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Online Poker May Soon Take Off in Sweden

Online Poker May Soon Take Off in Sweden

Sweden’s push for a regulatory change of its gambling laws will now allow the country to join the European poker fray and Svenska Spel the state-owned operator, will soon be far from the only venue where lovers of online poker can turn a pretty dollar based on their merits and understanding of the game. The […]

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Features Only 3 Casinos

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Features Only 3 Casinos

Pennsylvania has had big plans for legalizing its online poker industry. However, it may have bogged them down in lengthy application procedures which have seen only three casinos apply for a license so far. The deadline is until the end of the weekend, but little is likely to change in the time that remains. Gambling […]

Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City Helps Multi-Slot Play

Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City Helps Multi-Slot Play

Hard Rock online casino has used the occasion of the debut of the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City earlier in June to push strongly for the legalization of a whole new aspect of the iGaming industry across New Jersey. It has been quite the festive ceremony with a fair bit to see, too. iGaming […]

Canada Ponders Ban on Foreign Poker Operators

Canada Ponders Ban on Foreign Poker Operators

And so, in the U.S. we may be witnessing a let-up in the stern regulations that impede sports betting, gambling, and above all – online poker from taking in earnest. The ruling of the SCOTUS has been like a breath of fresh air into the creaky bones of decades-old legislation. Now, though, a neighbor is […]

Will Horse Doping Bill Pave the Way for Online Poker?

Will Horse Doping Bill Pave the Way for Online Poker?

In an unlikely turn of events, a hearing on US legal sports betting may successfully pave the way for online poker. The contested issue at hand is over the illicit doping of racing horses which was part of a bill examined on Friday during a hearing in the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee. In […]

Why 32Red was fined £2m over a sole problem gamer

Why 32Red was fined £2m over a sole problem gamer

The world of poker has known its controversies. From the shutting down of websites to arguing the outcome of games, and on occasion – a few incidents involving gunmen storming offline events. Today we look into a slightly different matters, though. 32Red, an established British online casino, has been fined £2 million over its failure […]

No Online Poker in NY in 2018

No Online Poker in NY in 2018

Whilst New York originally vowed its support for online poker, albeit, without any real legal framework, things have turned out rather differently. On Wednesday, the NY Assembly officially ended its session without passing any online poker or sports betting legislation, meaning that the issue has been put on the backburner. It was likely that the […]

The Four States to See Their Online Poker Soon

The Four States to See Their Online Poker Soon

Amid all of these changes in regulation you have been hearing about, you must certainly be asking yourself: where can I play poker for a fact in the US online. It’s a good question and one that merits answering. Well, Pennsylvania managed to pass its own act legalizing online poker in October 2017, joining other […]

Is Online Poker Becoming a Reality in New York?

Is Online Poker Becoming a Reality in New York?

Online poker legalization in the US is a big deal. Currently, most states don’t allow online poker. There was even recent news that New York State Senate didn’t include in their budget the allocation for online gambling or poker. But just when everyone thought that things are over, it wasn’t exactly the case. Just when […]

Casino Backed Coalition Plans to Stop Online Poker

Casino Backed Coalition Plans to Stop Online Poker

One of the things that make online casinos such a threat to the brick and mortar casinos is that you can basically do things anywhere. All you need is an internet connection and you can already enjoy the games. And because of this, a group that is backed by a Las Vegas casino magnate seeks […]