Native American Tribes and Online Poker

United States Department of Justice Seeking Claims Administrator for Full Tilt Poker

The recent change in policy on online gaming by the United States Department of Justice has meant that online poker and lotteries now do not come under the Wire Act of 1961. The Wire Act is interpreted as referring to “sports betting” so now in many states online poker will become legal. The Native American

Major New Casino Resort to Open in Atlantic City

Revel Resort Atlantic City

With the proposed opening of the Revel Entertainment group’s hotel-casino resort in Atlantic City in the early summer of 2012 the hope is that it will revitalise the casino industry in the city which has been in decline in recent years. On the other hand there is concern that the new casino resort will draw

Online Poker Scam

Online Poker Scam

Online poker players are quite often the victims of cheating and very often do not get full restitution for their losses. Many players were burnt in “Black Friday “ as recently as April 2011 when millions were lost as the FBI closed down online poker sites PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker for violating

Prosecution for Money Laundering linked to online Gambling

Money laundering Online Gambling

One of the 11 people accused of involvement in money laundering and fraud linked to poker’s “Black Friday” in April 20011 has recently pleaded guilty to the charges against him. Ira Rubin, an American citizen living in Costa Rica was charged with money laundering and bank fraud when he acted as a payment processor for

Online Gaming Advertisements too Forceful?

Gambling Commission

In order to attract attention and to distinguish the online gaming site they are showcasing advertising needs to stand out and at times can cause controversy if the techniques involved are considered to be too aggressive. The question of aggressive forms of advertisement being used by certain online betting operators was raised recently in the

Italian online gaming market opens up even more

Italian Online Gambling Market

The European Commission has received a ministerial decree from the Italian authorities announcing the fact that they will regulate betting exchanges in Italy. This announcement when accepted by the Italian government will increase competition in the Italian market and make it an almost fully open market for online gaming operators from outside the state of