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Christina Wilkie

Sheldon Adelson Looks To Harry Reid For A Big Favor

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire casino magnate and GOP sugar daddy Sheldon Adelson wants a big favor from Capitol Hill, and he’s looking to the top Democr...

Paul Blumenthal

Where There's Money To Be Had, Republicans Lobby For Soros, Democrats Lobby For Adelson

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Partisan lines are blurring as money pours into Washington in the fight over Internet gambling. Republican lobbyists are signing up to a...

GOP Governors Get Behind Sheldon Adelson On Contentious Policy

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Republican governors who weren't invited to GOP super donor Sheldon Adelson's political gathering in Las Vegas this week are...

Internet Gambling Bills Weighed In 10 States

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — At least 10 U.S. states are considering bills to legalize or expand Internet gambling this year, according to a gro...

Zynga Just Became An Online Gambling Company

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zynga Inc will take the plunge into real-money gambling on Wednesday when it will begin offerin...

Real Money Gaming: The Next Billion Dollar Opportunity?

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Small Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Many believe that online gambling will soon become as simple as buying an e-book or streaming a movie, and that the convenience of being able to bet from your couch, will present incredible opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Online Gambling: Coming To Your State?

Reuters | Deena Beasley and Nichola Groom | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

By Deena Beasley and Nichola Groom (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week finally approved online gaming in the Garde...

The WTO and Copyright Piracy

Simon Lester | Posted 04.14.2013 | World
Simon Lester

To no one's great surprise, pornography and gambling were some of the first online success stories. The WTO has recently authorized Antigua and Barbuda to retaliate against the U.S., based on a U.S. violation of WTO rules through a ban on foreign-owned Internet gambling websites.

Online Poker Rooms Finally Ante Up And Repay Players

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 09.30.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Settlement deals reached between federal prosecutors and three Internet poker companies call for more than a half billion dollars to...

Review: Talhotblond, Directed By Courteney Cox

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.22.2012 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Talhotblond is a suspenseful film, based on a true story, about a man who conducts an affair of the mind on the Internet.

Turning America Into a Giant Casino

Robert Reich | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

Organized gambling is a scam. And it particularly preys upon people with lower incomes -- who assume they can't make it big any other way, who often find it hardest to assess the odds, and whose families can least afford to lose the money. Yet America is now opening the floodgates.

It's Game Time

Richard 'Skip' Bronson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Money
Richard 'Skip' Bronson

My prediction: the legalization of online gaming is imminent; probably a late-game play with a few ticks left on the 2012 clock. This critical outcome will create a highly regulated industry that will operate in the open and, generate critical tax revenues at a time when they are needed most.

A Safe Bet: Online Gambling's Good for U.S.

Patrick Basham | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Patrick Basham

Prohibitionists appear to ignore the fact that most gambling sites, like any reputable business, rely on customer loyalty to remain profitable. The necessity of maintaining a strong customer base would motivate legal American service providers to offer legitimate, reputable gambling sites.

Should California Legalize Online Poker?

| Posted 03.21.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Congress was in session Wednesday, with officials sparring over the fed...

Zynga Prepares For Bold New Initiative

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Zynga, the social game company known for "FarmVille" and "Zynga Poker," is mulling a new market – online gambling. Zynga Inc. ...

Chris Christie: New Jersey Should Be Online Gambling's 'Epicenter'

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

New Jersey's legislature has briefly delayed a vote on a bill that would legalize online gambling but Governor Chris Christie said the state shoul...

Ron Dicker

Sucker's Bet? Cash-Strapped States Double-Down On Gambling

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

Gambling is on a roll. Faced with mounting budget deficits, more states are expanding gambling options and loosening restrictions in a grab for revenu...

It's Time to Tax Internet Gambling and Make it Legal

Richard Grenell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Richard Grenell

America is founded on the principal that if you don't like it, then don't do it -- but don't stop someone else from enjoying it.

Winning Tips at the World Series of Poker

Harmon Leon | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Hands are the biggest giveaway when collecting information on your opponents. Check to see if their hands are flat or arched in a ready-for-action position.

Is Online Poker Really Gambling?

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Defense lawyers for a Utah banker and a businessman indicted on gambling charges are trying to convince a federal judge that online poker ...

Full Tilt Poker License Revoked

AP | By OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Full Tilt Poker, a popular poker website that once offered gambling to thousands of players around the world, had its license revoked by ...

Should States Raise Revenues by Expanding Legal Gambling?

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Dana Radcliffe

Many officials around the country are convinced that a dire fiscal situation warrants legalizing forms of gambling now barred in their states. Does it?

Online Poker Bill Looks To Change The Rules Of The Game

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — U.S. Rep. Joe Barton introduced a bill Friday to legalize online poker, hoping to pull the estimated $6 billion industry out of the ...

The Future Of Casinos Is Online, Industry Panel Says

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Internet gambling is the future of the casino industry, whether it's approved at the federal or state level, a panel of online ...

Poker Is A Game Of Skill, Not Luck, Freakonomics Economist Finds

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

Proving poker is a game of skill, not luck, could be a huge win for the online industry revolving around it. And a new paper could do just that. U...