News tagged with online gambling

Gibraltar betting on US online gaming

The tiny British territory of Gibraltar is bidding to snap up a giant slice of the nascent US online gaming market as states gradually begin to relax a ban on Internet betting.

dateOct 08, 2013 in Internet
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Feds: Full Tilt Poker site was Ponzi scheme

(AP) -- An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was "not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme," federal prosecutors said ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Internet
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House effort would legalize, tax online gambling

Americans looking to satisfy their gambling itch can do so now at the close to 1,700 casinos across the country. A bill in the House of Representatives could bring casino gambling to the approximately 86.8 million American ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Internet
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China busts $11 bln online gambling ring

Chinese authorities have busted what is reportedly the country's biggest online gambling ring, which allegedly handled bets of more than 70 billion yuan ($11 billion), according to state media.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Internet
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Caesars CEO: Poker indictments present opportunity

(AP) -- Federal indictments targeting the three largest online poker companies present an opportunity for the United States to fully legalize and regulate the $6 billion industry, the chief executive of the world's largest ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Internet
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Google near US settlement over ad practices

Google is close to reaching a settlement with the Justice Department over allegations it made hundreds of millions of dollars by accepting advertisements from online pharmacies that break US law, The Wall ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Business
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