• Top Online Gambling Stories of 2011

    29 December 2011

    Newspaper

    From losing processors, federal indictments and opinions reversed, it has been and interesting year in online gambling. Here is a list of what we think are the top ten stories of 2012.

    10 – eWalletXpress Has Money Seized – Turns out that this was more than a rumor.

    9 – eCogra Under New Management – eCogra is no longer owned by online gambling companies.

    8 – Online Gambling in New Jersey Vetoed – There were many attempts by states to pass online gambling laws, this one came the closest.

    7 – U.S. Goverment Seizes Three Major Online Poker Domains – These Federal indictments starts the last mass exodus out of the U.S. for U.S. facing online poker sites.

    6 – QuickTender Payment Processor Discontinues Service – Another one bites the dust.

    5 – Nevada Passes Online Gambling Bill – Looks like one state was thinking ahead.

    4 – AGA Releases An Online Gambling Code of Conduct – The American Gaming Association reverses its opinion on online gambling and releases a code of conduct.

    3 – SubCommittee to Look at Online Gambling in U.S. – U.S. Congress starting to take some action.

    2 – Online Gambling Will Miss Barney Frank – A strong supporter will not run for another term.

    1 – U.S. Department of Justice Reverses Stance on Online Gambling – Even though it is the most recent news, it stands as the best news of the year.

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