Articles by: Terry Davis

Spain’s Supreme Court Sides with Codere in PokerStars Illegal Operations Lawsuit

Spain’s Supreme Court Sides with Codere in PokerStars Illegal Operations Lawsuit

The Spanish Supreme Court ruled earlier this week in favor of gambling operator Codere in a lawsuit against PokerStars dating back from 2011. Founded in 1980, Codere is one of Spain’s longest running and largest gambling operators with both land-based and online operations not only across its homeland, but also […]

by · May 27, 2017 · News
Antanas “Tony G” Guoga Warms Up for Super High Roller Bowl with $25,000 Buy-In Event Victory

Antanas “Tony G” Guoga Warms Up for Super High Roller Bowl with $25,000 Buy-In Event Victory

Antanas Guoga, better known in the poker community as Tony G, has apparently taken a break from his political duties as a Member of the European Parliament, to make a trip to Las Vegas where poker people from all around the world are warming up for the upcoming Aria Super […]

by · May 26, 2017 · Lifestyle
ARJEL Confirms June Deadline for First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement

ARJEL Confirms June Deadline for First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement

Although there were no shared liquidity updates from the recent meeting between European gambling regulators in Lisbon, Portugal, ARJEL, France’s iGaming watchdog confirmed in its recent financial report that the first online poker agreement will be signed in June. As the gambling regulator pointed out, the agreement will allow France, […]

by · May 26, 2017 · Events & Reports
US Solicitor General Briefs Supreme Court to Decline Action on New Jersey Sports Betting Case

US Solicitor General Briefs Supreme Court to Decline Action on New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Acting US Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall advised the Supreme Court to refuse action on New Jersey’s sports betting case. The Solicitor General’s recommendation may put an end to the state’s long-time effort to add betting options to its racetracks and Atlantic City casinos in a bid to revitalize its struggling […]

by · May 25, 2017 · News
Lisbon Meeting between EU Gambling Regulators Ends with No Updates on Shared Online Poker Liquidity

Lisbon Meeting between EU Gambling Regulators Ends with No Updates on Shared Online Poker Liquidity

Shared online poker liquidity emerged as a topic to be followed closely last summer when France amended its gambling laws in a manner that created favorable conditions for the establishment of an online poker network between several regulated European markets. Almost a year later, many believe the creation of such […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
European Commission Approves Czech Republic Draft Decree on Gambling Technical Standards

European Commission Approves Czech Republic Draft Decree on Gambling Technical Standards

The European Commission has approved a Draft Decree prepared and presented by the Czech Ministry of Finance in relation to the technical standards for the provision of gambling services in a safe and socially responsible environment. According to media reports, the technical standards framework contained information about the requirements one […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
WPT’s Mike Sexton Takes Over partypoker Chairman Role

WPT’s Mike Sexton Takes Over partypoker Chairman Role

Poker operator partypoker announced on Monday that poker veteran Mike Sexton will join its ranks as its new Chairman. Sexton is assuming his new role after spending the past 15 years as a WPT commentator. With more than three-decades of poker involvement, Sexton has given a lot to the game […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Lifestyle
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Probed for Money Laundering Activities Shortly after 1990 Launch

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Probed for Money Laundering Activities Shortly after 1990 Launch

Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City was found out to have violated anti-money laundering regulations more than 100 times during the first and a half year after being launched in April 1990, CNN reported. Dubbed the eighth wonder of the world, the gambling resort opened doors in the early […]

by · May 23, 2017 · News
Ducardo Ueberfeldt Wins Forbes Pokerman Open Main Event at King’s Casino Rozvadov

Ducardo Ueberfeldt Wins Forbes Pokerman Open Main Event at King’s Casino Rozvadov

King’s Casino in the Czech village of Rozvadov has over the years expanded its activities so much that action at the poker room never seems to stop. Last night, the Forbes Pokerman Open Spring Edition Main Event was completed with Germany’s Ducardo Ueberfeldt emerging as the winner as a result […]

by · May 22, 2017 · Lifestyle
Former MGA Employee Criticizes Regulator for Poor Online Gambling Monitoring Policies

Former MGA Employee Criticizes Regulator for Poor Online Gambling Monitoring Policies

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has failed to follow its own principles in monitoring computer servers on which gambling websites reside, a former employee of the regulator told Reuters. Valery Atanasov, a Bulgarian national, was dismissed from his role at the gambling authority in February 2015. While working at the […]

by · May 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
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