Tag Archives: Washington State
- Payment processing exec Ronald Ehli nabbed in Nicaragua
May 18, 2017
The alleged head of Costa Rica-based online sportsbook Sportsbetting.com has been forcibly returned to the United States to face nearly decade-old illegal gambling charges. On Thursday, Washington state media outlet The Chronicle reported that Ronald Ehli (pictured) had made an appearance in Lewis County Superior Court to face charges of...
- Online payment seizure exposes hypocrisy of US gambling ban
December 5, 2016
New revelations regarding a historical online gambling payment processing seizure further illustrate the hypocrisy behind US authorities’ claims to be looking out for the nation’s online gamblers. On Sunday, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported that a Seattle-based Secret Service taskforce had seized $3.4m from Thames Point Management, an intermediary between payment...
- Tribes expand gambling clout in Washington, South Dakota
July 19, 2016
Tribes continue to cement its footprint in the US gambling industry with a series of casino expansions across the country. Our first stop takes us to Washington State, where the Spokane Tribe of Indians announced its plan to break ground this fall a $400 million casino in the suburb of...
- Tribal-Washington state deal could allow more gambling machines at tribal casinos
January 27, 2015
A tentative deal between Washington state and Indian tribes, if approved, would allow more gambling machines at tribal casinos. Over the years, the number of slot-style machines allowed has been set in prolonged and controversial negotiations but if the latest deal is approved, the number of slots, approximately 28,000, would...
- US state-level online gambling legislative updates
February 23, 2013
Likely overshadowed by last week’s passage in Nevada of the nation’s first interstate online poker legislation, there’s been no shortage of developments on the state-level legislative front. Starting in NEW JERSEY, the state Assembly is set to vote on their amended iGaming legislation on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2pm (live...
- Feb. 26 vote for New Jersey bill; Delaware looks for European liquidity; don’t forget Antigua
February 12, 2013
New Jersey legislators say they hope to approve a revised version of the state’s online gambling legislation by Feb. 26. Assemblyman John Amodeo said the Office of Legislative Services is working on a new bill that incorporates all the recommendations Gov. Chris Christie made in last week’s conditional veto of...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012