In 2011, the Justice Department and the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that the 1961 Wire Act, which outlawed the use of wired communications facilities to make bets, applied only to sports betting and not online poker. Since then, New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada have passed laws to allow, regulate and tax online […]
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Here is an op-ed written by Steve Pociask on how Florida can attract investment, increase the tax base, and create jobs by developing resort casinos in southern Florida.
The Florida legislature has two bills (SB 710 and HB 487) that contemplate destination resort style gambling and a gaming commission. Completely predictable are the arguments in support (jobs and taxes) and in opposition (morality, fairness to other entertainment venues ). Florida already has a gaming industry; statewide lottery, 18 racetracks and 5 casinos in […]
Professor Fuhr has been recently quoted in two articles discussing the effects of the economic slowdown on holiday shopping and casino gambling revenues … see: http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/19/news/doc494b2d710fa40774716310.txt http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/26/news/doc495450bbb6f52542045327.txt Technorati Profile