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April 30, 2013
by Kenneth R Smith
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Shuffle Up and Deal! A New Era in US Online Gambling

In a history making moment earlier today, the first-ever hand was dealt in a US-regulated online poker room. Station Casinos and UltimatePoker.com in Nevada won the race to be the first US operator to enter the newly regulated US market.

UltimatePoker.com opened for business at 9 AM Pacific time, dealing cash games, tournaments, and sit-n-gos for registered players inside the state of Nevada.
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August 21, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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Review of DoubleDown Casino, IGT’s new Play-For-Fun Site

IGT’s Play-For-Fun Casino Site, DoubleDown Casino

Rating: ★★★☆☆☆☆☆☆☆

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As several states in the US move toward legal and regulated online gambling, it’s no surprise to see the world’s largest slot manufacturer vying for a spot at the table. IGT recently launched a Play-For-Fun casino site called DoubleDown Casino, and they have already announced several partnerships with land-based casinos to offer the game suite on the casinos’ websites.
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August 7, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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Maryland Internet Gambling: On-Again, Off-Again with Lawmakers

Maryland’s House of Delegates begins a special session this Thursday, August 9th, and Internet gambling will not be part of the agenda.  Last week, House Speaker Michael E. Busch sent out a memo to members that included a brief mention of the possibility of discussing online gambling in the casino expansion measures set for the calendar.  In the memo, Busch stated that “a key consideration will be to ensure Maryland has a sustainable gambling program that is competitive with surrounding states.”
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June 28, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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Delaware Legalizes Online Gambling

Two States Done, Forty-Eight to Go

The swell of online gambling legislation in the US reached a new milestone today as Delaware governor Jack Markell signed a bill legalizing online casino-style gambling within the state. Delaware and Nevada are the only states so far to pass legislation to license and regulate Internet casinos, although other states are at various stages of progress pursuing the same goal.  Now the race is on to see which state will be first to actually launch real-money games and take the first legal and regulated online bet in the States.
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May 27, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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Play For Fun!

Play for fun online casino launches!  In the United States!

Too many exclamation points?  Maybe.  I guess I was overwhelmed by the example of Maryland Live! casino’s brand name, punctuation included.

It is a development worthy of exclamation though, as Maryland Live! casino’s MyLiveOnlineCasino.com site is the first Internet casino with its player management system linked directly to a US land-based casino.  The virtual casino, open for a month now, is strictly a play-for-fun model but it appears to be only a flip of the switch away from the capability of real money wagering if and when true online gambling is approved in Maryland.
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April 30, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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Maryland Live Casino Launches Online Play-For-Fun Casino

Although the new Maryland Live! casino is not slated to open for business until June 6th, the property has already launched a virtual casino where visitors can try their hand at casino games.  The new site at MyLiveOnlineCasino.com is a free-to-play website with no real money gaming supported.
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