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  • 05 January 2008

    Germany and the Online Gambling Ban

    Germany and the Online Gambling Ban The UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Act) was passed in 2006. Since then Germany has followed by having signed an agreement, starting Jan.1st this year to ban web based gambling. Websites with casinos, and or poker rooms and sports betting has been blocked by financial institutions. This will prevent all transactions to or from gambling sites, in Germany. But they are allowing land based casinos to operate, because they think land based can be controlled.

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  • 04 January 2008

    Slot Slot Slots Win!

    SLOT SLOT SLOTS Win WOW!!  Now this is the way to bring in the New Year right! Bodog really dished it out. David S while searching for treasure won $10,610 playing Aztecs Treasure. Alfred B got rich on Realm of Riches with $8,086. Todd M went from black to red playing Red Sands,with $4,862.  And talk about Sevens and Stripes, Min C got away with $4,485. Bodog, can I win some please?  LOL WTGGGGGGGGG all of you and have a Happy New Year spending all that Moolah!!!!

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  • 03 January 2008

    New Slots Due January 8th!

    Microgaming is due to release 4 new slots this month! Little Chief – Big Cash – 5 Reels 25 Paylines – is sure to please any slots player that loves free spins, when you hit the bonus round you are given 10 free spins to start, then you pick your tee-pee’s for even more free spins or bonus money.

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  • 02 January 2008

    Big Slot Winners

    Big Slot Winners Ever dream of winning big on playing slots? Well that dream came true for Majbritt E. What a way to end the year, and start off a new one, winning $83,712, playing Internet slots. It was won at All Jackpots on the slot called Thunderstruck. Happy New Year Majbritt E!! Also Happy New Year to Lawence O, who won  a prize of $34,713 on the Diamond Dozen machine, and to Chad W, who won $18,805 playing Crystal Waters.

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  • 02 January 2008

    Mania Frenzy Promos

    Accepts all Players The first Super High Roller Room is at BingoMania. An exciting chance to play bingo online for players who likes to play for big game prizes and Big progressive jackpots. A price of $5 per card, the Super High Roller Room gives players a chance to enjoy progressive jackpots starting at $5,000 and builds until won. In celebration of this new room, the current progressive jackpot in the Super High Roller Room has started at $10,000.

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  • 02 January 2008

    Reasons to Appose the Internet Gambling Ban

    Reasons to Appose the Internet Gambling Ban Lots of things have happened this past year with Internet Gambling. We are watching to see what will happen in 2008.  You don’t hear or see much of this on TV, or in the newspapers, why we ask? Could it be the Government does not want the US citizens to know what they are doing behind our back? The only news you will see on this is on the internet.

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  • 31 December 2007

    Online Gambling - 2008

    Online Gambling – 2008 Gambling, big news in 2007, once seen as taboo, has become main stream across the world and it will be debated and expanded in the years to follow. We look forward to continue to keep you up to date as the news happens. This is one of the most exciting industries and will be the news to watch worldwide in 2008. What will happen is yet to be seen. But rest assured, if it happens you will find it here!

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  • 28 December 2007

    Could Piracy Become Legal?

    Could Piracy Become Legal? Dec 28, 2007 Keeping up with the online gambling lawsuits being evaluated by the US, the EU (European Union), and the WTO (World Trade Organization)? What happens in this study of international online laws may affect Internet laws for the coming years. “The New York Times” reports the WTO on December 21 imposed a $21 million sanctionagainst the U.S. in response to a complaint made by Antigua, the home of many online casinos.

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  • 28 December 2007

    More New Slots for December

    To add to our holiday fun Vegas Technologies and Rival Gaming have both added new slots and we have Reviews for both on our New Slots page. Vegas Technologies releases Winter Wonderland – a 5 reel 20 payline winter themed slot with a skier bonus round and free spin bonus. Rival Gaming releases Scary Rich – with 5 Reels with 20 Pay-lines that come to life with animation and noises that may scare the cat away.

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  • 22 December 2007

    No Action From the Online Gambling Industry

    No Action From the Online Gambling Industry We witnessed it this week.  European online gambling operators and their shareholders relied exclusively on the European Union to resolve the legal stranglehold placed over the industry by US lawmakers and the Justice Department.  They played their cards and busted.

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  • 22 December 2007

    The Us to Face Sanctions for Online Gaming Ban

    The US to face sanctions for Online Gaming Ban    The small island of Antigua was hoping they could rely on online betting and less on tourism. The World Trade Organization has ruled, US faces $21m (£10.6m) in annual trade sanctions as a result of its online betting ban.  The Islands of Antigua and Barbuda were awarded the right to impose sanctions targeting US services, copyrights and trademarks.

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  • 21 December 2007

    Online Gambling EU Firms Challenge US Ban

    Online Gambling EU Firms Challenge US Ban The European online gaming trade association formed a complaint on Thursday with the European Commission over the U.S. ban on online gambling.The U.S. Department of Justice was accused today by the Remote Gambling Association of discriminating against its members, by enforcing the ban against foreign online gambling companies while allowing U.S. rivals to stay in business.

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  • 20 December 2007

    RGA Disappointed With the WTO

    The RGA was disappointed with the WTO compensation between EU and US. Chief executive of the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) stated his organization was disappointed by the news of an agreement between the EU and the US regarding the withdrawal of gambling services from its WTO commitments. But it will continue lobbying for US to have a regulated system.

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  • 20 December 2007

    Pharaoh’s Online Casino Changes to Microgaming Software

    After using their Boss technology software for several years, Pharaoh’s Casino is now using Microgaming powered technology for their online gaming software. Be it for keeping up with many of the games offered online, or to stay with the competition, we think is was a big move towards giving the online gamblers more gaming options.

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  • 20 December 2007

    Pharaoh’s Casino Turns to Microgaming Software

    You heard it right my friends. Pharaoh’s online casino, after using Boss software for several years, is coming on strong to bring out many of the online games offered with the Microgaming powered technology. You can find the latest review here at Games and Casino in the Pharaoh’s Online Casino Review page.

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  • 19 December 2007

    Microsoft, Google and Yahoo Pay $31.5 Million

    Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo Pay $31.5 MillionThese Internet Companies, have agreed to pay $31.5 Million to settle federal civil allegations they took illegal gambling ads.They also agreed to stop taking ads and wagering for sports and other online gambling.   An investigation was conducted by Hanaway’s office, with the IRS and the FBI, dates to 2000, she stated that Negotiations have been going on for 12 to 18 months.

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  • 19 December 2007

    All Jackpots Online Casino Player wins $50,000

    All Jackpots Online Casino Player wins $50,000 on his 12th day. 18 December 2007 KAHNAWAKE — (PRESS RELEASE) — All Jackpots Online Casino, a proud member of the Jackpot Factory Group, announced that a player from North America beat out 1,491 players over the weekend en route to a $50,000 cash prize in the world’s first online $100,000 multi-player slot tournament. In addition to the grand prize, 299 other players split an additional $50,000 in cash prizes.

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  • 18 December 2007

    Woman from the UK hits record Deal or No Deal jackpot

    Woman from the UK hits record Deal or No Deal jackpot 17 December 2007 Released by Press – Jackpotjoy news we’ve all been waiting for: Deal or No Deal’s record Jackpot has just been won at a staggering £965,728, over £330,000 beating the game’s previous record! The lucky winner is 27-year-old Emira B from Dewsbury in West Yorkshire. Emira said “Thank you so much. I’m in shock. It’s unbelievable. I’ve just told my family.

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  • 18 December 2007

    Massachusetts Governor may testify at Casino Hearing.

    Massachusetts Governor may testify at Casino Hearing 17 December 2007 As reported by The Republican: “Gov. Deval L. Patrick plans a major push for his bill to legalize casinos, stating that he may testify before a legislative committee next week on the plan.

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  • 18 December 2007

    Deal reached In the EU and U.S. in WTO case

    Deal  for compensation reached In  the EU and U.S. in WTO case 17 December 2007As reported by Reuters: Brussels” The European Commission dealt a blow to European online gaming companies on December 17th,  when it accepted a U.S. offer of openings in other sectors to compensate for closing the U.S. gambling market to foreign firms.

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  • 18 December 2007

    Raised Stakes at 2008 World Series of Poker

    Raised Stakes at 2008 World Series of Poker 12 December 2007 VEGAS (PRESS RELEASE) Harrah’s Entertainment stated today the 2008 World Series of Poker Presented by Milwaukee’s Best Light and televised exclusively on ESPN will for the first time EVER begin and end with a $10,000 buy-in World Championship events and feature a total of eight $10,000 championships.

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  • 17 December 2007

    Casinos, High – Roller Style

    Go to our High Roller Casinos page to check out its new update; we have something to show the High – Rollers here at Games and Casino.com. There are a few ways you can reap the benefits of your hearty online game play, and get something back in return, if you tend to spend a little extra time and credits. We would like to get some kind of reward in return as a big spender in these online casinos, and know that our credits might come back some how.

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  • 17 December 2007

    High – Roller Casinos

    Now we have a little something for the High – Rollers here at Games and Casino.com, to give those of us who like to spend a little extra and get something back in return. Go to our High Roller Casinos page to check out this new update; on ways you can reap the benefits of your hearty online game play. As a big spender in these online casinos, we would like to know that our credits are being put to good use and would like something in return, if we may.

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  • 15 December 2007

    Vegas Technologies New Slots

    Vegas Technologies has added 3 new slots to their Casino’s, and we now have them reviewed on our New Slots page. 20,000 Leagues with 5 reel, 25 payline video slot and free spin feature you are sure to love this one! Safari: 5 Reels with 20 pay-lines of jungle style fun. With a Safari bonus as well as a freespin bonus! Sumo: 5 reel, 25 payline. The Trophy Feature round is activated after 3 or more Trophy scatters appears, you can then pick your prize!

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  • 14 December 2007

    iMEGA Files Objections to UIGEA Regulations with US Treasury

    Deadline for all public commentary on draft regulations closed on Dec. 12th Today, December, 13th 2007, iMEGA announced that it has filed its objections with the Department of Treasury over the agency’s proposed regulations regarding the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA).

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  • 14 December 2007

    $€£ 2008 Free at Casino Share for New Customers!

    Casino Share casino has a new sign up bonus, starting today, giving new players $€£ 2008 Free and One Hour Free to play. The deals for new online players just keep getting sweeter. If I were a new customer, and thinking about the upcoming holiday season, I would stop by the Promotions page at Games and Casino right now, download the Casino Share online casino software, open a real player account and play with more than $€£ 2000 in free cash!

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  • 14 December 2007

    New Players Start Out with $€£ 2008 Free at Casino Share

    The online deals for new players keep getting sweeter. Casino Share casino has just started a new sign up bonus, giving new players $2008 Free and One Hour of Free play. If I were a new customer at Casino Share online casino, I would stop by the Games and Casino Promotions page right now, download the Casino Share software, open a real player account and play with all of that free cash!

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  • 13 December 2007

    Hot Pepper Casino’s Slots Tournaments - New

    Come on over to Games and Casino to see what Hot Pepper online casino has recently started. We won’t keep you in the dark. They have started Their Own Slots Tournaments Section, so you can enjoy playing some of your favorite slot games. They have both Freeroll and Entry Fee slots tournaments with a nice variety of slot games to play.

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  • 13 December 2007

    New Hot Pepper Slots Tournaments

    Hot Pepper online casino has recently started up their own slots tournaments section, so slot players can enjoy playing some of their favorite slot games, with both Freerolls and Entry Fees in competitive tournaments. Get into the Seasonal spirit in their brightly named tournament games. You can find out what types of slot tournaments that are offered at Hot Pepper’s casino by dropping by our Current Online Slots Tournaments page here at Games and Casino.

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  • 10 December 2007

    Our Boss Media Section Opens again with Casino Club

    Thanks to Casino Club online casino, our Boss Media section here at Games and Casino is finally opened up again to players in the UK area and beyond. This is a good step in the right direction for our site, even though the U.S. may not be able play here yet, you may find a lot more than just online games at Casino Club. What we are talking about are the Progressive Jackpots of more than €1,000,000. Once you have a piece of that action, online gaming will never be the same.

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