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Singapore Could Adopt French Online Poker Model
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Singapore Could Adopt French Online Poker Model

June 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Singapore’s online poker landscape could have a distinctly French feel to it when legislation is finalized, thanks to a recent meeting between its Second Minister for Home Affairs and ARJEL. Despite criticism of...
Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act
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Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act

June 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has written to the UK government, claiming that imminent changes to the country’s gambling laws not only threaten UK consumers, but are illegal under European law. The...
888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets
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888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets

June 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
In the fight over online poker in the United States, one of the major battlegrounds has been deciding just who gets to participate in this very lucrative market. In most cases, some sort of “bad actor” clause has been...
“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof
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“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof

June 21st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Laurence H. Tribe, a renowned Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard, and Barack Obama’s mentor when he was a Law undergraduate there, has branded “bad actor” clauses in two California poker bills flaky and...
Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware
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Bovada No Longer Accepting Players from Nevada, Delaware

June 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Regulated online gambling is something that most poker players in the United States welcome, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a few downsides to it, at least in the short-term. While having the state license...
Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill
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Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill

June 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania has long been rumored to be one of the next states that could take up some form of online gambling. For a while now, the word has been that they were studying what was happening in New Jersey and other states before...
Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week
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Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week

June 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The global casino industry has its eyes firmly focused on the Japanese parliament this week, eager to know whether the Asian country is ready to open up one of the biggest potential casino markets in the world. Signs are looking...
Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming
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Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming

June 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The fate of online poker in Portugal should be decided in the coming weeks, unless the game’s opposition throw up any significant political hurdles. Following mounting pressure from the forces responsible for the...
Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine
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Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine

June 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson, the casino impresario whose stance against the online poker world has made him a veritable villain among many Internet gambling fans, has recently been fined for allowing underage gambling in one of his casinos,...
Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail
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Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail

June 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Despite once facing the threat of 76 years in jail for fraud, money-laundering and the illegal possession of over $1 billion, Daniel Tzvetkoff, the Australian former businessman and playboy whose testimony brought down three of...