Poker Rumours

October 24th, 2012 by Tom L

With the Resorts World Casino in New York City reported to be the highest grossing slots parlor in the United States, generating nearly $630 million in revenue over the past year through the electronic slots offered on its premises, it is clear that New Yorkers are choosing local convenience over the luxury and opulence of [...]

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October 24th, 2012 by Renee K

With so much talk of the upcoming US presidential elections in November, it will be interesting to see speculate on the chances of online gambling legislation progressing under the leadership of current reigning President Barack Obama or his Republican counterpart, Mitt Romney. Despite nothing much happening in the world of online poker on the federal [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by RogerCP

West Virginia is a much more open State than its surrounding buddies. They have a pretty good selection of regulated gambling, which not only helps the State, but is also a great outlets for the people living in the State. The one aspect that they will not tolerate is unregulated forms of gambling. §61-10-5. Betting [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Matt W

Texas has always been big on punishing the wrong doers, and always being the controlling force when it comes to gambling. They define gambling as, § 47.02. Gambling (a) A person commits an offense if he: (1) makes a bet on the partial or final result of a game or contest or on the performance [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Maria T

Tennessee is another state that does not take unregulated gambling lightly. They have a good reputation of enforcing their gambling laws, which is a very broad law to begin with. 39-17-501. Part definitions. As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Gambling is contrary to the public policy of this state and [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Matt W

Pennsylvania has a weird outlook on what gambling is, and how they define it. § 5513. Gambling devices, gambling, etc. (a) Offense defined.–A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if he: (1) intentionally or knowingly makes, assembles, sets up, maintains, sells, lends, leases, gives away, or offers for sale, loan, lease [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Tom L

Oregon has an array of very strict laws in place regarding unregulated and illegal gambling. Oregon has a broad definition of what gambling is, 167.117 (7) “Gambling” means that a person stakes or risks something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event not under the control or [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Renee K

Oklahoma is one of two U.S. states, Michigan being the other, that allow the different types of regulated gambling, including commercial casinos and racetracks. However, due to their openness with the regulated gambling, they also take a very strict position when it comes to unregulated and illegal gambling. What they have to say about gambling [...]

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