EU says U.S. online gambling laws breach WTO rules
The European Commission said on Thursday that U.S. laws affecting foreign suppliers of online gambling services were in breach of the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. The European Union (EU)’s executive arms said its investigation had found that U.S. laws on remote gambling and their enforcement against EU companies constitute an obstacle to trade that is inconsistent with WTO rules. “The …
Related Gambling News:
- Brussels acts on US online gambling laws
- US online gambling laws against WTO rules: EU
- EU Urges US To Drop Ban On Online Gambling
- Irish online gambling tax laws due this week
- Gambling Opinions and Blackjack Movies
- US Online Gambling Laws and Foreign Nationals: Pushing the Limits
- EU Finds U.S. Online Gambling Laws Violate WTO Rules
- Do Online Gamblers Play
- Russia drafts new online gambling ban
- EU Slams US Gambling Laws
- Despite strict laws, Turkey remains an active online gambling market
- PNP laments Court of Appeals ruling on online gambling
Interesting gambling facts:
- When traveling to Las Vegas be sure to check out some of the incredible scenery outside of the city. Lake Mead is about 45 minutes away from the city and is a beautiful place to cool off. When things get really hot, give Mount Charleston a try. It\'s approximately 30 degrees cooler. Red Rock Canyon is only a 30 drive. There is also the stunning Valley of Fire which is 1 hour away from Las Vegas.
- Poker is derived from the Persian game of "as nar" and was probably based on the dice game "tali", which was played by the Romans.
- The Gold Rush brought a huge increase in the amount and types of gambling to California. San Francisco replaced New Orleans as the center for gambling in the United States.
- The word Casino originally meant a public hall for music and dancing. By the second half of the 19th century, the term essentially meant a collection of gaming or gambling rooms. The classic example of a casino, is the casino at Monte-Carlo, which was opened in 1861.