2011 March 02 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
While one bill attempts to ban video sweepstakes games once and for all in North Carolina, another would make video poker legal again and regulated by the lottery commission.
Florida’s budget cutters are adhering to what’s known in management accounting circles as the “Willie Sutton rule,” named for the infamous robber once quoted as saying he targeted banks because “that’s where the money is.” The rule holds that the greatest opportunity for cost savings can be found where the most money is spent.
President Obama has not made good ‘poker bets’ during his presidency, S.E. Cupp writes.
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Sheriff’s cars crowded the driveway of a brick and stone house at 2904 Nicole Drive Monday.
The respected Wall Street Journal has reported that regardless of what Governor Chris Christie does with New Jersey’s online gambling legalisation bill this week, the momentum of a state-by-state trend to legalisation will continue. The newspaper noted the budget deficits and initiatives in motion in California, Florida and Iowa and spoke with industry experts on […]
Iowa’s latest attempt to legalise intrastate online poker has taken a small but significant initial step in the Legislature, passing a Senate sub-committee Tuesday. The proposal authorises the creation of an intrastate Internet poker network, providing a regulatory structure for its implementation, operation and taxation (see previous InfoPowa reports). Senate Study Bill 1165 places control […]
The International Olympic Committee’s summit on fighting corruption in sport this week heard the views of the online gambling trade group the Remote Gambling Association, presented by chief executive Clive Hawkswood. “The licensed betting industry remains committed to taking all reasonable and practical steps to assist the sporting sector to protect the integrity of its […]
Vancouver-based Intelimax, an Internet media services company focusing on online games, social networking and web content, has been raising cash of over $750 000 through loan conversions to shares and taking out new loans at high interest rates this week. The capital is necessary for the further development and marketing of the firm’s new gaming […]