Month / March 2010

US Residents Becoming Aware Online Gambling Not Illegal

A study commissioned by a Canadian newspaper says the number of US residents fooled into believing there is a federal law against online gambling is declining.

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McDermott’s New Internet Gambling Tax Bill Would Fund Foster Care

Representative Jim McDermott has authored a new bill suggesting using online gambling taxes to fund foster care programs, as well as state and tribal budgets.

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Macau Casino Revenue May Be at Record Pace

The recession is long over in Macau, where gambling growth is again reaching fantastic numbers and casino revenue is setting records almost on a monthly basis.

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Private Tournaments at Carbon Poker

Private poker tournaments were scheduled for this weekend at Carbon Poker – $25 guaranreed bounty with $2 buy-in and $25 freeroll.

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Casino Operator MGM Mirage Abandons New Jersey for Macau

Under pressure from regulators, MGM Mirage will sell its share of the Borgata Casino in order to retain its relationship in Macau with Pansy Ho, daughter of gambling magnate Stanley Ho.

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Snow Storms Cause Online Casino Spikes

The harsh winter felt along the US eastern seaboard has hurt Atlantic City gaming, but caused growth for online casinos.

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Tribal Gaming Groups Lobby Against Frank Online Gambling Bill

Anti-gaming special interests like the NFL and church groups are not the only opponents of Barney Frank’s measure to regulate online gambling, as many tribal casino operators are worried about losing exclusivity.

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Tribal Casinos Split On Internet Poker Position

Internet poker bills are circulating on both federal and state levels, and tribes operating Indian casinos are divided as to their position on regulating this online gambling.

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Online Gambling Only Part of Religious Fascism as Jolie is Target

Focus on the Family fanatics, not satisfied with trying to limit the freedom of US residents in regard to online gambling, are also telling Angelina Jolie how her daughter should be raised.

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Florida Seminole Casino Gambling Deal May Be Near

Florida lawmakers are close to a compromise deal with the Seminole Tribe which would give exclusive table gambling and partially exclusive slots to tribal casinos.

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Florida Resident Held for Processing Internet Poker Payments

A German citizen is being held without bail in Florida for funneling payments to Internet poker players, with amounts reaching many millions of dollars.

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Florida Bill Proposes Intrastate Online Gambling

A Florida lawmaker has introduced a bill regulating Internet poker and establishing online gambling administration and licensing.

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