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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.

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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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