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Lawmaker targets PokerStars for role in Nevada politics

A state lawmaker and former U.S. attorney in Nevada called for federal and state investigations into the political activities of PokerStars, one of three Internet gaming companies whose American operations were shut down and seized Friday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Internet poker companies shut down, charged with fraud

A nine-count federal indictment that was unsealed Friday shut down three of the world’s largest Internet poker websites and could also end efforts by Nevada lawmakers to legalize the activity within the state.

Lenders’ conduct in foreclosure program angers justices

Mortgage lenders who try to foreclose on distressed Nevada homeowners received a message Tuesday when the Nevada Supreme Court heard a trio of appeals related to its Foreclosure Mediation Program: Follow the rules or suffer the consequences. A majority of justices expressed growing frustration and even anger with lenders who don’t participate in good faith.

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