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Dutch Online Gambling Reform is in Slow Motion

Despite the best of intentions and with a realistic attitude the progress of online casino gambling in Holland has been at a snail’s pace. Laws that are 50 years old are standing the test of time to this day as change has been far more difficult to achieve in Holland than what was originally anticipated.

Online gambling was touted and expected to be rubber stamped into approval as progress was considered a sure thing in what is labeled as one of the most progressive nations in the history of mankind but it has not come to be after all.

New Zealand suffering from Millions of Dollars in Online Gambling Fees

By most standards the nation of New Zealand has by what all accounts is considered to be loose laws when it comes to online gambling and it is now becoming more apparent that New Zealand is being taken advantage of with those laws that are being abused and taken advantage of to such an extent that changes may have to be made in New Zealand law.

Money talks and that fact is making New Zealand wake up to the fact that its loose laws are costing it much needed revenue that is being siphoned off by other countries that have tighter laws on the online casino gambling industry.

RAWA Dead for 2015 as Online Casinos and Gamblers Move Past It

The Sheldon Adelson backed Restoration of America’s Wire Act has been a hot topic for online casino gamblers and it will remain so for years to come despite the fact that it is dead for the year 2015. The bill proposed a United States federal ban on all forms of online gambling with the exception of fantasy sports and horse racing. There was hoped that the RAWA bill would be able to be slipped through the highly controversial omnibus spending bill that House Speaker Paul Ryan sold out to President Barack Obama on but it was not to be.

Las Vegas Review Journal Plays Chicken with Casino Boss Adelson

Since the revelation that Casino Resort magnate and billionaire Sheldon Adelson was the mystery owner of the Las Vegas Review Journal the newspaper staff has gone out of its way to defy their boss and make it clear that they will not be his personal steno pool. Adelson is a long time bankroller for prominent Republicans such as Presidential candidate Marco Rubio and is also a longtime proponent for the nation of Israel.