Gambling magnate Donald Trump spoke out on Barney Frank’s online casino bill, saying Internet gambling can’t be stopped and should be regulated for the public good.
Author / Ed Bradley
A new survey shows online gambling monopolies in the EU gave consumers a consistently worse payout via sports betting odds than private sector Internet casinos facing competition.
The leading voice against regulated online gambling cited curious cases as reason to oppose Barney Frank’s bill.
The NFL flexed its political muscle today, getting an attachment to Barney Frank’s online casino bill assuring that sports betting will remain illegal on the Internet.
Nations across Europe and around the world are using Internet casino gambling as a source of significant revenue, while the US tries to impose a problematic ban on the online gaming industry.
Federal recognition of a Native American tribe located in the Hamptons, on Long Island, may lead to gambling and a casino funding further tribal legal efforts to protect their ancestral lands.
Casino interests in New Jersey are looking for cost-cutting measures to offset the plunging income of Atlantic City gaming venues, and the state’s horse-racing subsidy is a prime target.
Aqueduct’s proposed slot casino will begin a new bidding process with newly confirmed gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo watching closely.
An Australian bookmaker has released a horse racing application for iPhones that brings online gambling to the device.
After a year of delay, the Barney Frank proposal to regulate Internet gambling will get a Congressional committee hearing.
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.
A German citizen is being held without bail in Florida for funneling payments to Internet poker players, with amounts reaching many millions of dollars.
A race track operator sued Jacksonville Internet cafe companies, saying the businesses were really illegal online casinos.
CityCenter’s opening and expansion by Planet Hollywood and the Hard Rock bring more rooms to fill and gambling space to run to a Las Vegas already saturated with casino and resort space.
Hialeah Park in Florida reopened, exciting horse racing fans but in essence just providing a gateway for new casino gambling.
The deleterious effects of the coming implementation of the UIGEA ban against online casino payments have caused the Kentucky Congressional delegation to unite in a call for delay of the compliance date.
A Representative from Utah says the Frank bill proposing regulated online gambling could advance and pass quickly as Congress nears the end of session.