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  • 21 March 2007

    Neteller Strikes Deal - US Customers Want To Know The Terms

    Neteller today updated their Frequently Asked Questions section to reflect the announcement made that March 20, 2007 they had struck a deal with the US Department of Justice for the repayment of held funds. When will US customers get their money back? The recent agreements between NETELLER, Navigant Consulting, and the US Attorney’s Office (USAO) represent an important step in the process of an orderly distribution of funds to US customers.

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  • 21 March 2007

    Neteller Funds Seized By DOJ May Be Released Within Next 75 Days

    REUTERS UK Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:40 AM BST137 LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) – British payment processor NETeller (NLR.L: Quote, Profile , Research) said on Wednesday it expected to announce a plan to distribute funds seized by U.S. prosecutors to its U.S. customers within the next 75 days. NETeller quit the United States in January, abandoning 65 percent of its business, after authorities there arrested its two founders in a crackdown on online gaming. A month later, NETeller said U.S.

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  • 17 March 2007

    Intertops Casino Goes Mobile!

    You don’t have to be tied to your home computer anymore to have all that great Intertops Casino action! You can play virtually anywhere, anytime. And it’s Private, Secure and very convenient! Intertops Casino introduces Intertops Mobile Casino! Tomb Raider, Major Millions, Blackjack, Roulette… all at the touch of your fingertips and your cell phone!

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  • 17 March 2007

    It's March Madness at English Harbour Casino!

    Test your luck against thousands of players from around the world who come together daily at English Harbour Casino for their weekly tournaments! There’s always a great selection from Free to a minimal entry fee. There’s no limit on the number of tournaments you can enter and prizes are a combination of casino credits and real cash!! Take part in all English Harbour tournaments during March Madness !

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  • 17 March 2007

    Neteller Customer Coalition Membership Seeks Other Options For Release Of Funds

    March 16, 2007 the Department of Justice again postponed court proceedings against the 2 Neteller founders arrested in February. The new court date is April 16th and hopefully there will be no further delays. What this means for Neteller customers whos money is tied up in this investigation is another matter. There seems to be little concern from either the Dept of Justice or Neteller regarding the release of millions of dollars in customer funds frozen or confiscated as a result.

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  • 17 March 2007

    Frank Promises Details On Repeal Of Online Gambling Ban

    REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank said on Thursday he will give details in the coming weeks on possible legislation to repeal a ban imposed last year on online gambling. In an interview, the chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee said he is in no hurry and plans to consult with others on the matter. “I’m not ready to give you more details, but I will be by next week or so. We’ll talk more about it later.

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  • 17 March 2007

    March 17th Is Your Lucky Day At Cake Poker!

    Do you have the luck of the Irish? Put it to the test at CakePoker where you’ll receive an additional 25% Reload Bonus up to $100 just by using the bonus code ‘PADDY’ when you make your deposit! Speaking of deposits, CakePoker now offers ePassporte to their cashier list! Join CakePoker on St Patricks Day and may good fortune be with you!

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  • 15 March 2007

    American Gaming Association Has 'No Comment' On Repeal Of UIGEA

    eGaming Review Following yesterday’s news that US Congressman Barney Frank had confirmed he was working on legislation to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, the American Gaming Association (AGA), the trade body for the US land-based casino industry, told eGaming Review that it would not comment on the development other than to reiterate its view on the matter.

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  • 14 March 2007

    Barney Frank Works On Legislation To Repeal Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

    eGaming Review The office of US Congressman Barney Frank, who is chairman of the House financial services committee, has confirmed that he is currently working on legislation to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The news item appeared this afternoon on the Financial Times website and has been confirmed to eGaming Review by Frank’s press department. The details of how any repeal would take action have not been worked out and no timeframe was given.

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  • 14 March 2007

    European Court Ruling Welcomed By Online Gaming In Europe

    It looks like things are looking up in some parts of the online gambling world; particularly in Europe! The European Court of Justice, Europe’s highest court, ruled that Italy can’t stop bookmakers from other countries from operating in that country. Italy was using their legal system to protect their own state run gambling model and keep it as a monopoly. They aren’t the only ones that were trying to do that either.

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  • 14 March 2007

    Speculation On Dropped Charges For Neteller Founders Fuels Online Gaming Stock Rise

    UK online gambling stock rose earlier this month amid speculation that US Congressman Barney Frank was going to introduce legislation calling for a review of UIGEA. Now new gossip floating the current rise in UK gambling stock credits the speculation that charges against Lefebvre and Lawrence, Neteller founders arrested in February and held in the US are about to be dropped.

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  • 13 March 2007

    Online Gambling Sites Work Around UIGEA

    San Francisco Chronicle Tom Somach, Special to The Chronicle Monday, March 12, 2007 Thinking of going online and wagering on a few games in the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament? Uncle Sam doesn’t want you to, but he’s having trouble stopping anyone. The government’s latest effort to get Americans to stop gambling via the Internet has been largely ineffective, according to the online gambling industry.

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  • 13 March 2007

    Online Gambling Charges Dropped In Landmark Decision In Phillipines

    Declaring Internet Gambling was not covered by Presidential Drecree 1602 which deals with penalties for illegal gambling, the city prosecutor’s office dismissed the illegal gambling charges brought by the Nationl Bureau of Investigation against British Grand Vision International in Clark, Phillipines.

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  • 13 March 2007

    China Adds Online Gaming To National Security Risk List

    THE REGISTER By Burke Hansen in San Francisco → More by this author Monday 12th March 2007 House of Cards-Although the Chinese government recently announced a purifying moratorium on internet cafes – the same week the Communist Youth League penned a contract with leading gaming developer Playtech to provide software for large scale internet-based gambling tournaments – the cadres in Beijing know that internet cafes are only an embodiment of something much larger and more

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  • 13 March 2007

    UK Ban On Gambling Ads Dropped

    SKY.com Tuesday March 13, 2007 Casinos, betting shops and online gambling sites will be able to advertise on television under new rules announced today. The change in the rules come into force in September as part of the Gambling Act 2005. However, commercials must comply with a code which aims to ensure they are “socially responsible”. This means the adverts must not imply gambling can be a solution to financial problems and must not be directed at children or young people.

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  • 12 March 2007

    Man Gets Probation For Running Sports Gambling Operation

    Fon du Lac Reporter By Amie Jo Schaenzer A Ripon business owner who told a judge he didn’t make any money off a sports gambling operation he ran has been placed on probation for one year and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service. During a plea and sentencing hearing Friday for Dan D. Mullowney, 46, three felony gambling charges were amended to misdemeanor gambling offenses.

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  • 09 March 2007

    Canada Warns Alberta Cree Band To Halt Online Gambling Plans

    Canada.com Tuesday, March 06, 2007 EDMONTON (CP) – Alberta’s top cop is warning a Cree band to halt plans to set up an Internet gambling haven on their reserve near Edmonton. Solicitor General Fred Lindsay also says he’s become aware that the Mohawks, who run illegal gambling operations in Quebec, have been advising the Alexander First Nation.

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  • 28 February 2007

    China Vows To Crush Online Gambling For Harmony's Sake

    THE REGISTER Anti-obsession controls already in place By Burke Hansen in San Francisco Wednesday 28th February 2007 Due to its proximity to mainland China, gambling development in Macau has exploded – recently even surpassing Las Vegas’ legendary Strip in revenue terms – and international players, such as Ladbrokes, have been positioning themselves to expand into the mainland itself when the time is right. It could be a long wait.

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  • 27 February 2007

    Former 888 CEO To Show At Interview With French Authorities

    eGaming Review eGaming Review has learned that John Anderson will attend the interview with the French authorities on March 13. 888 said in a statement this morning that its non-executive director and former chief executive had been asked to attend the interview with the French gaming authorities. The company added that the French market represented “an immaterial percentage of its business” and that it would continue to consult its legal advisers in relation to this matter.

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  • 27 February 2007

    SpectraBingo Offers Spectra-cular Prizes and Jackpots!!

    Spectra Bingo is a rising star in the online Bingo community! You may remember Spectra Bingo as the place where Games and Casino player “Denise” cashed out £1,800 from Spectra Bingo’s sign up offer of £1 to new players completely free of charge. Well, Spectra Bingo has been making major upgrades to their website and adding even more new and innovative games for their player’s enjoyment.

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  • 26 February 2007

    Double Standards of US Politicians In Action

    There’s been a lot of talk recently through radio, articles and blogs regarding the double standard being used by the United States, most apparent lately in the area of gambling. As online gambling enthusiasts, we’ve seen US politicians assume the role of parent and pass judgment and legislation against the sins of online gambling and punished us by restricting the use of our own money in our own homes.

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  • 24 February 2007

    APCW Has A Way to Heal All Ills For VA With Online Gambling

    On February 16, 2007 the APCW announced a working partnership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Webcom Network for the purposes of identifying and exploring the possibilities of using the charitable online gaming model as a means to bring online gaming back to America while at the same time creating a dedicated revenue stream for the Veterans Administration.

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  • 22 February 2007

    New Slots coming Febuary 28th

    We have the previews of the new slots Microgaming is releasing around Febuary 28th! Porky’s Payout — a new 5 reel 25 payline slot that looks like it will be lots of fun! The High Life - a new 5 reel 5 line slot . But that’s not all……. We also have previews of 2 new video poker games too!

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  • 22 February 2007

    Fact or Fiction - Is Congressman Barney Frank Going To Challenge UIGEA?

    You know how rumors operate. Someone says something which is repeated by someone else and passed to another who in turn tells someone else. The trouble with rumors is that the original content very seldom stays intact along the way, not to mention the question of whether the original statement being rumored about was true.But it’s beyond me at this point to pass up the current rumor circulating regarding Congressman Barney Frank.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Poker Players Alliance Works To Change Unfair Gaming Laws

    Lincoln News Messenger (www.lincolnnewsmessenger.com) By: William W. Grey, Fresno Wednesday, February 21, 2007 5:41 PM PST During the midnight hours as the Senate was preparing to adjourn for the elections, the Port Security Act was passed. Senator Bill Frist attached the Unlawful Internet Gambling enforcement Act (UIGEA) to Port Security Act. Most of the senators had voted and left the Senate floor, their knowledge of the attachment is questionable.

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  • 22 February 2007

    INTERNET WAGERING MAY BE KEY TO SPORTS GAMBLING'S FUTURE

    EDMONTON JOURNAL Curtis Stock, Journal Sports Writer Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 EDMONTON — When it comes to betting on sports, it seems the gambling industry has left no stone unturned. There are government-sanctioned Sport Select kiosks in virtually every corner store, casinos in every corner of the city and chances to bet on just about any horse race in the world at Edmonton Northlands.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Online Gambling Continues To Grow In US Despite Gambling Ban

    KBTV.com Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Ysabel Bilbao/KTVB BOISE — It is America’s hottest past time — the digital age has put poker back on top of the world. Long gone are the days of smoke-filled basement poker nights. These days all you need is a computer, Internet access and a credit card. But it’s illegal. So who is playing and who is watching? NewsChannel 7 investigates the online gambling craze. Forget the poker face, this is about the mouse and the couch.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Antigua To Help In Efforts to Collect BetonSports Debt

    Gambling 911 has reported that the Antiguan government is stepping in to assist in the debt collection process for monies owed to BetonSports which would then be used to pay BoS customers and employees. It’s believed there was over a million dollars in company funds still within payment processors that would assist greatly in their goal of paying the debt owed by BoS. Other areas of collection where monies are still owed to BoS , at least on paper, is in advertising.

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  • 18 February 2007

    Online Gambling Service Now Offered At Flybe

    MARKETING WEEK 15-Feb-07 Flybe, the low cost airline, is providing its customers with a new on-line gambling service as part of its strategy to boost its ancillary services. The service will allow visitors to the Flybe website to play games such a roulette and poker through the site. The service, which is a partnership with Finnish gaming operator PAF Group, launches this week. As part of the deal, PAF will provide the gaming licence and access to the online games.

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  • 18 February 2007

    VFW WebCOM And APCW Plan For US Vets Future

    The Association of Players, Casinos and Webmasters (APCW) has been seeking viable ways to bring online gaming back to America in a legal and regulated format for the past several months.

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