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Plea Deal for Kaplan

August 24th, 2009

Gary Kaplan, BetonSports founder, pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy and racketeering. For those of you not following this story for the last three years, Kaplan was arrested in March of 2007, following a crackdown by the US government on sports betting and online wagering. BetonSports was indicted in 2006 which led to the arrest of many associated with the company. Kaplan is the last to be ...

New Online Poker Legislation

August 6th, 2009

Senator Robert Menendez, a democrat from New Jersey, will be introducing a new bill late this week. The bill will not only remove the ban from online poker but it will also tax and regulate it. This bill is similar to the bill from Rep. Barney Franks that was introduced earlier this year. However this bill only pertains to online poker. The bill from Rep. Franks included other forms of online ...