1. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies .This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the cookie policy.Find out more.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Dismiss Notice
  3. Follow Casinomeister on Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Casinomeister.us US Residents Click here! |  Svenska Svenska | 
Dismiss Notice
REGISTER NOW!! Why? Because you can't do diddly squat without having been registered!

At the moment you have limited access to view most discussions: you can't make contact with thousands of fellow players, affiliates, casino reps, and all sorts of other riff-raff.

Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join Casinomeister here!

Delaware Lawmakers Clear Online Gambling Bill

Discussion in 'Casino Industry Discussion' started by P.V., Jun 28, 2012.

    Jun 28, 2012
  1. P.V.

    P.V. Senior Member webmeister

    Occupation:
    Make money!
    Location:
    Turn around...
    Delaware's legislature on Wednesday passed a law that could make the state the first to open its population to a full range of legal online gambling, including Internet blackjack, poker and slot games.

    The bill is expected to be signed by the state's governor and comes in the wake of a Justice Department legal interpretation last year that allowed states to authorize Internet gambling within their borders.


    You must register/login in order to see the link.
     
    4 people like this.
  2. Jun 29, 2012
  3. P.V.

    P.V. Senior Member webmeister

    Occupation:
    Make money!
    Location:
    Turn around...
    Governor Signs Bill

    That was quick the Governor of Delaware signed the online gambling bill today. :thumbsup:

    First state for casino style games, second for legal online poker.

    You must register/login in order to see the link.
     
    2 people like this.
  4. Jun 29, 2012
  5. butterflyboogie

    butterflyboogie Senior Member MM

    Occupation:
    Making Money
    Location:
    Casino Oblivion
    Question

    If I read this right though you have to live within that state. So for those that don't live within the states that legalize it, we are no better off than now?
     
  6. Jun 29, 2012
  7. jetset

    jetset Ueber Meister CAG

    Occupation:
    Senior Partner, InfoPowa News Service
    Location:
    Earth
    That's correct, and there will be geo-location measures to ensure that activity is within the state borders.

    Nevertheless, this is a landmark development that sets the scene for other states and in its way (because it authorises online gambling more generally) it is as significant as Nevada passing into law the legitimacy of online poker (subject to either Congressional or DoJ approval)


    Delaware plans to get things going early next year, which will shake up both the US industry and the political establishment and perhaps generate more developments.
     
  8. Jun 29, 2012
  9. Mousey

    Mousey Ueber Meister Mouse CAG

    Occupation:
    Pencil Pusher
    Location:
    Up$hitCreek
    Gooooo Delaware!! Let's get that ball moving!! Once one, then a few more states legalize online gambling, I think it will snowball.

    Of course, I don't think my state (Alabama) will ever legalize it... but for those outside the Bible Belt, you just might see online gambling legal in several states by the time the 2016 election comes around.
     
  10. Jun 29, 2012
  11. rockycatt

    rockycatt meistercatt

    Occupation:
    carpenter
    Location:
    Boston
    it will come in numbers when the freeloaders at the top can figure out how to skim the profits
     
    1 person likes this.
  12. Jun 29, 2012
  13. Westland Bowl

    Westland Bowl Tin Foil Hat Club Member CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    not applicable
    Location:
    America
    If various states legalize online gambling within their respective borders, what kind of casino software will they likely use? Would it be an already established software like Microgaming, Playtech or an entirely new software? Would they build their own state proprietary casino software?
     
  14. Jun 29, 2012
  15. Seventh777

    Seventh777 RIP Roy

    Occupation:
    Builder, mainly renovations.
    Location:
    Planet Tharg, dark side, where nothing grows.
    Not meaning to piss on anyone`s fireworks but this would mean individual casino`s having to base themselves in the respective states and thus liable to pay taxes, which could and probably will be compensated by a lower RTP, which in turn would mean no-one outside the state would play there for obvious reasons, so imho you would not see any of the market leading software`s any time soon, maybe when more states follow suit and the huge player base would make it way more profitable.

    But anyway`s it most definitely is a move in the right direction WTG American gambling community ;).
     
  16. Jun 29, 2012
  17. butterflyboogie

    butterflyboogie Senior Member MM

    Occupation:
    Making Money
    Location:
    Casino Oblivion
    I'm in the Bible belt too....Tennessee, so who knows??? It is so frustrating!
     
  18. Jun 29, 2012
  19. Seventh777

    Seventh777 RIP Roy

    Occupation:
    Builder, mainly renovations.
    Location:
    Planet Tharg, dark side, where nothing grows.
    Aw come on hun, we all know really what was going on at the last supper, apart from Jesus thinking "Last time I invite Judas round for supper, grassing bastard"......


    Delaware Lawmakers Clear Online Gambling Bill: PokerJesus.jpg,Jun 29, 2012


    :p.
     
  20. Jun 30, 2012
  21. jetset

    jetset Ueber Meister CAG

    Occupation:
    Senior Partner, InfoPowa News Service
    Location:
    Earth
    It's an interesting question, because there are a number of European outfits with prop. software who have already cleared their pre-UIGEA history by paying millions to the US government, so they would presumably be in the clear, especially in partnerships with US companies (think Bwin.Party, 888, Will Hill). For most of this year particularly there have been reports of companies like Playtech manouevreing for position through partnerships with American outfits.

    Then there is Canada, where several major providers have established a foothold through the provincial online gambling enterprises - I would imagine they would be keenly interested in entering the US market if they could prove a clean record ito UIGEA.

    The US itself has a wealth of software development talent that could deploy into the sector, and some that already have - US Digital for example is a company that has been exceptionally active over the past year in building a professional profile for itself in the US business.

    The Aussie provider Aristocrat has a base in the US which it is expanding, and has also been active in partnering with companies like Bally.

    And don't forget Fertitta Interactive acquired Cyberarts, whilst IGT and Bally have both been active in building online capability through acquisitions and internal development.

    In summary, imo there will be no shortage of online gambling software providers and developers in any US internet gambling market that may ensue.
     
    1 person likes this.
  22. Jul 12, 2012
  23. osmany75

    osmany75 Banned User - violation of rule 1.9 - multiple for

    Occupation:
    teacher
    Location:
    Spain
    that's a really great news! hope other states would follow Delaware soon, I read that they want to introduce new state law before Parliament does it.
     

Share This Page