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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 […]

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”. […]

FBAR Penalty Applies To Offshore Poker Account

A recent decision by the Federal District Court could put a chill into the numerous US poker and casino players who have in the past or continue to play with offshore companies. In it, the government claimed that FirePay, PokerStars, and PartyPoker are all financial institutions because they function as “commercial bank[s].” Because the taxpayer […]

Nevada Online Poker Revenue: Better Than Delaware, Worse Than New Jersey » Online Poker Report

Poker revenues in Nevada nothing to write home about. It seems like the revenue will continue to disappoint in the near term. NJ online revenue figures for February should be out shortly. Nevada Online Poker Revenue: Better Than Delaware, Worse Than New Jersey » Online Poker Report.