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Slot Player Held to be Professional Gambler

#07-13 © Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com. A full-time, professional poker player has tax breaks that we part-time amateurs don’t have. For example,...

Europe Decisions Don’t Open Doors to U.S. Players

#07-20 Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com The European Court of Justice and the European Commission have issued dramatic statements calling for the end of...

Court Rules Tribal Casino is Merely a Casino

#2007-14 © Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com. The federal Court of Appeals has declared that, at least for labor law, tribal casinos are to be treated...

Poker Tournaments And Taxes

#2007-15 © Copyright 2007, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com. There is money to be made in poker tournaments – tax money. Apparently, someone at the Internal Revenue...

How Much Is NOT Having Internet Gambling Worth?

#2007-16 © Copyright 2007, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com. Besides Gaming Law, I sometimes teach a class called “Remedies.” Here law students learn the very important...

A Barry Keene Law

#07-17 © Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide.  Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com   One of my favorite stories of government incompetence is the Barry D. Keene scandal.  Keene, one of...

My Bad: No Withholding Taxes On Tourneys

#2007-18 © Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com. A few weeks ago I wrote a column entitled “Poker Tournaments And Taxes.” In it, I discussed the declaration...

What The Proposed UIGEA Regs Mean For Poker Players

#2007-19 © Copyright 2007, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com Last October, Congress passed the unworkable Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which I call...

A Modest Proposal – Is poker a game of skill?

#2008-1 Copyright 2008, all rights reserved worldwide. Gambling and the Law® is a registered trademark of Professor I Nelson Rose, www.GamblingAndTheLaw.com In states without licensed cardrooms, the answer will almost always determine whether it is legal to operate...