Gambling News-IGREA Gets Presidental Endorsement

Gambling News-IGREA Gets Presidental Endorsement
Gambling News-IGREA Gets Presidental EndorsementSupporters of Barney Frank’s “Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act ” gets important commentary endorsement. Games and Casino’s very reliable resources tell us that this could be a major help in the IGREA and iMEGA getting the response needed to halt the UIGEA. Ron Paul a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 Presidential election stated “The Internet should not be regulated and that he fully supports the Barney Frank IGREA (Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act.” Ron Paul is not a stranger to controversy having called for American troops to immediately leaveIraq. And the abolishment of the Internal Revenue Service and Federal Income Tax as well as voting against the USA Patriot Act. The ten-term Texas Congressman said that he agreed to co-sponsor IGREA with Frank, a member of …

Howard Stutz – Union Gaming Group establishes office in Hong Kong

Howard Stutz – Union Gaming Group establishes office in Hong Kong
Howard Stutz – Union Gaming Group establishes office in Hong KongLas Vegas based casino industry advisor Union Gaming Group has opened a second office in Asia to service a potentially growing market.The company, which established an equity research office in Macau in 2011, said it formally received approval to offer investment banking services in Hong Kong by the Special Administrative Region’s Securities and Futures Commission.In a statement, Union Gaming Managing Director Rich Moriarty said the focus for gaming industry expansion over “the next 20 years belongs to Asia.”Macau is the world’s largest gaming market with nearly three dozen large and small casinos, including properties operated by Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp., and MGM Resorts International. Las Vegas Sands and Genting Berhad operate casinos in Singapore.Gaming development is …

David Schoen – WSOP “Colossus” event is already the largest live tournament in poker history

David Schoen – WSOP “Colossus” event is already the largest live tournament in poker history
David Schoen – WSOP “Colossus” event is already the largest live tournament in poker historyThe projections continued to rise Thursday, and the numbers were moving at an auctioneer’s pace.“Let’s start at 10,000 … there’s 10. Do we have 15,000? Now, 20,000 …”“At the end of all this, at the end of Saturday night, I think we’re going to put up a pretty big number,” World Series of Poker tournament director Jack Effel said. “I think it’s going to be in the 25,000 range.”The 46th edition of the WSOP officially opened this week without much of the pageantry or spectacle of previous years. But that will certainly change today when the $565 buy-in “Colossus” No-limit Texas Hold ’em tournament takes over the Rio Convention Center.Thanks largely …

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