Quebec cannot block access to websites without the approval of the CRTC

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, CRTC, said Quebec cannot force Internet companies to block people’s access to certain websites without its approval.

IGT will pay a fine

The leading gaming company was fined for a retaliating against whistleblower.

Online gaming hearing postponed to mid-October in Pennsylvania

Online gaming proponents were expecting the state of Pennsylvania to host a hearing on Tuesday to review states that already offer casino and poker gaming online.

Our Turn NJ suspends North Jersey casinos ad campaign

Our Turn NJ, the group supporting the ballot referendum to expand casino gambling to northern New Jersey announced it has suspended its advertising campaign.

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Single-game sports wagering bill rejected in Canada

The Canadian parliamentary effort to legalise single-game sports wagering was insufficient in the face of Liberal Party opposition.

Manhattan-based federal judge rules Bitcoin as money

The federal judge ruled that a man accused of running an illegal Bitcoin exchange website could not have two charges of running an unlicensed money transfer business dropped because Bitcoin is money.

Michigan may legalise fantasy sports

Not long ago, the Michigan State House of Representatives introduced legislation proposing to exempt certain fantasy sports contests from the prohibition against gambling contained in the State’s penal code.

Owner of SugarHouse Casino launches PlaySugarHouse.com in NJ

The majority owner of SugarHouse Casino has launched an online gambling site called PlaySugarHouse.com, in the state of New Jersey.

AMF begins hearings for Amaya’s insider trading case

Two days of hearings are set to begin today, concerning a case filed in March against David Baazov, Amaya’s CEO accused of insider trading.

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino won 19 Best of Gaming awards

Casino Player Magazine awarded Grand Sierra Resort and Casino with a total of 19 Best of Gaming awards.

Former Normandie Casino to pay US$2.4 million fine

Normandie Casino owners have been forced to pay US$2.4 million for violating Bank Secrecy Act.

Three Nebraska gambling petitions won’t make the November ballot

The petitions aimed at letting Nebraskans decide whether to legalise casino gambling have failed to reach valid signature threshold.