I hope everyone had a Happy Australia Day, unless of course you are one of the millions of Aussies who are protesting the upcoming "Great Australian Firewall", thanks to Senator Stephen Conroy's brainchild aka "Internet Blacklist" and his campaign for Internet censorship in Australia.
According to reports filed by Bloomberg News on Tuesday, PartyGaming co-founder Anurag Dikshit has sold his remaining shares in what was once the world's largest online poker company, PartyGaming. Dikshit was one of a handful of online gambling billionaires and is one of the wealthiest men in India.
Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on Tue, 01/26/2010 - 10:43
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today commended the generosity of poker players in contributing to support relief efforts in Haiti.
Though the Kentucky Supreme Court today released a number of opinions for cases on its docket, the anticipated decision in Commonwealth of Kentucky v. iMEGA, et al, was not among them. The next possible date for a decision in the matter will not come until late-March 2010.
Gambling911.com was the first to break the story last week that Senator Raymond Lesniak had drafted two bills that, if passed, would make online poker, sports betting and casino Web gambling legal in the state (sports betting is one separate bill).
Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on Mon, 01/18/2010 - 11:09
After the California Nations Indian Gaming Association chairman called for unity at the Western Indian Gaming Conference on Wednesday, tribes began to tackle the complicated issue of legalizing Internet poker in the state.
Anybody who has followed the online sports betting company Skybook.com over the years knows about this organization’s colorful history. The best analogy we at Gambling911.com can make is to that of Pakistan. Skybook is centrally run but at times dysfunctional, a result of years worth of heavy reliance on the credit side and use of agents, some of whom have maintained substantial interest in the company.
Submitted by C Costigan on Thu, 01/14/2010 - 12:48
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