RecentPoker RecentPoker.com
Home Page RecentPoker.com Online Poker Rooms Casino Bonus Online Casinos Casino News Gaming News gaming News Gambling Articles World Series Of Poker No Deposit Bonus
Online Slots
        Gambling Affiliates     |     Gambling Guide     |    Slot Tournaments Finder     |     Poker Pros    |     Recentpoker Twitter
   
Online Casino
Biggest Casino Bonuses
SlotsLv
$22 No Deposit Bonus
SlotsLV no deposit
Betonline Casino
$900 Signup Bonus
Betonline Bonus Code
Bovada Casino (Bodog USA)
$3000 Signup Bonus
Bovada Bonus Code
SlotsPlus Casino
$7000 SignUp Bonus
SlotsPlus First deposit bonus
ManhattanSlots
$767 x2 Signup Bonus
ManhattanSlots
Biggest Poker Bonuses
Bovada Poker (Bodog USA)
$1000 Sign Up Bonus
bovada poker bonus code
888Poker
$88 No Deposit Bonus
888 Poker no deposit bonus
Party Poker
$500 Sign Up Bonus
PartyPoker no deposit bonus
BetOnline Poker
$900 Sign Up Bonus
Betonline Poker bonus code
USA No Deposit Bonus

No Deposit Bonus : SlotsLv casino currently is offering everyone a $22 no deposit bonus. New Players Only. Fully Cashable. USA and Canadian Players are welcome. Please see our SlotsLv review page for the no deposit bonus info. SlotsLv Review

Best USA Casino Bonus

Big Casino Bonus : All USA Players Welcome: Bovada Casino the #1 USA Online Casino offering all new signups a $3000 table game and slots bonus + weekly cash back. All new accounts qualify thru our link. No codes needed. For full bonus information please see our Bovada Bonus review.

 

Bovada Casino Bonus Code

 
No Deposit Bonus

Port Edward Island Online Gambling Budget

Wednesday March 16,2016 : PORT EDWARD ISLAND ONLINE GAMBLING BUDGET REVEALED AT LAST (Update)
 
Five years on, and after three years of newspaper Freedom of Information requests, the provincial government has produced a one-page budget proposal to explain where almost a million in taxpayer dollars went.
 
The provincial government in Port Edward Island, Canada has (sort of) finally yielded to three years of media Freedom of Information pressure to make public details of a failed Cdn$ 950,000 initiative aimed at launching a tribal-based online gambling regulatory jurisdiction.
 
But it took a ruling last month by Privacy Commissioner Karen Rose to finally persuade government officials to comply with the media requests. Innovation P.E.I. had 30 days to file a judicial review of the Commissioner's ruling, but chose instead to release the document.
 
The almost million-dollar scheme was organised in 2011 in the form of a loan to the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. by the government's Innovation P.E.I.fund...an amount that was never recovered despite the project collapsing.
 
The loan funded the work of a controversially secret gaming committee that worked on the e-gaming proposal, based on a plan to create new tax and fee revenue streams for both the tribe and the provincial government.
 
The Guardian has publicised the government’s belated "budget proposal" here: http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/media/flying/7544/egamingLoan.pdf.
 
The newspaper notes that thousands of dollars were spent on legal and technical work, including $150,000 to “finalize legislation,” which was scheduled for completion by Sept. 30, 2011. Another $85,000 was spent on a communications strategy for the province and the Mi’kmaq Confederacy, which was also to be complete by Sept. 30, 2011.
 
Money was also spent drafting a regulatory regime to make the e-gaming plan work, including $100,000 to establish a regulatory function and $50,000 for employment contracts for a regulatory chair and supporting staff.
 
Work on some of the deliverables listed began long before the actual loan agreement was approved, which meant costs for this work were for reimbursements. The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. (MCPEI) was one such beneficiary, getting $100,000 of the loan money for “expenditures already funded.”
 
Don MacKenzie, executive director of MCPEI and one of the members of the secret gaming committee, said Monday the amounts outlined in the one-page disclosure were the budgeted figures and represent “a fair outline of the project work and expenditures.”

“All funds were spent on the joint provincial/Mi'kmaq governments' project to create a regulatory framework in relation to the unregulated online gaming industry,” he told The Guardian.
 
Funds were paid to a private law firm, McInnes Cooper, for legal services and for work the legal company provided in co-ordinating the engagement of technical experts for such initiatives as the transaction platform, technology-based game oversight and legislative and regulatory drafting, MacKenzie said.
 
“McInnes Cooper's work on the file was over a period of a few years. Creating a regulatory framework was a substantial project that involved a number of professional services being provided. While the province and MCPEI were partners in this endeavour, it was always agreed that the province would fund the development of it.
 
"Prior to the $950,000 being advanced, MCPEI covered $100,000 worth of professional expenses, on the condition that the sum would be reimbursed by the province, which occurred. All funds were used to pay legal/technical/professional fees associated with creating the regulatory framework.”
 
However, The Guardian questions expenditure items, such as why $25,000 was budgeted for “government approvals” and what happened to $75,000 budgeted to “finalize operating agreements with operators,” considering the e-gaming plan failed long before it got to the stage of final agreements.
 
Questions will also be raised about $135,000 budgeted to “establish the financial transaction platform,” as the only part of this aspect of the e-gaming plan that materialised was a $60,000 report completed by the U.K. firm Simplex.
 
The Guardian notes that it also requested copies of the legislation and contracts listed in one-pager from the province, but they were not provided.
 
The government emphasised that: "No government officials or employees were beneficiaries.”



Gambling News :

PartyPoker Removes Dormant Account Fees - partypoker today announced that players will no longer be charged fees for inactivity on their online accounts.

NHL Odds: Rangers Look for Seventh Straight in Chicago - The Chicago Blackhawks (8-8-2) will try to get their season on track this Wednesday when they host the surging New York Rangers (9-7-2) in an Original Six showdown. NBCSN has the coverage beginning at 8 PM ET.

ACR $1,400,000 High Five Tournament Series - It has five added tournaments a day for five straight days, with the $420k Main Event on the final day. There are Texas hold’em and PLO game types, and tons of structures.a

Microgaming named in The 10 coolest offices of 2017 - Microgaming named in The 10 coolest offices of 2017 Microgaming’s new HQ has been named in ‘The 10 coolest offices of 2017*’ in the UK, featuring alongside some of the biggest consumer brands.

$75K Win on Mobile Slot @ CafeCasino - Café Casino’s mobile slot, Achilles, paid out in a big way over the weekend. A player from Pennsylvania, Rob J., triggered the game’s free spins mode by landing three scatters.

Microgaming’s The Phantom of the Opera online slot live today - Available to Microgaming and Quickfire operators, The Phantom of the Opera online slot goes live Wednesday 1 November 2017.

2017 Punta Cana Poker Classic Results - The 2017 Punta Cana Poker Classic is now in the books and players are returning home after a week-long poker celebration. And after a major final table deal, two players have the most reason to celebrate. Roberto Carvallo ultimately won the tournament after negotiating a final table deal with Jamin Stokes.

NHL Odds: Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild - Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets will attempt to get two points closer to the Central Division lead on Tuesday, as they take on the Minnesota Wild on the road. The Jets have started strong, and sit in second place in their division. Led by RW Blake Wheeler, the Jets look like a team that could make some noise in the West this season.

Historic weekend at Americas CardRoom - ACR ran two $1,000,000 guaranteed tournaments last Sunday for the first time in their history; a $2,100 high roller for the BOSS Main Event and a $540 buy-in Million Dollar Sunday. They were both on the last day of the $14 Million OSS Cub3d.

WPN Affiliates Headed to Berlin Affiliate Conference - With the Berlin Affiliate Conference just over a week away, WPN Affiliates is making a bold statement. The online poker affiliate network announced that they are eager to buy traffic and ready to make deals with affiliates looking to capitalize on some big innovations.

  Top 6 Poker Sites - Editor’s Pick
Poker Room
Info
Code
Bonus
Bovada Poker
1349384
$1000
BetOnLine Poker
None Needed
$900
ACR
RECENTACR
$1000
Fulltilt Poker Bonus Code Fulltilt Poker
None Needed
$10 ND
888 pacific poker 888Poker
None Needed
$400
PartyPoker PartyPoker
PARTYHARD
$500
  Top 6 Casino Sites - Editor’s Pick
Casino
Info
Code
Bonus
SlotsPlus Casino
Claim20
$20 ND
Bovada Casino
1349384
$3000
MapleCasino Bonus Code MapleCasino
None Needed
Free Spins
SlotsLV
Slots22
$22 ND
Buzzluck Casino
Buzzluck
$868
SlotLand
FREE33RCNT
$33 Nd

Casino No Deposit Bonus Copyright © 2004-2016 | Recentpoker.com | All Rights Reserved. Copyscape Protected No Deposit Bonus Codes
Recentpoker.com

Please Note : Gambing might not be legal in your area. We bring you www.recentpoker.com as an information and gambling news site only. We hope that you find all the information and gambling news found in www.recentpoker.com to your liking. Please tell your friends about us and visit us again soon.

http://www.recentpoker.com