Tag: america

Time’s Running Out on America’s Sports Betting Ban

The countdown to the December 4th sports betting challenge has begun, and things continue to look promising for the gambling industry. More and more states have thrown their support behind regulation of the industry, and an end to sports betting prohibition is within reach! This week’s special offer comes from the Intertops Poker room.

American Cross-Border Online Poker

This week we take a look at New Jersey’s goal of cross-border online poker for the United States.

Having a common player pool for Internet poker between states would completely change the business model.

We’re also covering stories on tribal gaming and Amaya.

This week’s special offer comes from the Wild Vegas Casino.

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.

This week’s special offer is from the Royal Panda online casino.

More States Consider Fantasy Sports Regulation

While the daily fantasy industry continues to push for legal clarity in the United States, its largest operator is preparing to expand its international footprint. In the first weeks of 2017, 11 states — Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington — have introduced legislation aimed at regulating…

The Future of iGaming in America

With the recent challenges to Internet gambling in the United States, a pannel discussion at the Global Gaming Expo addressed the issue this week. Moderated by Lloyd Levenson, Chairman of the Casino and iGaming Law practice group, this panel of experts discussed the issues facing iGaming in the U.S. and the future of the industry.…

Another American Online Gambling Ban

In what has been a surprising move (considering how late in the legislative session the action comes and the lack of previous interest in the subject), Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas has filed a bill on the Senate agenda that looks to be taking up the action of either banning online gaming and poker or…

The Push for Legal Sports Betting in America

A coalition of sports betting industry stakeholders is planning a formal lobbying effort on Capitol Hill, potentially in early 2017, that will push for the expansion of legalized wagering. That was the biggest news from the American Gaming Association at a conference for media members on Thursday. The AGA is leading the effort to shape…

Lottery in America

Lottery is a game in which a participant pays a small amount of money which gives him/her an opportunity to get an ultimate prize. The amount raised by different participants is used to award the ultimate winner, to cater for the administrative expenses and the remaining amount of money is the profit that the organizer…

New Attack on U.S. Online Gambling in the Works

Washington politicians are reportedly hatching a plan to impose a moratorium on further expansion of intrastate online gambling. GamblingCompliance scribe Chris Krafcik recently reported that US federal politicians were discussing plans to introduce legislation that would call for a study of the pros and cons of online gambling. While this study was being conducted, legislators…

Horse Racing Socially Acceptable, Sports Betting & Poker Forced Underground

US Poker – The dust has settled from the 140th Kentucky Derby. California Chrome celebrated in the winner’s circle on Saturday. Bettors that picked California Chrome to win took home $2.50 for every $1 bet.  Many other wagers were placed on the annual betting tradition. Churchill Downs held a large portion of the action. Win,…

Black Friday: The man who ‘built’ online poker in America

Daily Mail – Sixty minutes later Daniel Tzvetkoff and a cohort of high rollers and hangers-on were partying in the Palm Hotel’s Playboy Mansion Suite. Tzvetkoff swigged Cristal champagne straight from the bottle and lounged in the infinity pool. Naked girls snorted cocaine off each other’s breasts and invited him to do the same. Tzvetkoff…

Don’t Bet On Internet Gambling Ban

Forbes – Anointment of the 2016 Republican presidential nominee is far off, but one thing already seems clear: Sheldon Adelson will have the victor’s full attention. The billionaire CEO of Las Vegas Sands recently convened a meeting in Las Vegas to which likely contenders for the nomination flocked. They covet the massive scale of financial…

Neteller Introduced in Nevada by WSOP

US Poker – Neteller has become the first ewallet available in the Nevada regulated online poker market.  It was introduced by WSOP.com today.  At this time, it is only available as a deposit option.  That will change in the near future when it will also be available for withdrawals.  Players would then be able to…

Sports Betting Has a Chance to Step Into the Sunlight

Huffington Post – Sports betting is booming. Reuters estimates one trillion dollars is bet annually on sports worldwide. Yes, trillion with a T! It’s estimated that half of adult Americans bet something on this year’s Super Bowl. Betting on sports has been big business for a long time, but what’s different recently is the modern…

E-Payment Revolution Bypasses the U.S.

Wall Street Journal – These days it’s easier than ever to pay for goods and services – without cash, card, pen or paper featuring anywhere near the transaction. Most financial obligations can even be met with just a few taps on a smartphone screen. But for American businesses, the old-fashioned paper check remains the preferred…

U.S. Online gaming still finding its legs

Las Vegas Review Journal – Lost in the heated rhetoric over the expansion of Internet gaming is a harsh reality. Legal online wagering has not been the financial windfall many analysts predicted. Initial returns from the three states that enacted Internet gambling laws are not overflowing the balance sheet. New Jersey’s online revenue is a…

Two Online Poker Bills to be Introduced in the US House

From Poker Fuse Federal lawmakers show renewed interest in online poker. Interest in online poker at the federal level has been renewed and, according to spokespersons for two members of the US House of Representatives, two separate bills to regulate online poker are expected to be introduced in the coming weeks. FULL STORY