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Written By: | January 13, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

The Chairman of California-based U.S. Digital Gaming, Richard Bronson, recently discussed in an interview with CNBC News and ABC Nightly News the impacts that could be seen as a result of the Department of Justice’s Wire Act applied only to sports betting. A memo released mid-December 2011, declared that the Wire Act was not inclusive […]

Written By: | January 12, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

PokerStars is seeing red after a number of poker players, disgruntled by the room’s changes to its handling of player operations. On December 28, 2011, PokerStars announced that it would be making a change to its VIP Program and ring game rake structure with the intention of implementing these changes on New Year’s Day. Basically, […]

Written By: | January 11, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

Bwin.Party Digital’s activities have always been scrutinised due to the nature of its business, but now Portuguese courts have decided to take matters into their own hands and ordered that Bwin remove all of its advertisements and sponsorships from all sports competitions in the country. The court battle relating to Bwin’s activities in the country […]

Written By: | January 10, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

UK Players of Full Tilt Poker were advised by the site’s former regulator to call the police. Those players who were owed by the gaming company should take the matter further in the hands of the law protectors. The Alderney Gambling Control Commission stated that since the license of Full Tilt had come to an […]

Written By: | January 10, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

The Justice Department last month released a memo, paving the way for the legalization of online poker and lotteries, but this slow step towards change is set to open up new possibilities and also problems, making it a definite issue for congress to monitor heavily. There is a current need from Congress to clear the […]

Written By: | January 9, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

On January 6th, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has publically stated that he approves of online gambling and poker and hopes to see it legalized in the Garden State. However, whilst he has made his views on this clear, it is not enforceable at this moment and will have to wait until legislation in […]

Written By: | January 8, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

If you think that online gambling stands in solid ground, you might be wrong; there was a debate over online poker regulation at the US House of Representatives. Do not fret however, because there were online poker related entities that predict that the legislation would turn to their favor. There were already good expectations looming […]

Written By: | January 7, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

Due to the recent release of the good news for the gambling industry from the United States Department of Justice regarding the Wire Act of 1961 stating that online gambling was not part of it anymore and the Act only pertained to sports gambling, many online gaming companies already applied for a license. The Nevada […]

Written By: | January 5, 2012 | Posted In Poker News

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a set of online poker regulation December 22 which gives license to internet poker making it legal and regulated. This online poker regulation was said to debut in the United States this year. The regulation was not completely fixed yet as there would still be federal bills and state efforts […]