Tag Archives: AB258
- Nevada guv signs online poker bill; Barton bill gets ‘yellow light’ from Republicans
June 11, 2011
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 258 into law on Friday. What was once the most progressive online poker bill ever proposed in the US of A is now just a ‘someday my prince will come’ effort designed to put the legislative/regulatory framework in place for the day that...
- Nevada gaming bills advance; New Jersey wants online lottery sales
June 1, 2011
On Monday, the Nevada Senate unanimously passed Assembly Bill 294 to permit gambling anywhere on casino property via mobile devices. Some Nevada casinos already offer this mobile option, but limit the range of such devices to the race/sportsbook area or casino floor. AB294, heavily endorsed by Cantor Gaming president/COO Lee...
- Merge quits some US states; Joe Barton to aim poker bill at Commerce Committee
May 25, 2011
✖ In an apparent attempt to bob and weave around the various US state gambling laws, the Merge Gaming Network has reportedly stopped accepting new customers from Washington (DC), Louisiana, Missouri and Maryland. (Merge previously announced a similar move regarding the state of New York.) Existing account holders from these...
- AP/UB blocks US players for real; Nevada Assembly passes poker bill
May 20, 2011
✖ After word hit the mainstream press that Absolute Poker/Ultimate Bet were continuing to allow US players to play real-money games – something forbidden under the deal AP/UB signed with the US Department of Justice – comes word that the poker sites’ geo-blocking filters are finally doing what the company...
- BLACK FRIDAY: Hell freezes over as Kyl ‘considers’ regulating online poker
April 29, 2011
✖ This just in: Hell has frozen over. That’s the only conclusion one can draw from the apparent change of heart expressed by previously unyielding anti-gambling Sen. Jon Kyl. The following message now appears on Kyl’s official website: “I have opposed efforts to legalize Internet gambling in the past because...
- PokerStars flew Nevada pols to London, Bahamas; Jon Kyl enters no-fact zone
April 9, 2011
The investment gurus at The Motley Fool (not to be confused with Mötley Crüe’s foolish singer, Vince Neil, who has a tendency to get arrested for driving drunk and for assaulting the women in his life) have turned their lustful eyes on the monetary potential of regulated online poker in...
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012