South Point Casino, Nevada first to be approved for a licence for online poker

South Point Casino Nevada

The South Point land based casino in Nevada hopes to become the first legal online poker room to operate within the state’s borders. Intrastate internet gambling is slowly moving forward in several states whereas it will be some time before the question of interstate online gambling across state boundaries is resolved. Nevada’s state Gaming Control

PokerStars finally makes a deal to buy FullTiltPoker

Pokerstars bought FullTilt Poker

After well over a year of legal battles and negotiations with the United States Department of Justice, PokerStars, which is the largest online poker group in the world, has at last reached a settlement to buy FullTilt Poker. The settlement involves PokerStars paying out huge amounts of money to acquire FullTilt and to repay the

United States Crack Down on Internet Café Gambling

United States Crack Down on Internet Café Gambling

As the result of investigations ongoing over the past year several states have made arrests after the discovery of illegal online gambling taking place in internet cafés across the United States. This appears to be quite a recent happening in the United States and follows raids on internet cafés in Malaysia and also in the

Native American Tribes and Internet Gambling

Native American Tribes and Internet Gambling

Income from casinos on Native American reservations contributes greatly to the economies of the tribes operating them. With all the activity in various states since the United States Justice Department issued an opinion on the 1961 Wire Act that means that online casino games and poker may no longer be illegal since they do not