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Gatto Keeps Open Mind on Bad Actor Question
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Gatto Keeps Open Mind on Bad Actor Question

December 18th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Assemblyman Mike Gatto, sponsor of the newly-tabled Bill AB9 which aims to establish a regulatory framework to legalize online poker in California in 2015, has professed to have an open mind about the inclusion of bad actors in a...
Swedish Political Woes Could Threaten Regulation Process
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Swedish Political Woes Could Threaten Regulation Process

December 14th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sweden’s proposed changes to its gambling laws could be derailed following the collapse of its center-left government after just two months in power. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was forced to call a sudden March general...
UK igaming Becoming an Unattractive Proposition for Businesses
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UK igaming Becoming an Unattractive Proposition for Businesses

December 13th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Since the new UK igaming laws operators have begun to see the United Kingdom as an unattractive market to set up shop, that’s the recent assessment by Gibraltar’s Betting and Gaming Association CEO, Peter Howitt....
Number of Nevada Poker Tables Hits Nine-Year Low
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Number of Nevada Poker Tables Hits Nine-Year Low

December 12th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker is still a very popular form of gambling, but it’s clear that it doesn’t have quite the public following that it did during the true “poker boom” years of a decade ago. That can be seen in a number...
Conservative Backlash to Sheldon Adelson and RAWA
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Conservative Backlash to Sheldon Adelson and RAWA

November 23rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson’s RAWA (Restoration of America’s Wire Act) push hit an unexpected snag this week after it emerged there is growing concern among Republicans regarding the purpose of the anti-online gambling bill. A...
PokerStars Announces Worldwide Casino
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PokerStars Announces Worldwide Casino

November 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is ready to diversify as it announced Friday it’s in the process of launching casino table games and sports betting. The first two games offered, expected to be released by month’s end, will be blackjack...
New Jersey’s Pala Interactive Goes Live with Neteller
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New Jersey’s Pala Interactive Goes Live with Neteller

November 21st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Pala Interactive and Neteller will soon be open for business according to the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, Jeremy Clemons. After opening its virtual doors for beta testing on Monday, Pala planned to gradually increase...
Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations
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Ultimate Poker Calls it Quits in Nevada for Online Operations

November 14th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Ultimate Poker was the first poker room to make a home in the regulated Nevada online poker market, getting its product out to gamblers months before the competition. Now, Ultimate is also the first company to call it quits in...
Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal
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Phil Ivey Back to Court for Crockfords Edge Sorting Appeal

November 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey is to appeal against the judgment of the High Court in London in the Crockfords Casino edge-sorting case. According to his lawyer, Matthew Dowd of Archerfield Partners LLP, Ivey has formally filed papers to challenge...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations
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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Hit with Criminal Allegations

October 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Cercle Cadet Poker club in Paris’ Rue Cadet was raided by French police on Tuesday morning, following a yearlong investigation into alleged extortion by organized gangs, embezzlement, money-laundering, and criminal...