Tag Archives: south carolina
- New York, South Carolina pols intro state sports betting bills
January 11, 2017
Two US states have introduced new sports betting legislation but it won’t mean much unless the US Supreme Court agrees that it’s time to reconsider a federal ban on the activity outside Nevada. This week saw South Carolina State Rep. Todd Rutherford introduce House Joint Resolution H3102, which seeks to...
- New Jersey betting advocates say daily fantasy sports bigger threat to ‘integrity’
January 15, 2015
South Carolina legislators have filed a new bill to legalize sports betting in the Palmetto state. The H 3127 bill, sponsored by Democratic Representatives Todd Rutherford and Cezar McKnight, would authorize not just betting on pro sports events but also pari-mutuel racing and casinos. The state currently boasts only a...
- PrivateTable.com on the Right Side of the Law; South Carolina Residents Want no Part of it.
July 30, 2014
Californian online poker site, PrivateTable.com, is deemed legal according to one attorney specializing in interactive gaming law, whilst South Carolina residents don’t want anything to do with iGaming. Why does opening an online poker room, in American cyber space, feel like opening a nuclear power plant on ones doorstep? Seriously,...
- US Attorneys in South Carolina seize $2.1m from online poker processors
October 14, 2011
On Thursday, the US Secret Service and the Greenville (South Carolina) US Attorneys Office announced the seizure of over $2m in “criminal assets” from two international companies -- Prime Investment Ltd. and Trading 24/7 Ltd. -- accused of processing funds for online poker companies. Assistant US Attorney Bill Watkins claimed...
- S. Carolina gambling bill; Chinese sex game; cyber stalkers and machete bandits
March 13, 2011
South Carolina, a state in which the Education Lottery is the only sanctioned form of gambling, might be changing its non-wicked ways if two Democrats have anything to say about it. Reps. Boyd Brown (D-Fairfield) and Bakari Sellers (D-Bamberg) want to hold a referendum on whether to amend the state’s...
- South Carolina senators endorse ‘kitchen’ poker, lawyers look for loopholes
January 26, 2011
By a vote of 15-6, a panel of South Carolina senators endorsed a bill aimed at legalizing so-called ‘friendly’ games of poker in people’s homes. The bill, which now heads to the full Senate for approval, would replace an anti-gambling law that was written in 1802. That law has been...