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
17 July 2006LUCKY ALLSLOTS CASINO PLAYER HITS 2 PROGRESSIVE JACKPOTS IN 8 DAYS
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16 July 2006Exclusive to Games and Casino
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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
Bingo has arrived. Party Gaming is set to crush all competition in the online Bingo Industry with the addition of PartyBingo.com to its portfolio of gambling sites. Bingo. This is great news for players, investors, and affiliates alike. (PRWEB) July 16, 2006 — Business is booming for Party Gaming PLC. The recent additions to their portfolio have been Party Casino and Party Gammon, both big earners so far for the market leader.Read full article
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
14 July 2006Cherry Casino Hand Picks The Best Summer Promotions!
Cherry Casino picks only the ripest promotions for their players, offering a $111 Welcome Bonus of 50% giving you $222 to enjoy the casino games. Next is their iPod Giveaway where Cherry Casino gives away one iPot Nano every week and anyone who plays at least 100 rounds in the casino is entered.Read full article
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
14 July 2006BINGOGALA PLAYER 'PJEM' WINS $26,210.72 ON PROGRESSIVE BINGO JACKPOT!
BingoGala’s latest jackpot winner probably won the largest jackpot ever won at BingoGala too, and you know they have to be excited about that! pjem won an awesome $28,210.72 on BingoGala’s progressive bingo jackpot on July 12th! Congratulations pjem!Read full article
14 July 2006$1000 MYSTERY BONUS AT WINWARD CASINO!
Winward Casino has brought one of their most popular promotions back for the weekend! Mystery Bonus Weekend starts Friday, July 14th and runs through Sunday, July 16th at Winward Casino! Every time you deposit $100 or more at Winward, send an email to Mario at Mario@winwardcasino.com and he’ll draw a mystery bonus anywhere between $10 – $1000! And that’s for every $100 deposit you make! The bonuses will be drawn and credited on Monday July 17th.Read full article
14 July 2006HOT NEW SIGN-UP BONUS AT BREAKAWAY AND SCI-FI CASINOS
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14 July 2006PartyGammon.com to Stage First Ever US$1 Million Backgammon Tournament
The First PartyGammon.com Million Will Draw 128 Competitors to The Bahamas, Half Qualifying Online-Event to be Filmed for Worldwide Television GIBRALTAR, July 10 /PRNewswire/ — Offering the largest guaranteed prize pool in the history of backgammon, PartyGammon.com today announced that it will stage the PartyGammon.com Million at the famous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, on January 21st-25th , 2007.Read full article
14 July 2006GSN's Coverage of the WORLDWIDE WEB GAMES(TM) Championship to Be Produced by Base Camp Films
PASADENA, Calif., July 11 /PRNewswire/ — GSN, the network for games, has tapped Base Camp Films, one of the most sought-after production houses, to produce its coverage of the first-ever WORLDWIDE WEB GAMES(TM) Championship. The hour special is slated to air on GSN in December.Base Camp Films is co-owned by director/producer Brady Connell and producer Jim Jusko. Two-time Emmy winner Connell has played integral roles in such television projects as “Survivor,” “Eco-Challenge” and “The Amazing Race.Read full article
14 July 2006WPT Enterprises Concludes Agreement With CyberArts for Technology to Re-Launch Online Business
Tuesday June 27, 9:10 am ET LOS ANGELES, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WPT Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WPTE – News) today announced that it has reached an agreement with CyberArts — a Silicon Valley company that has developed one of the world’s most advanced online software solutions for poker — to provide technology and software for re-launching WPTE’s online gaming business.Read full article
14 July 2006BETFRED POKER'S MILLION MANIA MAIN EVENT JULY 16TH
Betfred’s Million Mania Main Event starts this Sunday 16th July at 16:00 EST with the first prize being $300,000! You can play in the Friday Semi Final or buy in directly to the tournament on Sunday to put you on your way to winning $1,000,000!! Either way, Betfred Poker can make you the newest person to join the ‘Millionaire’s List’!!Read full article
14 July 2006DreamPoker Sponsors $50,000 Progressive Freeroll in July!
It’s big, it’s progressive, its free and it’s being held July 16th! It’s DreamPoker’s $50,000 Progressive Freeroll on the 16th July 2006 and its open to all players! No, you’re not dreaming, DreamPoker is also putting a Ferrari F430 Modena up for grabs at the final table! A progressive freeroll is just like a progressive slots machine. Put one coin in and it’s a ‘One-Line’ payout, put two in and you’re upping the ante.Read full article
14 July 2006Win A Seat To World Speed Championship and CelebPoker Will Pick Up The Bill!
Let CelebPoker send you to the prestigious £2,000 World Speed Championship event in London, England! The tournament will be held at Riverside Studios in London and the prize package of $5,000 includs entry to the tournament and approximately $1200 in hotel/accomodations money. Sit next to celebrities and professional poker players and compete for a slice of the total prize pool of about £72,000 at this televised event!Read full article
14 July 2006Catch That Third Ace and Win Cash!
For 12 hours at Hollywood Poker on July 17th if you catch pocket aces and a third on the board you could win up to $100! Just take a seat in any Texas Hold’em cash game on Monday July 17th between the times of 2pm and 2am EST. All fixed limit, pot limit and no limit Texas Hold’em games are eligible to win a prize, equal to 10 times the big blind to a maximum payout of $100 per player, per hand.Read full article
14 July 2006Cruise To Golden Reef And Play In New Cash 'n Car Competition
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14 July 2006WSOP TO DEAL WITH MONKEY BUSINESS
It’s been reported that PokerShare is going to enter a chimpanzee named Mikey into the 2006 WSOP in August. It’s also said he plays a mean hand of poker. Of course, it could just be a case of ‘monkey see, monkey do’ but with the huge number of poker players participating in the WSOP, the monkey will be seeing some of the best players on the planet. PokerShare may be bringing Mikey’s agent with him as well since they’re related.Read full article
14 July 2006PartyBingo Proving Change Can Be A Good Thing
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