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Earlier this week, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-13, Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act. The proposed legislation covers a lot of ground, including the introduction of a suite of new investigation powers...more
On January 15, 2013, Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC (“Applicant” or “SSR”) filed an application for a Category 1 gaming license with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”). The proposed...more
Mail-order businesses, including pharmacies, bombard doctors by fax, phone, and Internet offering an assortment of name-brand medications and treatments at bargain prices. These new options tempt physicians with the promise...more
Electronic Notice by Claims Administrator Garden City Group to US Full Tilt Poker Player Victims re Fund Remission Process, Protocols, and Procedure.
On September 16th, 2013 the Full Tilt Poker Claims...more
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION
SB 678, as amended in Senate on August 19, 2013, Senator Correa. Internet gambling.
(1) The Gambling Control Act provides for the licensure of certain individuals and...more
June 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, writer and activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about recent intelligence leaks surrounding the NSA's surveillance of American...more
A lot of companies transact in credits that might be called “virtual currency.” Most of these companies probably do not consider themselves financial institutions. Many have never considered the possibility that they need to...more
Legislative Counsel’s Digest:
Under existing law, the Nevada Gaming Commission and the State Gaming Control Board are required to perform various acts relating to the regulation and control of gaming. (NRS 463.140)...more
COMPLETE BILL HISTORY
BILL NUMBER : S.B. No. 51
AUTHOR : Wright
TOPIC : Internet gambling.
TYPE OF BILL :
POKER GAMING ACT OF 2013 -- State of Texas Bill relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. HB 292 Legislative Session:...more
A divided panel of the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a pharmaceutical sales representative who marketed a narcolepsy drug for so-called off-label uses not approved by the Food and Drug...more
Supporters and opponents lining up as Catholic Advocate, American Majority Action and 60 Plus Association sent this letter, which calls upon Congress to move the Reid-Kyl iGaming prohibition legislation which they say will...more
New Jersey Internet Gaming Draft Bill -- Sponsored by Assemblymen BURZICHELLI, PRIETO, and RAMOS, JR.
"AN ACT authorizing Internet gaming at Atlantic City casinos under certain circumstances and amending and supplementing...more
[From the NCLGS website -- About Us]
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues in regard to gaming. Members...more
November 2, 2012, Letter from ARTHUR L. GLEASON, JR., President & CEO of Kentucky Lottery Corporation to US Senator Mitch McConnell re: Draft Reid - Kyl Bill Regulating Interstate iPoker and Proscribing other forms of...more
[PPA Memorandum to Sen. Jon Kyl: The Constitutionality of Pending Internet Poker Legislation (10/31/2012) -- Paul D. Clement]
"The Poker Players Alliance has now asked me to assess whether a revamped version of...more
The college student David C. Kernell who was convicted by a Chattanooga, Tennessee jury of various federal crimes including a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) for accessing Alaska Governor...more
Statistics regarding payment systems in the United States are by now well-known. Check usage hit all-time highs in the 1990s, but has been on the decline since. Meanwhile, debit card, credit card, and electronic or automated...more
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*SPECIAL FOCUS: Tweetstakes Law
*Proposed Agency Would Take On Some FTC Functions
*FTC Announces Sweeping Anti-Scam Campaign
*Cosmetic Surgery Outfit Fined for Fake Reviews
*Initial Revenue Bill Lacks...more