Listing of Online Casino News for December 2008

Alabama To Clean Up Gambling Operations
Added: December 31, 2008

While the state of Kentucky has been commandeering online gaming URLs in an effort to ban online casino games from the state, the state of Alabama has been talking about taxing the gambling establishments located throughout the state.

Poker Camp To Be Held In January
Added: December 29, 2008

Online poker room PokerStars has decided to hold a second poker camp after the first one was a major industry success.  The second camp will be held from January 7 to 9, 2009 in the Caribbean.

300Chips Launches New Online Gaming Site
Added: December 27, 2008

300Chips.com is launching a new online gambling website for their users, based on new and modern technology that is designed to cater for all of the needs of online gambling players.

Australian Resident Forced To Deal With Online Casino Filters
Added: December 24, 2008

Another country is testing the waters of liberty infringement as Australia has announced that they are moving towards an online casino filtering system for the entire country.

Craigs Casino Blog Network Finally Launches
Added: December 22, 2008

Craig’s Casino Blog Network (http://craigscasinoblognetwork.com) has finally launched after months of Internet gambling fans waiting in enthusiastic anticipation.

RGA Refuses To Cut Deal
Added: December 20, 2008

We recently spoke about the lawsuit and subsequent charging of Anurag Dikshit, a founding member of PartyGaming by the U.S. government for being in violation of the law regarding online gambling.

Enforcement Of Retroactive Online Casino Laws Causing Problems
Added: December 18, 2008

There are a few European trade partners of the United States that are  not very happy with the country.  As a matter of fact, a few  international legal authorities and many online gambling websites are  right there with the trade partners.

Rogue Online Casino Allows Underage Gamblers
Added: December 16, 2008

It’s disturbing whenever you read about underage gambling, and the latest online casino group that needs to be condemned for allowing it is Grand Prive Bella Vegas.

Norway Taking A Cue From USA Regarding Online Casinos
Added: December 14, 2008

It looks like the country of Norway has decided to take a page from the United States’ book on online casinos and banning them.  In 2006 the United States passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA).

Quick Banking Introduced At Microgaming Online Casinos
Added: December 12, 2008

Microgaming has pulled out of the American online casino market thanks to the UIGEA, and now American customers are going to get even more frustrated by not being able to enjoy the many sites the company has produced and powers.

Online Casino Counts Down To Christmas In Style
Added: December 9, 2008

If you are looking for some holiday fun, especially when it comes to your online gaming, then you may want to check out Europa Online Casino.  Europa is counting down to Christmas with a unique promotion and unveiled their Christmas advent calendar on December 8, 2008.

Another Online Casino Withdraws From Kentucky
Added: December 8, 2008

The citizens in the state of Kentucky are losing yet another group of online casinos to play at thanks to Governor Beshear’s attempts to ban all online casino gaming in his state and confiscate 141 online casino domains.

FreedomWorks Watching Online Gambling
Added: December 6, 2008

With the recent cheating scandals at Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet still being fresh in everyone’s minds, people are wondering just how safe gambling online really is.

Neuberger Appointed Chair Of Strategy Board
Added: December 5, 2008

Baroness Julia Neuberger has been appointed at the Chair of the new independent Strategy Board, announced the Gambling Commission in the United Kingdom today, December 3, 2008.

60 Minutes Reveals Gambling Cheating Scandal
Added: December 1, 2008

Anyone watching '60 Minutes' on November 30th had the unique opportunity to learn about a cheating scandal that is plaguing the gambling community.