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Posts From May, 2017

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 ...