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Germany, a big Online Games market

online casino news: Germany, a big Online Games market The August 16, 2010, CasinosTopNews
Contrary to Italy and France whose online games market is from now on regularized, Germany still did not decide on this subject. However, it should not be long in making its decision, because of the important amount of Germans who are playing and spending this money without the State perceives one euro of it.

Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank Vows to Legalize Online Casino Gambling

online casino news: Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank Vows to Legalize Online Casino Gambling The August 14, 2010, CasinosTopNews
Congress Cracked down on most forms on online gambling four years ago, when it passed the UIGEA, concerned that the unregulated poker, casino and sports betting sites were promoting organized crime, money laundering, underage betting and a host of other social ills and malevolence.

As America Expands Casino Gambling Profits Drop

online casino news: As America Expands Casino Gambling Profits Drop The August 13, 2010, CasinosTopNews
Like the sirens in Greek Mythology, the revenue from gambling casinos is enticing, easy money. The potential for profits is as alluring as designer perfume or a good home cooked meal. In fact, although many lawmakers are trying, it is an allure that simply will not go away.

Speculators Scrambling to find out who is behind Michaeljacksoncasino

online casino news: Speculators Scrambling to find out who is behind Michaeljacksoncasino The August 12, 2010, Takato Sugihara
A new online casino surfaced last week, and industry speculators are scrambling to find out who is behind it. Michaeljacksoncasino.com not only infringed on the late singer’s estate and trademarks, but also came with no banking information, no software provider information, and no customer service.

Fracture between North and South Jersey lawmakers over the future of gambling deepenes

online casino news: Fracture between North and South Jersey lawmakers over the future of gambling deepenes The August 11, 2010, Rodney Eriksen
The fracture between North and South Jersey lawmakers over the future of gambling deepened a bit more Tuesday with a letter sent to Donald J. Trump.

Developers Gearing up for Round II of Massachusetts Casino Bill

online casino news: Developers Gearing up for Round II of Massachusetts Casino Bill The August 10, 2010, Takato Sugihara
The Casino bill may be dead on Beacon Hill, but that has not stopped developers from gearing up for a possible second round, with eyes on building a casino resort in Western Massachusetts.

States Going on the Casino Bandwagon but Will Gamble Pay Out?

online casino news: States Going on the Casino Bandwagon but Will Gamble Pay Out? The August 09, 2010, Quirino De Luca
States strapped for cash in this dying, lingering economy have turned to the lure of easy cash from the casinos, in many ways gambling exactly as the players themselves would. This bet could ultimately lead to hurting the taxpayers themselves if the supply of slots, poker tables and racetracks outpaces customers’ demand.

Legsialtive Push for Casinos in Massachusetts has Failed

online casino news: Legsialtive Push for Casinos in Massachusetts has Failed The August 08, 2010, Zane Plate
Although the legislative push for legalizing casinos in Massachusetts has failed for the time being, the prospects of what supporters say would generate over 15,000 permanent jobs and around $350 millions in annual state revenues will be hard for state lawmakers to resist. Casinos and gambling have been among the most important topics on Governor Patrick’s agenda since 2007. Whatever will happen in the next election, the issue is not going to go away.

Bets are Off For Lance Armstrong – Bicyclist Crashes Out of Last Race

online casino news: Bets are Off For Lance Armstrong – Bicyclist Crashes Out of Last Race The August 07, 2010, Bernard Lamothe
Lance Armstrong was no longer among the contenders for the Tour de France. His three crashes in the eighth stage on Sunday, perhaps the worst day of his Tour de France career, dropped him 13 minutes, 26 seconds behind leader Cadel Evans. That's the equivalent of a 25-run lead in baseball.

888 Reports Record Drops in Revenue and Blames World Cup and Casinos

online casino news: 888 Reports Record Drops in Revenue and Blames World Cup and Casinos The August 06, 2010, Takato Sugihara
Israel and London-based gaming company 888 reported a total operating income drop of 36 percent in its business-to-consumer poker division during the second quarter.

Alabama Anti-Casino Task Force Ready To Act Pending Injunction

online casino news: Alabama Anti-Casino Task Force Ready To Act Pending Injunction The August 05, 2010, Christopher F. Wood
The Alabama Governor’s task force is prepared to raid Victoryland casino in Macon Country promptly if a judge lifts a ban on a raid at a hearing on Thursday, the task force commander said.

Borgata Casinos in a Slump and Revenues Down

online casino news: Borgata Casinos in a Slump and Revenues Down The August 04, 2010, Benard Lamothe
Although Governor Christie plans to revitalize Atlantic City, right now it seems that the downward slump in the city is going on, as revenue at the Borgata Hotel fell in the second quarter.


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