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  • 27 September 2006

    CryptoLogic To Move Headquarters To Ireland

    THE TORONTO STAR Sep. 25, 2006. 01:20 PM TARA PERKINS BUSINESS REPORTER Toronto-based CryptoLogic Inc. is moving its headquarters to Ireland early next year, it announced Monday. CryptoLogic makes software for gaming websites, specializing in poker and casino games. The decision to move was not a result of the recent U.S. crackdown on online gambling, said CryptoLogic CEO Lewis Rose.

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  • 27 September 2006

    Resignations Stoke Online Gaming Fears

    MSNBC By Roger Blitz, Leisure Industries Correspondent Updated: 11:10 p.m. ET Sept 25, 2006 A former US attorney who served under former US President George H.W. Bush resigned on Monday as chairman and director of an online gambling company, highlighting fears among executives in the sector that they face arrest by travelling to the US or other countries taking a tough line against gambling.

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  • 26 September 2006

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  • 26 September 2006

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  • 26 September 2006

    September New Online Slots!

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  • 25 September 2006

    INVESTORS LOSE BILLIONS ON ONLINE GAMBLING

    FINANCIAL NEWS Tara Loader Wilkinson 25 Sep 2006 Regulatory crackdown and arrests in the US have hit pipeline of gaming flotations Investors in online poker should know they can lose their shirts on one bad hand. But they might not have expected such a sustained run of bad cards that has seen the value of online gaming companies collapse by 51% from this year’s highs.

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  • 25 September 2006

    German crackdown raises the stakes for internet gambling

    THE BUSINESS By Eric Culp In Frankfurt And Pierre Tran In Paris 24 September 2006 German crackdown raises the stakes for internet gambling BRITISH executives of online gambling companies could be arrested on criminal charges in Germany if they set foot in the country.

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  • 25 September 2006

    A PICTURE'S WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS - 2006 CAC VEGAS PICTURES POSTED HERE

    The popularity of the digital camera ensures those special moments won’t be forgotten, whether you want them to be or not! We’re collecting links from anyone who’s posted pictures taken at the 2006 CAC convention in Las Vegas so you can get access to all the pictures available online now and those soon to be posted. What goes on in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas anymore! http://greedygirl.smugmug.com/gallery/1921738/1/97224717 http://www.cac2006.

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  • 25 September 2006

    A DEEPER LOOK INTO ONLINE GAMBLING BILL PASSED IN WASHINGTON STATE

    An article from the blog MakeYouGoHmm.com May 27, 2006 On June 7 online gambling becomes felony in Washington state gaming, politics — by TDavid @ 9:30 pm The hypocritical stench surrounding the online gambling law forthcoming in Washington state includes campaign donations from none other than Indian casinos for State Senator Margarita Prentice (pictured below, Sen. Prentice homepage). Her term ends January 2009.

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  • 24 September 2006

    Games and Casino Introduces Casino Share!

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  • 22 September 2006

    CELEBPOKER TO GIVE PLAYERS CHANCE AT DUBLIN ALL-STAR CHALLENGE

    The folks at CelebPoker are giving their players a chance to play in the Dublin All-Star Challenge, part of the televised European Poker Masters (EPM) which is taking place from the 18th to the 19th November 2006. The expected prizepool is in excess of $500,000! All you have to do to win one of these seats is play in CelebPoker’s daily $4 satellites running over the next five weeks, which will run at 10 minutes past the hour all day, every day.

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  • 22 September 2006

    US lawmakers seek online gambling bill compromise

    REUTERS By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Congressional leaders are trying to forge a compromise that would allow them to push through legislation banning most forms of Internet gambling, aides said on Thursday. Top House and Senate lawmakers have been trying to break a logjam that has stalled the Internet gambling legislation by attaching it to any one of a number of must-pass spending bills before the end of the year, aides said.

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  • 21 September 2006

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO TARGET DISCRIMINATING STATES AND ONLINE GAMBLING

    MIDDLE EAST TIMES AFP September 19, 2006 BRUSSELS — The European Commission said Monday that it is prepared to target more member states deemed to be stifling free competition in the sports gambling sector. The move came on the same day as news that a French magistrate formally launched an investigation into contravention of French gambling monopolies by the two heads of the Austrian-German Bwin Internet gambling group arrested last week.

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  • 21 September 2006

    GamesAndCasino Announces Exclusive Ongoing Platinum Play Casino Slots Tournaments

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  • 21 September 2006

    BODOG MARKETING CONFERENCE CANCELLED AGAIN.

    According to Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre, the Bodog Marketing Conference at Atlantis in December 2006 has been cancelled. This was a second attempt to host the online gambling conference, re-scheduled after the cancellation of the Bodog Marketing Conference in September which was cancelled after the arrest of British online gambling CEO David Carruthers in the US. Citing uncertainty of the U.S.

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  • 21 September 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING SPORTSBOOK BETONSPORTS ATTEMPTS TO SETTLE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CHARGES

    BetOnSports, the online gambling sportsbook, would like to negotiate a settlement of civil and criminal charges by the US DoJ against BoS for racketeering and fraud and have asked for a meeting to discuss a possible resolution.It was reported by STLtoday.com that Assistant Michael Fagan thought the case could be resolved. What this would mean to David Carruthers, the former CEO of BetOnSports arrested on a 22 count indictment for fraud and racketeering, and his case is unclear at this time.

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  • 21 September 2006

    RIVERBELLE ONLINE CASINO RATED #1

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  • 20 September 2006

    Another Lucky Online Bingo Winner At Kiwi Bingo

    September 20,2006 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles, CA (FV Newswire) – Linda from Florida, aka ‘Birdie50′, has won herself a spot in the Kiwi Bingo hall of fame. Birdie50 is Kiwi’s first winner of the Days of Summer – Bistro Set Giveaway. Linda couldn’t believe her luck at being the first winner. She’s very excited about her new bistro set.

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  • 19 September 2006

    Platinum Play Casino Tournaments only at GamesAndCasino!

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  • 19 September 2006

    Playtech Licenses Advanced Multimedia Technology

    Monday September 18, 3:14 am ET NICOSIA, Cyprus, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Playtech (Cyprus) Ltd., the international designer, developer and licensor of software for the gambling industry, a subsidiary company of Playtech Ltd (LSE: PTEC – News), listed on AIM, announced today the signing of a license agreement with 1st Technology LLC. The license agreement is in relation to 1st Technology’s core multimedia patents applied to advanced online gaming products.

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  • 19 September 2006

    SLOT TOURNAMENT AT GOLDEN RIVIERA CASINO!

    Golden Riviera Casino is holding 2 slots tournaments on September 22nd and you’re invited! You don’t want to miss this event; it will be held on Friday, September 22nd and there are 2 to choose from! The 1st tournament starts at 17:00 – 18:00 EST and the 2nd tournament starts at 20:00 – 21:00 EST Congratulations to the winners of the last slot tournament held by Golden Riviera Casino on September 15th!

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  • 19 September 2006

    NEW PLAYERS GET 400% MATCHING DEPOSIT BONUS AT VEGAS PALMS

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  • 19 September 2006

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  • 19 September 2006

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  • 19 September 2006

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  • 19 September 2006

    PUBLIC VS PRIVATE IN ONLINE GAMBLING CLASH

    INT’L HERALD TRIBUNE By Eric Pfanner International Herald Tribune Published: September 18, 2006 LONDON The detention of the heads of an Austrian online gambling company by French authorities has raised the stakes in a Europe-wide battle between lucrative state-sponsored betting monopolies and their upstart rivals on the Internet, raising eyebrows at the European Commission in Brussels.

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  • 19 September 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING EXEC FREED

    RED HERRING September 15, 2006 Peter Dicks has resigned his job as chairman of Sportingbet PLC, but he regained his freedom as New York authorities lifted the threat of extradition to Louisiana hanging over his head and returned his passport. Mr. Dicks, 64, was detained last week after arriving at New York’s JFK Airport from London, where customs officers were alerted to an outstanding warrant for his arrest issued by the state of Louisiana (see Second Gambling Exec Nabbed). Mr.

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  • 17 September 2006

    FRIST TARGETS INTERNET GAMBLING

    ABC NEWS/POLITICS September 17th, 2006 Senate Majority Leader Frist Seeks to Add Internet Gambling Ban to Defense Bill, Sources Say By NANCY ZUCKERBROD WASHINGTON Sep 13, 2006 (AP)— Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is trying use a bill authorizing U.S. military operations, including in Iraq and Afghanistan, to prohibit people from using credit cards to settle Internet gambling debts. Frist, R-Tenn.

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  • 16 September 2006

    ANOTHER PROGRESSIVE JACKPOT WON BY INTERBINGO PLAYER!

    September 14, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) September 14, 2006 (London, UK) – You could not ask for a happier ending when JanRush1 was engaged in one of Interbingo’s hugely popular internet bingo tournaments when in the dying minutes of the game she hit the big one. Lady luck was on her side as JanRush1 was the latest winner of a huge $15,730 progressive jackpot courtesy of Interbingo, its second largest payout ever.

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  • 16 September 2006

    TOP EXECS OF AUSTRIA'S BWIN ARRESTED BY FRENCH POLICE

    Friday Police in France’s Alpes-Maritime region near Nice arrested Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger, top execs for Austria’s BWIN, for allegedly violating French gaming laws. These laws prevent online gaming and advertisements from companies other than the Francaise des Jeux, which runs the lottery, and the PMU which takes bets for horse races. These two gaming companies hold a monopoly in France.This action has been declared “scandalous” by BWIN’s spokeswoman Karin Klein.

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