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Is Online Gambling Legal?

July 19th, 2012

Is Online Gambling Legal – Since there is a question of legality in the United States a lot of these online gambling sites have offshore businesses. In a report they found that 60% of offshore gambling money comes from American gamblers.



Vanguard gambling suit a bust, observers say – MarketWatch

June 13th, 2012

Vanguard gambling suit a bust, observers say MarketWatch – 15 hours ago Highlights: , , ) funds, says the investments, “suffered significant losses when the government began arresting principals of the gambling enterprises …



Court to hear iMEGA’s UIGEA appeal in April

January 16th, 2009

With iMEGA’s appeal and the government’s response having been filed, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which will consider the appeal, has asked both sides for dates in April on which they would be available for the oral argument.



Players try to vote poker onto Obama agenda

January 15th, 2009

Obama has asked the American people for input on what they would like to see him do over the next four years.



Recruiters pluck poker talent at MBA tourneys

January 15th, 2009

Harrah’s announced last week that the fourth annual MBA Poker Championship will take place over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The weekend’s three tournaments – a $225 buy-in main event, a preliminary $65 tournament, and a $150 second-chance event – are all open to full-time and part-time M.B.A. students and alumni who are of legal gambling age.



Treasury Department finalizes UIGEA regulations

November 10th, 2008

These regulations, sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Oct. 20, would effectively ban online gambling in the U.S. by making it illegal for banks to process credit card transactions from most Internet gambling sites.



Govt. files reply to iMEGA’s UIGEA appeal

November 4th, 2008

iMEGA submitted the challenge last year, and the District Court dismissed it. iMEGA then appealed the dismissal, and since then the case has been slowly wending its way through the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. 2007: iMEGA files challenge In June 2007, iMEGA filed suit in the United States District Court in Trenton, N.J.



The Poker Files

October 23rd, 2008

Justice is incidental to law and order. -J. Edgar Hoover [This is a work of poker fiction set ten thousand hands in the future.



Online Casino HR 6870 Bill Delayed Until Next Year – 10-04-08

October 4th, 2008

October 4 – Barney Frank’s bill that is meant to clarify the meaning of the UIGEA, will only be heard by the Senate next year. The HR 6870 bill could spell the demise of the hugely unpopular internet gambling edict.