Regulation

Latvia Tightens The Reigns On Online Betting -More Sites Blacklisted

Latvia’s strict online gaming policy is apparently meant to protect players and regulate the industry. In its mission to keep a tight hold on the industry in Latvia, the Lotteries and Gambling Supervision Inspection has just blacklisted another 41 sites in the past month alone. This brings to a total of 144 online domains that…

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Is Brazil Dragging Its Feet With Online Gaming Regulation?

Brazil is moving extremely slowly towards a bill that regulates online gambling within the populous South American country. Prior to their successful hosting of the 2014 FIFA world cup, Brazilian senator, Ciro Nogueira introduced the Online Gambling Bill. If passed, this bill will lead the way to providing millions of Brazilians access to the extensive…

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Is Sports Betting Coming to New Jersey?

Legal sports betting might be coming to New Jersey for the first time. Earlier today, NJ Governor Chris Christie issued a Statewide Directive to allow casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting without risk of criminal or civil liability. The Christie administration believes that there are no federal laws preventing the state from legalizing real…

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Using VPNs for Online Betting

Internet censorship is a sad fact of modern times. Too many of our readers live in countries where the government actively monitors the internet and blocks access to sites deemed “dangerous” or “immoral.” In every case, internet censorship is a result of authoritarian top-down control rooted in paranoia and an unhealthy fear of free information….

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NCSL Does Online Gambling a Solid

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has expressed its support of states’ rights in regulating online gambling. Recently, it published the policies of the NCSL Standing Committee on Budgets and Revenue as of its annual August 22 business meeting. In the publication, the NCSL clearly expresses its support of state sovereignty in matters of…

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California Sports Betting Bill SB1390 Introduced

California lawmakers introduced a bill to allow sports betting at horse racing tracks and simulcast wagering sites throughout the state, the bill would also allow card clubs and tribal gaming casinos to offer sports betting, not currently allowed in any form in the state. Current federal law prohibits sports betting under the Professional and Amateur…

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PokerStars Gains Malta License And Launches PokerStars.eu

Feb 13, 2012 – PokerStars issued a press release earlier today announcing that PokerStars.eu has successfully gained a “remote gaming” license in Malta, and players from the countries of  Sweden and Finland will be moving from the .com to the .eu extension of the worlds largest and most popular real money online poker site. Most…