Tag Archives: United States gambling law
- Will the Supreme Court give gambling back to the States?
July 11, 2017
The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. Should betting on sports, or any other form of gambling, be legal? The first question is: Who decides? Until a few decades ago, no one would have thought the decision-maker was the federal government. In fact, for the first...
- Canada wastes time blubbering with WTO
February 11, 2011
As an online gambling industry professional, it’s hard to understand why Canada is wasting its time challenging the WTO. The Vancouver Sun reported that Canada has launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization against the European Union ban on Canadian seal products, after exhausting it’s lobbying efforts. The question...
- U.S. fraudster’s Antiguan pawn ordered extradited
April 28, 2010
The collapse of disgraced American financier Alan Stanford’s $7B fraud scheme has claimed yet another victim. Leroy King, the former head of Antigua’s Financial Services Regulatory Commission, has been ordered extradited to the U.S. to face allegations that he accepted Stanford’s bribes to facilitate the Ponzi schemers. Kudos to the...
- Visa Still In Play?
February 23, 2010
Many reports indicate that Visa is pulling out of the online gambling market in the United States, but is that really the case? Everyone knows the “pull out” method doesn’t work, maybe Visa does too. Read more.
Why bitcoin poses a huge challenge to Visa’s supremacy
April 19, 2017
Will the Supreme Court give gambling back to the States?
July 11, 2017
Visa embraces blockchain, dodges bitcoin—for now
April 11, 2017
US-facing betting sites dealing with new credit card crackdown
October 31, 2016