The recognition of a new horseman’s group at Hialeah Park by the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering is being challenged and a trial is set to begin today in a Tallahassee courtroom. Those in the know regarding horseman’s issues in Florida say that the trial could have far-reaching implications. The group replacing...
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) recently announced that it has extended invitations to external companies interested in tendering offers for the development of an intermediary platform for the gaming regulator’s Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) licensees. Citing the Philippine regulator, Asia Gaming Brief reports that the system will...
After earlier initiating an investigation into Random Games Limited, the Malta Gaming Authority has now suspended the online casino games developer’s license while additionally ordering the firm to cease all operations. Please note that Random Games Limited is a private limited company based in the UK and is in no way associated...
A bill that would regulate and tax daily fantasy sports (DFS) was approved by a wide margin on Monday by New Jersey‘s Democrat-led Assembly. A 3532, legislation that would oversee the DFS industry, which includes operators such as FanDuel and DraftKings, skated through the state’s Assembly in a 56-15 vote...
Last week reportedly saw members of the Illinois State Senate overwhelmingly pass a piece of proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and daily fantasy sports for residents of the Midwestern state. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune newspaper, the proposal was ratified by the Democratic-controlled upper house...
A month after opening their National Harbor casino near Washington, DC, MGM Resorts, according to a recent announcement, are taking another step in establishing their presence in the nation’s capital by setting up an office, the purpose of which they say would be “policymaking”. The new office will be located...
In Goa, the rules for the regulation of casino operations in the Indian state have been approved by the law department. Once approved by the chief minister, they will be forwarded to the cabinet, The Times of India reports. According to the local news agency, a department official had confirmed...
Philippine Senator Richard Gordon announced during a recent senate hearing that he wishes to see a new regulator created for the regulation of online gaming in the Philippines. Gordon feels that a new regulator would be better equipped to oversee the booming industry by using new technology. The Philippine...
Yesterday, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) walked back a statement from the country’s president that indicated all online gaming operators would be put out of business with no exceptions. Andrea Domingo said an executive order would soon be issued to settle the matter and that only unlicensed...
Scott Tom, founder and co-owner of Costa Rica-based Absolute Poker, arrived in the U.S. from Barbados Thursday to face money laundering and UIGEA charges. Scott, a resident of Antigua, pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court and was released on half a million dollar bond. Reports indicate that...