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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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    • 19 April 2007

      Current Online Gambling News

      Keep up to date on all the Current Online Gambling news with our New Gambling news Section of the site!! We have added a great new page to help you keep up to date with current events in the online gambling world! Current Online Gambling News Bookmark the page it’s worth the time to check it out!! We already have quite a few articles posted…… Neteller Co-Founders Date With DOJ Rescheduled For May 16, 2007

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    • 19 April 2007

      YouTeller Launch Postponed After Legal Problems With Neteller

      NewswireToday London, United Kingdom, 04/19/2007 London-based technology company not interested in NETeller takeover. After facing legal problems with NETeller Plc. Seed Capital Ltd. decided to delay the launch of their new payment processor YouTeller.com. “It is in everyone’s interest that YouTeller will not be confused with NETeller,” said Seed Capital spokesman Florian Schweitzer.

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    • 18 April 2007

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    • 18 April 2007

      Betex Senior Staff Members Detained By Chinese Authorities

      eGaming Review Asian-facing betting and gaming company Betex has said two of its senior staff at its Beijing operation have been detained and a third is being sought by the Chinese authorities in the province of Jilin. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, the company said it believes the alleged illegal activity related to conduct by these individuals and “does not call into question the legality of the company’s software product, or the conduct of the company”.

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    • 17 April 2007

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    • 17 April 2007

      Neteller Co-Founders Date With DOJ Recheduled For May 16, 2007

      John Lefebvre and Stephen Lawrence, co-founders of Neteller and reluctant guests of the state of New York for the last 3 months have agreed to yet another continuance with the US DOJ. Judge Moss granted the continuance in the interests of Justice and the case has been rescheduled for May 16, 2007. Lefebvre and Lawrence were arrested on January 15, 2007 Founders Of Neteller Arrested On Both Coasts Of U.S.

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    • 16 April 2007

      Online Gambling Ban Criminalizes America's Favorite Pastime

      Bloomberg By Ann Woolner April 13 (Bloomberg) — As friends whom I shall not name gathered Saturday night at an undisclosed location, I looked around the table and realized it was surrounded by criminals. The evidence was everywhere. The cards, the poker chips, the bowl of money that served as the bank showed these solid citizens to be lawbreakers. As for me, I plead the Fifth.

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    • 16 April 2007

      Internet Gambling Campaign Launched To Repeal UIGEA

      Casino Gambling Web has started a campaign labeled ‘Outcry’ which includes phone calls, letters and emails to members of congress denouncing UIGEA and asking for repeal of the unpopular legislation. According to their website “Congressman Barney Frank has said he will strongly support a repeal of what he calls ‘the stupidest law’ in the history of the United States if the public outcry for a repeal is loud enough.

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    • 16 April 2007

      Congressman Frank Will Introduce Bill In Next 2 Weeks To Repeal Internet Gambling Ban

      REUTERS Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:34AM EDT By Huw Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A bill to end a ban imposed last year on online gambling in the United States will be presented within two weeks but will likely need time to garner support, U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said on Thursday. Internet gambling in the United States was effectively banned last October when President George W. Bush signed legislation outlawing gaming financial transactions.

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    • 16 April 2007

      Doyle Is Back In The Saddle Again! Doyles Room Makes Move to Microgaming Poker Network

      12 April 2007 ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming, the world’s largest provider of online casino and poker software, announces that the world renowned online poker site, Doyle’s Room (doylesroom.com) has officially joined its rapidly expanding poker network. The move will allow Doyle’s Room to expand into European markets and is seen as yet more evidence of the continued success of the rapidly growing Microgaming Poker Network.

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    • 09 April 2007

      LA Times Urges US To Repeal Online Gambling Ban

      Los Angeles Times Sunday, April 8, 2007 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, former British colonies on the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, are smaller than Los Angeles and less populous than Burbank. Yet they may be able to force the world’s most powerful government to change its gambling laws. Not since 1960 has it been legal under federal law to place or take bets on sports using interstate or international phone lines.

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    • 03 April 2007

      EC Requests Member States To Amend Gambling Laws

      CZECH BUSINESS By: Judit Zegnál, 02. 04. 2007 In response to repeated complaints by online betting companies, the European Commission (EC) took action to put an end to the obstacles to sports betting services in Hungary, Denmark and Finland.

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    • 02 April 2007

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    • 30 March 2007

      Gambling Lobbies Spend Millions Annually

      USA TODAY By Diana Marrero, Gannett News Service WASHINGTON — Casinos, Indian tribes and other groups spent millions lobbying Congress last year as lawmakers considered bills to ban wagering online and off Indian reservations… The $25 million the gaming industry spent on lobbying in 2006 was a slight increase over the previous year’s total, but down from the $28.5 million spent four years ago…

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    • 30 March 2007

      WTO Official Ruling: US Internet Gambling Ban Illegal

      Bloomberg By Warren Giles March 30 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. ban on offshore Internet gambling payments is illegal, the World Trade Organization said today, upholding a previous decision that allowed for possible sanctions… Antigua and Barbuda, a Caribbean nation of 80,000 people, has challenged Bush administration efforts to close the estimated $12 billion global business to U.S. residents, who account for half of the market. The U.S.

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    • 30 March 2007

      Poland Government Prepares To License Online Gambling

      Online-Casinos.com reports that The Warsaw Voice had some good news for online gamblers in Poland this week as the Polish government is prepares to license online gambling. Apparently taking a cue from the European Commission’s recent ruling that went against Italy’s attempts to ban foreign bookmakers, the Polish government is planning to introduce regulations in line with the EU ruling.

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    • 30 March 2007

      Ringleader Of Illegal Sports Betting Operation Was NYPD Cop

      NY1 March 29, 2007 Two former city police officer were among the 17 people busted in what prosecutors say was a multi-million dollar online gambling ring. Investigators say the head of the sports betting operation was John Kinahan, a former NYPD officer. Former detective Phillip Buckles was also arrested. Authorities say the sports ring placed bets through an offshore internet service. The operation brought in more than $30-million in wagers in the past year.

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    • 30 March 2007

      Online Gambling Prohibition Results in Offshore Gambling Boom

      Information Week By Alice LaPlante March 29, 2007 04:00 AM Far from slowing its growth, a government crackdown on online gambling has sent many sites offshore, and many others underground. But it’s a good bet that Internet poker will remain a booming industry. “…But not everyone was so easily spooked. A large numbers of online gambling companies chose to keep their casinos open. Although now operating illegally according to U.S.

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    • 30 March 2007

      Walmart Provides Poker Players An Alternative To Unsafe Payment Processors

      The Register Thursday 29th March 2007 House of Cards The online payment processing industry took it in the chops again this week, as the Electronic Clearinghouse, Inc (ECHO) settled with the US government over allegations that it profited from online gaming transactions by supplying Neteller with payment processing services prior to the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) last October.

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    • 30 March 2007

      UK House of Lords Deals Joker To Online Gaming Plans

      Telegraph By Harry Wallop Last Updated: 1:22am BST 30/03/2007 The casino industry never had a particularly high opinion of the Government but, after the events of the past 10 days, Labour ministers are being viewed with as much relish as a card-counter at a blackjack table. “The UK is the laughing stock of the world, it really is,” said one senior casino executive.

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    • 30 March 2007

      Online Gaming Group 888 Branches Out - Going Into Online Bingo

      REUTERS Thu Mar 29, 2007 LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – Online gaming group 888 Holdings said on Thursday it was buying the online Bingo business of Globalcom Limited for up to $43.4 million in cash, adding that the deal would enhance earnings immediately. 888 said it would pay $32.4 million, less amounts payable to customers, over a year following completion of the deal. It will pay an extra $11 million depending on performance of the unit which includes twofatladies.

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    • 28 March 2007

      Deal With DOJ Means No Charges Against ECH Payment Processor

      REUTERS March 28, 2007 U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday they had reached an agreement to not file charges against payment processor Electronic Clearing House Inc. (ECHO.O: Quote, Profile , Research), saying the company is cooperating with the government’s probe into Internet gambling. The company was involved in the transfer of money on behalf of online payment services known as “e-wallets,” which mostly handled illegal transactions with online gambling Web sites, the U.S.

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    • 28 March 2007

      NY Police Arrest Their Own In Bookmaking Operation

      Gambling911 reports a bookmaking operation run by police officers has been broken by New York State Police. 18 individuals are on the list to be announced later today in a press conference. The offshore company is 50Ksports, based out of Costa Rica.

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    • 28 March 2007

      Online Gambling Shoots Down ECHO / Intuit Deal

      DIGITAL TRANSACTIONS (March 27, 2007) Merchant processor Electronic Clearing House Inc. and accounting-software giant Intuit Inc. on Tuesday announced that their planned $142 million merger is off. ECHO chairman and chief executive Joel M. Barry laid much of the blame on a federal investigation into Internet gambling that will involve a $2.3 million settlement from ECHO…

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    • 28 March 2007

      Sportingbet to Move Online Gambling Operation to Channel Islands

      Ledger-Enquirer Wed, Mar. 28, 2007 Associated Press LONDON – Online gambling company Sportingbet PLC, forced to quit the U.S. after lawmakers effectively made the business illegal, said Wednesday it will transfer the group’s operations to the Channel Islands. The company said it is making the move offshore because there remains uncertainty surrounding the precise operational requirements of the 2005 U.K. Gambling Act.

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