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Online poker variants approved in Italy!

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The Italian gambling regulator, AAMS, has just issued guidelines setting gaming law principles for poker tournaments with variable prizes and multiphase poker tournaments that might attract new interest to online poker in...more

Restored to the Notice Paper

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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

No Expansion of CFAA Liability for Monetary Exploit of Software Bug

In the game Monopoly, lucky players landing on Community Chest might turn over the highly desirable “Bank Error in Your Favor, Collect $200? card. By the next turn, the proceeds are usually invested in properties and houses,...more

All-In@EiG 2013 - Co-ordinated Advice on a Global Scale.

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Welcome to EiG 2013 - Last year we referenced the sense of deja vu in the preceding 12 month period and not surprisingly, the same themes and issues have dominated the online gambling industry since 2012. The...more

British gambling regulation is changing – are you getting ready?

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The British Gambling Commission has begun formal consultation on an array of issues. It is asking the industry for its help in shaping the regulatory regime of the future. In this briefing, we provide a detailed...more

European Parliament Report on Online Gambling

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The European Parliament today published its Report on online gambling in the internal market calling for a balanced and EU compliant approach when regulating the market. The European Parliament Resolution contains more...more

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - September 2013

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BETTING AND GAMING - Italy: Yes, live poker is a skill game - The Italian Supreme Court held that live poker Texas hold’em tournaments are a skill game and therefore their performance does not trigger an illegal...more

Norway: Texas Hold’em allowed under the Norwegian Penal Code but still illegal pursuant to the Lottery Act

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The Norwegian Appellate Court (Nw: Lagmannsretten) (the Court) recently handed down it’s decision in a case where the Oslo Regional Prosecutor’s Office had charged a person with hosting a gambling event and confiscation of...more

New York Appeals Court Reinstates Poker Conviction

The NY appeals court reinstated a gambling conviction against a man who ran an illegal Texas Hold'em lounge. Originally, the gambling conviction was dismissed, largely based on the argument that poker was a game of skill, and...more

Full Tilt Poker Repayment of Players Expected to Begin ‘Shortly,’ and on Favorable Terms

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More than two years after “Black Friday” – the day on which federal prosecutors shut down the U.S. operations of Full Tilt Poker and other major online poker providers and seized billions of dollars in assets – it appears...more

Poker liquidity sharing in Europe closer?

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Italian, French, German, Portuguese, UK and Spanish gambling regulators met in Lisbon at the beginning of the month and more recently issued interesting statements at the World Gaming Executive Summit 2013 that might lead to...more

Let the Games Begin: Legal Online Poker Starts Up in Nevada

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April 30 was an historic day for online poker players in the United States. Just a bit more than two years after the indictment and civil cases that were termed “Black Friday” shut down the industry, Ultimate Poker became the...more

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