2010 June 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The Australian Productivity Commission , the Australian federal government’s independent advisory body for microeconomic reform, has released its final report supporting the managed liberalization of online poker in Australia.
Gamblers will be able to buy lottery tickets in New Hampshire next week to play online - a move some question as expanding gambling in ways lawmakers just refused to do.
The 2010 World Series of Poker might be going on in Las Vegas, but there might be some of you that couldn’t get there this year.
Archdale’s City Council unanimously approved tighter restrictions on video gaming operations.
California welfare recipients are able to use state-issued debit cards to withdraw cash on gaming floors in more than half of the casinos in the state, a Los Angeles Times review of records found.
The Chinese government has continued its heightened assault on internet gambling (see previous InfoPowa reports) with the announcement that more websites have been blocked on government orders.
The Ministry of Public Security informed the Beijing Times newspaper that over the past week alone it has blocked 1,461 overseas websites offering online gambling.
“Rampant illegal gambling still lingers […]
Online gambling companies using the .net advertising strategy will be heartened by a New Zealand court’s ruling that such advertising is not an inducement to gamble, and that live poker tournaments are a form of competition and therefore not illegal in a gambling sense.
Dot net advertising involves promoting websites that do not in themselves provide […]
The Australian government’s Productivity Commission recommendations are unlikely to be well received by the gambling groups Tatts and Tabcorp, which have exclusive retail wagering licences in some Australian states (provinces).
The Age newspaper reports that the recommendations of the Commission place renewed pressure on the gambling companies, because it urges state governments to scrap their exclusive […]
A “closed” sign now occupies the front door of Sweepstakes Heaven on West Pine Street in Mount Airy, which is across the street from a similar business that has ceased operations in recent weeks.