USA gamblers should read.......

Anything related to casinos, casino games, new casinos, tournaments etc.
Headline back 2
    2,853
    views
    13
    replies
    Last post ago almost 5 years by Robert Haig
    Lightbulb

    shirlsplay

      Super Hero
    • female
    • online

    How do we change the world ?
    " One random act of kindness at a time. "

    • 944
      thanks given
    • 914
      thanks received

    Readers of this topic also read:

    Please or register to post or comment.
      • Lightbulb

        shirlsplay

          Super Hero
        • female
        • online

        How do we change the world ?
        " One random act of kindness at a time. "

        • 944
          thanks given
        • 914
          thanks received
        • Started by
          Super Hero
          1,720
        • online
        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration cleared the way for U.S. states to legalize Internet poker and certain other online betting in a switch that may help them reap billions in tax revenue and spur web-based gambling.

        A Justice Department opinion dated September and made public on Friday reversed decades of previous policy that included civil and criminal charges against operators of some of the most popular online poker sites.

        Until now, the department held that online gambling in all forms was illegal under the Wire Act of 1961, which bars wagers via telecommunications that cross state lines or international borders.

        The new interpretation, by the department's Office of Legal Counsel, said the Wire Act applies only to bets on a "sporting event or contest," not to a state's use of the Internet to sell lottery tickets to adults within its borders or abroad.

        "The United States Department of Justice has given the online gaming community a big, big present," said I. Nelson Rose, a gaming law expert at Whittier Law School who consults for governments and the industry.

        The question at issue was whether proposals by Illinois and New York to use the Internet and out-of-state transaction processors to sell lottery tickets to in-state adults violated the Wire Act.

        But the department's conclusion would eliminate "almost every federal anti-gambling law that could apply to gaming that is legal under state laws," Rose wrote on his blog at www.gamblingandthelaw.com.

        If a state legalized intra-state games such as poker, as Nevada and the District of Columbia have done, "there is simply no federal law that could apply" against their operators, he said.

        The department's opinion, written by Assistant Attorney General Virginia Seitz, said the law's legislative history showed that Congress's overriding goal had been to halt wire communications for sports gambling, notably off-track betting on horse races.
      • Dream rj small transparant

        LuckyRJ

          Super Hero
        • male
        • offline

        Smoke free since 17th February 2013 until present

        Positive Thinking Helps

        • 1318
          thanks given
        • 887
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          2,295
        • last active 10 days ago
        so does this mean if this happens on the poker it will mean it will apply for the slots too, I:E microgaming returning to the usa shores, i really hope this is the case, my fingers are crossed for you all in the USA

        gl all

        LuckyRJ
      • Images

        Cat50

          Superstar Member
        • female
        • offline

         spin time

        • 4099
          thanks given
        • 2443
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Superstar Member
          6,148
        • last active 4 hrs ago
        im hoping as well 
      • Avatar 10280

        judi99

          Full Member
        • female
        • offline
        If I think I can I'am RIGHT
        • 25
          thanks given
        • 17
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Full Member
          125
        • last active 4 months ago
        I think this reverses all previos law's. And them seizing money as well. Quick tender still owes me 850 dollars. Could be cool.
      • Lightbulb

        shirlsplay

          Super Hero
        • female
        • online

        How do we change the world ?
        " One random act of kindness at a time. "

        • 944
          thanks given
        • 914
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          1,720
        • online
        I sure hope so EWalletExpress owes $450.
      • No avatar normal

        caseyk

          Sr. Member
        • offline
        • 3
          thanks given
        • 75
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Sr. Member
          381
        • last active 4 months ago
        I interpret this as no federal blocks for the states to open online casinos.  This is exactly what n.j. wanted to do, but didn't because of federal law.  I don't think this is being done to help operators from other countries like microgaming.  It seems it's specifically for u.s. business and to be regulated within the state. 

        Harrahs has casinos primarily in ac and vegas.  They would probably open their branded casinos online once this gets going.  There are many states in financial hardship right now and this should help them generate money (within us)...not europe, costa rica,etc.  Obama wants to get reelected too, so many states will apprciate this extra income and opportunity.  It will also provide jobs for many u.s. citizens.
      • Images

        Cat50

          Superstar Member
        • female
        • offline

         spin time

        • 4099
          thanks given
        • 2443
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Superstar Member
          6,148
        • last active 4 hrs ago
        well wouldnt it be nice to play and if u win get paid?
      • Dream rj small transparant

        LuckyRJ

          Super Hero
        • male
        • offline

        Smoke free since 17th February 2013 until present

        Positive Thinking Helps

        • 1318
          thanks given
        • 887
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          2,295
        • last active 10 days ago
        i have a few questions i dont know if anyone can answer.....

        i did a search and i found the news story relating to this...

        first question...

        when will this happen? (how long until online gambling gets legalized in the usa)?

        will this mean WMS slots would be able to open the market up to usa like they have in the land casinos in las vegas? and have jackpot party for usa too ?

        this would be amazing, i really really hope this happens for all the usa people, freedom is key we deserve freedom, we should be allowed to gamble without a STATE saying we cant its madness,

        i hope this happens very soon for you all gl all

        LuckyRJ
      • No avatar normal

        caseyk

          Sr. Member
        • offline
        • 3
          thanks given
        • 75
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Sr. Member
          381
        • last active 4 months ago
        I think they'll there will be a real push for first to market.  Nevada.nj, florida will be frontrunners most likely.  Pennsylvania has been very agressive too with land based, so I see them getting in on the action early too.

        From what I've read, they want to bring on a partner experienced in online slot play but not something like mg.  Ceasars already opened online outside of u.s., so if that's going well then they may open it up in u.s.
      • Avatar 15700

        waynemasters

          Newbie
        • male
        • offline
        • 0
          thanks given
        • 0
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Newbie
          3
        • last active 3 months ago
        Regarding Pennsylvania being "aggressive" with land based casinos... I live in the Pittsburgh area, and can tell you that the state has rooked every patron that has ever put a dollar into a slot machine at any Pennsylvania casino.  I can only hope that if internet gaming is approved, that state laws do not apply.  Pennsylvania takes 55% of ALL revenues from the casinos.  The slots are extremely tight, there are no progressive jackpots allowed in PA, etc.  The state has set up legalized extortion, and they are the only beneficiary. 

        Casinos in PA are a blank check for the state - lets hope that internet gaming laws are not applicable to state laws, because it would be impossible for operators to make money, and patrons to win any money.
      • Images

        Cat50

          Superstar Member
        • female
        • offline

         spin time

        • 4099
          thanks given
        • 2443
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Superstar Member
          6,148
        • last active 4 hrs ago
        waynemasters wrote:

        Regarding Pennsylvania being "aggressive" with land based casinos... I live in the Pittsburgh area, and can tell you that the state has rooked every patron that has ever put a dollar into a slot machine at any Pennsylvania casino.  I can only hope that if internet gaming is approved, that state laws do not apply.  Pennsylvania takes 55% of ALL revenues from the casinos.  The slots are extremely tight, there are no progressive jackpots allowed in PA, etc.  The state has set up legalized extortion, and they are the only beneficiary. 

        Casinos in PA are a blank check for the state - lets hope that internet gaming laws are not applicable to state laws, because it would be impossible for operators to make money, and patrons to win any money.

        isnt that what its all about the governments wasteful spending and now since noone wantshigher taxes their gonna stick it to tax payers one way or the other
      • No avatar normal

        caseyk

          Sr. Member
        • offline
        • 3
          thanks given
        • 75
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Sr. Member
          381
        • last active 4 months ago
        I know the payouts at harahs chester and parx have been terrible for quite some time.  Those places usedto be jumpin, but the players aren't fools for long.  That's why they've really increased the slot play coupons and gift card offers.  I go for those and walk out wth a few hundred every time.

        Don't you think the online casinos are paying about 45 percent?  I think it may be less.  The difference is that you'll be paid if pennsylvania has an online casino so for me it's a better gamble.
      • No avatar normal

        Robert Haig

          Newbie
        • offline
        • 0
          thanks given
        • 0
          thanks received
        • Replied by
          Newbie
          6
        • last active over 3 years ago
        Don't you all hold your breath. You will be blue for a while if you do.

      lcb activities in the last 24 hours

      • 28
        new members
      • 610
        members online
      • 15527
        guests online
      • 77
        new posts
      • 38
        free games played
      Join the club

      Most viewed forum posts

      • Putting on lipstick emoticon 1
        Hi LCB'ers,Here is a list of freebies that are not on the weekly code list. This list includes casinos to check your acct, call/email for free chip and casinos not listed here at our forum.  I will update this list on...
        More Free Chips
      • 200 zpsnwkvewod
        Hello dear LCBers,LimoPlay Casino has something special in stored for you!!Each week Vitali, the lovely casino representative from LimoPlay will be posting a new contest. Please subscribe to this thread by clicking on...
        Win free spins and more every week with LimoPlay
      • Putting on lipstick emoticon 1
        LCB $250 August Contest – Lets Play Roulette     Hi LCB'ers because of the launch of the new site design i had to temporarily close this contest. Lets start fresh - for any member that may have already enterted a...
        CLOSED - LCB $250 August Contest – Lets Play Roulette

      Join today and start earning rewards

      You will immediately get full access to our online casino forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
      S logo
      Select Language
      Search
      Search Results

      Report to moderator

      Use this function to inform the moderators and administrator of an abusive or wrongly posted message.

      Please note that your email address will be revealed to the moderators if you use this

      Submit
      39012170