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Category Archives: Legal Issues – Online Gambling

Casinos for USA Players – Legislation and Regulation are Still Pending

By Samantha Williams Although legislation and regulation are still pending with regards casinos for USA players, this does not prevent players in this country from accessing offshore web-based casinos and playing online. No matter how legal or illegal an activity this might be for gamers from this country – it is still not entirely clear […]

Casino Online Games – Toss a Coin; Who Has It Better, the US or the UK?

By Samantha Williams What is perhaps most notable about playing online casino games, is the fact that players who love a gamble, can indulge in their favourite games. They can play these games any time of the day or night, 365, and they can play them for free, for as little as a penny a […]

One of the Best Online Casinos in the US Is Also the Last Man Standing

By Samantha Williams It has been touch and go for years for some of the best online casinos in the world; what with the American market looking so exciting to operators, and yet it not really being legal to offer these games. Operators argued that UIGEA contained too many grey areas and this is how […]

US Online Casinos – The Ultimate Industry Inversion

By Samantha Williams In 2006, the United States Government passed a law we now call UIGEA. This is the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act, and short of actually making online gambling in this country clearly illegal, it totally confuses matters. The Act is tagged onto an obscure Wire Act – dated 1961? – which is relevant […]

Online Casino Games – US Players Marginalized, Are Freedoms Restricted?

By Samantha Williams On recently reading the Gore Vidal fictionalization of the life, duel with Hamilton and trial for treason of the controversial 19th century VP of the USA, Aaron Burr; there is one comment the writer claims Burr makes about freedom of speech. He says something like – I can’t remember verbatim – “US […]

Internet Gambling – Is It Legal for US Players?

By Samantha Williams The debate still rages in the US over the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). While some senate officials see it as a good thing, the more forward thinking senators realize that this act is ridiculous and should either be scrapped or amended to provide a more regulatory law rather than this […]

New Threat To Ban Betting Online On Sports Events

By Samantha Williams  Online gambling sites are facing innumerable challenges from the law makers of certain countries to curtail their activities striking at the very root of them. The main contention of those who oppose to online gambling is that the sites are not following fair and ethical trade practices in accepting wagers in monies […]

German Law being scrutinized by European Gambling Organizations

If the European Commission holds its grounds strong, the German law prohibiting certain forms of online betting is about to go for a toss. But it’s still not clear who is going to win, though the new regulation posed by the German government attracted numerous criticisms from the German online gambling community. While the German […]

The fallacy exposed – UK Gambling Sites say “No” to gambling with their own profits

By Samantha Williams  So an independent audit was run in which participated a total of 100 UK-based online gambling companies. The results revealed a better state than before on the context of marked improvements in customer service. It’s for sure they didn’t want to gamble with their revenues and proved once again that the brewery-owner […]

Worries about Online Gambling

By Samantha  Williams As an eventual sequence of offline gambling, like horse racing, lotteries, sports events, Bingo, casinos, slot machines, roulette and Poker and so on, the scenario changed to the inevitable Internet in 1995.  The U.S. Company launched the website with comparatively a fraction of the investment needed for starting a Casino in Nevada […]