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  • 06 August 2007

    Bodog Punk-Poker Tournament Returns

    International record label Bodog Music hosts its annual poker tournament at the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey on August 3rd. Bodog Entertainment brings its unique, high class brand of gaming entertainment to the Warped tour again this year. Calvin Ayre, founder of Bodog Entertainment said “We are excited to bring our poker tourney back to the Warped Tour this year. By all accounts it was a highlight of last year’s run.

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  • 06 August 2007

    888 Joins ETHOCA to prevent Internet Gambling Fraud

    Internet gambling 888.com has joined with fraud-management organization Ethoca Limited to share data to wipe out customer scams online. 888.Com already has a state of the art fraud prevention system. As always they are taking care of their customers. The operator – which runs the Web site Pacific Poker, among others – is one of several companies to provide Ethoca with data-sharing information.

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  • 06 August 2007

    KIWI CASINO TOLD TO LEAVE THE INTERNET

    Christchurch Casino has been forced to exit the Internet Gambling business, Internal Affairs has forced Christchurch Casino to exit, but they also let the company continue its two online casinos and bingo and poker sites for seven months after deciding they had breached the Gambling Act. The company will have amp time to sell the business as a going concern to overseas owners. Kiwi Casino.com was launched by Christchurch in 2000 as it first online casino.

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  • 05 August 2007

    BARNEY FRANK'S BILL GAINS MORE STRENGTH

    More and more Congressmen feel that the UIGEA that passed last year is against their rights to participate in certain forms of recreation, so they are joining in the fight as co-sponsors joining Barney Frank and his repeal against the UIGEA. Congressman Adam B Schiff (CA-29) joined the list of co-sponors of Barney Frank’s Bill, which is to repeal the UIGEA by legalizing and regulating Internet Gambling. This brings the co-sponsors to a total of 35 so far.

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  • 03 August 2007

    UIGEA REGULATIONS TO BE OUT SOON

    According to a very reliable source for G&C, who works on or in Capital Hill. The UIGEA regulations are being pushed faster to get the regulations made public. Also, according to our source, it is being put in a speedy mode to try to get the regulations out before iMEGA goes before the court on September 4th. Our source urges you to contact your congressman and representative for your state. It is important that you contact them to express your views on the UIGEA.

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  • 01 August 2007

    CALIFORNIA STATE RUN ONLINE POKER DRAWING INTEREST

    The Internet Gaming Enthusiast are hoping to qualify for ballot: SACRAMENTO — The state could be in the Internet poker business next year, if a petition drive catches on. A proposed initiative to create a state-owned Internet poker game drew attention Tuesday from the existing gambling community, including Indian casino tribes, and support from independent experts.

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  • 01 August 2007

    ALL JACKPOTS CASINO

    Slots tournaments are running daily. With up to $112,000 Prizes at stake!! A proud member of the Jackpot Factory Group and one of the world’s biggest online jackpot casinos, announced today the launch of Sensational Slots, an exciting promotion built around the casino’s unique Multi-Player Viper software, which launched two months ago. Slots tournaments are running daily and there is up to $112,000 in prizes at stake, casino management confirmed.

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  • 01 August 2007

    eCOGRA INTRODUCES NEW SERVICES ONLINE OPERATOR INTEREST SURGES

    eCOGRA’s new services prove to be popular safeguards ONLINE OPERATOR INTEREST SURGES AS ECOGRA INTRODUCES NEW SERVICES The independent player protection and standards body eCOGRA (eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance) has experienced a surge of interest in its expanding range of professional services, says Chief Executive Officer Andrew Beveridge following a decision earlier this year to accept online gaming and betting operators that do not necessarily use the software

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  • 31 July 2007

    Playing Poker like the Pros

    If you often wonder why your poker skills are not improving, it may be because you do not have the information needed to playing a good hand of poker. Here at Games and Casino we have many articles to hone those skills and have just added another good piece of information regarding poker playing called PlayingPoker like the Pros.

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  • 31 July 2007

    USA Warned to Resolve case with WTO

    Will the US listen? They are being warned!!A leading trade policy expert has called on the US to quickly resolve its trade agreement violation case with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as any delay could damage the WTO’s credibility and force the US to pay billions in compensation.The WTO ruled in March that the US unfairly prohibits foreign Internet gambling operators from accessing their market while, at the same time, allowing domestic companies to legally accept online bets.

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  • 31 July 2007

    Affiliate link Hijacking

    I read a very interesting article on Dave Taylor’s Blog today. It’s about the hijacking of affiliate links and has a lot of useful information and links. This is done by scumware programs that install themselves on the computers of surfers or that are inadvertently downloaded by people downloading free smilies, screensavers, games and the like. When the surfer goes to your site and clicks on something, the linking code is rewritten and someone else gets the sale.

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  • 30 July 2007

    EcoCard withdraws from the United States

    EcoCard has decided to withdraw from the US. Below is a copy of the latest email sent out by EcoCard. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR US LOCATED ECOCARD CUSTOMERS: In the light of recent industry developments EcoCard has decided it will no longer process any payment transactions originating from US located customers that may be related to internet gambling. This change will be effective from 24th, August, 2007 at 10:00 A.M.

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  • 30 July 2007

    More Free Online Casino Games by Microgaming

    Recently the Microgaming section at Games and Casino was being worked on to provide you with the new online casino Free Games available with Microgaming software, and now it is back up and running to provide you with the latest gaming action.

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  • 30 July 2007

    NETELLER IN THE PROCESS OF RETURNING FUNDS TO USA

    NETELLER has proven itself to be an honest company for many years, As they continue their honesty to give back the USA funds. Remember they are swarmed with emails, so be patient as they return the funds. American bettors woke up to the start of a great day, as internet gambling payment processor NETeller officially begins the process of returning $94 million to its US clients. The funds have been held since January 2007.

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  • 28 July 2007

    NETELLER Returning USA FUNDS

    Please read carefully and follow the steps to assure you get your funds returned quickly. Today, NETELLER announced that it is out of negotiations and will soon begin to implement a plan for the distribution of $94 million in US funds. The distribution process will begin by July 30, 2007. Customers will receive an e-mail when distribution is available. The two most important things to note are: 1) Beware of scams and 2) requests will only be accepted until January 26, 2008.

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  • 27 July 2007

    Second Life’s Creator “Linden Labs” bans all forms of gambling

    San Francisco, CA, Linen Labs, the creator of Second Life announced it has banned gambling in the virtual world. Players in Second Life break plenty of physical laws, flying and teleporting around their virtual world and crafting made-to-order bodies and buildings. Federal laws, however, aren’t so flexible. Following an FBI investigation, Linden Labs has banned all forms of gambling from Second Life, according to a posting on the company’s blog.

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  • 27 July 2007

    Poker Strategies Update July 2007

    Hello to all you Poker Players out in cyber-space. If you are looking for a way to improve your poker playing hand, we have just added another bit of poker strategy from a hands-on point of view. You can find the last two poker strategy articles by going to: Folding a Made Hand on the Flop and A No Limit Texas Holdem Study Hand. Be sure to check out all the Poker Strategy articles to improve your knowledge of poker or just for a re-fresher.

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  • 26 July 2007

    New Slots July 2007

    Come check out our New Slots page that has been updated with the latest RTG online slot games. Below is a list of these new games: Green Light; This online slot game has 5 reels and 20 pay-lines with a random progressive jackpot and is a fun game for racecar enthusiasts. Incan Goddess; With 5 reels, 20 pay-lines and a progressive jackpot, takes you back in time to search out Incan treasures.

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  • 26 July 2007

    America's High-Stakes Response to the WTO Internet Gambling Dispute

    POLICY FORUM Wednesday, July 25, 2007 A very important meeting was held, Yesterday, July 25, 2007, in Washington from the Cato Institute. This meeting is on live video. To watch it simply click the link below. Then click on “Watch the Event in Real Video. Click WATCH to see the actual Cato meeting. WATCH. The dispute between the United States and the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda over U.S.

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  • 25 July 2007

    Huge Progressive JACKPOTS at Roxy Palace Casino over $689,000 and growing!!

    If you like slots, you will love Roxy Palace. Check out the Microgaming powered game, Major Millions. With a progressive Jackpot standing at over $689,000, and has paid out millions of progressive Jackpots since it launched a few years ago. Major Millions offers 5 reels slots and 15 pay lines, with a chance to win with its entertaining features that include 3x Muliplier, Wild Symbol, and a Scatter Symbol, making combinations easier to win.

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  • 25 July 2007

    Free Online Casino Games

    You see it right, Free Online Casino Games and they have just been added to the many already on our Games and Casino site. These free games are brought to you by BetFred (Sorry, no US players can play on this site) with Playtech software to give you superior online game play.

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  • 25 July 2007

    Neteller tells the extent of United States Damage

    Neteller tells the extent of United States Damage And Plans to return US customers’ Funds Neteller has revealed the full extent of damage done when it was forced to withdraw from the US. As of March 2007 a loss for three months totaled $14 million, after a reconstructing cost of $12 million along with other expenses when the company posted a pre-tax loss. After a $16 million profit from the previous year.

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  • 23 July 2007

    DreamPoker is full of Unforgettable Dreams

    DreamPoker will keep you full of dreams. If it’s the diverse range of bonuses (up to a $50 welcome bonus upfront), a $75 Refer-a-Friend, Magic Hand, the massive prizes are guaranteed at a $250,000 minimum every Sunday, or a chance to win a coveted Dream. DreamPoker always has something for YOU. Rounder Sit and Go What goes around… becomes a $3,000 1st place prize – sit down now!

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  • 23 July 2007

    NETELLER Distribution Plan to be Implemented To USA

    Neteller reached a settlement with US Attorney’s Office, as posted in our last article: 20/07: NETELLER reaches a settlement with US Attorney’s Office (Read more about the Neteller settlement here.) Neteller announced on June 4th, that the Company agreed to plan for the distrubtion of funds to its United States customers.

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  • 21 July 2007

    Beware of evil affiliate!

    If you have a website, go to google and type in inurl: yoursite.com -site:yoursite.com to find similair hijacks. This is part of the search for G&C: Google Search The person owning all these sites is stealing all the traffic and page rank from G&C. This is the person in question: Breederscupraces.com: Private Registration Host: 1&1 Internet, Inc. – 877-206-4254 proxy341411@1and1-private-registration.com http://1and1.

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  • 20 July 2007

    NETELLER reaches a settlement with US Attorney’s Office

    Neteller announced that it has reached a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York (USAO).Neteller has agreed to pay a $136 million dollar penalty to the United States. The deal also includes 18 months of monitoring by the United States government.. Neteller has to avoid transferring United States funds to offshore gambling sites over the monitoring period, and if they do comply, all criminal charges will be dropped.

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  • 18 July 2007

    WSOP 2007 Main Event Winner: Jerry Yang

    Jerry Yang, an amateur poker player wins the 2007 WSOP Main Event. Jerry Yang is a 39 year old father of six children. A well known Psychologist in California, that truly believes in Miracles, as he says “My Prayers were answered”. Yang went to the final table with the second shortest stack of chips and ended up winning the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event. Yang dominated the final table, which eliminated seven of his eight opponents. Winning Jerry Yang a total of $8.

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  • 17 July 2007

    ONLINE GAMBLING NEWS: OECS Trade Ministers show Solidarity with Antiqua and Barbuda’s US Internet Gaming Challenges:

    July 17, 2007 Following a statement by the OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) trade ministers on Antiqua and Barbuda’s ongoing dispute with the United States on Internet Gaming. This statement is among the conclusions of the OECS ministers of trade meeting in St. Lucia last Wednesday.

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  • 17 July 2007

    JACKPOT RECORD AMOUNT: Absolute Poker Bad Beat Jackpot huge amount won $464,00.00

    Wow what a surprise that must have been. A huge Jackpot and a day to remember for the lucky winner. July 17 – One seriously happy online poker players bucked the trends and won a mega amount of cash playing at Absolute Poker. It seems weirdly appropriate that he named himself “Calvinhobbes”. The player hit the bad beat jackpot for a monstrous $464,000 in cold hard cash, which is divided between himself, the hand winner, and the other players at the table.

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  • 17 July 2007

    WSOP: WHO IS HOLDING THE CARDS?

    The excitement is in the air for the WSOP players till left at the tables!! The Final Table of the World Series of Poker begins today at 3 pm. Est. You can order it on ESPN.com for $19.95 and watch the excitement live. Who made it to the finals? And how many chips do they hold? Here is the list……..

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