Online Casino and Gambling News: April 2013

Florida Orders Gambling Study

A week after banning internet sweepstakes betting cafes, the state of Florida has announced that it has ordered a study on the various impacts gambling has on the state.

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Massachusetts Gets New Push For Internet Gambling Legislation

An unexpected push to legalize online betting in Massachusetts was introduced this week as the House introduced an amendment to the state's budget that would license three intrastate card rooms.

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Caesars Officially Applies For New Jersey Internet Gambling License

U.S. based land gambling giant Caesars Entertainment has officially begun the application process to obtain a New Jersey internet gambling license, this according to a company spokesman

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FBI Conducts Massive Gambling Bust In New York

Federal agents conducted a large raid in New York City on Tuesday, arresting dozens of people who it suspects of conducting an illegal online gambling operation and money laundering.

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WinADay Adds Five Penny Slots

U.S. friendly internet based casino WinADay has announced that it has released five new titles to its penny slots library, with the games Vikings, Wild West, Beauty Salon, Monster Trucks and Safari Park hitting the grid last week.

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New Jersey Internet Gambling Could Be Worth $262 Million In First Year

Gaming industry research firm GamblingData has released a report in which it claims that internet betting in New Jersey could be worth up to $262 million in its first year and worth $462 million when it reaches maturity.

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Full Tilt Poker Adds Beginner Tables

Internet poker firm Full Tilt Poker has announced that it has updated its poker software and added a new poker table meant exclusively for beginner poker players.

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World Poker Tour Pulls Out Of Florida After Sweepstakes Ban

A week after internet sweepstakes betting cafes were outlawed in Florida, the World Poker Tour Club has decided to pull out of the Sunshine State in order to protect itself.

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Former Full Tilt CEO Sentenced In Black Friday Case

Ray Bitar, the former CEO of Full Tilt Poker was sentenced for his role in the illegal activities that the poker committed under his watch.

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Crazy Vegas, Mr. Green Adopt Live Dealer Games

Two prominent online casinos have made the decision to adopt live dealer offerings, as Crazy Vegas Casino has decided to partner with Playboy Live Dealer Games and Mr. Green adopted Evolution Gaming's live dealer suite.

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