Black Market Gambling in the United States

We’re discussing black market gambling in America, from backroom gaming parlors to illegal sports betting via bookies and unlawful online gambling sites. We speak with Chris Cylke, the Senior Vice President of Government Relations with the AGA, about exactly what constitutes the black market, or illegal gambling, from their perspective.Continue Reading

FATF Issues AML and CTF Advice for EU States

The worldwide money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued new sets of recommendations regarding the way European Union member states should assess risks connected to anti-money laundering (AML) and tackle threats regarding countering the financing of terrorism (CTF/CFT). Supranational Risk Assessment Report  Last updatedContinue Reading

Ontario Online Poker Surpasses US Regulated States

October 18, 2022 Online Poker The Ontario online poker market is growing faster than its state-based counterparts in the US according to the latest cash game figures. The Ontario online poker market has gotten off to a strong start with WSOP Ontario leading topping the latest traffic rankings. (Image: Flickr/J.Continue Reading

WSOP Online Bracelet Race Heating Up in States

September 26, 2022 Latest Poker News WSOP.com is smack in the middle of its six-week bracelet schedule, making weekends much shinier for the bucketful of winners since it started on September 10.  Jeremy Ausmus won WSOP bracelet #5 online. (Image: WSOP) Already, 13 bracelets have been won by players inContinue Reading

American Sports Betting Battles in Big States

We’re talking about American sports betting news in two of the biggest states in America, both of which are worth potential billions of dollars in annual revenue! Plus, gambling news from Massachusetts and Kansas, and a look at a new slot machine! Hello friends, and welcome to This Week inContinue Reading

US Sports Betting Delays in Several States

Delays, delays, delays! US sports betting delays in Maine, which won’t launch until next year! Delays in Kansas, where betting on sports won’t launch in time for football season! And delays in Massachusetts, which won’t launch until the Super Bowl! But there is one state that is already counting downContinue Reading