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Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who was first elected to the Senate on the back of an anti-poker machine campaign, has accused the Coalition Government of being captive to vested interests in the pokies industry. Senator...more
In late November 2013, the ACT Minister for Racing and Gaming, Joy Burch, presented the Totalisator Bill 2013 (ACT) (Bill), which is set to repeal the existing Betting (ACTTAB Limited) Act 1964 (ACT) (Act). The Bill seeks...more
In recent weeks, the Australian Coalition Government has continued to take steps to implement its “policy to help problem gamblers.”
The Coalition’s proposed Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013...more
In This Issue:
- DICKINSON WRIGHT ENTERS INTO COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH BULGARIA-BASED VELCHEV & CO.:
Dickinson Wright PLLC has entered into a cooperation agreement with the Sofia, Bulgaria-based law firm...more
Wisconsin is home to 11 recognized Indian tribes. It is a fact that 11 tribes will not unanimously agree on all issues. It also is a fact that not all issues require unanimous agreement. However, Governor Scott Walker has...more
It’s November 5, 2013 and New Yorkers are taking to the polls to vote whether or not to approve the statewide casino referendum that would allow four new gaming licenses in New York. Casino, entertainment and hotel developers...more
The British Parliament will consider the proposed changes to remote gambling regulation at the Bill’s second reading on 5 November....more
Tony Soprano’s business is safe, for now — the Third Circuit recently invalidated New Jersey’s attempt to legalize sports wagering because it violated a federal law that prohibits most states from licensing such activities....more
A House of Commons Library research paper, prepared for the Second Reading debate in the House of Commons, sets out information on the draft Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill, which aims to move the regulation of...more
Congress is not close to passing federal legislation that would authorize interstate online gaming, but last week interstate online gaming took a giant step toward becoming a legal reality....more
In This Issue:
- INDIAN COUNTRY AND OBAMA’S CHOICE FOR SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR:
In March, Ken Salazar will leave his well-appointed office at the helm of the Department of the Interior and return to Colorado,...more
A bill has been introduced in the Nevada General Assembly, on behalf of the state’s State Gaming Control Board, that would allow for the state governor to enter into interstate gaming compacts with other states. This...more
New Jersey could soon become the third state to legalize online gaming within its borders. Its State Senate on December 20, 2012, voted 33-3 to legalize online poker in the state. The General Assembly had previously approved...more
The final verse has been written for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. That verse reads simply as a surprising status quo from the last two years: Barack Obama retains his job in the White House and Congress remains...more
Delaware is now poised to become the second state to legalize online gaming. On Wednesday, that state’s Senate passed a bill that would legalize web table games, including poker, video lottery games, and traditional lottery...more
It appeared for some time last year as if New Jersey was about to become the first state to legalize and regulate online gaming in the form of poker. But Republican Gov. Chris Christie vetoed state legislation to that effect,...more
The Florida Supreme Court recently denied a request for it to review the Florida Court of Appeal’s determination that a Florida statute is valid even though it authorizes slot machines at entities other than those that are...more
In this issue:
'Single-Sports Betting in Canada - Amendments Redux'
In the February 17, 2011, edition of the Gaming Legal News, we reported that Joe Comartin, a Member of Parliament representing the riding of...more
On November 16, 2008, just after President Barack Obama’s election, the president-elect stated in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that the Bowl Championship Series’ (BCS’s) current system should be dismantled and replaced...more