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  • 08 February 2007

    Canada Province To Conduct Online Gambling Survey

    The Calgary Sun Thu, February 8, 2007 By TODD SAELHOF, SUN MEDIA The city’s top Catholic and fellow-social activists are furious over a possible provincial cash grab through online gambling. Bishop Fred Henry calls media reports the Alberta government planned to collect revenue through Internet betting as “an intemperate, ill-advised, immoral decision. “It should be a short study,” Henry said yesterday of a government survey to gauge opinions about Internet gambling.

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  • 08 February 2007

    US Prosecutors Are Reason US Customers Can't Access Funds According To Neteller

    CNN CNNMoney.com February 8 2007: 9:11 AM EST LONDON (Reuters) — British payment processor NETeller said Thursday U.S. prosecutors had seized funds, stopping U.S. customers from accessing their money, the latest move in an online gaming sting. NETeller, which quit the United States last month after authorities arrested its two founders, said it was cooperating with an investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the Southern District of New York.

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  • 08 February 2007

    Neteller Issues Press Release, Working To Return Funds

    PRESS RELEASE 8 February 2007 – NETELLER Plc (LSE: NLR), the leading global independent online money transfer business, today issued the following update with regard to its US business and criminal charges against two of its founders.

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  • 08 February 2007

    US Gambling Legislation Affects Lasseters Bottom Line

    Australian IT Ben Woodhead FEBRUARY 08, 2007 ONLINE casino Lasseters has suffered a 35 per cent slump in first half revenue after changes to gambling laws forced the company to fold its US operations in October last year. Lasseters also swung into the red in the six months to December 31 as US income dried up and high technology depreciation costs turned a $823,531 net profit a year ago into a $4.9 million loss. The company’s $7.1 million pre-tax loss included $6.

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  • 07 February 2007

    New Slots Reviews

    Our New Slots page has been updated and ready for you to read about the newest Online slots. Microgaming has release 2 new slots Prime Property - a great 40 payline slot with free spins and scatters! Magic Spell – a fun new slot match M A G I C and see what you win! Rival Gaming has another new slot (word on the street is this will be a monthly event!) Reel Party - a Great addition for the New Year! Keep an eye out for more new slots coming soon!

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  • 06 February 2007

    ANTIGUA WILL LOOK TO EU FOR ONLINE GAMBLING SUPPORT

    Antigua Sun Tuesday February 06 2007 The position of a senior European Union official that America’s Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act is “protectionist” has sparked the attention of Antigua & Barbuda gaming officials.

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  • 06 February 2007

    US Trying To Link Online Gambling To Terrorism

    LAS VEGAS BUSINESS PRESS BY BOB SHEMELIGIAN The chips are down for principals in online gambling operations, and the cyberspace scenario is probably going to get worse. That’s because federal officials, already incensed over billions in gambling revenues leaving the U.S., are trying to link Web gambling to terrorism.

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  • 06 February 2007

    YouTeller Claim Of Certification In Doubt

    eGaming Review A new payments processor which says it will be open for business in March this year appears to be falsely claiming to be certified by the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). YouTeller claims on its website to be a trademark of a company called Seed Capital Ltd, and gives an address in east London. A link on the company’s contacts page then diverts to the FSA register of Small E-Money Issuers where a company called Seed Capital Ltd is indeed listed.

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  • 05 February 2007

    Online Gambling Ban Brings Back Bookies

    The Salt Lake Tribune By Peter Sanders The Wall Street Journal Today, a 28-year-old Hollywood assistant named Seth plans to enjoy the Super Bowl in the same way millions of other football fans will – he’ll bet on it. How, exactly, will he wager that $100 burning a hole in his pocket? One thing he knows for sure is that he won’t do it legally. Trekking to Vegas for the weekend is out of the question.

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  • 05 February 2007

    Congress Made Bad Call On Online Gambling

    Daily Breeze February 4, 2007 The best bet would be for the government to lift the online gaming ban and instead license, regulate and tax Web sites that seek American bettors. Daily Breeze editorial Super Bowl Sunday is a good time to examine the federal government’s hypocritical relationship with gambling. Betting at Native American casinos on federal land is fine. Wagering in Nevada and New Jersey is OK, too. State lotteries are great. So is the stock market.

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