For London-based bookmaker William Hill PLC, getting licensed for betting in Nevada was not optional.
Jun 26, 2012, 12:30
Online Poker Bill In California Still Alive
Despite California’s online poker bill being pulled from the agenda before being voted on by a Senate committee roughly two weeks ago, the measure is currently being amended by its sponsors in preparation of a possible hearing on the issue prior to a legislative summer recess set for July 6.
Jun 26, 2012, 12:00
NJ Assembly approves portable gambling devices
The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill allowing gamblers to use hand-held devices to make bets while on the grounds of Atlantic City casinos.
Jun 26, 2012, 11:30
World Series of Poker: It’s time for civil behavior from the pokerati
From my non-smoking hotel room, which has ceiling-to-floor windows, the curious thing is that I can still smell smoke, and no outside air ever penetrates these walls. Which, oddly enough, serves as a metaphor for the state of poker these days.
Jun 26, 2012, 11:00
UK-based William Hill approved for NV sports books
Gambling regulators in Nevada have approved the takeover of a string of more than 160 sports books and betting kiosks in the state by the London-based William Hill.
Jun 26, 2012, 10:00
Online Gambling Won't Solve State Debt Woes, But it Could Help
The years-long tug of war between gambling fans and foes has been heating up since the U.S. banned online gambling in 2011, but with state debts mounting and legalization on the horizon, the so-called volunteer tax has been looking pretty appetizing.
Jun 26, 2012, 09:30
Nevada ripe for online gambling
The stakes just got higher. Nevada officials last week approved the nation's first two interactive gambling licenses — a step that clears the way for online poker within state lines, even while a federal interstate gambling ban remains in place.
Jun 25, 2012, 11:00
PokerStars Guarantees $5 Million for MicroMillions II Tournament Series
On Monday, PokerStars announced $5 million in guaranteed prize pools for the second installment of MicroMillions, a popular tournament series designed for recreational and micro-stakes players.
Jun 25, 2012, 10:47
Will Zynga Make the Switch to Real Money Poker
At present states such as New Jersey are passing or debating laws that could see online gambling become legal in certain cities or areas. At the same time the popularity of social gaming versions of gambling games is rising dramatically.
Jun 25, 2012, 10:30
World Gaming News
High Expectations For European Online Gambling Meeting
European Gaming and Betting Association Discusses What's Expected From European Commission's Upcoming Communication.
Jun 25, 2012, 10:05