25 October 2006NEW LAW MAY AFFECT WSOP
BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE The Associated Press/LAS VEGAS By ADAM GOLDMAN and RYAN NAKASHIMA OCT. 24 3:16 P.M. ET Observers say the recently enacted U.S. law that bans gambling online could cut into the number of entrants to the planet’s richest card game — the World Series of Poker. The number of players in the tournament, run by Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., has ballooned thanks largely to the online game.Read full article
25 October 2006AN INTERVIEW WITH BODOG OWNER CALVIN AYRE - FEDS CAN'T STOP HIS ONLINE EMPIRE
THE REGISTER EXCERPTS FROM INTERVIEW OF CALVIN AYRE BY BURKE HANSON, PUBLISHED AT THE REGISTER Tuesday 24th October 2006 23:26 GMT “American gaming enthusiasts have been asking themselves that very question, after Republicans in Congress recently amended the Safe Port Act (H.R.Read full article
24 October 2006BAN IS NOT THE ANSWER, WON'T STOP ONLINE GAMBLING
THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press NEW YORK – Gamblers may look over their shoulder now, but experts say a new Internet gambling ban won’t keep bettors from ponying up, just turn them on to overseas payment services out of the law’s reach. “It has put a terrible scare into people,” said I. Nelson Rose, who teaches gambling law at Whittier Law School. “But it won’t by any means wipe out Internet gambling.Read full article
24 October 2006ONLINE GAMBLING AND ITS ENTITIES ENTERS THE PROHIBITION ERA
INTERACTIVE GAMING NEWS by Chris Krafcik H.R. 4411 – David Carruthers – Money laundering – Aiding and abetting – United States Congress – Bill Frist – Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 – Prohibition – Exodus These and other words and expressions have permeated the idiom shared by the I-gaming industry, serving as palpable reminders of long-standing legal battles and financial woe, of furtive politics and changing interests.Read full article
24 October 2006Click2Pay Online Payment System Review
We’ve added information and a review for Click2Pay. Click2Pay.com is the future of online payment sytems. With the recent passing of US legislation making online payments to casinos more strenuous, Click2Pay will emerge as a major alternative. Go here and learn what Click2Pay has to offer and how it will become a viable solution for your online casino funding and withdraws.Read full article
23 October 2006Will Online Gambling Legislation Turn Out To Be A Bad Bet for Republicans?
FOX NEWS Monday, October 23, 2006 By Radley Balko LONDON — In the wee hours of the last night of the last session of Congress, Majority Leader Bill Frist attached a ban on Internet gambling to a port security bill. It was a dubious maneuver, which not only prevented any real floor debate over the ban, but also attached an intrusive, unnecessary, big government measure to a bill that addressed important national security concerns.Read full article
23 October 2006BODOG BUYS BETCORP - BOBET?
E-GOLI (http://www.egoli.com.au) 23/10/2006 By: Georgia Fekete Betcorp Limited (BCL) today announced it had entered into an agreement to sell its gaming operations and operating infrastructure in Antigua and Toronto for US$9 million to Bodog Entertainment Group SA. The move came as a result of the passing of the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act on 13 October 2006. The legislation effectively makes it illegal for US banks to make or take payments from online gambling sites.Read full article
21 October 2006GAMBLING LEGISLATION TO AFFECT ECHO's BOTTOM LINE
PACIFIC COAST BUSINESS TIMES Bill Lascher Staff Writer 10/20/06 Fallout from legislation targeting Internet gambling has landed in Ventura County. Camarillo-based Electronic Clearing House Inc., or ECHO, announced that its annual report for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30 would look different after the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 was signed by President George W. Bush Oct. 13.Read full article