Casino Affiliate News

  • 10 November 2006

    ONLINE BINGO SEES EUROPE AS THE WAY TO GO

    iGAMING BUSINESS 10-11-06 The recent Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), which has effectively prohibited online gaming in the US, has forced a dramatic shift of market and product focus for the major industry players with both Europe and online bingo appearing to be the new forces.

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  • 04 November 2006

    NOTICE FROM SLOTS24.COM

    SLOTS24.COM Due to the legal pandemonium in the United States, with regards to the new “Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act” Bill (HR4411), the detainment of several senior online-casino representatives in the US, and that given the majority of revenue from Slots24 is US based, we have unfortunately had to make the decision to close ‘Cash Play’ on Slots24. This will allow us to focus on our successful Lottery product (www.lottery24.

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  • 19 October 2006

    CASINOS THAT ACCEPT US PLAYERS NOT ACCEPTED AT CASINOMEISTER

    iGAMING BUSINESS 16 October 2006 Casinomeister says the new U.S. legal climate presents ‘definite risks’ One of the longest established and most successful information portals in the online gambling industry, Casinomeister.com has reluctantly decided to discontinue promoting online operations that accept U.S. bets. The portalmaster, Bryan Bailey says that the move is a consequence of the new Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act which attacks U.S.

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  • 13 October 2006

    NEWS FROM WAGER JUNCTION ON COURSE OF ACTION

    13th October 2006 The bill has now been signed and its all go go go on our end. We have a number of announcements to make so please read the mailer. Our partners have decided on a course of action in regards to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act bill and I have detailed as to what we are implementing over the next few days.

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  • 11 October 2006

    Vegas Partner Affiliates May Block Limited Number of States

    UNLAWFUL INTERNET GAMBLING ENFORCEMENT ACT You have no doubt heard media reports concerning new gaming legislation in the US and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. Pending the signing of new laws in congress, we may have to block play from various states from 13 October 2006: Illinois Michigan Wisconsin Washington Indiana Nevada Oregon Louisiana South Dakota If you are from one of the above States, please contact us.

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  • 10 October 2006

    VIP PROFITS - 'NOT SO FAST...'

    According to Mário of VIP PROFITS, the information regarding Leisure and Gaming which stated that they would stop taking bets from US customers and would focus solely on its existing UK and Italian businesses “came as a surprise, but NO this is not official. VIP Profits merchants are still taking bets and the coming days will determine what will really happen.

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  • 10 October 2006

    MORE COMPANIES JOIN ONLINE GAMBLING EXODUS

    BETTINGMARKET.COM The passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, which makes unlawful the receipt by a gambling business of proceeds or monies in connection with unlawful internet gambling, has led to three more companies announcing plans to exit the US facing online gambling market. Leisure & Gaming plc a holding company focused on the interactive betting and gaming sector operates a number of online sports betting and casino brands.

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  • 10 October 2006

    WagerShare Closes US Operations

    WagerShare – Closure of US Operations Our parent company Fairground Gaming Holdings Plc have been advised that the Safe Ports Act, which contains the Unlawful Gambling Enforcement Act, will shortly receive Presidential approval and be passed into law. This is the first US Federal measure to explicitly address internet gaming and the Board has thus concluded that it is now appropriate to suspend participation by US-based customers in the company’s casino and poker activities.

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  • 10 October 2006

    FIREPAY TO CEASE US OPERATIONS ONCE GAMBLING BILL IS SIGNED

    INTHENEWS (www.inthenews.co.uk) “…Fairground Gaming said that it would suspend the company’s online casino and poker games to its US-based customers following the implementation of the legislation, while Fireone said that only non-US internet gamblers would be able to use its multi-currency credit and debit card and FirePay electronic wallet processing facilities.” THE COMPLETE ARTICLE CAN BE READ AT INTHENEWS (www.inthenews.co.

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  • 10 October 2006

    LASSETERS ISSUES STATEMENT OF INTENT FOLLOWING US ONLINE GAMBLING LEGISLATION

    You have no doubt seen recent media reports of new U.S. legislation relating to online gaming. During the last hour of the last session of Congress before the election period recess, a Bill was rushed through which will affect U.S. financial institutions and any transactions they have with online gaming companies. The ramifications of its passing are causing significant effects globally as operators and customers try and get a grasp of what the legislation really means and how far it reaches.

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