Tag Archives: US
- Report slams american trade hypocrisy
September 5, 2017
“WAR ON ONLINE GAMBLING” HURT THE WTO, DAMAGED CARIBBEAN ALLY & PERSECUTED CANADIAN BUSINESSMAN Washington DC (Sept 2017) – Monies were expropriated, civil liberties infringed upon, and reputations threatened under the guise of enforcing American anti-gambling laws, concludes a new report* — a cautionary tale for foreign businesses, America’s trading...
- Court allows mystery Coinbase customer to challenge IRS summons
July 21, 2017
A federal court has upbraided the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for seeking to get ahold of an unprecedented number of bitcoin customer records. Last year, a California district court allowed the tax agency to require San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase to submit records of all transactions that took place...
- US federal court upholds FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ rules, preserves open internet
June 14, 2016
A US federal appeals court has upheld the concept of net neutrality, dealing a major blow to broadband providers who wished to establish a tiered system of internet access. On Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit handed down its ruling (viewable in full here)...
- Two-thirds of US adults say gambling morally okay; polygamy, not so much
June 10, 2016
Two-thirds of Americans find gambling to be morally acceptable behavior, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll, which was based on a phone survey (landline and mobile) of randomly sampled US adults last month, revealed that 67% of Americans find gambling to be “morally acceptable” while just 27% viewed...
- Paypal ceases payment protection for online gambling in US, Canada, Brazil
May 11, 2016
Online payment processing service Paypal announced that it will soon stop protecting payments for transactions related to gambling in several countries. The online payment platform recently issued a statement, where it outlined the changes it will make to its Payment Protection policy and User Agreement, impacting buyer and seller protection...
- Casino floors of the future will resemble Chuck E Cheese for over-21s
September 4, 2015
Nevada is one step away from becoming the first US state to introduce arcade-style slot machines to casinos. Back in May, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill that would allow state casinos to host gaming devices that offered a skill-based component. On Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved...
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017
NHL to allow Nevada betting on Las Vegas Golden Knights
September 7, 2017