19 July 2006Calvin Ayre Cancels Bodog Conference
Email from Calvin Ayre:The Bodog.com Marketing Conference presents a wonderful opportunity for good discussion about marketing, customer service and about the growth of our industry; however, in the last few days, many of you who planned to attend the conference have expressed a high level of concern over the uncertainty surrounding the U.S. government’s recent actions against one of the companies in our industry. It is in light of these concerns that we have decided to postpone the Bodog.Read full article
19 July 2006WSOP OFFICIAL A REAL ACE IN THE HOLE
LAS VEGAS SUN Today: July 19, 2006 at 7:40:31 PDT Jeff Haney Jeff Haney on the best way to handle three stooges trying to cheat After watching how well a floor supervisor handled a potentially inflammatory situation this week at the Rio, I’m convinced officials with the World Series of Poker are doing everything they can to stamp out the form of cheating known as collusion. Collusion occurs when two or more players work together as a team to win more money from their opponents .Read full article
19 July 2006Betfred July Affiliate Newsletter
Million Mania is over! So what is next? Million Offer: Having not quite reached full capacity the Million Mania went off with a Bang on Sunday 17th July. Banners will be changed over to our latest promotion very soon, in the meantime all Million related banners will be replaced with a default banner showing our other tournaments. Please remove any text that relates to the Million from your sites and emails.Read full article
19 July 2006An American Hypocrisy? Bet on It.
internetnews.com By Roy Mark July 19, 2006 A week ago, David Carruthers, the urbane, 49-year-old British CEO of BetonSports PLC, was campaigning to legalize, regulate and tax Internet gambling in the United States. Today, he is sitting in a Fort Worth jail cell. As CEO of BetonSports, Carruthers oversees an online gambling empire with licensed operations in Europe and the Caribbean basin. The company has offices/online casinos in London, Costa Rica, Antigua, Guatemala, Mexico and Malaysia.Read full article
19 July 2006Rewards Affiliates Newsletter :: July 14, 2006
Rewards Affiliates Newsletter :: July 14, 2006 CAC2006 Vegas We’re doing it again! Watch this space for news on our upcoming party at this year’s CAC in Vegas! Hope to see you there! Summer Daze Part 2 As mentioned in the last newsletter, this time of year typically brings a slow down to the industry.Read full article
19 July 2006Mad Hatter And Golden Reef Casino Gives Player A Reason To Be Madly Happy... $205,625 Reasons!!
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19 July 2006U.S. CRACKING DOWN ON OFFSHORE BETTING INDUSTRY
USA TODAY Updated 7/19/2006 1:51 AM ET By Michael McCarthy, USA TODAY When the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill cracking down on Internet gambling last week, David Carruthers, CEO of online gaming company Bet On Sports, was one of the most outspoken critics of the proposed law. The 49-year-old British executive has more immediate problems to worry about.Read full article
19 July 2006CANADIAN ONLINE GAMBLING SECTOR TUMBLES AFTER US CRACKDOWN
TORONTO (CP) – Shares in Canadian online gambling companies fell Tuesday amid fears that a U.S. crackdown on Internet gaming may spread and affect revenue from firms doing business south of the border. Shares in software firm CryptoLogic Inc. (TSX:CRY) tumbled $2.69, or 10.8 per cent, to close at $22.19 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, while Fun Technologies Inc. (TSX:FUN), an online gambling firm, was down five cents at $5.35. Shares in Las Vegas From Home.Read full article
18 July 2006FEDERAL INTERNET GAMBLING LAW MAY CRIMP N.D. LAWMAKERS PLANS
Posted on Sun, Jul. 16, 2006 Grand Forks Herald (GrandForksHerald.com) DALE WETZEL Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. – New federal legislation may derail Fargo state Rep. Jim Kasper’s plans to revive a proposal to make North Dakota the first state to license Internet poker sites. The measure, which the U.S. House overwhelmingly approved last week, would ban Internet gambling sites, including online poker rooms, from taking money from customers in the United States.Read full article
18 July 2006HOUSE GAMBLING LEGISLATION IS A BUST
Inside BAY AREA The ARGUS 07/17/2006 06:57:19 AM PDT THE House passed a prohibition on Internet wagering Tuesday that would theoretically prevent gamblers from using credit cards to bet online and could block access to gambling Web sites. Proponents say gambling can be addictive, and then exposed a lack a consistency in their argument by voting for the bill, which carves out exceptions for state lotteries and horse racing.Read full article
18 July 2006IS THIS THE START OF A CRUSADE AGAINST INTERNET GAMBLING?
“The people who are pushing this ban in Congress … try to argue these sites prey on children, which is totally ridiculous,” “If your kid has access to your checking account or credit card and is making transfers to off-shore accounts across the world, Internet gambling is the least of your worries.” – Radley Balko ABC NEWS By JONATHAN SILVERSTEINRead full article
18 July 2006US GAMBLING BILL IN SPOTLIGHT AFTER INDUSTRY ARRESTS
Reuters Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:11pm ET16 By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – The indictment of BETonSPORTS Plc (BSS.L: Quote, Profile, Research) executives for racketeering should add momentum to U.S. legislation that aims to ban broader types of Internet gambling, two Republican backers said on Tuesday. The U.S.Read full article
18 July 2006PLAYING POKER WITH THE US SENATE
MSNBC Financial Times by Roger Blitz Updated: 12:12 a.m. ET July 18, 2006 David Carruthers, the internet gambling executive detained by US authorities, had discussed with his chairman the prospect of such an occurrence if he visited the US.Read full article
17 July 2006NO BAIL UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY FOR DAVID CARRUTHERS
David Carruthers was charged with conspiracy in offering bets on college and professional sports to U.S. residents and that BetonSports took wagers via internet and lelephone line. He’s being held without bail at this time. Federal prosecutors requested that no bail be set until David is sent to Missouri to face charges. The judge allowed David be held without bail at least until Friday, when the detention hearing is scheduled.Read full article
17 July 2006CARRUTHERS, 10 OTHERS PLUS 4 CORPORATIONS INDICTED ON RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY AND FRAUD CHARGES
Department of Justice MONDAY, JULY 17, 2006 Eleven Individuals and Four Corporations Indicted on Racketeering, Conspiracy and Fraud Charges WASHINGTON – A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Missouri has returned a 22-count indictment charging 11 individuals and four corporations on various charges of racketeering, conspiracy and fraud, the Department of Justice announced today. The indictment was returned on June 1, 2006, and unsealed today.Read full article
17 July 2006INTERNET GAMBLING BAN A BAD BET
Cincinnati.Com The Enquirer Editorials The U.S. House feels Americans need to be saved from a $12 billion-a-year growth industry – Internet gambling. By a lopsided 317-93 vote, members passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act on Tuesday, but exempted state-run lotteries and online horse-race betting. Were the Senate to go along with it, the bill would make online sports betting, poker and other popular Internet casino games illegal.Read full article
17 July 2006CARRUTHERS TO APPEAR IN FEDERAL COURT MONDAY 3:00 PM EST
David Carruthers is scheduled to appear in Federal Court today at 3:00 pm est. It’s been reported that he will be charged under federal racketeering statutes (RICO). David was apprehended yesterday while traveling through Miami on his way home to Costa Rica. Bail may be denied in this case.Read full article
17 July 2006CARRUTHERS DETENTION NOT BECAUSE OF PROPOSED INTERNET GAMBLING BAN
David Carruthers was detained in Miami yesterday and held in an undisclosed location awaiting court today, Monday, July 17th. It has been reported that Carruthers’ detention is no likely to be related to the online gambling ban approved by the House last week, but is related to the federal investigation of the former owner of BETONSPORTS, Gary Kaplan. Federal investigators believe Carruthers has information that could lead to an indictment of Kaplan.Read full article
17 July 2006BETONSPORTS CEO DAVID CARRUTHERS DETAINED IN THE U.S.
News released earlier today reported BetonSports CEO David Carruthers was detained by US federal authorities while he was in the US changing flights on his trip from the UK to Costa Rica. No statement has been released regarding the reason for the detention; in fact very little at all is known about the reasons behind the actions by the U.S. The company BetonSports has not made an official statement, just saying an announcement will be made when appropriate.Read full article
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16 July 2006TigerGaming.com Sponsors Children’s Charity Event in Quebec, Canada
Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada. Limassol, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 15, 2006 — Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com – www.tigergaming.com – proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada.Read full article
16 July 2006Party Gaming Adds Party Bingo: The New "Party Poker" of the Online Bingo Industry
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15 July 2006BetFred Casino Reviewed and Highly Recommended
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14 July 2006BETTING AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING
BUSINESS WEEK online JULY 12, 2006 News Analysis By Catherine Holahan Betting Against Online Gambling U.S. lawmakers stepped up a legal attack against online wagering. If passed, will new rules do much to end the practice? Don’t bet on it Google is entering the online payments arena, turning up the heat on eBay’s PayPal. How likely will you use Google instead of other methods? Online gambling just got riskier.Read full article
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14 July 2006Regulate, tax online poker and everyone wins
OPINION Our view: Congressional conservatives should recognize the revenue potential Arizona Daily Star www.azstarnet.com Tucson, Arizona | Published: 07.14.2006 Congress is at it again — trying to legislate morality in an effort to energize conservative voters in time for the elections. The Republican leadership in Congress is taking on Internet gambling — specifically online poker. This measure deserves a place on the scrapheap of misguided bills.Read full article
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