Category Archives: Gambling LV

Web gaming backers face bleak prospects after election, analysts say | Las Vegas Review-Journal

  Supporters of federal legalization of Internet gaming could be the biggest losers following the 2014 midterm elections, according to analysts. The issue is not expected to gain traction in Washington, D.C., come January, after the new Congress is seated. With Republicans taking control of the U.S. Senate and gaining a larger majority in the House of Representatives, […]

Why Las Vegas Sands’ Sheldon Adelson is Fighting Online Gaming LVS

The author of this article (link below) outlines a very reasoned and logical argument as to why Sheldon Adelson is opposed to online gaming in the US. While it is easy for the pro-online gambling forces to ascribe sinister reasons  to why Adelson opposes online gambling, the author does an excellent job of explaining why the […]

Are they reading my posts?:New Jersey Casinos Want Real-Money Skill-Based Social Games | Gambling News : CalvinAyre.com

According to this article from Calvinayre.com, NJ regulators are inviting skill-based game developers to bring their games to NJ  and find ways to incorporate this type of play into the casino wagering environment. Assuming they pass regulatory hurdles, the games would be fast tracked for approval.. The article states: “On Tuesday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming […]

Wynn uses G2E to restate opposition to Web wagering | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Another Las Vegas gaming giant has once again publicly stated his opposition to online gambling, this time during a recent keynote address at G2E. When asked what he thought of online gambling during a Q+A period, Steve Wynn responded “not much”. Wynn praised his competitor Sheldon Adelson for his stance against online gambling and stated […]

Adelson slams online gambling and Pokerstars

In his recent keynote address at G2E this week, Sheldon Adelson reiterated his absolute disdain for online gambling. His criticism didn’t end there. He used the term” lawbreakers” when referring to Pokerstars and  stated he didn’t believe anything changed with the acquisition of the company by Amaya, stating “it’s the same organization- just different stakeholders”. […]