Category Archives: iGaming

iGaming

Research shows iGaming “does not cause Gambling Problems” in Itself




Through scientific research, Dr. Sally Gainsbury of Australia’s Southern Cross University has concluded that “internet gambling does not cause gambling problems in, and of, itself.” This is in stark contrast to the position held by Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas Sands owner who’s waging a personal war against online poker and casino games. The Adelson-funded […]

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iGaming

New Jersey Online Poker gets New Credit Card Code




While New Jersey online gaming numbers haven’t met lofty projections so far, there have been certain factors holding the market back. And the biggest roadblock right now is credit card rejections, which, according to January 2015 figures, were being accepted at the following rates: Visa – 73% acceptance rate Mastercard – 44% acceptance rate Things […]

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iGaming

3 Reasons why Delaware/Nevada Online Poker Pooling has Underperformed




The good news is that Delaware and Nevada are finally sharing online poker players over a year after signing an interstate compact. The bad news is that this union has done very little to increase either state’s internet poker traffic. Here’s a quick look at how the Multi-State Poker Network (MSPN) has performed, according to […]

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RAWA

Graham considering Online Lottery Carveout in RAWA – But can He?




South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has stated his intent to make an exemption for online lotteries in the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which seeks to ban most forms of iGaming in the U.S. Graham, who’s pushing RAWA in the Senate, told GamblingCompliance that he wants to “find some accommodation” for state lotteries and […]

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iGaming

Sen. Harry Reid now Very Against Online Poker




Nevada Senator Harry Reid has been one of the biggest supporters of US online poker in recent years. However, it appears that with less than two years left in his final term, Reid is doing an about-face and now completely opposes online gaming. That said, let’s discuss the Senate Minority Leader’s recent comments on the […]

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Pennsylvania

Payne’s Pennsylvania iGaming Bill makes Any Game an Option




Pennsylvania has built a strong gaming market that includes 12 land-based casinos. However, state politicians also recognize the value in online gaming if they’re to keep growing in the ultra-competitive East Coast market. So HB 649, a bill that would legalize and regulate iGaming in the Keystone State, is being taken very seriously right now. […]

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iGaming

Nevada, Delaware could be sharing Online Poker Players in 1 Month




It’s not the earth-shattering partnership that’s going to bring millions of people into the US iGaming market…but Delaware and Nevada are set to begin sharing online poker players soon, which is still exciting news nonetheless. The two states signed an interstate pact in February 2014 to share their iPoker player pools. It’s taken a lot […]

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Sheldon Adelson

Could a $10 Billion Loss Slow Sheldon Adelson’s Anti-Online Gaming Charge?




Life has been pretty sweet for Sheldon Adelson over the past five years. The Las Vegas Sands Chairman has seen his net worth skyrocket since 2009 on the strength of a Macau gambling boom. And in early 2014, his net worth hit a lifetime high of $37 billion.

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