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Bitcoins for Gambling Looks Like a Good Option

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I have a few bitcoins, nothing crazy, and I’m not hording them for when (which is a big IF) the value goes sky high. I’m definitely a gambler but I don’t think they are great as an investment. To say it is high volatility is an understatement, but bitcoins are

Hackers Attack Adelson and the Las Vegas Sands Website

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There has been a rash of high-profile hacking attacks recently in the U.S. The latest incident involves the Las Vegas Sands Corp. This particular hacker attack is different from ones experienced by department stores Target and Neiman Marcus over the recent holiday season. The Sands attack directly targeted CEO Sheldon

PartyPoker Comes Back to New Jersey

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PartyPoker has made its (legal) return to the United States in New Jersey’s Borgata Casino of Atlantic City.  The last time anyone from the US could play at PartyPoker was in October 2006.  Their newest software for New Jersey is a combination of a social media website and online gambling.

New Jersey Earns $7.4M in Online Gambling for December

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New Jersey has released the Online Gambling revenue report for the first time ever.  The report is for the whole casino industry, but it now include internet gambling.  As a numbers guy, I find these type of reports very fascinating.  This revenue report breaks it down by casino, so you

US Poker Sites Reach Agreement with DOJ

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On Wednesday April 20, 2011 PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have reached a domain-name agreement with the US Department of Justice to get their domain back if they agree to stop providing online poker to US poker players. For example the actual agreement states: “The Agreement does not prohibit, and,

Founders of Worlds Largest Online Poker Sites Indicted

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Today is being called the Black Friday of Poker. The US Department of Justice has seized the following domain names of the Top US poker sites: FullTiltPoker.com PokerStars.com AbsolutePoker.com UB.com UltimateBet.com In addition to the 5 domain names, a federal judge issued a restraining order against 76 bank accounts (payment

Is Online Gambling Legal in the United States?

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Is Internet Gambling illegal? Depending on who you are and where you live, Internet gambling could be an illegal activity. While it is so easy to join an online casino and play the consequences of illegal gaming could be devastating. This is not only so for the individual player but

Poker Legislation Introduced

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Online Poker Legislation Introduce For United States Online poker within the United States of America was almost outlawed when legal legislation (UIGEA) keeps making it harder for poker players to deposit their funding into their online poker accounts. Since the passing of the UIGEA legal bill in 2006 the poker

Mastercard Explain Online Gambling Block

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Online poker rooms and players where left with a bitter taste in their mouths after major credit card company MasterCard moved to block gambling transactions  by online poker rooms and online casinos. The move caused uproar within the poker community, with players saying that they needed to add additional funding

Online Gambling Legislation Introduced

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Barney Frank Unveils Internet Gambling Legislation Representatives Barney Frank (Democrat-Mass.) and Peter King (Republican-N.Y.) introduced legislation May 6, 2009 to allow online gambling in the United States.  This bill has support from Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., YouBet.com and the Poker Players Alliance. The legislation, if passed, will allow licensed gambling operators