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Pennsylvania Governor might support online gambling
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf downplays feasibility of video gaming terminals for state revenue, leaving online gambling on the table; Wolf already promised $250 million in budget from gaming initiatives
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New York Assembly adjourns with no online poker vote
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: US Poker
New York legislature adjourns without Assembly vote on internet poker bill passed by Senate; Lawmakers could return for special session but online poker unlikely as subject of debate; Bill made more progress in 2017 than 2016 but still goes unpassed
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Celebs allegedly used online poker for money laundering
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: CardsChat
British tabloid prepares to reveal names of celebrities using online poker for tax evasion and money laundering; UK Gambling Commission says operators implement mechanisms to prevent collusion in online poker
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Spanish and Danish regulators discuss online gambling liquidity
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
Spanish and Danish online gambling regulators meet to discuss future of online gambling sector; Markets of two countries create conditions excellent for future partnerships like online poker liquidity
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888poker reveals more about 8-Team promotion
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: PokerNews
888poker announces wingmen to pair with team captains in 8-Team WSOP promotion; Partners for 888 ambassadors include William Kassouf, Martin Jacobson, Griffin Benger, Mario Basler, and Denilson
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Kenyan president approves 35% gambling tax
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta approves new law to impose 35% tax on gross profits of all gambling, online and offline; Rate originally proposed at 50% but dropped to 35% for passage
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Report: More than half of Malta adults gamble
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: Times of Malta
Malta Gaming Authority releases survey results showing more than half of adult population spent money to gamble in 2015, totaling €125 million; Only 1% to 2% revealed negative effects of gambling
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Amaya eyes India, approves name change to Stars Group
posted 6/22/2017  |  source: CTV News
Amaya looks to capture at least half of India online poker market worth $150 million in coming years; Company shareholders approve name change to The Stars Group for August and relocation of headquarters to Toronto
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 Family donates $429M lottery win to community
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: Shareably
Smith family in New Jersey won 2016 Powerball lottery for $429 million and dedicated lives to helping community; Smith Family Foundation run by lottery winners
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Czech Republic online gambling not delivering
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
Czech Republic regulated online gambling market not producing response authorities hoped for; High taxes, bureaucracy, and lengthy administrative process prompts major operators to opt out of market entirely
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Pala Poker sees light New Jersey online traffic
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
First two weeks of beta for Pala Poker showed server stability, no major technical issues; Average traffic sees two ring game players with peaks at 6-8 players; Traffic may improve due to added value in bonuses and promotions
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iDEA report: New Jersey online gambling positive
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: Play NJ
Study by trade group iDEA (iDevelopment and Economic Association) shows online gambling in New Jersey beneficial for players, operators, and state; Consumer protections proved successful, economic impact positive for state
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Illinois online gambling comes to life in special session
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Online gambling given another chance as Illinois lawmakers return to work for special legislative session; Special session called by governor due to budget concerns
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Congressman Dent tries to sneak online gaming ban
posted 6/21/2017  |  source: CEI
US Rep. Charlie Dent tries to insert online gambling prohibition language into appropriations bill; Details scant but language reminiscent of Restoration of America's Wire Act efforts in past years
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US online gambling trade group launches
posted 6/20/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA) announces formation as trade association for US online gambling companies; Membership already features more than 20 operators including Amaya, Pala, GVC, Paddy Power/Betfair, and PaySafe; Group will advocate for online poker, bingo, casinos, lotteries, and sports betting
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