Pennsylvania iGaming Hangs in the Balance for 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate roundly rejected a House-approved plan to fund the state budget this week. For anyone thinking that’s a bad omen for the prospects of PA online poker and gambling, think again. Even as the Senate was rejecting a budget plan by a wide margin, negotiations continue behind the scenes. Observers believe that there…

The NFL in London: Sports Betting and All

Sunday, on the way to an NFL game, fans can step into one of the numerous betting parlors that dot each city block here. They can wager on that afternoon’s game (or any NFL) game, such as whether Baltimore will defeat Jacksonville by 3.5 or more points. Or they can play the over/under of 39.5.…

Online Poker 4 Year Anniversary in Nevada

One of only two remaining online poker providers in Nevada, WSOP.com is celebrating its fourth anniversary today. The company began operating on Sept. 19, 2013, several months after the Nevada Legislature passed Assembly Bill 114 and Gov. Brian Sandoval signed it into law legalizing the business. At the time, skeptics said that if online poker…

Online Gambling Still Possible in Michigan This Year

Michigan lawmakers will continue discussing the merits of regulating online casino games over the internet after a lawmaker introduced a new proposal last week. State Rep. Brandt Iden, a Republican, introduced HB 4926 into the House. A bill in the Senate with the same intentions cleared a committee vote earlier this year. The legislative proposals,…

Paddy Power Censured Over “Bet on Black” Campaign

The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has censured Paddy Power over an advert featuring boxer Floyd Mayweather. First published on August 23 in the Evening Standard newspaper, the advert ran with the headline claim ‘Always Bet On Black’ alongside an image of Mayweather. Paddy Power had ran the advert informing punters that it had opted…