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Online Gambling Expanding in Canada

Online gambling continues to expand around the world including in Canada. Albert is counting on online gambling revenues to generate money for charities. “That will bring the money into rural Alberta so we have a better equalization of gaming profits going to rural Alberta versus urban Alberta,” Finance Minister Robin Campbell said recently, “What we’ll do with the Internet gambling, if we decide to go that route, is use that money to equalize the payment so that rural charities and urban charities are getting the same amounts.”

RAWA Bill Discussed in the House of Representatives

The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) is expected to get a hearing in the United States House of Representatives in early March. Sheldon Adelson has been throwing his money at this bill in an attempt to outlaw all forms of online gambling in the United States. Adelson tried to get the bill pushed through in 2014 but it didn’t receive a hearing.

Net Entertainment Leads IGA Award Winners

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The International Gaming Awards (IGA) ceremony was recently held and the IGA Awards were given out with online casino software developer Net Entertainment (NetEnt) one of the big winners.

Winning Money at the Online Casino

Online casino betting is a great way for many people to make money. Online casino betting continues to gain popularity around the world for many reasons and it can be a good choice for your wagering dollar.

Online casino betting has a number of great choices for you to consider. You might want to choose casino games or you may want to choose sports betting or horse racing or even poker. With online casino betting you can pick and choose your exact game. Whatever your expertise, you can concentrate on your strength when it comes to online casino betting.

Russia Set to Block Online Gambling Payment Processors

Gamblers in Russia who want to play online are going to have a much harder time doing it. Russia is establishing a new portal that will block players from sending money to illegal sites. And in Russia, any form of gambling is considered illegal unless it takes place in designated areas within the country. A number of big online gambling firms have already pulled out of the Russia market and some others, like PokerStars and Party Poker are looking at their options.

Two More U.S. States Look to Make Online Gambling Move

New York state could be next in line to make a change this year and potentially bring online poker to the state. An online poker bill was introduced in early 2014 but alas, there was very little movement as the state was more focused on settling their land based casinos.

Another Newcomer Enters New Jersey Online Gambling Market

The newest entrant into the New Jersey online gambling market is the California Indian tribe, Pala. The Pala Indians have launched their online gambling site in New Jersey in partnership with Borgata. The site, PalaCasino.com began taking wagers in December. "We had a solid weekend and we have yet to start marketing," Jim Ryan, CEO of Pala Interactive said, "We believe we are breaking into the New Jersey market at the perfect time."

Mexico Prepares to Regulate Online Gambling

Online gambling could be regulated in Mexico in 2015. The country has an online gambling regulation bill in their legislature that could pass soon. That would mean some changes for online gamblers, especially poker players from the United States who have relocated to Mexico.

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