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Kentucky Lawmakers Set High Taxes in Sports Betting Bill

Proposals to regulate sports betting in Kentucky have been criticized for suggesting 3 percent tax on revenue – rather than taxing operators´ gross profits.

Study Warns Gambling Taxes are Unreliable Income Sources

A study has warned that putting too much reliance on sin taxes (gambling, tobacco, etc.) is likely to result in long-term structural budget challenges.

BetOnline Offering Odds on Hart/Esfandiari Boxing Match

Kevin Hart challenged poker pro Antonio Esfandiari to a boxing match he accepted. BetOnline is offering odds on the outcome.

Opening Salvos Fired in Battle for CA Sports Betting Market

With potential stakeholders in California´s regulated sports betting market the battle for regultaion is likely to be much bloodier than before.

IiPay Nation´s Online Gamble May Not Have Bitten the Dust Yet

A court case, concerning a tribal nation´s right to host online gambling on its own lands, came to a close following a Court of Appeals verdict

Zynga Reports 89% of Revenue is Mobile Driven After Q2 Increase

Zynga’s decision to focus on mobile is paying off handsomely as the release of its Q2 earnings shows that the game developer derives 89% from mobile users.

WPT Aims to Attract More Female Players with Women’s Poker Summit

The World Poker Tour is hosting a Women’s Poker Summit that will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26 at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Los Angeles.

Illinois Legislators Schedule Online Gaming Hearings

A new proposal for gaming expansion in Illinois that would likely include online poker and casino gambling may be forthcoming before the end of 2018 as an Illinois lawmaker has scheduled two separate hearings in coming months that will also address sports betting and fantasy sports.

Why Are Legislators Ignoring Regulated Online Poker?

Recently in the United States, a significant number of states have passed legislation to regulate and tax sports betting and Daily Fantasy Sports. Despite this willingness to legislate in favor of games of luck, there is a lack of momentum towards games of skill. So, why are legislators ignoring regulated online poker?

Dan Stavila Runs Hot (Again) in WPN´s Live Cage Event

The Winning Poker Network´s third Live Cage event of the year proved to be the most popular yet, with thirty-three players making the trip to Costa Rica to play in the $5,250 buy-in cash game. After eight hours of action, local boy Dan Stavila emerged with more than a quarter of the chips in play.

Ignition Poker´s Super Millions Poker Open Starts Sunday

Ignition Poker´s Super Millions Poker Open starts July 29th 2018 and has a $3.3 million guaranteed prize pool, an increase by nearly a third over last year.