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  • 19 July 2006

    Rewards Affiliates Newsletter :: July 14, 2006

    Rewards Affiliates Newsletter :: July 14, 2006 CAC2006 Vegas We’re doing it again! Watch this space for news on our upcoming party at this year’s CAC in Vegas! Hope to see you there! Summer Daze Part 2 As mentioned in the last newsletter, this time of year typically brings a slow down to the industry.

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  • 19 July 2006

    Mad Hatter And Golden Reef Casino Gives Player A Reason To Be Madly Happy... $205,625 Reasons!!

    Wow! Michael A won an amazing $205,625 at Golden Reef Casino playing Mad Hatter!! Mad Hatter is one of the new Microgaming game releases last month and has quickly become a favorite with slots players everywhere! Congratulations Michael A!

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  • 19 July 2006

    U.S. CRACKING DOWN ON OFFSHORE BETTING INDUSTRY

    USA TODAY Updated 7/19/2006 1:51 AM ET By Michael McCarthy, USA TODAY When the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill cracking down on Internet gambling last week, David Carruthers, CEO of online gaming company Bet On Sports, was one of the most outspoken critics of the proposed law. The 49-year-old British executive has more immediate problems to worry about.

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  • 19 July 2006

    CANADIAN ONLINE GAMBLING SECTOR TUMBLES AFTER US CRACKDOWN

    TORONTO (CP) – Shares in Canadian online gambling companies fell Tuesday amid fears that a U.S. crackdown on Internet gaming may spread and affect revenue from firms doing business south of the border. Shares in software firm CryptoLogic Inc. (TSX:CRY) tumbled $2.69, or 10.8 per cent, to close at $22.19 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, while Fun Technologies Inc. (TSX:FUN), an online gambling firm, was down five cents at $5.35. Shares in Las Vegas From Home.

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  • 18 July 2006

    FEDERAL INTERNET GAMBLING LAW MAY CRIMP N.D. LAWMAKERS PLANS

    Posted on Sun, Jul. 16, 2006 Grand Forks Herald (GrandForksHerald.com) DALE WETZEL Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. – New federal legislation may derail Fargo state Rep. Jim Kasper’s plans to revive a proposal to make North Dakota the first state to license Internet poker sites. The measure, which the U.S. House overwhelmingly approved last week, would ban Internet gambling sites, including online poker rooms, from taking money from customers in the United States.

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  • 18 July 2006

    HOUSE GAMBLING LEGISLATION IS A BUST

    Inside BAY AREA The ARGUS 07/17/2006 06:57:19 AM PDT THE House passed a prohibition on Internet wagering Tuesday that would theoretically prevent gamblers from using credit cards to bet online and could block access to gambling Web sites. Proponents say gambling can be addictive, and then exposed a lack a consistency in their argument by voting for the bill, which carves out exceptions for state lotteries and horse racing.

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  • 18 July 2006

    IS THIS THE START OF A CRUSADE AGAINST INTERNET GAMBLING?

    “The people who are pushing this ban in Congress … try to argue these sites prey on children, which is totally ridiculous,” “If your kid has access to your checking account or credit card and is making transfers to off-shore accounts across the world, Internet gambling is the least of your worries.

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  • 18 July 2006

    US GAMBLING BILL IN SPOTLIGHT AFTER INDUSTRY ARRESTS

    Reuters Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:11pm ET16 By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – The indictment of BETonSPORTS Plc (BSS.L: Quote, Profile, Research) executives for racketeering should add momentum to U.S. legislation that aims to ban broader types of Internet gambling, two Republican backers said on Tuesday. The U.S.

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  • 18 July 2006

    PLAYING POKER WITH THE US SENATE

    MSNBC Financial Times by Roger Blitz Updated: 12:12 a.m. ET July 18, 2006 David Carruthers, the internet gambling executive detained by US authorities, had discussed with his chairman the prospect of such an occurrence if he visited the US.

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  • 17 July 2006

    NO BAIL UNTIL AT LEAST FRIDAY FOR DAVID CARRUTHERS

    David Carruthers was charged with conspiracy in offering bets on college and professional sports to U.S. residents and that BetonSports took wagers via internet and lelephone line. He’s being held without bail at this time. Federal prosecutors requested that no bail be set until David is sent to Missouri to face charges. The judge allowed David be held without bail at least until Friday, when the detention hearing is scheduled.

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