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    • 30 November 2006

      Sportingbet Reports Huge Online Gambling Losses - Castigates UK

      BBC NEWS Sportingbet has reported quarterly losses of £241.4m ($470.6m), after selling its US business for £1. The online gambling firm took a charge of £252m on exiting the US in October, shortly before new laws outlawing internet gaming came into force there. But it saw gross profit from its other gambling operations rise 48% to £31.7m, in the three months to 31 October.

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    • 28 November 2006

      eCOGRA APPOINTS FORMER HEAD OF ACCTING FIRM TO BOARD

      LONDON, November 28, 2006 – eCOGRA (eCommerce and Online Gambling Regulation and Assurance) www.ecogra.org, the online gambling industry’s player protection and standards authority, has appointed a highly experienced leisure and gaming financial executive as an additional independent director on the Board.

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    • 27 November 2006

      Attention Online Slots Players!! King Cashalot Progressive Jackpot is now over $1,000,000!!!

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    • 27 November 2006

      Rakeback CAP at Prima/Microgaming As It Affects Royal Card Club

      Dear Affiliate, Please read the below email in full very carefully. If there is anything you are unsure of please contact us. We expect to be very busy over the next week but we will ensure we have time to respond to all queries you have within 24 hours. MGS (Prima Poker) are introducing a rakeback cap and they are outlawing the promotion of rakeback for any rooms on the MGS Poker Network.

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    • 24 November 2006

      Russian Gambling Bill Making the Rounds - Wins Round One

      iGAMING BUSINESS 24-11-06 The Gambling Bill proposed by President Vladimir Putin in October, which plans to set up four gambling zones in Russia, has been approved at its first reading by the Duma last week by a vote of 440-0 and one abstention. The president had proposed the bill after the Interior Ministry launched an operation to check the financial, tax and sanitary-epidemiological documents of a variety of gambling establishments in the capital allegedly linked to the Georgian mafia.

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    • 23 November 2006

      RX.com Launches a Universal Gambling Portal - TheRXCasinos.com

      (PRWEB) November 23, 2006 — TheRXCasinos.com, the first in a series of new online gambling portal Web sites from TheRX.com, announces its Web site launch today.The well-established sports information Web site, TheRX.com promises its new Web site, TheRXCasinos.com to be the first of a sequence of new Web sites set to expand upon TheRX.com’s success, with each new site having its own distinct focus.As the name suggests, TheRXCasinos.com will center itself upon the online casino industry.

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    • 23 November 2006

      Message from BingoRevenue CEO

      Hello Partners, I regret to inform you that BingoRevenue is currently suspending all US business and this means for some of you that payments are delayed and may be delayed until such time as we can get full payment from our merchant partner BingoWorkz.com. We are working with BingoWorkz to source all outstanding funds and will do our utmost to pay all partners in full, but at this time we have no assurances from the merchant or payment processors that payments will be forthcoming.

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    • 21 November 2006

      Tiny Antigua Grabs The US By Its Illegal, Online Dice

      THE REGISTER By Burke Hansen in San Francisco Tuesday 21st November 2006 Has the time actually come for Congress to read its own legislation? In the wee hours before Congressmen could head off for their election year recess, they managed to churn out a mound of unread anti-gambling legislation. In their haste to vacate, the lawmakers added fuel to a smoldering trade dispute between the tiny island paradise of Antigua and the superpower to the north.

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    • 21 November 2006

      ONLINE SKILL GAMES LOSES LARGEST SKILL GAMES PROVIDER

      iGAMING BUSINESS 20-11-06 GameAccount, the world’s largest provider of person-to-person (P2P) skill games, and winner of the 2006 eGaming Review Award for Innovation, has confirmed that it will no longer provide skill games products to the US market in an effort to remain in full compliance with the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA).

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    • 20 November 2006

      Rival Gaming new reviews

      We promised the other 2 new Rival Gaming reviews and here they are: Dog Pound with a 12 free spin bonus! As the Reels Turn 2 – the Gambler a great new iSlot addition!

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    • 20 November 2006

      ANTIGUA AMBASSADOR THINKS NEW US CONGRESS MAY PROVIDE HOPE FOR ONLINE GAMING

      THE ANTIGUA SUN Monday November 20 2006 As speculation about how the upcoming change in the make-up of the US Congress and House of Representatives may impact on Antigua & Barbuda’s economic interests, at least one senior diplomat is holding out hope that some changes might come about on key issues.

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    • 19 November 2006

      EXPERTS WARN IT MAY BE YEARS BEFORE CONGRESS ADDRESSES ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATION

      LAS VEGAS SUN By Liz Benston November 19, 2006 While the gaming industry is heralding the appointment of casino-friendly Democrats to key positions of power in Washington, experts warn that it could take many years before Congress will be willing to consider regulating online gambling. “If it comes up again, they’re going to say, ‘We’ve already dealt with that issue,’ ” said David Stewart, a Washington attorney who advises the American Gaming Association.

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    • 19 November 2006

      GAMBLERS STILL HOLD A GRUDGE AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING BAN

      LAS VEGAS SUN By Liz Benston November 19, 2006 Passing bills in the dead of night without a lick of debate was business as usual in President Bush’s Republican-controlled Congress. But the details behind the October passage of a controversial Internet gambling prohibition bill was enough to make even jaded political observers’ hair stand on end.

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    • 18 November 2006

      PARTYGAMING'S DIXIT PLUMMETS DOWN FORBES LIST OF RICHEST INDIANS

      MONEYCONTROL (www.moneycontrol.com) 2006-11-18 11:29 The Forbes list of richest Indians is out and India’s top 10 have seen their net worth skyrocket almost 60 % in a year reports CNBC-TV18. The top 10 Indian billionaires have added USD 64 billion to their net worth in a year. Lakshmi Mittal, who is also the world’s third richest man, has been crowned the richest Indian once again this year.

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    • 18 November 2006

      WagerShare Returns To The 'Private Ownership' Fold

      7 November 2006 Fairground Gaming Holdings plc (“Fairground Gaming” or the “Company”) proposed DISPOSAL of The spin palace group, PROPOSED CESSATION of trading on aim AND PROPOSED MEMBERS’ VOLUNTARY WINDING-UP

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    • 18 November 2006

      PlayShare PLC acquires Grand Gaming Group

      Opportunity: noun, plural – ties 1. an appropriate or favourable time or occasion 2. a situation or condition favorable for attainment of a goal 3. a good position, chance, or prospect, as for advancement or success On the 1st of November, 2006, PlayShare PLC acquired the Grand Gaming Group, which comprises Grand Monaco Casino and the G3 Partner affiliate program.

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    • 17 November 2006

      Pantasia Online Casino Review

      We’ve added a review for a brand-new online casino from Rival Gaming. The new online casino is called Pantasia Casino. All new depositing players at Pantasia Online Casino qualify for a $777 welcome deposit bonus.

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    • 17 November 2006

      AFFILIATE SERIES OF POKER INTRODUCED AT CAP EURO!

      14-11-06 November 14, 2006 (London, UK) – The rumours were true! Coinciding with CAP Euro (www.capeuro.com) is the first ever Affiliate Series of Poker (www.asop.com), an event that at long last will find the best poker playing affiliate out there and the great thing is it costs you absolutely nothing.

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    • 17 November 2006

      GameAccount Announces Closure of US-facing Skill Gaming

      iGAMINB BUSINESS 17-11-06 November 17, 2006 (London, UK) – GameAccount (www.gameaccount.com), the world’s largest provider of person-to-person (P2P) skill games, and winner of the 2006 eGaming Review Award for Innovation, confirms that it has complied with both the letter and spirit of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act 2006 (UIGEA) signed into law on 13 October 2006.

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    • 16 November 2006

      32RED INTRODUCES BETDIRECT CASINO

      I am extremely pleased to announce the addition of a new online casino brand to the award-winning 32Red Affiliates programme. Introducing BetDirect Casino – part of the group of BetDirect brands which includes fellow 32Red Affiliate stablemate, BetDirect Poker. BetDirect Casino is now powered by the world’s leading online gaming software developer, Microgaming, meaning over 200 of the best online casino games available.

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    • 16 November 2006

      CASINO EXECUTIVES SPEAK OUT ON INTERNET GAMBLING BAN

      YAHOO NEWS By RYAN NAKASHIMA, Associated Press Writer Thu Nov 16, 12:37 AM ET LAS VEGAS – Casino executives and a poker lobby group said that they hope a change in power brought by the midterm elections will help them overturn an Internet gambling ban rushed through Congress while Republicans were still in control. MGM Mirage Inc. chief executive Terry Lanni said Wednesday that the measure is “ridiculous” because it was signed into law Oct.

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    • 16 November 2006

      30 CHARGED IN NEW YORK WITH OPERATING AN ILLEGAL ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATION / ONLINE BOOKMAKING

      PC WORLD Grant Gross, IDG News Service 16/11/2006 06:48:17 Twenty-seven people and three corporations face charges related to operating an illegal online gambling operation in indictments announced Wednesday by the Queens District Attorney’s Office and the New York City Police Department. The defendants operated a “highly sophisticated” gambling operation that booked more than US$3.3 billion in wagers over 28 months, the law enforcement authorities said.

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    • 16 November 2006

      GAMBLING SITE WEB REQUESTS UP IN SPITE OF US LEGISLATOIN

      BUSINESS WIRE LONDON & SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScanSafe, the leading global provider of Web Security-as-a-Service, today released its latest Global Threat Report on Web and instant messaging (IM), spyware and Web viruses. Among the report’s key findings, the company saw a 40 percent increase in U.S.

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    • 16 November 2006

      TECH ADVANCES AND INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION HERALDED AT G2E

      November 16, 2006 08:49 AM Eastern Time BUSINESS WIRE Panelists Reaffirm Their Commitment to Responsible Gaming Global Gaming Expo 2006 LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technological advancements and the international expansion of gaming dominated the discussion at Wednesday’s G2E keynote panel as international industry leaders gave their insights on what will define the next generation of global gaming. Moderated by American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Frank J.

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    • 13 November 2006

      POWER PLAY: PLAYTECH TO PURCHASE RIVAL FIRM TRIBECA

      REUTERS UK Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:58 AM GMT31 By Pete Harrison LONDON (Reuters) – Gambling software maker Playtech (PTEC.L: Quote, Profile, Research) agreed to buy rival Tribeca for $75 million (39 million pounds) on Monday to create a company twice the size of its nearest competitor.

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    • 13 November 2006

      LIVE BACCARAT AVAILABLE NOW AT LUCKY NUGGET ONLINE CASINO

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    • 13 November 2006

      FULL TILT POKER HAS DAILY POKER FREEROLLS, FTOPS TOURNAMENTS, AND MORE THAN $2.5 MILLION IN GUARANTEED PRIZE MONEY!

      Straight from Full Tilt Poker, the $500,000 Aussie Millions Giveaway is underway! Full Tilt Poker will hold four monthly ‘Aussie Millions’ Seven Seat Freerolls. These started in September and carry on through December; at the culmination of these freerolls the top seven finishers in each tournament all win a seat to the Aussie Million Main Event. They’re giving away 7 seats a month for 4 months.. that’s a total of 28 seats and one of those can be yours!

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    • 10 November 2006

      BETONSPORTS BANNED PERMANENTLY FROM THE U.S.

      CNN MONEY BetOnSports ban separate from tax suit against company executives. November 10 2006: 4:29 PM EST ST. LOUIS (Reuters) — BETonSPORTS Plc and government prosecutors agreed Thursday on a court order permanently restraining the indicted online gaming company from taking bets in the United States, according to a release from a U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway.

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    • 10 November 2006

      UK EMBRACES ONLINE GAMBLING WHILE US ISOLATES

      POKER NEWS November 09, 2006 Haley Hintze In an article written by Haley Hintze at POKER NEWS, comparisons were made between the governments of Great Britain and the United States…. “A virtual line in the sand drawn by United Kingdom officials responsible for the oversight of Britain’s legalized online gaming industry is likely to further isolate the United States in its efforts to legislate online gaming out of existence. As reported in The Register, the U.K.

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    • 10 November 2006

      RECORD BREAKER QUARTER FOR PARLAY ENTERTAINMNET

      CCNMatthews November 9, 2006 Ontario — All amounts in United States Dollars Parlay Entertainment Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEI), the world’s leading supplier of Internet bingo solutions, today announced record results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2006. “We are extremely pleased to have established new corporate records during this quarter,” said Mr. Scott F. White, President and CEO, “increasing our third quarter revenue by 68% to $2.

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