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New Approach To Legal Online Gambling In The U.S.?

Added: May 22, 2017

As you probably know, the topic of legal online casino action is currently being hotly debated in the Pennsylvania legislature. For the record, this back and forth on both sides of the aisle are all about HB 271 that would legalize online gambling sites in Pennsylvania.

That is the background. Now for the really interesting part of this debate. None other than Pennsylvania Senator Mario Scavello let on that in his opinion HB 271 could in fact allow for entities other than existing Pennsylvania brick and mortar casinos to apply for the online gambling licenses.

Now do understand, the language ...

Online Gambling Legalization Effort Doomed To Fail?

Added: May 15, 2017

Perhaps you are aware that there is an effort underway in the state of Pennsylvania to legalize online casino action. Note that to date there has been what looks to be definitive progress with the proposed legislation. Yet as you are about to learn, this supposedly proactive online gambling legislation contains language that could prove to be a fatal flaw.

Following is what this is all about. As it stands now, the Pennsylvania House Bill number 271 only just recently made it through a Senate with a definitive margin of 13 to 1. In other words, all signs to date ...

Legal Online Gambling Balancing Act Starting To Wobble

Added: May 8, 2017

Wobble so much that it could in fact turn out to upend and spell the end of what looked to a promising path for legal online casino action in the state of Michigan. Following is what this is all about.

As you may already know there was a legislative Bill in play in Michigan, the Lawful Internet Gaming Act. Many online gambling pundits have commented this could be a significant step forward for statewide legal online casino action. However, as it turns out there are some recently identified issues with the Bill that could prove fatal.

The first such issue ...

Outstanding Online Gambling Success Story

Added: May 1, 2017

You are most likely well acquainted with the story of New Jersey and the state’s unwavering commitment to bring legal online casino action to state residents. Recall back in late 2012 into 2013 it was none other than “my way or the highway” Governor Chris Cristie that made online gambling a reality for New Jersey.

You probably recall all of the naysayers back then that were quite quick to stand up and denounce this action. Remember that even brick and mortar casinos were not so enamored of the whole idea. Yet, take a look at the story in New ...

Online Casino Tech Upgrade Protects Players

Added: April 24, 2017

If you are any sort of fan of online casino action at all, chances are you are least familiar with online gambling site terms and conditions that specify the rules and regulations for wagering, deposits, withdrawals and such. Yet, the reality is that quite a number of online casino players merely glance over this sort of thing, even when asked to agree to those Terms to sign up for online casino action.

The result is that a number of online casino players completely miss language that specifies in detail how wagering under bonus conditions is supposed to proceed. You see ...

Unexpected Endorsement Of Online Gambling?

Added: April 17, 2017

As you already know, the topic of legal online gambling is noticeably more popular since the arrival of the New Administration in the form of President Trump. The topic of legal online gambling sites is now being actively debated in locations that were previously not so enamored with the concept. One such location is none other than the state of Texas.

You may be familiar with an oft heard saying down in Texas that goes something like “…everything is bigger in Texas…”. If that is even close to being true, a new debate that suddenly popped up in the Texas ...

Unexpected Online Gambling Bill Shows Up

Added: April 10, 2017

In a rather surprising bit of a news, a new Bill addressing legal online gambling sites only recently made its appearance. Shockingly to many industry observers this newly proposed legislation, HB 3067 to be exact, was presented in a West Virginia legislative session. That’s right, HB 3067 is a West Virgina Bill to legalize online gambling action.

As you probably know, the state of West Virginia is not often considered a hotbed of gambling site debates one way or the other. Nevertheless, this Bill is most definitely for real. For the record, note that HB 3067 is sponsored by ...

Astounding Consensus Regarding Legal Online Casino Action

Added: April 3, 2017

Sometimes it seems as if the name Sheldon Adelson is more like the proverbial bad penny. As in, it never seems to go away. Yes, Sheldon Adelson is yet again making news in the legal online casino world. However, this time around the news turns out to be rather good. At least for proponents of legal online casino action in the United States.

Recall that Sheldon Adelson, the Chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation out in Nevada has been on a personal mission since way back in 2013. His stated mission is to do whatever it takes ...

Unfair Competition In Online Gambling?

Added: March 27, 2017

There is a relatively new question that is making its way in and around the online gambling world. The question is about competition or more to the point, what could best be described as “fair competition”. Following is what this is all about.

You are certainly aware of the incredible advances in technology over the past few decades. One such advance that is turning heads all over the online gambling world is that of so-called artificial intelligence. In other words, will there come a day when the computers and more importantly the software behind your favorite online casino games reach ...

New Impetus For Legal Online Gambling

Added: March 20, 2017

Of course you know full well that along with a new year and a new President there looks to be a new optimism in many state legislatures around the U.S. regarding action on legalizing online gambling. One such state is Pennsylvania. There, Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa makes it quite clear that this time around he strongly believes online gambling legalization will finally pass all the hurdles and become the law of the land.

You may well recall that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives twice passed such legislation. Interestingly, the House passed the legislation once on its own and ...

Interesting Approach To Legalize Online Gambling

Added: March 13, 2017

If you have been paying attention, you must have noticed that since the New Year rolled around, a number of states around the country have clearly decided to take on the issue of legal online casino action. Yet that being said, none of them have attempted to go about it in the manner that a rather forward thinking group of Representatives are attempting.

Here is what this is all about. Note that this is taking place in the state of New Hampshire of all places, not exactly the hotbed of online gambling site controversy to be sure. Anyway, you may ...

Would You Believe Yet Another State Looks To Legal Online Gambling?

Added: March 6, 2017

Perhaps by this point in time the fact that another state is seriously considering the legalization of online gambling and online casino action should not be so surprising. After all, it seems like every few weeks or so another story on the major media outlets comes out about the unprecedented success of the legal online casinos in New Jersey. At the same time, don’t lose sight of the fact that there is a new administration at the federal level that seems determined to return the U.S. to prosperity no matter what. Add to that the very real fact ...

New Push For Online Gambling In The U.S.

Added: February 27, 2017

In a bit of good news for fans of online gambling action, there are no less than three states actively contemplating some sort of legalized online gambling action. Whether this is the result of a newfound optimism or an acceptance that online casino players will find a way to enjoy online gambling sites legalized or not.

So here is what this is all about. The states of New York, Michigan and even South Carolina all have introduced various legislation to their respective legislative bodies. Taking a closer look at the details reveals some rather interesting details.

Take for example the ...

Online Gambling Talk Of The Town

Added: February 20, 2017

Truth be told, there looks to be a newfound interest in online gambling action all across the country. And not just from the online casino players themselves. No indeed. Instead, right about now when state legislatures are reconvening for new sessions there are some rather hot items on many legislative agendas.

Get this, not only are there planned sessions to debate the merits of the legalization of daily fantasy sports betting in its many forms, there is also a rather sizable interest being expressed with respect to the legalization of online sports betting.

First, a quick review of the successes ...

Election Results In New Interest In Gambling

Added: February 13, 2017

Get this, in a state that is not exactly the hotbed of gambling or casino action by any stretch of the imagination, there looks to be a new attitude towards gambling. That state is none other than South Carolina. As of this writing, the only gambling action to speak of in the entire state are two boats that are based in the world famous Myrtle Beach area. For the record, take note of the fact that these two gambling boats which do in fact offer a full bevy of Las Vegas style casino games, must first traverse a three mile ...