Why Domestic Online Poker Lags Behind Other USA Gambling Markets

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In the United States, there are just four major categories of regulated gambling outside the various state and interstate lotteries: Casino gambling Sports betting Poker Horse betting In the online space, betting on horses has always been the most domestically available gambling market, as over 40 states allow the pastime. The Interstate Horse Racing Act … Read more

Online Poker The Vaccine After COVID Deals Bad Hand To Brick-And-Mortars

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If you’re an avid brick-and-mortar poker player, chances are you’re now an avid online poker player instead. And if you aren’t, you’re probably strongly considering it. That, of course, is thanks to the widespread card room and casino shutdowns brought on by they 2020 coronavirus outbreak in America, which took away most poker players’ legitimate … Read more

2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Publicly Supports Legalizing Online Poker

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One Presidential hopeful has pushed his chips forward and wants to go all-in when it comes to legal online poker in the United States. New York entrepreneur Andrew Yang, a contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination,  recently took to Twitter to voice his support for the nationwide legalization of online poker. The Democrat, who hopes … Read more

New Jersey Online Gambling Keeps Rolling In Dough

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While the sports season has slowed in May, NJ still fairs well. May is not a particularly highly active sports month, therefore states with legal sports betting like New Jersey has taken a hit. Gross online gambling revenue dipped in the month of May from $53.08 million to $52.09 million for online casino, sports gambling, … Read more

US Federal Justice Department Flips Stance On Domestic Gambling

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The DOJ flip-flops on domestic gambling stance which has major implications across the nation. An Opinion given by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2011 concerning the limitations of the Federal Wire Act has recently been reversed, or reconsidered, by a Memo released by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), a division of the DOJ, … Read more

Michigan Gambling Bill Veto: A Ploy To Buy Time?

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Online casino gambling and sports betting bill vetoed in Michigan just before the new Governorship enters in January. The state’s outgoing Republican Governor Rick Snyder just vetoed two strongly bi-partisan supported gambling bills. These measures were passed through the House last June 68-40, Representative Brandt Iden proposed an emergency amendment to the bill in December … Read more