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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...
Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses
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Millionaire Banker Sues Upscale London Casino for Losses

June 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A millionaire banker is suing swanky London casino Les Ambassadeurs over claims that the high-stakes games he played there were corrupt. Iraj Parvizi, 48, believes he was the subject of an elaborate sting at the casino in the...
Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments
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Full Tilt to Release $15 Million in Third Round of Repayments

May 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Full Tilt Poker will be engaging in a third round of repayments, according to the Full Tilt Poker Claims website that will include about 3,500 transactions which will total approximately $15 million. The Garden City Group (GCG),...
Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament
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Poker Pro Tony G Elected to European Parliament

May 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
While an alienated electorate showed its rejection of mainstream politicians by largely embracing far-right parties at this week’s European elections, the people of Lithuania showed their leanings by voting in the brash and...
Texas Governor Rick Perry Authors Anti-Online Gaming Article
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Texas Governor Rick Perry Authors Anti-Online Gaming Article

May 28th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Texas might be famous for producing some of the world’s best poker players that ever lived – not to mention where the most famous form of the game was born – but ironically, poker and gambling  in Texas...
Libertarian Groups Fight Online Gambling Ban
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Libertarian Groups Fight Online Gambling Ban

May 25th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While there are plenty of political issues in which battles take place largely along partisan lines, gambling has rarely been one of them. Some regions are heavily pro-gaming, while others are likely never to consider it....
New Jersey Benefits From Online Poker Tourism
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New Jersey Benefits From Online Poker Tourism

May 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker hasn’t exactly broken the bank in New Jersey thus far. Of course, it hasn’t been a failure — it brings in millions of dollars of revenue to casinos each month, with some of that money coming back to the...