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GPWA TIMES MAGAZINENew Jersey Governor Chris Christie
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 26, October 2013
Gov. Christie signed an online gaming bill that allows any game offered in Atlantic City's casinos to be offered online to players in New Jersey.
PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 25, June 2013
The PokerStars founder appears to have flouted DOJ restrictions on his managerial role when he got involved in PokerStars's attempt to buy the Atlantic Club Casino.
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 24, April 2013
Caesars has come out swinging against PokerStars's application to buy the Atlantic Club Casino -- but also tried to sell the online poker company the Rio.
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 23, February 2013
PokerStars may have bailed out Full Tilt's players and its own non-U.S. players, but it did so for its own reasons--and it's decided to leave Full Tilt's affiliates hanging in the process.
Judge Jack Weinstein
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 22, October 2012
The federal judge ruled poker to be a game of skill more than a game of chance, and reprimanded the DOJ for improperly vetting its expert witness.
Groupe Bernard Tapie
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 21, May 2012
Groupe Bernard Tapie wasted a lot of people's time planning to buy Full Tilt Poker, only to back out when it realized it would, of course, have to pay Full Tilt's players the money owed them.
Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson and Ray Bitar
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 20, March 2012
The public faces of Full Tilt Poker give a masterclass in how not to handle a PR problem... or a business.
Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 19, February 2012
"Noted curmudgeon" Sheldon Adelson refuses to come around on online gaming -- nearly the only brick-and-mortar casino exec to oppose it.
The Washington Post
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 18, October 2011
The WaPo's outrage over the political nature of online gambling bills sounds more like false naivete than principle.
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 17, September 2011
Bet24 reports that its customer information was hacked... a whopping 19 months ago.
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 16, May 2011
The former payment processing entrepreneur was the key informant in the DOJ's case to take down Full Tilt and PokerStars -- two companies he was in legal hot water for stealing from.
Washington State Senator Margarita Prentice
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 15, January 2011
Margarita Prentice isn't morally opposed to online gambling, but she introduced a law to make it a felony anyway. And she was snotty about it.
In memory of the captain
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 14, October 2010
Allan Leonard has passed away from heart failure following several personal tragedies.
U.S. Representative John Campbell
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 14, October 2010
The California Republican has bucked the party line and changed his mind on the UIGEA, supporting Rep. Barney Frank's bill to legalize and regulate online gaming.
The National Football League
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 13, June 2010
The NFL has led the professional sports leagues' crusade against online sportsbooks, and now, it's succeeded in blocking Delaware from allowing single-game wagering on sports.
U.S. Senator Jon Kyl
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 12, April 2010
When the Obama administration delayed the implementation of the UIGEA, the Arizona Republican decided to voice his displeasure with a political version of holding his breath and stamping his feet like a five-year-old.
Australian MP Nick Xenophon
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 11, January 2010
Xenophon believes that Australian players who play at "illegal online gambling sites" should have the "right" to ask their bank to void their financial transactions.
Southern District of New York
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 10, September 2009
One of the biggest thorns in the side of the online gambling industry finds its proper place on the APCW's Wall of Shame.
Australian Senator Stephen Conroy and Professor John Kindt
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 9, June 2009
Conroy is responsible for assembling a blacklist of sites to be blocked by Australian ISPs, while Kindt truly believes that gambling will destroy the world.
Christel Schaldemose, Church of England
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 8, April 2009
The Danish member of the European Parliament and the Anglican Church have both come out against online gaming for reasons that seem to have more to do with protecting their own ability to profit off the land-based kind than anything else.
Grand Prive Casino Group, Russ Hamilton, Steve Beshear and Spencer Bachus
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 7, January 2009
These four parties have recently attacked the online gambling industry from within and without.
A matter of 'Perspectives'
By J. Todd (Integrity) - Issue 1, May 2007
The APCW's "Perspectives Weekly" videos are viewed on average more than 20,000 times a month.