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Mississippi Sets Up Online Gambling Taskforce

The state of Mississippi became the latest state to investigate the option of introducing a legal and regulated online gambling industry, with the news that the House Gaming Committee has commissioned a task force to examine the pros and cons of the issue. The committee will examine the possibility of Mississippi moving into the online Continue Reading

Opposition Mounts to Internet Gambling Ban Proposal

A week after US lawmakers Chaffetz and Graham introduced their bill to Congress which they hope will see a blanket ban on internet gambling in the United States, there is growing opposition to their move on all fronts. New Jersey Senators Speak Speaking this week, Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker of New Jersey said Continue Reading

Online Gambling Industry Gears for Federal Bills

This week, the online gambling industry gears for a major battle against two bills that are aimed to ban online gambling on a federal level in the United States. Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina announced that he will be seeking to ban online gambling, with the inclusion of online poker, at the same time Continue Reading

East Coast Gaming Congress to Focus on Online Gambling

The 18th annual edition of the two day East Coast Gaming Conference is scheduled to kick off at the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Monday, 19th May, 2014. This year’s East Coast Gaming Congress, which is one of the US gambling industry’s leading annual conference, is due to focus on online gambling Continue Reading

Increase in Number of New Jersey Internet Gambling Accounts

According to reports, the number of New Jersey online gambling accounts showed a slight increase last week despite the disruption and hiatus of the festive season that was expected. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement provided statistics that showed that 16,285 new accounts were opened over the past week at online gambling venues that Continue Reading

Golden Nugget Cleared for Online Casino License in New Jersey

Following a very hasty trial period, during which the New Jersey State Casino Regulators ordered the Golden Nugget Atlantic City to improve their software before being allowed access to the lucrative online gambling market, the Golden Nugget has at last gained permission from the regulators to begin offering online gaming. Golden Nugget Atlantic City Online Continue Reading

Caesars Feels Online Gaming May Hurt Land-Based Casinos

Caesars Entertainment, the largest casino company in the world which owns 4 out of 12 of Atlantic City’s casinos feel that internet gambling is capable of hurting, rather than helping, its brick and mortar casinos. Nevada & New Jersey Online Casinos The company informed securities regulators that online gambling could cause a reduction in visits Continue Reading

Online Gambling’s Underside Exposed in “Runner Runner”

A new film, Runner Runner, an exciting thriller that stars Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck is currently in the center of a fight regarding online gambling regulations. The American Gambling Association has bought ads on leading websites that include Facebook, Twitter and the IMDb movie database in order to frame the film as a “cautionary Continue Reading

New Jerseys First Online Casinos to Launch in November 2013

State Regulators in New Jersey are currently very busy processing the numerous applications that have been submitted to them by various gambling companies wishing to operate online gambling services in the state. Meanwhile gambling regulators in the state are hopeful that 23rd November, 2013 will see the first online gambling sites go live in New Continue Reading

Thirty-Seven Applicants Apply for New Jersey Online Gambling Licenses

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has begun a process to see which of the 37 applicants for online casino and poker licenses that were received by them before the due date set by the state will be granted permission to operate in the market. Once a decision has been made it will publish Continue Reading