Maryland e-processor pleads guilty
Another e-cash processor appeared in a Baltimore, Maryland court this week, pleading guilty to a single count of money laundering. Californian Martin Loftus, emulating other processors caught up in federal enforcement actions aimed at stopping the payment of winnings to US players by offshore online poker operators, agreed to assist and cooperate with New York […]
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- In 1891, Sittman and Pitt of Brooklyn began to manufacture the first nationally known poker card machines. The machines maintained their enormous popularity until just before World War I.
- Baccara (Italian) or baccarat (French) both translate to "zero" in English. The importance of this name is found in the tens and face cards, both sharing the zero value.
- The famous banker J.P. Morgan once walked out of a Monte Carlo casino because the stakes were too low? At the time, the maximum wager was 12,000 francs and Morgan wanted it increased to 20,000 francs. When the casino manager refused to increase the limit, Morgan left the casino saying "12,000 francs! I have no time to lose such ridiculous amounts."
- Lotteries Have Been Prominent Throughout History. Ancient India, China, Greece, and Japan all had lotteries. The emperor Nero had lotteries for prizes at parties.