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  • 10 October 2006

    EMPLOYEES OF ONLINE GAMBLING FIRM RELEASED IN WAKE OF NEW LEGISLATION

    HAARETZ (www.haaretz.com) By Guy Griml “…IM Intermedia dismissed half of its 100 workers yesterday.” “… firm supplies services for online marketing and data mining for online gaming companies in the United States…” “The company confirmed the report.” “cutbacks are just the first of many expected in the industry after the U.S.

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  • 10 October 2006

    FIRST OF WHAT FIGURES TO BE MANY ONLINE GAMBLING DISMISSALS BEGIN

    HAARETZ (www.haaretz.com) By Guy Griml The first firings in the Israeli online gambling industry have started, as IM Intermedia dismissed half of its 100 workers yesterday. The firm supplies services for online marketing and data mining for online gaming companies in the United States, and its customers include Intercontinental Online. Advertisement The company confirmed the report. Yesterday’s cutbacks are just the first of many expected in the industry after the U.S.

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  • 09 October 2006

    New Poker League with SunPoker

    Professional Poker Champion Kenna James and SunPoker.com have announced the start of a brand new poker league, The Kenna James Bounty League. This new league will start by rewarding a total of four SunPoker.com members with $10,000 seats at the main event of the L.A. Poker Classic, an additional $2,500 for hotel and airfare, and a personal training session with Kenna James. The newly formed Bounty League will feature a $22 buy-in tournament every Thursday where SunPoker.

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  • 09 October 2006

    BINGONANZA'S OCTOBER SCHEDULE OF FESTIVAL EVENTS!

    It’s October and Bingonanza has some great promotions in store to celebrate Fall and Halloween! To kick off the season, Bingonanza is holding Bingonanza Oktoberfest October 1 – 22 Sapphire Room Grab an ice cold mug and join Bingonanza’s Oktoberfest from October 1 – 22! The contest has players looking for the special ‘A’, ‘L’, ‘E’ patterns playing in the Sapphire Room.

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  • 09 October 2006

    ONLINE CASINO WORLD GAMING ASKED FOR SHARES TO BE SUSPENDED

    IRELAND ON-LINE 09/10/2006 – 12:11:24 Shares in online casino World Gaming were suspended today as the fall-out from new anti-gambling legislation in the United States continued. World Gaming said it asked for its shares to be suspended “with immediate effect due to a fundamental uncertainty over its ability to continue trading”. It followed the shock approval of new laws effectively banning online gambling in the US which sent World Gaming shares tumbling 92% last week.

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  • 09 October 2006

    NO MORE NET GAMBLING?

    THE MINNESOTA DAILY October 9, 2006 A bill outlawing online gambling is awaiting approval by the president. By JP Leider “The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 could stop the meteoric rise of online poker. The act was tacked onto the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act in late September and passed through Congress shortly thereafter. President George W. Bush is expected to sign the controversial act.” ….

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  • 09 October 2006

    BETTING ON DOUBLE STANDARDS IN THE US

    FINANCIAL NEWS / Online US Grant Clelland, Deputy Editor 09 Oct 2006 When a continental European country takes action to protect its industry from external competition, it is called economic nationalism. When the US does the same, we are meant to believe it is about preserving the fabric of society.

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  • 09 October 2006

    GAMBLING WITH FREEDOM

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES By Clyde Wayne Crews Jr./ Achim Schmillen October 9, 2006 Your after-tax income belongs to you. You are free to spend it, invest it, waste it, burn it, or tithe it away — and none of that is any politicians’ business. But if some lawmakers have their way, soon you won’t be able to gamble your money away on the Internet.

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  • 09 October 2006

    CONGRESS OUTLAWS INTERNET GAMBLING WHICH WILL HELP TERRORISM IN THE LONG RUN

    PBS (www.pbs.com) October 6, 2006 Risky Business: Congress stupidly outlawed Internet gambling and only terrorists were helped By Robert X. Cringely Last Saturday the United States Congress passed a port security bill that carried an amendment banning Internet gambling.

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  • 08 October 2006

    Regulate gambling or lose the income

    THE NATIONAL POST Online betting is a grey area of law with huge profits Diane Francis, Financial Post Published: Saturday, October 07, 2006 The world’s largest computer facilities for online gaming are located in Canada and are nicknamed MIT. This doesn’t stand for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: It stands for the Mohawk Institute of Technology.

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