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Gaming Union Finds Reasons to Oppose Ontario Online Casinos

Despite estimates that online casinos can solve a plethora of budgetary problems for Ontario without harming residents, a union invested in land gaming is speaking out against the lottery’s Internet gambling plan.

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Ladbrokes Says Return Customers Key to Online Casino Success

Ladbrokes made proactive moves in management designed to keep the online casino operator healthy, profitable, and dominant in its industry.

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Internet Gambling Bill Passes Congressional Committee Vote

After months of waiting, Barney Rank’s bill regulating Internet gambling was marked up and passed committee in Congress today.

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One More Day Before Online Gambling Bill Markup

After months of waiting, online gambling patrons across the US must wait one more day before seeing Barney Frank’s regulatory bill marked up.

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Online Gambling News Sites Suggest Writing Congress on Frank Bill

As the online gambling regulation bill Barney Frank has patiently guided through Congress nears a Tuesday vote, news sites in the industry are campaigning for readers to write their legislators to voice their opinions.

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British Open May End Tiger Woods’ Run as Sports Betting Favorite

Tiger Woods has been posted automatically as the favorite by sports betting sites at every golf event he has entered for a decade, but this week’s British Open performance may signal an end to that gambling trend.

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UIGEA Technology Can Ban Online Casinos, Why Not Regulate Them?

Protests of the problematic nature of regulating online casinos ignore the technology needed to enforce the UIGEA Internet gambling ban.

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Delaware Sports Betting Plan Gets Sacked by US Supreme Court

Delaware’s last hope to resurrect its sports betting program, blindsided by an appeals court decision limiting the types of gambling available, was lost as the US Supreme Court rejected hearing the case.

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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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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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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 Foes Create Excuses to Explain Opposition

The NFL and religious groups continue to use debunked arguments to oppose regulated online gambling.

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New Jersey Considers Regulating Online Casinos

A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing letting state residents bet at Atlantic City resorts through online casinos.

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Online Casinos Pay Far Better Than Land on Sports Futures

Better odds and a wider variety of bets offered are reasons sports betting fans are leaving Las Vegas books for online casinos.

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Tribal Casinos Reject State Authorities’ Regulation

Tribal casinos in Florida and Alabama deny state’s jurisdiction over their gambling action, saying they are only beholden to federal law.

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David Stern Says NBA May Support Legal Sports Betting

NBA Commissioner David Stern said in an interview that legal sports betting would not increase danger to game results and could open new revenue streams.

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Las Vegas Online Casinos Have Finally Arrived

The opening of an online casino carrying the Caesars brand, owned by Harrah’s Entertainment, signifies vast changes to come in the world of Internet gambling.

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Frank Online Casino Bills Get Committee Date

Legislation authored by Barney Frank proposing the licensing and regulation of online casinos will come up for committee discussion next week, after a long wait.

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Online Casinos May Be The Answer to Gambling Recession

The president of the American Gaming Association says his land-based casino membership may look closely at online casinos as an industry future when they meet in December.

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Anti-Gambling Lawmakers Push for Online Casino Ban Start

US lawmakers Jon Kyl and Spencer Bachus asked the Treasury Department to ignore other legislators and continue apace with the implementation of the UIGEA online casino ban.

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Illinois’ Online Gambling May Meet UIGEA Resistance

Online gambling is now licensed in Illinois, but that doesn’t mean the UIGEA won’t interfere with payment processing in the state.

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