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Written by LocalsGaming     February 27, 2013     0   0   0
The US online poker bill could not be passed into law in 2012. Owing to his inability to get the bill passed during the Congress’ lame duck session in December 2012, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada announced that the...
Written by LocalsGaming     February 14, 2013     0   0   0
The events of April 15, 2011, also known as Black Friday in the online poker gaming community, caused a great deal of agony, but things began changing for the better when, in December 2012, the US Department of Justice...
Written by LocalsGaming     February 12, 2013     0   0   0
New York has tried its best to criminalize playing online poker although it hasn’t been a roaring success so far. The state shocked the online poker community by proposing a bill called S.66, which would have completely denied its...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 28, 2013     0   0   0
Nevada is the gambling capital of the US; in fact, gamblers worldwide consider it as the personification of world class and well-regulated gambling. One would be surprised to learn, therefore, that the gambling laws in Nevada are very strict...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 26, 2013     0   0   0
California gambling laws are very strict, and the state considers any act of betting on outcomes of sports events or games of chance as illegal unless done in premises licensed and regulated by the state. In other words, players...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 26, 2013     0   0   0
New Jersey is one of the gambling paradises of the world; no player would forget the Las Vegas like experiences that Atlantic City in New Jersey is capable of offering. Although it is a gambler’s paradise, the gambling laws...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 25, 2013     0   0   0
One would have thought that Texas, being the birthplace of Texas Hold’em Poker, would be a gambling friendly state. However, Texas frowns upon most forms of gambling, including online gambling. In spite of its fierce gambling laws, several unscrupulous...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 25, 2013     0   0   0
New York, like all other US states, has strict gambling laws. The state tolerates gambling as long as it takes place in one of its licensed casino. Players can gamble, but they must make sure that they are gambling...
Written by LocalsGaming     January 19, 2013     0   0   0
A lot has happened in the US online gambling legislation scenario in the past few years, the most recent happenings being the events of Black Friday, the death of the federal online poker bill for 2012, a movement on...
Written by LocalsGaming     December 22, 2012     0   0   0
Online gamblers in the US can breathe easy because there are just no proper US federal laws regarding online gambling. To make it simpler, no US federal law says it is criminal for players to gamble online; simultaneously, no...
Written by LocalsGaming     December 18, 2012     0   0   0
Nevada legalized its gambling industry shortly after the stock market crashed in the late twenties. By the early thirties, the state had legalized majority of the gambling forms, which generated a lot of revenue for state development. Since Nevada...
Written by LocalsGaming     December 08, 2012     0   0   0
Online casinos and online betting is becoming more and more popular every single day. The popularity of using these sites has grown massively with people looking for the ability to play games, bingo, and to place bets online. There...
Written by LocalsGaming     December 05, 2012     0   0   0
Online casinos have long since used new player bonuses to attract new players and get them started under the site's platform. This is also seen with players clubs in Las Vegas and other cities where casino gambling is...
Written by LocalsGaming     November 02, 2012     0   0   0
Online bingo has seen some phenomenal growth over the last few years, very quickly becoming the preferred way to play for tens of millions of players around the world. Obviously this wouldn’t be the case unless there was something...
Written by admin     October 26, 2012     0   0   0
This whole Zynga and bwin.party partnership that was announced earlier this week got me thinking. Zynga's core competency is creating quality, compelling games without adding much new and distinct play value. Zynga has done a fantastic job...
Written by LocalsGaming     September 11, 2012     0   0   0
The online poker scenario in the US is currently quite stormy. Although hundreds and thousands of online poker players in the US love to play online internet poker and wager real money on casino websites,...
Written by LocalsGaming     September 10, 2012     0   0   0
Although US online gambling laws are unfriendly, unfavorable, and vague, people love gambling in the US and leave no stone unturned to find opportunities to wager on games of chance. The gambling revenue in 2007 was estimated to be...
Written by LocalsGaming     September 08, 2012     0   0   0
Many US gamblers are still confused about US online gambling laws. According to the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling of Nov 2002, the Wire Act of 1961 does not make it illegal for players to indulge in...
Written by LocalsGaming     September 07, 2012     0   0   0
Although the US government has not yet created proper poker laws at the federal level, it gives US states the freedom to either ban or approve gambling on the Internet within their jurisdictions. Being the...
Written by LocalsGaming     August 09, 2012     0   0   0
Several US states have been urging the federal government to legalize and regulate the online poker industry in the US for a number of years. Individual states had long before realized that legalizing the online...
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