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  • 16 October 2006

    INTERNET GAMBLING STILL A GOOD BET

    BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE The Associated Press/NEW YORK By JEREMY HERRON AP Business Writer OCT. 16 3:08 P.M. ET Even though President Bush has signed a law to curb Internet gambling, investors in the handful of U.S.-listed Internet gambling companies may not want to fold their hands just yet. “There is growth in this industry even without the United States,” said Blackmont Capital technology analyst Wojtek Nowak.

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  • 16 October 2006

    LAWYERS SAY A TENTATIVE DEAL WAS STRUCK BETWEEN BETONSPORTS AND DOJ

    BLOOMBERG.COM By Andrew Harris and Benjamin Israel Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Betonsports Plc., the British Internet bookmaker indicted in the U.S. for illegal gambling, has reached a preliminary deal with prosecutors to end a civil suit seeking to ban the company from doing business in the U.S. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson in St. Louis granted the parties one week to complete what Assistant U.S.

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  • 16 October 2006

    GAMINGKING ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE The Associated Press October 16, 2006 LONDON Gamingking PLC, a provider of online gambling services, said Monday that Nicholas Watkins resigned as chief executive. Watkins is the latest executive of a British online gambling company to resign his role after Congress introduced legislation to ban Internet gambling in the United States.

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  • 15 October 2006

    LASSETERS HALTS SERVICE TO US ONLINE GAMBLERS

    THE AUSTRALIAN October 16, 2006 ONLINE casino operator Lasseters Corp Ltd has halted services to the US following legislation introduced there making it illegal to accept online bets from US-based players. Lasseters said the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act would eliminate about half of the world’s estimated $US10 billion ($13.34 billion) online gaming industry.

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  • 15 October 2006

    US CASINOS HEAD FOR THE ISLANDS TO AVOID US BAN

    TORONTO STAR Oct. 13, 2006. 01:00 AM PETE HARRISON REUTERS NEWS AGENCY LONDON—A looming U.S. ban on Internet gambling is already scaring off London-listed operators, but the industry will continue to thrive in the hands of private operators in locations like Costa Rica, Antigua and Curacao. The fear of extradition to the United States has forced executives in the United Kingdom to turn away from their most lucrative market, some selling their U.S.

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  • 15 October 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING SITES CONTINUE TO ADVERTISE IN SPITE OF CRACKDOWN

    NEWSDAY.COM By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer October 14, 2006, 5:20 PM EDT NEW YORK — Despite repeated warnings from law enforcement officials, offshore Internet gambling companies have continued to advertise heavily in the United States. Giant billboards in Manhattan, some several stories high, brazenly advertise Internet gambling sites like Sportsbook.com, now based in Antigua.

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  • 15 October 2006

    TIGERGAMING PUTS THE ADVENTURE BACK INTO POKER

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  • 14 October 2006

    LEISURE AND GAMING SUSPENDED ON AIM UNTIL SALE OF US OPERATIONS COMPLETED

    LIFE STYLE EXTRA Finance News Latest UK-related finance news headlines Friday, 13th October 2006 14:42 LONDON (AFX) – Leisure & Gaming PLC said it has concluded that the sale of its US-facing gaming businesses is the best course of action given pending legal developments in the US, given the alternative of liquidating the businesses at substantial cost estimated to be about 6.0 mln usd. Shares in the company have been temporarily suspended on AIM.

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  • 13 October 2006

    DOYLES ROOM POKER SPEAKS OUT - WILL ACCEPT US PLAYERS

    Statement from DoylesRoom.com to Online Poker Players Following Signing of Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) October 13, 2006 — DoylesRoom.com, the prominent online poker room endorsed by legendary World Poker Champion Doyle Brunson, released an official statement following the signing of the Safe Ports Bill. In the wake of the Safe Ports Bill – now signed by President Bush – DoylesRoom.

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  • 13 October 2006

    Online Casinos Open To U.S. Players

    We’ve compiled a list of online casinos, online bingo halls, and online poker rooms which are open to players living in the United States. Some casino’s have exemptions for certain states, and we’ve created a separate listing for those also to make it easy for you to find and play at one of the Games and Casino recommended online casinos which welcome players based in the U.S.. Online Casinos Accepting U.S. Based Players From All States Online Casinos Accepting All U.S.

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