Nov 11, 2011 |

The Fight: NJ Bets on Sports, Congress Plans Hearings

Once again, the poker community is receiving some mixed messages from the government about the future of legalized and regulated online gambling in the United States.  The support behind sports gambling in New Jersey seems promising, but the Department of Justice’s response to payment processor Chad Elie’s motions to dismiss is more than a little […]

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Dec 22, 2010 |

The Year That Was: March 2010

Duke is the first female winner in NBC Heads-Up History With 2010 winding down and a new year just around the corner, it is time to look back on the past twelve months to see what we’ve accomplished, what we’ve enjoyed, what we’ve won, and what we’ve lost. By March, the tournament action was in […]

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Mar 18, 2010 |

KY Supreme Court Rules in Favor of State in Domain Name Case

Five months after the Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments in the longstanding case regarding the seizure of 141 online gambling domain names the Court issued a ruling in favor of the State Thursday morning. Those fearing the immediate seizure and closure of their favorite online poker rooms may not need to panic just yet though, […]

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Sep 3, 2009 |

UIGEA Upheld by 3rd Circuit Court in iMEGA Appeal

After a two-year court battle, the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) was dealt a blow on September 1 when the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals rejected its arguments and upheld the premise of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). Though the judges made clear that the UIGEA does not render online […]

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May 7, 2009 |

Rep. Garofalo and iMEGA Challenge Minnesota Censorship Attempt

It took one week for the challenges to begin after the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) attempted to block access for its residents to nearly 200 online gambling sites. The move seemed to come without provocation from the DPS’ Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED), and the outrage from the internet rights and gaming […]

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Apr 30, 2009 |

PPA and iMEGA Weigh In on Minnesota Online Gaming Ban Attempt

On April 29, it was announced that the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED) sent instructions to all internet and telephone service providers to block nearly 200 online gambling websites. Within hours, the poker community and gaming rights organizations came out in force with statements of intent to fight […]

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