iMEGA speaks at the Kentucky Supreme court
29 May 2009
Many of you may remember Kentucky Govenor Steve Beshear’s [unsuccessful] plight to seize 141 gambling-related domain names this past fall when an appellate court overturned a lower court’s ruling in favor of Beshear.
Well, it’s now in the Kentucky state Supreme Court, and iMEGA has briefed the court to try and uphold this ruling against Beshear & his administration. What’s interesting is the fact that the super-secret proceeding where Beshear’s lawyers were able to get a seizure order against these 141 domain names without notifying the domain name owners nor giving them the chance to be represented.
iMEGA has asked the Supreme Court to review this videotape, and I think from here on out, it’s just a formality before the Kentucky state Supreme Court also rules against Beshear…
As always, I will post updates as they become available.
26 September 2010Online Gambling Domain Owners Must Show Up in Kentucky
In a very short excerpt in the AP news this week, A Kentucky Supreme Court has again ruled that owners of internet gambling sites must show up in court if they do not want the state of Kentucky to seize their domain names. If you were not aware, back in 2008/09, Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, tried to seize 141 gambling-related domain names, saying they were, basically, “illegal gambling devices.Read full article
21 January 2009Kentucky loses case over seizing 141 gambling related domain names!
This is a great win for not only the online casinos, such as DoylesRoom, PokerStars and many others, but for players as well. For those that aren’t aware of what’s been happening, Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, tried to seize 141 gambling-related domain names back in September, saying they were, basically, “illegal gambling devices.Read full article
08 February 2011Still Waiting on Online Gambling in New Jersey
Two bills down in New Jersey but there is still one glaring exception, the Internet Gambling Bill that is still sitting unsigned by Governor Christie. Though nothing has been said throughout the process, the fact that it has remained on the Govermors desk can only beg the question, does he support the online gambling bill?Gov. Christie has signed into law A-2926 and S-2229 which legalizes exchange betting and pari-mutuel wagering.Read full article