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    • 30 May 2007

      Will European Union Stand Against US And With Antigua In Online Gambling Battle?

      June 19th marks the next in a long line of deadlines for Antigua and Barbuda in their battle against the only remaining super power on the planet. The small twin islands challenged the US stance against online gambling in a WTO court and after a 4 year battle was declared victor.

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    • 30 May 2007

      Presidential Candidate Questions US Treasury Dept About UIGEA Delays

      Presidential hopeful Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Ka) made a visit to Treasure Secretary Henry Paulson earlier this month to question him regarding what he sees as delays to the enforcement of the UIGEA, saying the drafting of regulations has dragged on for months. “Are they going to be committed to enforcing this law,” Brownback asked, “and putting the personnel in place that it needs.”

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    • 30 May 2007

      APCW Adds Podcast To Online Gambling Information Line Up

      Last night marked the first of the Association of Players, Casinos & Webmasters (APCW) weekly Podcasts. APCW is the same organization that produces the Perspectives Weekly video each Friday. Both productions are hosted by the multi talented J Todd and centered on the world of online gaming. They do a great job scripting and producing the videos but the podcasts add a new dimension… interaction.

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    • 27 May 2007

      Everest Casino Player Hits Jackpot On Space Ace

      One lucky player at Everest Casino won over $13,700 while playing Space Ace, one of the over 50 online slot machines available at Everest Casino! Carried by PRWEB, Everest Casino today announced that a player from Germany had won $13,787.73 after hitting a jackpot in Space Ace, one of the 30+ slot machines offered by the online gaming room. “Everyone can be a winner at Everest Casino,” said Eduardo Santos, Everest Casino’s property manager. “Jackpots like this prove it!

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    • 27 May 2007

      Betex Execs Resign Over Possible Chinese Prosecution

      Following the arrest in April of three of Betex employees by China for allegedly being involved in illegal gambling, Peter Greenhill and Stuart Barker, the chief executive and finance director at Betex, resigned after failing to receive assurances from the Chinese authorities that they would not be arrested if they entered the country. Non-executive director Philip Goodmaker has also resigned according to eGaming Review.

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    • 27 May 2007

      Guilty Of Federal Racketeering Charges Says BetOnSports

      According to U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway and in a move that stunned the online gambling sector, BetOnSports PLC pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges. The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette carried the details of the bargain in which Hanaway agreed to drop any further criminal prosecution of the company in return for BetOnSports cooperation in supplying witnesses and evidence in the pending cases against Carruthers, Kaplan and other lower-level defendants.

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    • 27 May 2007

      InterActive Gaming Council Gets New Chief

      The Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), which has as one of it’s corporate missions to promote and publicize the Gaming industry’s assets has appointed John Fitzgerald as its new chief executive. eGaming Review reports that Fitzgerald, who previously worked as general counsel at CryptoLogic, said he intended to redouble in his efforts to promote international regulation of the industry and that the sector was already very active in ensuring a safe environment for its customers.

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    • 27 May 2007

      SA Poker Open Declared a Huge Success By Online Poker Players

      South Africa’s Montecasino was the location of the first ever SA Poker Open drawing poker players from all over the world in a battle for the title. SOUTH AFRICA — (PRESS RELEASE) –The inaugural SA Poker Open, held for the first time in South Africa at the luxurious Montecasino, was a raving success with various All Africa poker champs, veterans and international online qualifiers fighting it out.

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    • 24 May 2007

      Can Antigua Survive US Attacks On Online Gambling and Offshore Finance

      Ronald Maginley, columnist for the Antigua Sun, and spokesman for Antigua Offshore Gaming Association talked about Antigua, Barbuda and the WTO in his column today (the first of two installments) detailing the current battle being fought by Antigua against the US. Most of the information is common knowledge, having been headlined throughout Antigua’s long 4 year battle against the US. Other information is not.

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    • 23 May 2007

      Toegevoegd: Nieuwe Casino Overzichten in het Nederlands

      Casino & Games heeft een verzameling Nederlandstalige casino’s toegevoegd. Dit overzicht geeft een lijst van casino’s weer die wij voor u hebben geselecteerd op betrouwbaarheid en uitstekende software.

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    • 23 May 2007

      Carve Outs In UIGEA Means Racetracks Can Offer Online Gambling To Non-US Citizens

      Bob Evans, CEO of Churchill Downs, told a group at their business luncheon that Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby could be the ‘new online casinos in the future catering to non-US citizens’.Mr. Evans said his company is allowed to have an online presence because of the exemption for Internet horse wagering put in the UIGEA. He emphasized his company would be allowed to offer casino and gambling games outside of horse racing if they offered them to non-US citizens.

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    • 23 May 2007

      Frist and Leach On 'World Bank President' List

      Paul Wolfowitz, President of World Bank, announced he would resign his position by the end of June, leaving under a dark cloud that stemmed from a controversy regarding a $50,000 pay raise with a guarantee of further raises and promotions that he engineered for Shaha Ali Riza. Ms. Riza is also employed at World Bank and is and has been Wolfowitz’s girlfriend since before his assignment as President.Wolfowitz was appointed President of World Bank by President George W. Bush.

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    • 22 May 2007

      Recensioner av kasinon på svenska

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    • 21 May 2007

      UIGEA Forces Changes To WSOP

      The World Series of Poker in Las Vegas starts in a couple weeks and while the name may be the same the rules have changed (WSOP Gets Upgrade). An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer takes a look at the popular tournament. “The WSOP has largely disengaged from online gambling for this year’s event. When it’s time to shuffle and deal for the World Series of Poker, the Las Vegas spectacle could have a new flavor.

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    • 19 May 2007

      New Slots for May 2007

      May is a great month for new slots. We have posted reviews of the new online slots that have been or are going to be released this month. Microgaming is releasing 2 new slots this month: Game On! – a fun new one line video slot, with nudges, and bonus rounds! Jellyfish Jaunt – 5 reel 25 pay-line new slot game with a crazy underwater theme is sure to be lots of fun play!

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    • 19 May 2007

      Online Gambling, David Carruthers and UIGEA - Dominique Speaks Out

      During a discussion on the aggressive stance David Carruthers and his legal team has undertaken in response to his arrest in connection with online gambling site BetOnSports, Games and Casino’s own Dominique expressed her views on actions, catalysts and free speech. “We sorely need injured parties like the UK to speak up. David C. has the right idea, he appeals to the various affected British channels. The EU also has a bone to pick with the US regarding this.

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    • 19 May 2007

      Everest Poker Holds Tournament Exclusively For Japanese Players

      PRWEB announces Everest Poker Japan Cup with $20,000 in prizes. Everest Poker http://www.everestpoker.com today announced the debut of the Everest Poker Japan Cup. A series of online and live qualification events, the Everest Poker Japan Cup gives players the opportunity to compete live for a prize package worth $20,000. “This is our first event designed exclusively for our Japanese players and we’re making very special,” said Jonathan May, Everest Poker property manager.

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    • 19 May 2007

      Over $78 Million Neteller, Citadel and FirePay Funds Siezed By DOJ

      By now most people with an interest in online gambling know about the arrest of the Neteller founders and the confiscation by the US DOJ of over $55 million of customer funds said to be in transfer through US financial institutions at the time of the arrests.

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    • 19 May 2007

      David Carruthers, Ex CEO of BoS Prepares For Battle

      There’s a great article at Covers.com that discusses the battle David Carruthers, ex CEO of BetOnSports, is preparing for in a US court of law. Games and Casino reported earlier this week that Carruthers had sent a letter to BoS advisors and politicians asking the UK for help. “…Carruthers is the former CEO of U.K.-based sportsbook, BetonSports.com. He was arrested last July in Fort Worth… charged with numerous offenses related to the operation of the company.”

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    • 18 May 2007

      Double Double Bonus 4 Play Power Poker and Double Double Bonus 50 Play Power Poker

      Microgaming software brings two new video pokers to the online gambling industry. Read the following reviews for Double Double Bonus 4 Play Power Poker and Double Double Bonus 50 Play Power Poker

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    • 17 May 2007

      Riverbelle Casino 500 Free Spins offer

      River Belle Casino is now offering all new players 20 minutes and 500 credits for Free spins on Big Kahuna Video slot! At the end of your 20 minutes, winnings over the initial 500 up to 200 credits are yours to keep! Check out all the details here or start playing now!

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    • 17 May 2007

      InterCasino Player Hits Record Breaking $5,898,352 Online Casino Jackpot

      InterCasino does it again! PartnerLogic annouced today that the rumors are true… InterCasino is again the casino where player Obaesso was playing their world famous Millionaires Club Slot on May 15th and hit the progressive jackpot. They deny the total was $5,898,352. Instead their release stated the value was over $8,000,000!! A factory worker who has never been more that 50km from home, Obaesso and his wife decided to play Millionaires Club for the first time that day.

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    • 17 May 2007

      Founder of BetOnSports Pleads Not Guilty

      Gary Kaplan, founder of BetOnSports had his day in court Tuesday, at least one of them. On May 15, 2007 he pled not guilty to racketeering and conspiracy charges related to the British online gambling company’s allegedly illegal acceptance of bets from the U.S. The New York Post reports that Kaplan, 48, entered his plea before U.S. Magistrate Mary Ann Medler in St. Louis federal court, 10 months after U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment against him.

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    • 17 May 2007

      Bingo.com Posts 1st Quarter Results

      It was a rough first quarter for a lot of online gaming companies based in the UK and Bingo.com was no exception. ANGUILLA, BRITISH WEST INDIES — (MARKET WIRE) — 05/15/07 — Bingo.com, Ltd. (OTCBB: BNGOF), operator of the World’s largest online bingo hall, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. All amounts are presented in United States dollars and in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

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    • 17 May 2007

      Parlay Records 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

      Parlay Entertainment announced via Market Wire another profitable quarter, making it the 9th quarter in a row to show profit. OAKVILLE, ONTARIO — (MARKET WIRE) — May 15, 2007 — All amounts in United States Dollars Parlay Entertainment Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PEI), the world’s leading supplier of Internet bingo software, today announced its results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2007.

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    • 17 May 2007

      Neteller Case Rescheduled to May 30th

      I know this is going to come as a big surprise but the court case for the two Neteller founders Lawrence and Lefebvre has been rescheduled again. The two men were arrested in January on charges which included money laundering and promoting illegal gambling. This will be the 5th court date and 4th continuance granted in this case. I erroneously reported it was the 4th continuance last month. Attempts to follow this case and get accurate information has proven to be educational.

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    • 16 May 2007

      David Carruthers, BoS Ex-Boss, Asks UK For Help

      Just in from eGaming Review are reports that “David Carruthers, ex-chief executive of BetonSports, has sent a letter asking for individuals at the company’s former advisers to lobby the UK government, the EU and UK and European Members of Parliament on his behalf as part of his attempts to use the recent WTO decision as part of his defence.

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    • 16 May 2007

      bwin Wins Title 'World's Biggest Publicly Listed Online Gaming Provider'

      The Financial Mirror reports that for the first time ever in Q1 2007 now ended, bwin Interactive Entertainment AG has won the title they’ve been seeking since 2004. They are now officially the ‘Worlds’ Biggest Publicly Listed Online Gaming Provider’, speaking in terms of both the number of active customers and gross and net gaming revenues.

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    • 16 May 2007

      New Google Program Compiles Psych Profile of Online Players

      Google has submitted a patent request (US and Europe) for a new program that compiles psych profiles of online ‘gamers’. The thought behind the program is that a player’s in-game behavior provides insight into that player’s personality type. Traits like honest or dishonest, passive or aggressive and includes their personal preferences. This program would then help advertisers target players more effectively.

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    • 16 May 2007

      Bwin Betting On Czech Gamling Increasing

      Czech Business carried an interview with Bwin Interactive regarding the Czech government’s stance on online gaming and Bwin’s successful European operations. “Foreign online gambling companies are betting they’re onto a Czech business jackpot because government officials will never be able to stop their Internet activities run from abroad.

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