Pennsylvania Considering Online Gambling to Boost Casino Revenues

Pennsylvania began offering casino and race track gambling in 2004. The state led the nation’s casino industry for several years, but revenues have started to decline. Gambling experts in Pennsylvania feel that the state should legalize online gambling to stimulate the struggling industry. Pennsylvania casino executives point out that New Jersey casinos have started to …

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Professional Poker Players Eligible to Receive Full Tilt Refunds

The Garden City Group has issued refunds to over 30,000 former Full Tilt players. Some former players have still been waiting for further updates before filing for refunds. On April 16, the claims administrator stated that it needed approval from the Department of Justice before issuing payments for professional poker players. The GCC recently confirmed …

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Newsweek Commenters Show Public Skepticism to Adelson Argument

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has spent over $1 million lobbying against online gambling. Newsweek contributor Leah McGrath Goodman recently published an article on the state of the online gambling industry. Goodman’s post was clearly slanted against the online gambling industry. She referenced Adelson’s role in trying to ban online gambling and argued all companies …

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Slim Chance Edwin Erickson’s Online Gambling Bill Passes in 2014

In June, Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin Erickson introduced a bill to legalize online poker. There is still a possibility that Erickson’s bill can be passed this year although it looks very unlikely. California and Pennsylvania are the two states that have been most committed to legalizing online poker this year. Two California lawmakers recently decided to …

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New Research Shows Minors More Vulnerable to Online Gambling Addictions

A recent study from the Society for Truth and Light and Shue University in Hong Kong found that teenagers are at a higher risk of developing online gambling addictions. The new study may prompt the need for stricter regulations to keep minors from accessing online gaming sites. The study confirms findings from Canada based Trulioo …

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iGambling Lawyer Claims Online Gambling Market Not Possible Without PokerStars

Online gambling analysts have been disappointed with the sluggish growth of the United States online poker industry. Many experts hope that allowing PokerStars to return to the United States would help boost profitability. Jeff Ifrah, an attorney that specializes in Internet gambling law, said that the market can’t grow without PokerStars. Ifrah and many other …

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Forbes Contributor Claims Adelson is Winning the Campaign Against Online Gambling

Sheldon Adelson has spent months lobbying against online gambling. The online gambling community initially dismissed his efforts, because both lawmakers and citizens were becoming more favorable about legalization. However, Forbes contributor Nathan Vardi recently said that Adelson’s campaign to reinstate the Wire Act is gaining support. Adelson spend close to $150 million trying to get …

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