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  • 04 November 2006

    MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES THE CLOSURE OF ALL CASH PLAY AT SLOTS24

    SLOTS24.COM In a statement emailed Friday, Robert Ramsden, Senior Manager of Slots24 announced the close of ‘Cash Play’ at Slots24.

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  • 04 November 2006

    NOTICE FROM SLOTS24.COM

    SLOTS24.COM Due to the legal pandemonium in the United States, with regards to the new “Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act” Bill (HR4411), the detainment of several senior online-casino representatives in the US, and that given the majority of revenue from Slots24 is US based, we have unfortunately had to make the decision to close ‘Cash Play’ on Slots24. This will allow us to focus on our successful Lottery product (www.lottery24.

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  • 02 November 2006

    FRIST ANTE'S WITH ONLINE GAMBLING BAN, TIME FOR U.S. TO CALL - PEACEFUL PROTEST IN WASHINGTON

    EDITOR’S NOTE November 2, 2006 On Friday the 13th of October 2006, President Bush signed into law the Safe Port Act, a bill to tighten port security and make our country a safer place from terrorists. Attached to this bill was the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIEGA).

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  • 02 November 2006

    WTO LAST CHANCE FOR INTERNET GAMBLING IN US

    BLOOMBERG (www.bloomberg.com) By Warren Giles Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) — Antigua, the Caribbean island nation accounting for a quarter of online betting, says its effort to overturn a U.S. ban on Internet gambling through the World Trade Organization is a last chance for the industry. WTO arbitrators first backed Antigua’s claim that the U.S. illegally discriminated against foreign Internet betting companies two years ago. Last month, President George W.

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  • 31 October 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING CONFERENCE HOSTED BY GREAT BRITAIN - USA A 'NO SHOW'

    DAILY PRESS By JANE WARDELL – AP Business Writer – October 31, 2006, 8:19 AM EST ROYAL ASCOT, England — Officials from more than 30 countries debated ways to regulate the global Internet gaming industry on Tuesday, just weeks after the United States effectively banned online gambling.

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  • 31 October 2006

    NETELLER PROVISION OF SERVICES TO US CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW

    HEMSCOT Todney Hobson 31/10/06 13:27 Surprisingly strong quarterly figures from the online money transfer business has helped to assuage fears over the impact of anti-gambling legislation in the US. Surprisingly strong quarterly figures from the online money transfer business has helped to assuage fears over the impact of anti-gambling legislation in the US. NETeller signed up 3,218 customers in the third quarter to take the total to nearly 3.19m.

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  • 30 October 2006

    BUSH THUMBED NOSE AT WTO COMMITMENTS WITH THE SIGNING OF THE UIGEA

    EGAMINGPULSE On 13 October President Bush signed the law that triggered the market value meltdown of several internet gambling operators that derived much of their turnover from US punters (the most prominent being Partygaming, 888 Holdings and Sportingbet). What many people don’t know is that President Bush did so in complete disregard of US obligations under international law.

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  • 30 October 2006

    NELSON ROSE ON THE NEW ANTI INTERNET GAMING LAW

    POKER PLAYER by I. Nelson Rose Senator Bill Frist (R.- TN), doesn’t want to be President -he wants to be Dictator. Frist, the majority leader of the U.S. Senate, used his position of power to ram through the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006. He didn’t even give the members of Congress a chance to read the bill. They were told about it late Friday night, mere minutes before they recessed to campaign for reelection.

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  • 30 October 2006

    October New Slots

    October promises to be great with some new slots releases. Due Oct 31st Microgaming has 3 new bonus slots!! Pharaoh’s Tomb Flying Circus Dog Father Rival Gaming has 3 new ones and we have a review for one so far! Stay tuned for the other 2 reviews soon. For Love and Money Vegas Technology has one really great one called Reel Deal Read all about them on our New Slots page. And happy spinning!

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  • 30 October 2006

    PARTYGAMING AND 888 MERGER IN THE WORKS

    THE TIMES The Times Online (www.timesonline.co.uk) Louise Armitstead and Matthew Goodman TWO of the biggest UK-listed online poker operators, Party Gaming and 888 Holdings, have held preliminary talks about a possible merger to create a £1.6 billion company. Both firms have been trying to find a way to cope after sales were hit by the introduction of laws banning online gambling in America.

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