Tag Archives: sec
- Will The GPL Have to Drugs Test Its Players One Day?
May 3, 2016
If the Global Poker League achieves its mission to Sportify poker and delivers its product to millions of people worldwide, will there be a need to introduce a drugs policy, and should the players start preparing for it? That stare. I hate it. It's full of judgement, anger, and disgust,...
- Anti-money laundering watchdog wants all casinos to set $3,000 threshold for players
March 21, 2016
The recent $81-million money laundering scandal has prompted an international watchdog to call for casinos to have a lower threshold for players. Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) stated in its Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing manual that “casinos should identify and verify the identity of customers who engage...
- SEC bans daily fantasy sports ads
September 28, 2015
Standing its ground on classifying fantasy sports as gambling, NCAA Southeastern Conference (SEC) has cleaned up DFS ads off their network. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey has confirmed that ads for the DFS sites will no long appear on the SEC network. SEC Network, an ESPN-affiliated television network dedicated for college...
- Augur project bets on future
August 13, 2015
Here’s a blockchain-based prediction market that could potentially become the greatest gambling platform in history. Forget crystal balls. There’s a new platform that will give everyone a chance to see the future and bet on it. The Augur project, coming this fall, will let participants choose any future event and...
- SEC puts Wynn Resorts in the clear from Okada’s allegations
July 9, 2013
Steve Wynn and Wynn Resorts are finally in the clear from complaints filed by former partner Kazuo Okada over a $135 million donation Wynn Macau made to the University Macau. The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's regional office in Salt Lake City, Utah ended its inquiry into the matter, imposing...
- Winklevoss twins file Bitcoin trust with the SEC
July 2, 2013
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss may be best known for slapping a lawsuit on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing the idea of the social media site, but now the twins are making waves in a different space: digital currency. As one of the more steadfast advocates of Bitcoin, the...
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017