Archive for April, 2011

Online Poker Bill Does Not Supported By The Gov. of Nevada

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Monday when the Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval stated that he would support the federal legislation on the legitimization of online poker, rather than supporting the Assembly Bill 258 by Nevada that would modulate local poker online gaming in Silver State. This is stated in one of of the articles at Las Vegas Sun.

Sandoval stated in an interview with the Nevada Newsmakers, that he will convey with the legislature of the state to explicate his posture that the Government of Nevada shall not be exposed in such conflict with the 2006 UIGEA or Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. He further stated that he doesn’t want the state to be in the resistance of the federal law.

The Assembly Chairman William Horne, introduced the AB258 last Mar. 10 with the championship from Pokerstars (an online site). It had a single hearing, and no current action that have been taken place on the legislation. According to the report from Las Vegas Sun, Horne mentioned that there might be an amendment on the bill along with some plans on pushing his civil legislation thoughtless of what the position of the governor might take.


Authorized Online Gambling to pursue at Washington DC

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Washington DC took over as first jurisdiction in the USA to authorize online gambling. Within January, Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray obtained and signed the law granting the 2011 budget which offered for generating revenues via online gambling. The period for Senate to object to the strategy expired last week. Currently, Buddy Roogow, government director of the D.C. Lottery, has stated the plans for utilizing online gambling. The web gambling would under D.C. Lottery, which was signed for a 50-50 revenue-sharing agreement together with Intralot USA for developing and working the online gambling website.

To start with a free to play online gambling website, which is now scheduled to go live by with regards to July 1. By September 1 locals of Washington DC might play for real money at few of “hot spots”. There is certainly up to 30 such hot spots within the jurisdiction. The city Convention Middle is an ideal spot for one of the hot spots. Alternative likely hot spots, In accordance with Roogow are hotels, bars as well as clubs. Players would have to bring their own desktops to place wagers at the hot spots. The web gambling product verticals will incorporate casino games, poker games and betting on fantasy sports.


Germany Modifies Gambling Stance

Monday, April 18th, 2011

The present status of online gaming in the land of Germany is ruled by the treaty signed by the 16 states, which is authorized till December 31, 2011. This deal preserves the monopolistic quality of online gambling and a competitive regulatory framework.

Nonetheless, certain states obtained indicated that these people were not willing to prolong this further and would have to liberalize the online gambling regulations. There also have been distinctions with the European Commission as well as court rulings towards state owned monopolies. In this qualifications, the signatories to the treaty introduced this week that the German web-based gambling market would be liberalized, but with critical controls.

Tom “Durrr” Dwan’s First Paid Poker Lesson

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Full Tilt Poker Pro Tom “durrr” Dwan is about to provide his first ever paid poker lesson on April 19, as he twitted on his twitter account. His co – team member in Full Tilt, Patrick Antonius will also be giving a paid poker lesson the day before Tom Dwan.

Tom “durrr” Dwan is also known as an online legend. There is no doubt that Tom “durrr” Dwan is a very talented player who could build a large roll even if he was just in the beginning of today’s poker games. As compared before where he first involved in poker, today’s games are much harder.

Know the Different Types of Online Casino Bonus

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Online casino bonuses are a very popular incentives that online casinos have to offer. In order to entice and encourage players to get involved with their site. To find the best online casino bonus suited to you, simply choose your favorite casino game whether it’s a slot, roulette, poker, blackjack, bingo or some other online casino games or bonus type whether it’s a cashback casino, high roller or a free casino money.

Below are the different types of online casino bonuses together with its special advantages and requirements.

Some European Countries: No to Gambling

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Several European countries are currently in different levels of having a competitive regulated set up of online gambling in their location. However, some European countries not only resist this trend but are also even going all out to remove gambling in an online casino from their jurisdictions. Some of these European countries like Poland, Netherlands and Cyrpus have been in the news for the past week.

In Poland, anti – online gambling stance has been maintained by the government through releasing a draft revision to its gambling legislation that confirms bans on all forms of gambling online, except sports betting. Strong punitive measures against illegal and unlicensed operators of online gambling and also those within Poland who promote or support online gambling activity  at unauthorized sites are the advocates of the draft law.


Virgin Casino launched Harry Potter Promotion

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

It is true that JK Rowling has made a wonderful masterpiece that truly captured the attention of most people. But perhaps, only few of us knew that Harry Potter would also be a prospect for the online gambling industry.

Virgin Casino, one of the popular online casino sites today, is believed to be the first one to launch a promotion that is inspired by the Harry Potter movie. The movie that was based on the seventh Harry Potter book – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is being made in two parts. The first part has been released last week. Given by the fan following of Harry Potter the movie will draw in the crowds. Virgin Casino announced: “Get your wands at the ready because we’ve conjured a spell-tacular promotion last 15th November and Sunday 21st November!”

Brad Pitt Loves Poker More Than His Adopted Children?

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Going off on a parenthesis – and – comma – drenched talk about Brad Pitt, poker, adopted kids and Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt  has excellently put the “brad” in Bradgelina, as well in Bradifei, Brradyneth, Bradliette and Bradbin, and to some degree any girl he likes wanted to put the Brad in. And of course he put the Pitt in CloonPitt. Brad Pitt happens to be a usual poke player and is currently filming the Vegas centric crime caper, Ocean’s 13 which is a sequel to Ocean’s 12 which is the 12th installment in the Ocean’s franchise. Anyway, word has it that the said Ocean’s film producer Jerry Weintraub was kind enough to make an exclusive on – set poker lounge for Brad and his co – stars George Clooney and Matt Damon. Weintraub sais that “It was inspired by Frank Sinatra and Rat Pack, guys I hung around with all my life, who made the original Ocean’s Eleven.”