandum in 2011 in which it limited the 1961 Wire Act to include just sports betting, the online gambling industry rejoiced. It opened up doors to legal and regulated online gambling industries in several states, with others expressing interest to do so and are now in the process […]

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January 7th, 2017 by Maria T

Senator Ray Lesniak, who is probably New Jersey’s biggest proponent of legalized and regulated online gambling, could potentially succeed Chris Christie as Governor this year. Christie, himself a warrior for the Garden State’s right to an online gambling and sports betting industry that is independent of federal laws, will not be allowed to run for […]

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January 6th, 2017 by Tom L

Senator Jay Costa of Pennsylvania has taken the first step this year to continue with 2016’s efforts to introduce online gambling legislation. Costa co-sponsored a memorandum where he stated his intention to begin steps to introduce a bill that is almost a carbon copy of last year’s bill, with the intent to legalize and regulate […]

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December 31st, 2016 by Tom L

ESPN recently reported that 2017 may be the year that we see the creation of a new sports betting bill in New York. Reporter, David Purdum tweeted earlier this month: “Staff for NY Assemblyman @JG Pretlow is in the process of writing a bill that aims to legalize sports betting, challenge federal prohibition.” This is […]

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December 27th, 2016 by Maria T

As we head into the final few days of 2016, we take a look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the online gambling industry throughout the year. Online Gambling State by State We would’ve loved to give you a list (even a short one) of individual states that managed to pass legislation to regulate […]

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December 27th, 2016 by Tom L

Spin Games announced recently that it has received authorization by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to receive a ‘Casino Services Industry Enterprise’ license from the gambling authority. In early 2016, Spin Games was awarded a transactional waiver – considered a temporary license. Spin Games can now start deploying its interactive gaming content to […]

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December 22nd, 2016 by Tom L

A federal judge has essentially put an end to any hopes that the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel tribe had of offering online poker and other forms of gambling from its land. Judge Anthony J. Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that the tribe, as well as the […]

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