2010 May 19 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Prohibition didn’t work with alcohol and it’s not working with Internet gambling now, say lawmakers pushing Congress to approve long-shot legislation that would legalize and tax online wagering.
After a four-year hiatus, the World Poker Tour made a triumphant return to the Aviation Club de France this month, with Danish pro Theo Jorgensen adding a WPT title to his belt and Freddy Deeb notching a win in the 20,000 buy-in high-roller event.
A 3:30 a.m. game of strip poker resulted in a police call Monday when officers responded to Islington Street for a report of a woman running naked in the street, said Lt.
According to Australian information website goldcoast.com.au, 27-year-old Internet tycoon, Daniel Tzvetkoff, has pleaded not guilty in Manhattan’s New York Southern District Court to his alleged role in an online payment processing scheme on the basis that poker is not gambling.
With just two weeks to go before a federal law aimed at quashing Internet gambling takes effect, a handful of House Democrats, including Rep.
The Miami Herald newspaper reports a shocking case of dishonesty and official authority abuse in which a police officer conspired with an online gambling site operator to rob a local man of $131 000 in winnings.
It is alleged that the policeman, his cousin and an online wagering operator set up and robbed the victim during […]
Expats running makeshift poker rooms and casinos from expensive apartments are just one of the many enforcement problems encountered by Russian police in attempting to enforce the blanket bans on gambling in Russian cities imposed by President Vladimir Putin in July last year.
In a typical case, the Moscow Times newspaper reports that a Brit, who […]
Since the beginning of this year at ICEi, where CWC Gaming hinted at new developments in the pipeline, competitors have been watching the Philippines live dealer company closely. This week they were rewarded when the company’s May newsletter disclosed details of the improvements.
These include a completely redesigned gaming platform for the company, perhaps better known […]
Today’s (Wednesday) hearing on Representative Jim McDermott’s proposal to tax a legalised online gambling industry in the United States has attracted some heavyweight political and other names
The House Ways and Means Committee has published a witness list that includes both pro and anti Internet gambling personalities like Congressman Barney Frank and Representative Bob Goodlatte, along […]