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Pinnacle Sports Stanley Tomchin Avoids Felony Charges

The 56 felony charges against Stanley Tomchin were reduced to one misdemeanor.

Stanley Tomchin has some stake in the online bookmaker Pinnacle Sports, but it’s unclear if he’s a primary owner of the site. He was certainly a talented games player, though it’s hard to say just how impressive his accomplishments really are. But one this is for sure: Tomchin won’t be spending any time in jail…Read More

Minnesota E-Gambling Industry Undergoing Major Changes

Pilot Games, a venture from Express Games founder Jon Weaver, will offer new Minnesota e-gambling options to venues.

To say that Minnesota‘s experiment with electronic gaming machines (or e-gambling, as it is usually referred to in the state) has been disappointing would be a major understatement. The original plan was for the electronic pull tabs to pay for the state’s portion of a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, but that plan was…Read More

Sheldon Adelson Outspent by Online Gambling Lobbying

More money has been spent on lobbying to oppose Sheldon Adelson's online gambling ban than in support of any specific bill.

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson may see online gambling as a threat to his land-based casinos, but online gambling proponents see Sheldon Adelson as a threat to their existence as well. Perhaps that explains why both sides of the Internet gambling debate have had no trouble flashing some cash in their efforts to either…Read More

Councilwoman Withdraws Support for Upstate New York Casino

The proposed New York casino project was endorsed unanimously by the East Greenbush Town Board.

With so many different firms and projects competing for a limited number of casino licenses in upstate New York, it’s going to take some very impressive credentials in order to win out over the competition. That means that any little slip up can cause trouble for a project, and keeping the support of local officials…Read More

Phil Ivey Puts Up $1 Million in Failed Phua Bail Bid

You have to win a lot of championships to be able to part with $1 million in bail money; unfortunately for Paul and Darren Phua, Phil Ivey's efforts to free them didn't work.

UPDATE: July 29, 2014: According to media reports, Paul and Darren Phua were released from federal ICE custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Vegas late Monday night. “We are gratified that our clients are free, and they’re looking forward to telling their side of the story in court,” said the Phuas’ attorney David…Read More