Internet Café Closed After Investigation Uncovers Illegal Online Gambling Operation

Online gamers in Peabody, Massachusetts have lost a place to play after police raided a local internet café this week.  The Cyber Palace Café has reportedly had 25 of its computers taken by authorities in connection with an illegal online gambling operation.  Under Massachusetts law, the transfer of funds for online gambling purposes is illegal. […]
Continue reading…

 

Canada’s Single Game Sportsbetting Bill Opposed by Major Leagues

The MLB is not the only major sports league opposed to Canada’s single game sportsbetting bill.  Both the NHL and the NBA have weighed in on the controversial legislation, stating that the status quo works for the organizations. Under current Canadian law, gamers are legally allowed to bet on a minimum of three games.  The […]
Continue reading…

 

New Jersey Preparing for Fight over Sportsbetting Law

Despite opposition from the major sports leagues, New Jersey is moving forward with plans to legalize sportsbetting at casinos in Atlantic City and racetracks across the state.  The legislature of Governor Chris Christie received support from the voters to defy a federal law that bans sportsbetting outside of Nevada, Oregon, Montana, and Delaware despite opposition […]
Continue reading…

 

Proposed Change to Sportsbetting Law Up Against Blue Jays

Gambling in Canada has served as a very controversial issue depending on where in the country you ask.  Laws vary by province and proponents both for and against further legalization continue to make their voices heard.  One such voice against a bill proposing single game sportsbetting is likely to gain widespread support from fellow opponents […]
Continue reading…

 

Zynga Announces New Partnership with Bwin.Party

News that Zynga has joined the online gaming market seemed like a lifeline for the company in the wake of struggling financial news.  The company will launch a real money gambling service in the UK within the first half of 2013.  The online gaming move was cemented with the striking of a partnership with online […]
Continue reading…

 

Online Poker Supporters Await Election Results

Promoters of online poker legislation have their money bet on the US election.  All eyes are watching the clock until judgment day and online poker advocates are hoping regardless of the results, their cause will have the support necessary to make it law. Laws were changed under the previous Republican administration of George W. Bush […]
Continue reading…

 

Cambridge Folds Cards for Potential Casino Site

While many cities are weighing the possibility of partnering with casino developers to be incorporated in the OLG’s revised gaming strategy Cambridge has officially folded its hand on the proposal.  In a tight council vote of 5-4, Cambridge delegates voted to reject a public meeting to discuss a casino in the city arguing the public […]
Continue reading…

 

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week Finishes with Call to Action

The responsible gambling awareness week wrapped up this year’s theme of ‘No Regrets’ by encouraging gamblers to plan ahead with both their time and money.  The theme is a call to action to prevent problem gambling from getting out of hand for people who face problems and addictions to the thrill of chasing a high […]
Continue reading…

 

Mystery “Barcode” Player Dominating PokerStars Tournaments

PokerStars is one of the most recognizable poker names in the world and home to some of the most elite and experienced players.  The tournaments played under the PokerStars name attract not only loyal following from fans but also extensive media coverage as the top players regularly are seen in promotions for the site both […]
Continue reading…