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- Snow freezes Indiana casino revenues
The snowy weather in the Northeastern part of the United States has dampen the revenues of several casinos in December. Citing the recent Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) report, the Chicago Tribune reported that the revenues of the region’s five casinos posted an 11.6 percent slump last month due in large...
- New US bill seeks to tax games of chance
A senator is pushing a bill that would require companies offering games of chance in the United States to pay a 23 percent tax. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) opened the 115th Congress with a proposal that defines “chance” and includes special tax treatment for gaming operators, a group that may...
- US tracks tax evaders in bitcoin
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has put bitcoin anonymous users under the microscope as they hunt down possible tax evaders. According to the New York Times, the US IRS has directed Coinbase, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the United States, to turn over the identity and full transaction history...
- WTO gives Antigua green light to pursue sanctions on US
The World Trade Organization gave Antigua and Barbados the go-ahead to proceed its imposition of sanctions on the United States, paving the way for the small Caribbean country to seek retribution against its much more powerful neighbor up north. Antigua's justified gripe against the US stems from the latter's decision to ban...
- Antigua comes out with opposition to Reid bill
Antigua and Barbuda has taken the next step in its World Trade Organization (WTO) fight against the United States of America by expressing their opposition to Senator Harry Reid’s federal online poker bill. The Hill reports that the bill, which could be reintroduced during the post-election Lame Duck session, “mischaracterizes” Antigua’s...
- Full Tilt Poker emails US players; PokerStars signs deal with PayPoint; Pinnacle wins GTECH G2 poker product
Full Tilt Poker has issued an update to their US customers to further inform them of the remission process that will be handled by United States Department of Justice. It notifies their US customers that real money play won’t be available from November 6 and play-for-fun games will be the...
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