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Record month for sportsbooks in Nevada. New Jersey operators praise igaming regulations.
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Gambling news from Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania plus all the latest in Daily Fantasy Sports.


Staunch online gaming opponent Sheldon Adelson and his casino empire is in the spotlight in the first episode of a new web series. The Tim James Show compares…
New Web Video Promises to Reveal Hypocrisy in Sheldon Adelson’s Anti-Online Poker Stance

Where is it easier to gamble underage—online, or in a Las Vegas casino?


German online poker is put at risk by the local decision of a bank in Saxony. The Italian Delega Fiscale, which will introduce new taxes and a new advertising regime for gambling, is likely to be implemented in late September.
Regulation Insight

A good week in Pennsylvania, but threats arise in Germany.


Yesterday’s Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee hearing on online gambling provided a stark contrast to the federal hearing held on March 25.
Pennsylvania Hearing on Online Poker Rejects Adelson’s Arguments

The online poker industry got the opportunity to present its case before Pennsylvania politicians sympathetic to state regulated online gaming.


The MSPT cites both PokerNews and the Venetian as partners of the tour on their website and the Main Event was scheduled to be covered on PokerNews.
PokerNews Banned from Covering the PokerNews MSPT at the Venetian

Despite being title sponsors of the Mid-Stakes Poker Tour, reporters were denied access to the ninth stop in one of Adelson’s casinos.


Las Vegas Sands Corporation non-Executive Director Jason Ader has bought 51m shares in bwin.party. Chairman Sheldon Adelson’s anti-online poker campaign is in full flow, but according to Ader, Adelson made no objection to the purchase.
Adelson’s Fellow Board Member Buys 51 Million Shares in bwin.party

Jason Ader says that he and Adelson agreed to disagree.


Defending the position of online poker and all igaming is Mitch Garber, CEO of Caesars Interactive Entertainment.
Is iGaming a Problem or the Solution? Top Gaming Execs Promise a Heated Debate

iGNA panel tasks Caesars’ Mitch Garber to defend online poker regulation against Las Vegas Sands prohibitionists.


The iGaming North America Conference will showcase a formal debate between representatives of Caesars and Sheldon Adelson’s  Las Vegas Sands during a session entitled: “Is iGaming the Problem or the Solution?”
iGaming North America Presents Caesars v Sands on iGaming Regulation

Andy Abboud and Mitch Garber go head to head at the 4th iGaming North America Conference.


Anti-online gaming forces out in full. More states might consider igaming this year or next.
Regulation in Review: US

A review of the latest developments in gaming regulation. This week: New Jersey, California, Iowa, and the anti-online gambling juggernaut.


The CSIG has published a bill which re-writes the Wire Act to make internet gambling a federal offence.
Proposed Revisions to the Wire Act Threaten Online Poker in the US

A bill proposed to stop internet gambling has no congressional status, but would make internet gambling illegal across the USA.


According to local reports, the Spanish government would not concede to some of the demands made by the US casino group, including a smoking exemption.
Sheldon Adelson’s EuroVegas Project Abandoned

Las Vegas Sands withdraws proposal to construct mega-hotel and casino resort in Spain.


Though Las Vegas Sand's chief is on a media blitz to "stop internet gambling," the arguments he puts forward are all in support of effective online gambling regulation in the US.
Sheldon Adelson: The Accidental Proponent of Regulated Online Gaming

The following article was originally published June 28, 2013 under the title “If You Share Adelson’s Fears, You…


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