Category: This Week in Gambling

Online Poker Fails in New York Again

After a lot of hope and optimism, online poker will not even be considered by the state Assembly this year. Not all was lost, however, as another state has regulated fantasy sports. We also have gambling news from New Jersey and the U.K. This week’s special offer comes from Slots Plus casino!

New York Online Poker is So Close!

This week we’re looking at the latest online poker bill in New York state, and how close it is to becoming a reality! There’s just one little issue…

Also, we could also be close to full online gambling regulation in the state of Massachusetts!

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Gambling News from Nevada and Illinois

We have great news out of the state of Nevada this week!

Electronic Sports (eSports) betting will be legal and regulated starting July 1st!

Also, the state of Illinois made a surprise move when their senate passed an online gambling and fantasy sports bill!

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New Jersey Sports Betting: The “Nuclear” Option

New Jersey’s bid to regulate sports betting has hit another major setback.

The Solicitor General has decided to not recommend the case to the US Supreme Court, and it appears they will not even listen to their argument.

However, the good news is that we’re not out of options just yet.

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Will US Fantasy Regulations Bring Sports Betting Reform?

Many states have passed Fantasy Sports regulations in recent years, and may more states have legislation in place to follow suit.

Now, some believe this could be a pathway to sports betting reform in America!

Also, there are some changes at Amaya Gaming, and J.Todd’s cat makes a cameo.

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The American Sports Betting Situation

There is a lot of talk about legalizing sports betting in the US, but we’re a long way from making that a reality.

However, public opinion seems to be in our favor, and the state of New Jersey is leading the charge to charge the laws!

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Sheldon Adelson’s Failing Grade for his Online Gambling Ban

This week in gambling, we’re looking at Sheldon Adelson’s failed crusade against online gambling.

This includes states pursuing i-gaming regulations and his competition launching real money gambling websites.

Plus, we’ve not even mentioned his hypocrisy and internal problems!

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No Online Poker for California in 2017

We’re barely in to May, and already the online poker question in California is dead for the year.

In fact, the situation is so bad it looks as if they plan to scrap the entire legislation and start over.

Also, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will meet with Nevada Governor Sandoval.

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Online Gambling Problems, Retirements and Celebrations!

Pennsylvania has been trying regulate online gambling for several years.

Now that they are close to getting a bill passed, a few senators are trying to throw a wrench into the plans.

Also, a key online gambling opponents is retiring from politics, and Trump talks sports betting!

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Black Friday Poker Payments… After Six Years

Six years after the U.S. Department of Justice took down major online poker sites, many players are still waiting to get their money on deposit returned.

This week it was announced that customers may not have to wait much longer for monies from Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet.

We also take a humorous look (matter of opinion) at some breaking fantasy sports news.

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Online Gambling Becomes a States’ Rights Issue

The fight over online gambling has been a long and interesting one.

Now, however, as more and more states regulate the industry, the fight has taken a turn toward becoming a states’ rights issue.

We’re also covering news from Atlantic City and online poker.

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The Future of Sports Betting in the U.S.

Baseball season is underway, and millions of Americans will be betting on the games this season.

However, even as the NFL votes to send the Raiders to Las Vegas, Commissioner Roger Goodell still maintains the league is opposed to sports betting reform in America.

Also, we must say goodbye to the popular Marvel Comics super hero slots from Playtech.

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DraftKings & FanDuel: Fantasy Sports Merger Issues

Players have been anticipating the rumored merger between fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel for many months.

Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission may throw a wrench into the deal.

Also, there is fantasy news from Germany.

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St. Paddy’s Day Gamblin’ News!

We’re going green this week, as our gambling news features Sheldon Adelson and his “crony capitalist” RAWA agenda.

Plus, online poker news about PokerStars new game and PartyPoker’s new ‘ambassador’!

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Global Gambling News!

This week’s program features gambling news on California poker, Pennsylvania online gambling, and fantasy sports news from Mississippi and Kentucky!

Plus, we’re looking at the Czech Republic and Switzerland, where online gambling blocking has become a reality!

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Online Gambling Collision Course with Justice Department

Now that Jeff Sessions has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, we can certainly expect the Department of Justice to “revisit” the Federal Wire Act.

And if their opinion of the Wire Act changes, all online gambling in the United States could be shut down.

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Online Gambling Love for Valentines Day

We have a lot of love to spread this Valentines Day, with three American states ready to embrace online gambling!

New York, California and Pennsylvania are all making gambling news headlines!

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We also have online poker love in Europe!

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New York Wants Online Poker!

New York State came very close to passing online poker legislation last year. Now, the bill returns for 2017.

We also look at the continuing fight for Pennsylvania online gambling and fantasy sports regulation in America and Europe, and issues with the NFL’s move to Las Vegas.

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