..

Online poker busts only a prelude to legalization

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
May/30/2011

Politicians are trying to legalize online poker. Prosecutors are trying to shut it down.

Neither is succeeding. Last week's government seizure of 10 gambling sites following indictments by a federal grand jury in Baltimore is another loss for the industry and may further stall legislation in Washington and some states to regulate and tax online poker.

But don't bet against online betting. The day after the indictments were unsealed, Bodog.com, a popular gambling site that was part of a previous investigation by the Maryland U.S. attorney, changed to a European domain — Bodog.eu — in an apparent attempt to avoid a crackdown by U.S. authorities. No doubt Bodog and other operations will win business from Fulltiltpoker.com, Truepoker.com and others nailed by the feds.

More from the Baltimore Sun here

Poker News

Matusow Calls Female Poker Player a F***ing C***

Matusow Calls Female Poker Player a F***ing C***

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow over the weekend referred to @PokerHippie Meg Milly a "f***ing c***" via Twitter, leading to outrage within the poker community.

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Great news for the poker community on YouTube as the social media video streaming platform will once again permit links to certain gambling sites.

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker pro and economist Andrew Barber this weekend compared outspoken fellow pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow to a domestic terrorist.  Matusow is a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump.

5 Easy Ways to Profit More in Small Stakes Poker Games

5 Easy Ways to Profit More in Small Stakes Poker Games

Small stakes poker games are popular all over the world, both in casinos and online. And many people don’t know that you can actually make a decent amount of profit in these games.

Poker Playing Porn Star Charged With Rape

Poker Playing Porn Star Charged With Rape

One of the world's biggest porn stars and a noted celebrity poker player, Ron Jeremy, has been charged with sexually assaulting four women.

Syndicate