Best World Casinos

News

Rhode Island Governor’s Veto Stands Against Casino Gambling

A bill which would allow table games to be operated at Rhode Island racinos failed to advance beyond the governor’s veto, leaving voters unable to decide for themselves. A bill passed by both houses of the Rhode Island legislature which would allow full casino gambling at the state’s two slot parlors won’t make it to …

News

Online Gambling on Personal Academic Achievement Now Available

A new website permits US college students online gambling based on future grade performance. US residents tired of being denied access to conventional casino gambling on the Internet now have a fresh alternative while awaiting the advancement of H.R. 2267. A new service is allowing college students to use their academic records for online gambling. …

News

Harry Reid Holds Online Casino Bill’s Future Hostage

Harry Reid is as mysterious as the Sphinx when it comes to predicting his ultimate stance on online casino regulation. Now that Barney Frank’s measure proposing regulation of online casinos has gathered some momentum in the House, observers are wondering how the bill may fare in the Senate. The uncertainty of which way that chamber …

News

Massachusetts Compromise Casino Bill Blocked by Governor

Massachusetts lawmakers succeeded in crafting a compromise casino gambling bill, but Governor Deval Patrick says he won After a divisive argument between the legislative houses in Massachusetts almost derailed this year’s chances for expanded gambling in the state, it now appears the governor may prevent the bill from becoming law. Deval Patrick told reporters he …

News

Trump Says Online Casino Gambling Inevitable

Gambling magnate Donald Trump spoke out on Barney Frank’s online casino bill, saying Internet gambling can’t be stopped and should be regulated for the public good. Donald Trump spoke out this week about the debate over the Barney Frank bill which would regulate online casinos, H.R. 2267. Trump, who once again has control over his …

News

Pappas Debates Frank Online Poker Bill on MSNBC

John Pappas spoke in favor of H.R. 2267, Barney Frank’s bill regulating online poker, in a debate on MSNBC. John Pappas, executive director of the Poker Players Alliance, appeared last week on MSNBC for a brief discussion of the bill authored by Barney Frank seeking to regulate online poker. Tim Kelly, a professor of psychology …

News

Ladbrokes Says Return Customers Key to Online Casino Success

Ladbrokes made proactive moves in management designed to keep the online casino operator healthy, profitable, and dominant in its industry. Ladbrokes shook up its management staff this week, replacing the head of online gaming and the director of retail operations, among other moves. Company CEO Richard Glynn told the Wall Street Journal that the operation …

News

National Gambling Monopolies Offer Worst World Cup Betting Odds

A new survey shows online gambling monopolies in the EU gave consumers a consistently worse payout via sports betting odds than private sector Internet casinos facing competition. A study of the lines featured at online gambling sites throughout Europe during the recent World Cup has found that coutries in which state monopolies handle all gaming …

News

Internet Casino Bill Adjusted to Favor Certain Competitors

Amendments proposed to Barney Frank Among the attachments placed on Barney Frank’s bill regulating Internet casinos last week are several items that create a protectionist environment for some gambling operators over others. While Frank and online gambling industry representatives agree moving the bill forward is the primary concern, future disputes may be forecast by observing …

News

Regulation, Not Prohibition, Found as Best Online Gambling Policy

A bipartisan group acknowledged that the UIGEA was flawed by nature and online gambling could best be controlled through regulation. Discussion last week during the markup of H.R. 2267, Barney Frank’s measure regulating online gambling, led to the expressed belief by the majority of the House Financial Services Committee that oversight is the proper policy …