Tag Archives: US digital gaming
- California online poker bill details; Iowa guv skeptical of poker bill’s passage
February 25, 2012
UPDATED TO INCLUDE BILL DETAILS As promised, California’s latest attempt to legalize, regulate and (more importantly) tax online poker made its appearance on Friday (read it here). Senate president pro tempore Darrel Steinberg and longtime online gambling proponent Sen. Rod Wright waited until the absolute final day on which new...
- US Digital Gaming exec campaigns for online gambling in Hawaii
January 12, 2012
A representative from US Digital Gaming has been campaigning in Honolulu to inform lawmakers of the revenue potential of online gambling in the state. The person in question is executive vice president and general counsel for USDG, Melissa Riahei. In a report by Khon2 News, the exec showed state lawmakers...
- DoJ Wire Act reversal has states, tribes and foreign nations pondering options
January 3, 2012
In the wake of the US Department of Justice’s pre-Christmas admission that the Wire Act applies only to sports betting, New Jersey state Sen. Raymond Lesniak says he may attempt to push a last minute online gambling bill through the Garden State’s legislature. Lesniak told the Associated Press that his...
- AGA and US Digital Gaming’s competing visions for online poker regulation
July 30, 2011
It’s become all too obvious that the US land-based casino giants are prepping for a serious push on federal online poker legislation this fall. (We feel a bit like the German army camped out in France in 1944, knowing full well that the Allies are planning to launch D-Day soon,...
- US Digital Gaming announces Jon Richmond as new CEO
June 22, 2011
US Digital Gaming (USDG) has announced the appointment of Jon Richmond, a former senior exec at Fox Interactive and Walt Disney, as CEO. Co-founder Richard Baskin, who had been acting as interim CEO, can now forget the day-to-day drudgery of being CEO of a company that doesn’t really do anything...
- CyberArts, US Digital Gaming partner to await US online gaming legalization
November 12, 2010
US Digital Gaming (USDG) and CyberArts have reached an agreement to rule the US online gaming market, if and when that legalized market ever materializes. The two California-based companies plan to tackle the American map territory by territory, as opportunities arise from state governments deciding to get into the online...
Fertitta gears up for online poker
October 26, 2011
US Digital Gaming announces Jon Richmond as new CEO
June 22, 2011