22 March 2007European Commission Initiates Proceedings Against Discriminatory States
ATE Online reports Commission steps up proceedings against discriminatory states. The European Commission has launched the second stage of legal proceedings against Denmark, Finland and Hungary over what it sees as measures to restrict the free movement of sports betting services. It has demanded, in the form of reason opinion, that the EU member states amend their laws, after calling them unnecessary and discriminatory.Read full article
22 March 200715% RTG Tax Hurts UK Aspiration To Lead In Online Gambling
eGamingReview reported the Remote Gaming Association (RGA) has expressed disappointment at the 15% rate which the UK chancellor Gordon Brown has set for the new remote gaming tax. The remote gaming tax rate has been set at the same rate as gross profits tax payable by UK-based bookmakers. John Coates, RGA chairman, said the 15% rate means the UK government has “effectively turned its back on the industry”.Read full article
21 March 2007SorryAboutOurPresident.com Has Plenty of Fuel For The Fire
There are a lot of sites on the internet devoted to political discussion, debate and satire. A new site fast gaining in popularity is SorryAboutOurPresident.com The site invites visitors to post an apology for the US President to the rest of the world and as can be expected in a forum of this type, there are some pretty heated comments. Some of the posts are humerous, some well thought out, many are sincere.Read full article
21 March 2007Neteller Strikes Deal - US Customers Want To Know The Terms
Neteller today updated their Frequently Asked Questions section to reflect the announcement made that March 20, 2007 they had struck a deal with the US Department of Justice for the repayment of held funds. When will US customers get their money back? The recent agreements between NETELLER, Navigant Consulting, and the US Attorney’s Office (USAO) represent an important step in the process of an orderly distribution of funds to US customers.Read full article
21 March 2007Neteller Funds Seized By DOJ May Be Released Within Next 75 Days
REUTERS UK Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:40 AM BST137 LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) – British payment processor NETeller (NLR.L: Quote, Profile , Research) said on Wednesday it expected to announce a plan to distribute funds seized by U.S. prosecutors to its U.S. customers within the next 75 days. NETeller quit the United States in January, abandoning 65 percent of its business, after authorities there arrested its two founders in a crackdown on online gaming. A month later, NETeller said U.S.Read full article
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17 March 2007Neteller Customer Coalition Membership Seeks Other Options For Release Of Funds
March 16, 2007 the Department of Justice again postponed court proceedings against the 2 Neteller founders arrested in February. The new court date is April 16th and hopefully there will be no further delays. What this means for Neteller customers whos money is tied up in this investigation is another matter. There seems to be little concern from either the Dept of Justice or Neteller regarding the release of millions of dollars in customer funds frozen or confiscated as a result.Read full article
17 March 2007Frank Promises Details On Repeal Of Online Gambling Ban
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank said on Thursday he will give details in the coming weeks on possible legislation to repeal a ban imposed last year on online gambling. In an interview, the chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee said he is in no hurry and plans to consult with others on the matter. “I’m not ready to give you more details, but I will be by next week or so. We’ll talk more about it later.Read full article
17 March 2007March 17th Is Your Lucky Day At Cake Poker!
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