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  • 02 May 2007

    Papua New Guinea Legalizes Casinos and Online Gambling

    The Papua New Guinea Government just passed a gaming law that allows casinos and online gambling into the country. This legislation was taken in a move to fuel the economy of a nation with a population of just less than 6 million people and 20 provinces. Papua New Guinea’s parliamentarians voted unanimously (61-0)in favor of the Gaming Control Bill Act 2007 that states each of Papua New Guinea’s 20 provinces will be allowed to hold a casino licence for 10 years.

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  • 02 May 2007

    Internet Gambling Giant 888's Hard Work Reflects Increased Profits

    FinanceWeek reported yesterday that “While online gambling firm Party Gaming has warned that its performance is likely to be way below expectations as it struggles to come to terms with the loss of the US market, rival company 888 has enjoyed increased profits.

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  • 02 May 2007

    US Sports Leauges Say No To Govt Involvement in Pro Sports but Yes To Govt Ban On Personal Rights

    The sports organizations in the US, represented by lobbyists from Covington & Burling, sent a letter to the offices of Financial Services Committee members a few days ago expressing their displeasure over the possible legalization of any online sports gambling, according to a report in The Hill “A coalition of major amateur and professional sports leagues is urging members of the House Financial Services Committee to oppose legislation unveiled by Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.

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  • 02 May 2007

    Barcelona Host City For Next Cap Euro

    In a press release dated May 2, 2007 Casino Affiliate Programs announces the location and line-up for their next CAP Euro event: CAP Euro is back with an even bigger and better event in sunny Barcelona, and best of all affiliates still go free!

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  • 01 May 2007

    The Word According To Senator Kyl - UIGEA

    Senator Jon Kyl authored an article carried in the National Ledger Monday regarding the repeal of the UIGEA or to be exact, why the attempt to repeal the UIGEA should and would fail. The article opens with “Last week, Arizona authorities raided four illegal online gambling rings, centered in Phoenix but operating in three states, seizing millions of dollars in cash, cars, and property.

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  • 30 April 2007

    Online Poker Players In UK Can Yahoo! Too

    Yahoo, the internet search engine giant is now offering real money online poker in it’s games section for the UK.Yahoo partnered with St Minver Ltd. which is a gaming network based in Gibraltar and as a unit joined Boss Media’s International Poker Network.“We are delighted to be working with Yahoo!

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  • 30 April 2007

    UK Online Casino Operators Not Involved In US Gambling Legislation

    eGaming Review Refusing to support or even offer encouragement for the recently proposed online gambling legislation in the US, the Remote Gaming Association (RGA) has admitted the organization and its members were not interested in becoming “heavily involved” in the recent lobbying effort according to eGaming Review In response to accusations from sources in the US that lobbying efforts for the legislation introduced by Barney Frank were not being supported by the RGA.

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  • 30 April 2007

    Rep Barney Frank Will CAll For A Vote When He Knows He Will Win

    In a statement to eGaming Review, Congressman Barney Frank Frank said he would not put his recently announced Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act to a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives unless he knew he could win. “I control the timing of the Committee for legislation,” said Frank. “I would not schedule this for a vote unless I think the votes are there to support it. The process is: if and when I think I have the votes, I will have the votes on it.

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  • 30 April 2007

    888 Holdings Posts Profits Up 55%

    MarketWatch reports that 888 Holdings, an online gambling company in the UK, reported on Monday a 55% rise in profit. 888 Holdings credits the rise to its efforts toward their search for acquisition opportunities to offset the forced closure of its U.S. business. Chief Executive Gigi Levy told MarketWatch in an interview that the firm is looking at acquisitions and opportunities for organic growth after the introduction of the U.S.

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  • 27 April 2007

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  • 26 April 2007

    Gambling online has been decriminalized in Washington State - Retraction

    A Retraction is in order to the following: Good News! Gambling online has been decriminalized in Washington State by a bill that has been passed swaying towards what State Representative Chris Strow was pushing back in January 2007. The details of this new Washington State bill can be found here: This Retraction became necessary because of a typo from the Washington State Legislature. When called, many apologies were given for the mix up.

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  • 26 April 2007

    The US Could Lose To the WTO and Antigua In It's Stand Against Online Gambling

    Financial Post Part of the Canada.com Network Sallie James, Financial Post Thursday, April 26, 2007 ‘On March 30, a World Trade Organization tribunal handed down a potentially significant finding against U.S. restrictions on Internet gambling. The smart money now thinks that online betting could soon be liberated.

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  • 26 April 2007

    Neteller Closes Down Debit Card Service

    Neteller is today notifying it’s millions of members that “Due to the changes with Neteller card, the ability to transfer funds from a member account to the Neteller card has been restricted as of April 26, 2007 at 12 am (GMT). Members will no longer be able to load funds onto their card. The ability to withdraw funds already on Neteller cards at ATM machines and point-of- sale (POS) terminals will not be affected until May 2nd 2007. As of May 2nd, your Neteller debit card will no longer work.

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  • 26 April 2007

    40 Million Users Gambling Online and Could Quadruple By 2020

    Silicon Republic Online gambling set to quadruple by 2020 26.04.2007 – Online gambling to date has netted 40 million users worldwide and looks set to quadruple by 2020, according to Irish research company iReach. “The proliferation of new technologies has certainly helped shape a once embryonic marketplace with access to online gambling and gaming sites now aided through broadband internet, WAP technology and interactive television” said Ara Cho, business analyst with iReach.

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  • 26 April 2007

    Representative Barney Frank Introduces The IGREA

    April 26, 2007 Breaking News – Representative Barney Frank today introduced the Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act of 2007. This act would create an exemption to the ban on online gambling for properly licensed operators, allowing Americans to lawfully bet online as reported by Gambling911The IGREA establishes a federal regulatory and enforcement framework to license companies allowing them to accept bets and wagers online from individuals in the U.S.

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  • 26 April 2007

    UIGEA News Page

    Check out our new UIGEA News page, where we will be keeping you up to date on the latest news about the UIGEA and how you can help. Help Representive Barney Frank repeal the unlawful internet gambling act by signing the petition found here…. Repeal Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Help Antigua Online Gambling Association & Intertops.com by contacting you representivies, for all the contact information check out our new UIGEA page.

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  • 25 April 2007

    Online Gambling in Washington State Decriminalized

    Good News! Gambling online has been decriminalized in Washington State by a bill that has been passed swaying towards what State Representative Chris Strow was pushing back in January 2007.

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  • 25 April 2007

    Online Gambling Ban Repeal Bill

    A Press Conference will be held by on Thursday April 26, 2007 at 10:00am by Washington, DC’s House Financial Committee Chairman Barney Frank to discuss the Internet Gambling Regulation & Enforcement Act of 2007. You must understand that Congressman Barney Frank has spent many hours of work in the past, towards repealing this bill which was slipped in at the last moment.

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  • 25 April 2007

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  • 25 April 2007

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  • 24 April 2007

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  • 24 April 2007

    Riverbelle Bingo UK

    Microgaming opens up its doorway to online bingo with Riverbelle Bingo. Open to all UK players read the review and head on over to take advantage of one of the online bonus offers.

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  • 23 April 2007

    3 Card Poker Gold Series, Double Double Bonus 10 Play Power Poker

    Microgaming Video Poker brings two new games your way and we have the reviews for each. The Gold Series has added 3 Card Poker to their list of enhanced table games. The graphics and sounds make playing any of the Series of games a more enjoyable experience. You will have double the fun with Double Double Bonus 10 Play Power Poker while playing this streamlined online Video Poker game with its Microgaming powered software.

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  • 23 April 2007

    New Slots for Hype Gaming and Microgaming

    We have posted the new slots reviews for Hype Gaming’s new slot and Microgaming’s April 25th new slot release! Microgaming’s new slots: Check out Pub Fruity Review – Those of you who love the fruit slots with all the bonus action will love this one! Life’s A Beach - another great 20 line video slot with a bonus round that promises to be lots of beach fun just in time for summer!

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  • 21 April 2007

    Germany to Liberalise Sportsbetting Market

    Gaming Intelligence Group 20 April 2007 The budget and financial speakers of the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union agreed this week at a meeting in Stuttgart to propose abolishing the state monopoly on sports betting, and to allow the lottery market to continue unchanged under the terms of the 2004 State Treaty. The terms of a liberalised sports betting market are to be drawn up in a separate State Treaty.

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  • 21 April 2007

    Chinese Political Prisoner Sues Yahoo! For Providing Info

    Times Online Rhys Blakely A Chinese political prisoner sued Yahoo! in a US federal court, accusing the internet company of helping the Chinese government torture him by providing information that led to his arrest. The suit, filed under the Alien Tort Claims Act and the Torture Victims Protection Act, is believed to be the first of its kind made against an American internet company.

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  • 20 April 2007

    Congressman Frank Feels Support Against Online Gambling Ban Growing

    Las Vegas Review-Journal By TONY BATT Apr. 19, 2007 WASHINGTON — Although there may not be much support in Congress for Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank says resistance is growing against a ban passed late last year. “I think a lot of members of Congress voted for that (ban) without having given it a lot of attention,” Frank said Wednesday. “And I think that there is growing opposition to it,” he said.

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  • 20 April 2007

    South Africa Works To Control Online Gambling By Legalization

    An article in The Herald (www.theherald.co.za) discussed the legalization of online gambling in South Africa. According to the article, the attitude of the South African government is ‘if you can’t beat them join them… or at least regulate them’ . ‘Them’ in this case is the online gambling industry. After watching the U.S.

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  • 20 April 2007

    Hungary Complies With European Commission Order, Expands Online Gambling Services

    Caboodle State gaming company Szerencsejáték announced a public tender for the purchase of IT equipment to be used to expand online gambling services, CEO Gábor Székely said. The introduction of some of the games will take 18 months, due to long legal procedures, he noted. Some games, including lotteries, can not be played by foreign residents, as they have no registered address or bank account in Hungary.

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