AGA Continues To Oppose PokerStars In New Jersey

PokerStars came up against the American Gaming Association when it planned to purchase the Atlantic Club casino as part of its plans to enter the New Jersey online gambling market.  The deal ultimately fell through when New Jersey gaming regulators allowed the Atlantic Club to walk away from the deal, while keeping the money PokerStars […]
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Ultimate Gaming Reaches Agreement With Trump Taj Mahal Casino

Online casinos are rushing to establish partnerships with offline gambling centres in Atlantic City to become the first round of entrants into the New Jersey online gambling market.  The first entrant could be Ultimate Gaming, which is quickly establishing itself as a premium online gambling site for US players. Ultimate Gaming was the first company […]
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Legal Challenges Delay Sportsbetting Reform In New Jersey & Canada

New Jersey will go to an appeals court this week to challenge prohibitions against the state’s intentions to legalize sportsbetting at Atlantic City casinos.  A similar legal battle is occurring in Canada, where a bill that would authorize single game bets remains stalled by political gamesmanship. In New Jersey, the court case revolves around what […]
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New Jersey Sportsbetting Case Returns To Court In June

The case for legalized sportsbetting in New Jersey will hit the courts again at the end of the month as the Garden State challenges a 1992 federal ban on sportsbetting.  The US Department of Justice and the major North American sports leagues filed court documents dated for June 26 in the US Court of Appeals […]
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PokerStars Appeals Atlantic Club Purchase Rejection

PokerStars is unwilling to let go of its plans to enter the New Jersey online gambling market.  The global online poker room submitted a bid to purchase the near bankrupt Atlantic Club casino in New Jersey, which was ultimately rejected due to concerns over PokerStars’ grey history with US gambling laws. Nevertheless, the company is […]
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New Jersey Sets June 29 Deadline To Select Internet Gambling Sites

New Jersey legalized online gambling within its jurisdiction earlier this year, but the internet casinos aren’t expected to go live until at least late October.  However, the New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division announced today that all Atlantic City casinos must enter into preliminary internet gambling deals with operators no later than June 29. When New […]
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New Jersey Online Gambling Tax Rates Forecast Higher Casino Revenues

New Jersey is going all in with online gambling, and is counting on internet bets to support Atlantic City casinos.  Gambling industry analysts believe casinos and groups that own the properties in Atlantic City will reach more players as internet gambling sites become live later this year. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the online […]
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Bwin.Party Shifts Operations In Wake Of Declining Revenues

Bwin.party digital entertainment is following the lead of other European based online gambling sites in removing operations from undefined gambling markets.  The company decided to pull out of nations with conflicting online gambling laws, and streamline its operations in Europe.  Bwin.party is also focusing on the newly legalized online gambling markets in the US. Bwin.party […]
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PokerStars Lawsuit Against Atlantic Club Goes To Court Today

Lawyers representing PokerStars and the Atlantic Club casino appear in New Jersey Superior Court today to make their case regarding the cancelled sale of the casino to the online poker site.  The Atlantic Club wants to walk away from the arrangement, while PokerStars wants time to complete its casino license application with the New Jersey […]
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PokerStars Launches Lawsuit Against Atlantic Club Casino

PokerStars submitted a purchase bid for the Atlantic Club casino earlier this year when the New Jersey gaming centre prepared to file for bankruptcy.  The casino publicly rejected the bid last week, under grounds that PokerStars was unable to acquire a gaming license within New Jersey by the April 26 deadline.  In response, PokerStars took […]
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