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  • 16 September 2006

    FRIST GOES ALL IN REGARDING ONLINE GAMBLING BAN

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES FRIST SHOWS HIS HAND TODAY’S EDITORIAL September 16, 2006 Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is trying to force through a restriction on Internet gambling by incorporating it into the FY 2007 defense appropriations bill, according to reports. By attaching a measure intended to ban Internet gambling to a necessary armed services appropriations bill, Mr.

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  • 16 September 2006

    French State Lottery Going After Gambling Execs

    TIMESONLINE (timesonline.co.uk)From Adam Sage in Paris THE French national lottery warned online gaming executives yesterday that they could be arrested if they set foot in France, after the joint chief executives of BWin, of Austria, were detained by French police. The arrest of Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger as they prepared for a press conference at Monaco football club, which is sponsored by BWin, sent a fresh shudder through the online gaming industry.

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  • 15 September 2006

    GAMING BOSS QUITS BEFORE COURT APPEARANCE

    GUARDIAN UNLIMITED Andrew Clark in New York Friday September 15, 2006 The Guardian The chairman of the gaming firm Sportingbet has severed ties with the company in order to pursue his fight against criminal charges of encouraging illegal online betting in America. Peter Dicks informed Sportingbet of his resignation just minutes before a court appearance in New York yesterday at which a judge gave him permission to return temporarily to Britain.

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  • 14 September 2006

    STRAIGHTS HAVE NO RANKING IN NEW ONLINE POKER ROOM FOR GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDERED PLAYERS

    First Ever Online Poker Room for GLBT – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community Opens New Poker Game Launched For GLBT – No Straights ComeOutPoker.com, the world’s first online poker site catering exclusively to the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) community, launched its real online poker room today. While some of the big- name poker sites may claim gay members, ComeOutPoker.

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  • 14 September 2006

    Justice Department defends using 'dated' laws in gambling arrests

    THE REGISTER www.theregister.co.uk High Wire Act By OUT-LAW.com Published Thursday 14th September 2006 19:04 GMT The US Department of Justice has admitted that the 1961 Wire Act which it uses to prosecute executives of online gambling companies is “dated”. The Department insists, though, that the law is sufficient for the prosecution of gambling executives.

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  • 12 September 2006

    32RED Announces BetDirtectPoker - New Online Poker Room

    32Red Affiliates We are very proud to announce yet another addition to the 32Red Affiliate family of top online gaming brands – introducing BetDirect Poker – now part of the Microgaming Poker Network. With over 500,000 registered players (guaranteeing the game of choice at any time) players referred to BetDirect Poker can choose from micro to high limit cash games with over $2 million in guaranteed cash prizes every single month!

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  • 12 September 2006

    Sportingbet Chairman's Arrest Stuns UK Online Gaming Industry

    Linux Insider Scotland on Sunday 09/11/06 9:22 AM PT “The New York State Supreme Court released Sportingbet Chairman Peter Dicks on $50,000 Friday. He is required to turn over his passport and stay in New York City under terms of the release. Shares in Sportingbet fell 38.5 percent in London on Monday, having dropped as much as 43 percent in early trading….“ “New York police pulled him in as he disembarked at John F. Kennedy Airport.

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  • 12 September 2006

    iGaming Business Discusses Sportingbet with US Lawyer

    iGAMING iGAMING BUSINESS 12-09-06 iGaming Business has spoken with US lawyer David Schollenberger about the recent arrest of Peter Dicks and the wider implications that the detention will have for online gaming in the United States.

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  • 11 September 2006

    UPDATE ON AFFILIATE ATTENDANCE AT CAC VEGAS

    UPDATED: 09/11/06 1:16 PM EDST Due to the current situation in the US, some casino affiliates have had to reconsider their plans to attend the CAC 2006 convention in Las Vegas. Any affiliate that has declared their intentions concerning their attendance are listed here. The list will be updated as soon as information is available. 21.

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  • 10 September 2006

    US needs to declare its hand on online gambling

    The Sunday Times John Waples TIMESONLINE September 10, 2006 PETER DICKS, chairman of the online gaming group Sportingbet, had to raise $50,000 on Friday for his bail. He was also forced to surrender his passport. But a lot more rides on the outcome of his Supreme Court hearing this Thursday. That is when Dicks will be told whether he will be extradited to Louisiana to face a charge of soliciting a local citizen to make a sports bet online. If he is extradited, the fallout could be immense.

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  • 10 September 2006

    Peter Dicks Flushed By Louisiana Gambling by Computer Law

    BAYOUBUZZ.COM New Orleans, La.–You can bet that Peter Dicks is flushed as he fights to stay away from extradition to a Louisiana Court. The Louisiana anti-Internet Gambling law was designed to do exactly what it the state is doing—keep Internet gaming away from Louisiana.

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  • 10 September 2006

    GAMBLING EXECS NOT SAFE IN US

    24.COM | FIN24.COM Gaming chiefs not safe in US 10/09/2006 13:49 St Louis – Gambling industry experts agree: If you operate an offshore gaming website, stay out of the US. Moments after stepping foot on American soil on Thursday, Sportingbet plc Chairperson Peter Dicks became the second British offshore sports betting executive arrested in recent months for illegal online gambling in the US.

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  • 10 September 2006

    TigerGaming Offers World Poker Tour and European Tour For A Quarter!

    Got a quarter and great poker tools and skills? Starting on Monday, September 11, Tiger Gaming gives you the opportunity to play your way to London, Paris and Amsterdam for just 25¢ !! The $20,000 prize package includes buy-ins to several live poker tournaments in each of these historic capitals, as well as being able to get a taste of life in some of the most exciting cities in the world.

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  • 10 September 2006

    Peter Dicks’s US Arrest Causing Panic at Online Gaming Firms

    TIMES ONLINE The Sunday Times – Business September 10, 2006 Focus: Busted! Peter Dicks’s US arrest is causing panic at online gaming firms, write Dominic Rushe in New York and Louise Armitstead When the New York Giants take on the Indianapolis Colts today, at least $10 of dodgy money will be riding on the game. The bet was made with the London-listed gaming firm Sportingbet.com by Dominic Rushe, our US-based reporter, using his American bank account.

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  • 10 September 2006

    INCOME ACCESS SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

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  • 09 September 2006

    Lasseter's September News Letter

    LASSETER’S Hope you’re having a great week and enjoying the remaining days of the summer. Pity how fast this season passes…..yes, time flies when you’re having fun, they say. Anyhow, I wanted to briefly update you on this month’s exciting NEW affiliate promotions. We are holding a contest for affiliates to dream up their own personalized player promotion, with a budget of $500!

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  • 09 September 2006

    Please participate in the largest gambling survey online ever!

    Games and Casino, in our capacity as one of eCOGRA’s recognised Reputable Portals, would like to assist the non-profit, player protection body with its online gambling player survey that starts 5th September 2006, and we would like to invite you to participate and make your views known!

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  • 09 September 2006

    PETER DICKS, SPORTINGBET CHIEF, RELEASED ON $50,000 BAIL

    BBC NEWS 09/09/06 The chairman of UK-based online gaming firm Sportingbet has been granted a $50,000 bail by a US court. Peter Dicks was held in New York on Thursday under a warrant issued by state authorities in Louisiana accusing him of “gambling by computer”. The court in Queens, New York, also ordered him to surrender his passport. Mr Dicks is to face another hearing on 14 September when the New York court will consider a request by the Louisiana authorities to extradite him.

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  • 08 September 2006

    Arrest adds pressure on Internet gaming

    THE BOSTON GLOBE By Jeff Douglas, Associated Press Writer September 8, 2006 ST. LOUIS –Gambling industry experts agree: If you operate an offshore gaming Web site, stay out of the U.S. Moments after stepping foot on American soil Thursday, Sportingbet PLC Chairman Peter Dicks became the second British offshore sports betting executive arrested in recent months for illegal online gambling in the U.S.

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  • 08 September 2006

    Exclusive Bingo Liner Promotion at GamesAndCasino

    Games and Casino and Bingo Liner offer an exclusive $50 Bonus Drawing for the month of September! 3 lucky Bingo Liner depositors will be randomly chosen through the month of September to receive a $50 bonus deposited into their player accounts at the end of the month. To qualify just have a new or existing account with BingoLiner that was registered through Games and Casino. Congratulations to Games and Casino’s 3 August winners!

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  • 08 September 2006

    Sportingbet PLC Chairman To Fight Extradition To Louisiana

    EASYBOURSE Thursday September 7th, 2006 / 5h35 By Chad Bray Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- The non-executive chairman of Sportingbet PLC (SBT.LN) will fight extradition to Louisiana on charges of illegal Internet gambling, his lawyer said late Thursday.

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  • 08 September 2006

    The Next Wave in Online Gambling is Elimination Poker at UltimateBet

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 7, 2006–What happens when you cross the thrill of tournament poker with the skill level of blackjack? You get the newest wave in online gambling to take over the internet, Elimination Blackjack. Elimination Blackjack will include seven players with the ultimate goal to accumulate as many chips as possible. It will be played similar to blackjack in the casino but with a few key twists.

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  • 07 September 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING STOCKS DIVE - AGAIN - AS US DOJ HOLDS GAMING EXECUTIVE - AGAIN.

    REUTERS UK Thu Sep 7, 2006 2:05 PM BST162 By Pete Harrison LONDON (Reuters) – The United States detained a second Internet gaming executive on Thursday, adding to fears it is cracking down on the lucrative industry and sparking share price falls that wiped over $1.5 billion (800 million pounds) off the market value of the sector. Online bookmaker Sportingbet said its chairman, Peter Dicks, had been detained by U.S.

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  • 07 September 2006

    eCOGRA NEEDS YOUR INPUT FOR ONLINE GAMBLING SURVEY

    HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO SPEAK YOUR MIND An invitation for you to give your views in the biggest online gambling survey ever launched How often have you wanted to tell the top management of the online gambling venues that you use how they should be running things to achieve better customer satisfaction? Those times when you might want to point out areas where improvements could be made; new ideas you think might work well or praise for facets of an operation that you think gets it right? Well

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  • 07 September 2006

    Online Casino's Free Spins Offers Beta Testers Special Treat

    (PRWEB) September 7, 2006 — Royal Vegas Online Casino invites all beta testers to try their luck at “200 Free Spins” – a phenomenal new casino promotion, born from the legendary 100 Free Spins bonus offer. Not only is Royal Vegas the pioneer of the ever-popular Free Spins casino promotion, but this highly-reputable casino online is the first to transform an already unique offer into an even greater and more exhilarating experience for the casino player.

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  • 06 September 2006

    200 free spins from Royal Vegas Casino

    HURRY THIS OFFER IS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY! Royal Vegas wants to launch a new 200 Free Spins promo – that’s DOUBLE the spinning action of the original offer. They need beta testers for this offer! That means from Thursday midnight EST 9-07-2006 until Saturday midnight EST – 9-10-2006 you can play for free! And keep your winnings!! Check out all the details on our Casino Promotions page.

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  • 01 September 2006

    Celebrate the holiday with Bingo Gala!

    Don’t miss September 4th at Bingo Gala!! They’ll be marking Labor Day with a big celebration! There’s going to be $50 cash prizes and a $2,500JP on EVERY GAME between 9am and 11am EST on Nickels cards. Plus there’s also going to be $150 cash prizes and a $3,000 JP playing randomly on the ‘L’ pattern from 6pm until 12 midnight EST.

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  • 01 September 2006

    Vegas Technologies Software Game Reviews Added

    We’ve completed full reviews for all of the casino games offered by the Vegas Technologies Casino Software. You can play all of the games on the Vegas Technologies Casino software at the following six (6) online casinos; English Harbour Casino, Millionaire Casino, Superslots Casino, Caribbean Gold Casino, Silver Dollar Casino, and the All Poker Casino. Below are the links to the casino game groups operating on the Vegas Technologies software reviewed by Games and Casino.

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  • 31 August 2006

    Online Gambling Legislation Opposed by Independent Community Bankers of America

    BankNet 360 Posted By: Vince Ryan Aug 30 2006 06:00:10 PDT ICBA Opposes Bill to Stop Illegal Online Gambling Congressional legislation that would attempt to block electronic transfers between U.S. gamblers and offshore casinos is being opposed by the Independent Community Bankers of America, according to The Wall Street Journal. The ICBA is asking the Senate to revise a House version of the bill that passed n July.

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  • 31 August 2006

    KIWI BINGO'S LABOR DAY WEEKEND SPECTACULAR - $30,000 MUST GO!

    My Goodness! Kiwi Bingo sure knows how to celebrate a holiday!! The action starts Friday, September 1st and goes all the way through September 4th in a celebration absolutely packed with games and prizes! Just look at this lineup! Kiwi Bingo’s Special PYOP BBs/Prize games – In Cabaña Café, Liberty Lounge AND 90 Ball Hall with a Playoff game for all PYOP game winners on Monday, 11:05 PM in Liberty Lounge for 1 HUGE prize!!

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