Month / April 2010

Australian Football Star Says He Has Problem with Online Gambling

A football star from down under has gone public with his difficulty in controlling his online gambling and horse race wagering, saying he needs counseling.

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Macau Drives Gambling World as Wynn Casinos Report Profit

Macau’s reborn gambling explosion has casino operators such as Wynn rejoicing, even as Las Vegas recovers more tentatively.

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Seminole Gambling Deal’s Enforceability Questioned

A newspaper columnist in Florida reminds readers that the Seminole casino gambling compact relies on the Seminoles to honor their part of the deal, something that has not recently been the case.

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Online Casinos Considered by Manitoba

Manitoba authorities announced that the province may be the latest Canadian government to set up lottery sites featuring online casino games.

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Banker Says UIGEA Online Casino Ban Ineffective

The second-in-command at the American Bankers Association says the UIGEA online casino ban not only won’t work, it’ll be expensive, too.

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Macau Surpasses Las Vegas as Wynn Opens Casino, May Move Base

The potential move of the Wynn Resorts casino headquarters from Las Vegas to Macau may cement the Asian gambling region as the world’s gaming capitol.

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Private GTD Bounty at Carbon Poker

Private bounty with $25 guaranteed prizepool and $2 buy in was scheduled for this Sunday at Carbon Poker.

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Internet Casino Bill Hearing Delayed

The committee hearing on Barney Frank’s bill regulating online casinos and Internet gambling has been moved from Friday to a date to be determined.

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Online Casinos Debate Their Role in Funding Australian Racing

Online casino operators in Australia are resisting the high taxes they pay to subsidize horse racing down under.

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NYC Police Observe Need for Regulated Sports Betting

New York’s police commissioner noted that illegal sports betting is harmful, proving a need for regulate sports gambling.

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Frank Internet Gambling Bill Finally to Get Hearing

After a year of delay, the Barney Frank proposal to regulate Internet gambling will get a Congressional committee hearing.

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Seminoles Insist on Protection from Online Casinos in Gaming Deal

The new compact between Florida and the Seminole Tribe specifies that minimum payments to the state made be voided if online casinos are regulated with a resulting drop in tribal revenue.

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Florida Casino Gaming Deal Unfairly Critiqued by CitizenLink

Evangelical site criticizes Florida casino gambling plan devised by bipartisan effort.

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New Jersey Calls Out NFL on Sports Betting Opposition

New Jersey lawmakers refuse to buy into the NFL’s fantasy world in which sports betting is non-existent, as they note the gambling is already occurring, only without taxation or benefit to the state.

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