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  • 18 August 2006

    PartyGammon Online Backgammon Tournaments

    A new online backgammon tournament website has been launched by the group who runs the largest online poker website – Party Poker. This site is sure to be huge and they’re kicking things off with the largest ever online backgammon tournament with a prize pool of one million dollars. Games and Casino has completed a full review for PartyGammon that you can read here: PartyGammon Backgammon Review.

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  • 16 August 2006

    FORMER ONLINE GAMBLING EXEC MAKES BAIL

    BusinessWeek.com The Associated Press/ST. LOUIS By CHRISTOPHER LEONARD AP Business Writer AUG. 16 3:17 P.M. ET Former online gambling executive David Carruthers was freed on a $1 million bond Wednesday after spending nearly a month behind bars following his arrest on racketeering and fraud charges. Carruthers, 48, was freed after a hearing before U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Medler. He had been expected to be released as early as Monday but it took days to work out technical details.

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  • 16 August 2006

    Bettors Deserve Better - Crusade against online sports gambling is unfair

    SI.com Justin Doom > Doom’s Day Tuesday August 15, 2006 4:12PM The only safe place to bet on sports is in Las Vegas. At this rate, it’s only a matter of time before I’m in jail. In fact, I wonder what the odds on that would be. Maybe I can find a Web site that will offer a line. But I’d better find it soon. Did you hear what happened to the folks over at BetOnSports.com? After recently being singled out and indicted by U.S.

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  • 16 August 2006

    PartyCasino Adds More Games To Lineup

    PartyCasino has more! More promotions, more games, more fun! Now included in their games lineup: Red Dog, Casino War, Kooka Keno Poker and Blackjack Bonus Pairs! Check them out at PartyCasino today!

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  • 16 August 2006

    Party All The Time At PartyBingo!

    The all new PartyBingo is up and running and there are bonuses for everyone! Find the bonus that’s right for you and party, party, PartyBingo! PartyBingo has also fired up their Bingo Royale summer break special and guarantee that the prizes on Bingo Royale will be between $50 and $100 all summer. You can get up to three hours of bingo action for as little as $14! Be sure to take advantage of PartyBingo’s guaranteed minimum prizes and jackpots!

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  • 16 August 2006

    Shannon Shorr, 21-Year-Old Poker Millionaire, Wins the Bellagio Cup Championship Title Along with $960,000

    Shannon Shorr wraps up his first World Series of Poker appearance with a big win at the Bellagio, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Birmigham, AL (PRWEB) August 15, 2006 — Shannon Shorr now has more than enough money to cover his tuition at the University of Alabama where he’s a civil engineering major. Now that he’s made more than a million dollars playing poker, Shorr’s wondering if school’s his best bet.

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  • 16 August 2006

    WinnerOnLine Interviews Lawrence G Walters

    An Interview With Lawrence G. Walters: Part I, originally published at >WINNERONLINE – http://www.winneronline.com by Karl Yu, Winneronline 15 August, 2006 There are a lot of legal implications when it comes to online gaming and America’s stance against it. Over the past six months the U.S. has launched a major offensive on the industry on both the federal and state level.

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  • 15 August 2006

    More Problems for BetOnSports and Associates

    It’s been reported that shareholders of BOS are considering legal action against BOS advisors based on the fact that they (advisors) did not mention any unfavorable background on Gary Kaplan, previous owner of the company prior to the the stock offering. It’s rumored that Kaplan has left Costa Rica for parts unknown but the middle east is suspected. He was included in the indictment against BOS for, among other charges, fraud and racketeering.

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  • 15 August 2006

    eCOGRA Achieves 100 Online Casinos Target Months Ahead of Schedule

    Gambling Standards Authority Issues its 107th “Play It Safe” Seal to Accredited Online Casinos and Poker Rooms LONDON, August 14 /PRNewswire/ — The online gambling standards and player protection body, eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance (http://www.eCOGRA.org), today announced it achieved its target of accrediting 100 online casinos and poker rooms before December 2006. eCOGRA launched its 100 Seals campaign in May this year with 76 accredited sites.

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  • 14 August 2006

    Jeff Haney on a dying scheme to hustle online casinos

    LAS VEGAS SUN SPORTS August 14, 2006 at 7:29:0 PDT The federal government’s recent crackdown on online gambling has thrust the largely unregulated, sometimes bizarre backwater of Internet casinos into the spotlight. Not long after the House of Representatives passed legislation this summer designed to clamp down on online gambling, the boss of Costa Rica-based BetOnSports was arrested while changing planes in Texas.

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