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  • 22 September 2006

    CELEBPOKER TO GIVE PLAYERS CHANCE AT DUBLIN ALL-STAR CHALLENGE

    The folks at CelebPoker are giving their players a chance to play in the Dublin All-Star Challenge, part of the televised European Poker Masters (EPM) which is taking place from the 18th to the 19th November 2006. The expected prizepool is in excess of $500,000! All you have to do to win one of these seats is play in CelebPoker’s daily $4 satellites running over the next five weeks, which will run at 10 minutes past the hour all day, every day.

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  • 22 September 2006

    US lawmakers seek online gambling bill compromise

    REUTERS By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Congressional leaders are trying to forge a compromise that would allow them to push through legislation banning most forms of Internet gambling, aides said on Thursday. Top House and Senate lawmakers have been trying to break a logjam that has stalled the Internet gambling legislation by attaching it to any one of a number of must-pass spending bills before the end of the year, aides said.

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  • 21 September 2006

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO TARGET DISCRIMINATING STATES AND ONLINE GAMBLING

    MIDDLE EAST TIMES AFP September 19, 2006 BRUSSELS — The European Commission said Monday that it is prepared to target more member states deemed to be stifling free competition in the sports gambling sector. The move came on the same day as news that a French magistrate formally launched an investigation into contravention of French gambling monopolies by the two heads of the Austrian-German Bwin Internet gambling group arrested last week.

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  • 21 September 2006

    GamesAndCasino Announces Exclusive Ongoing Platinum Play Casino Slots Tournaments

    GamesAndCasino is the place to be starting Saturday September 23rd! Every Saturday and Wednesday at Games and Casino there is going to be an ongoing Slots tournament just for Games and Casino visitors at Platinum Play Casino! Here’s what you will need to do: Tournaments will be held twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 am EST until 8 pm EST (12 hours per tournament). The registration deadline for each tournament is Tuesday or Friday, 8am EST respectively.

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  • 21 September 2006

    BODOG MARKETING CONFERENCE CANCELLED AGAIN.

    According to Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre, the Bodog Marketing Conference at Atlantis in December 2006 has been cancelled. This was a second attempt to host the online gambling conference, re-scheduled after the cancellation of the Bodog Marketing Conference in September which was cancelled after the arrest of British online gambling CEO David Carruthers in the US. Citing uncertainty of the U.S.

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  • 21 September 2006

    ONLINE GAMBLING SPORTSBOOK BETONSPORTS ATTEMPTS TO SETTLE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CHARGES

    BetOnSports, the online gambling sportsbook, would like to negotiate a settlement of civil and criminal charges by the US DoJ against BoS for racketeering and fraud and have asked for a meeting to discuss a possible resolution.It was reported by STLtoday.com that Assistant Michael Fagan thought the case could be resolved. What this would mean to David Carruthers, the former CEO of BetOnSports arrested on a 22 count indictment for fraud and racketeering, and his case is unclear at this time.

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  • 21 September 2006

    RIVERBELLE ONLINE CASINO RATED #1

    River Belle Online Casino Wins First Place in Best Online Casino for Progressive Slots GIBRALTER, September 18, 2006 – It’s not easy to win the coveted and highly respected awards handed out to online gaming sites in the annual “Strictly Slots” magazine reader’s poll, but River Belle Online Casino (http://www.riverbelle.com) has managed to do it four times this year.

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  • 20 September 2006

    Another Lucky Online Bingo Winner At Kiwi Bingo

    September 20,2006 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles, CA (FV Newswire) – Linda from Florida, aka ‘Birdie50′, has won herself a spot in the Kiwi Bingo hall of fame. Birdie50 is Kiwi’s first winner of the Days of Summer – Bistro Set Giveaway. Linda couldn’t believe her luck at being the first winner. She’s very excited about her new bistro set.

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  • 19 September 2006

    Platinum Play Casino Tournaments only at GamesAndCasino!

    Beginning Saturday September 23rd, your Wednesdays and Saturdays just got a whole lot better! Games and Casino is pleased to present an ongoing Slots tournament just for Games and Casino visitors at Platinum Play Casino! Here’s how it will work: There will be 2 Tournaments per week. On Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 am EST until 8 pm EST (12 hours per tournament). Starting on the Saturday the 23rd of September. Registration deadline is Tuesday or Friday, 8am EST. Buy-ins at $22.

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  • 19 September 2006

    Playtech Licenses Advanced Multimedia Technology

    Monday September 18, 3:14 am ET NICOSIA, Cyprus, September 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Playtech (Cyprus) Ltd., the international designer, developer and licensor of software for the gambling industry, a subsidiary company of Playtech Ltd (LSE: PTEC – News), listed on AIM, announced today the signing of a license agreement with 1st Technology LLC. The license agreement is in relation to 1st Technology’s core multimedia patents applied to advanced online gaming products.

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