Online Casino News Roundup from Week of December 5
There was plenty of breaking news in the online casino industry this past week. In addition to lawsuit updates, new services were announced – and that was just the start.
Sheldon Adelson Opposes Online Gambling
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp, has spoken out against the legalization of online gambling. Read the full article here
Full Tilt License Investigation Gets Independent Inquiry
Do the Alderney Gambling Control Commission’s (AGCC) investigative procedures rely too much on self-reporting from the parties being investigated? The recent Full Tilt license inquiry has raised several questions in this area. Read the full article here
Bwin Party and Google Team Up
In the past, Google has been primarily opposed to online gambling. However, this seems to be changing now that the company has teamed up with Bwin Party to launch a webcam based online poker service. Read the full article here
MGM Files Suit Against Several in Cybersquatting Case
MGM Resorts International recently filed suit against two companies and four individuals for cybersquatting. MGM is hoping to recover domain names as it prepares for the potential legalization of online poker in the United States. Read the full article here
Campos and Elie: March 2012 Court Date Scheduled
John Campos is the former vice-chairman of SunFirst Bank who is charged with processing money for overseas online poker services, at the request of Chad Elie. On March 12, 2012 they will get their day in court. Read the full article here
Discuss these stories among others in our Online Gambling Newswire forum.