News tagged with poker

NY judge gives poker money man jail for bank fraud

(AP)—A man who processed money illegally for three Internet poker companies whose U.S. operations eventually were shut down was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in prison by a judge who said he played a "catch me if ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Internet
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Canadian man pleads guilty to poker charges

(AP)—A Canadian man who once led the payment processing at two online poker companies pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy and gambling charges, agreeing to cooperate in the government's crackdown on the businesses.

dateSep 19, 2012 in Internet
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NY judge sentences online poker worker to prison

(AP) — A former Internet poker company employee who returned to the United States from Costa Rica to face charges he helped process illegal gambling proceeds has been sentenced to a year and two months in prison by a ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Internet
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Gaming claims don’t add up

The level of charitable and community contributions provided by poker machine operators is ‘miniscule’ in comparison to the amount of money lost by poker machine users within local communities, a new study has shown.

dateApr 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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US tries its luck easing online gambling stand

Despite a new crackdown on Internet gambling this week, the US government appears to be easing its stand on many forms of online betting, prompting states to swing into action to tap a new revenue source.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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